EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read informational texts that discuss the elements and themes found in all myths. The final performance task for the module asks individuals to craft their own hero’s journey story.