Greek Mythology Teacher Resources
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Ovid’s The Metamorphoses is the anchor text in a three-lesson unit module that asks readers to compare how Ovid recounts the creation story with how it is presented in the Book of Genesis, how point of view affects the meaning of the...
Frost Middle School
Invite your pupils to create original Greek characters and myths for their characters to star in. Similar to a traditional Greek myth, the story must explain a natural phenomenon, depict a struggle between good and evil characters, and...
MENSA Education & Research Foundation
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
MENSA Education & Research Foundation
Designed as extension exercises in homeschool or classroom settings, as well as for individual work, the ideas in this packet are sure to engage learners in an investigation of Greek mythology.
Jefferson Township Schools
Your young learners will keep track of fifteen Greek gods and goddesses, such as Aphrodite, Poseidon, and Zeus, by creating notecards listing each of their names, titles, and symbols.
Core Knowledge Foundation
A unity covers Greek mythology through read-alouds and activities. Fourteen lessons share a new story that pupils discuss, then complete word work and extension opportunities. Topics include the gods of Mount Olympus, Hercules, and more.
Here you'll find a great collection of worksheets to supplement your instruction of Greek mythology, including informational texts on the Olympian gods and goddesses, a matching quiz, graphic organizers, and myth-writing activities.
A short video introduces viewers to the Greek myth of Talos, the first robot. The story also connects Talos to the myth of Jason, Medea, and the argonauts.
School District No. 43
Ask your learners to dream up a myth set in modern day. These mythology writing prompts require individuals take on the role of an ancient Greek citizen who just woke up to a totally different world. Through this lens, class members...
Young historians bring Greek mythology to the twenty-first century with this engaging research project. Hired to create a Barbie doll or action figure modeled after a Greek god or goddess, students gather the information necessary to...
How are raptors and airplanes alike? Combine science and language arts in this fun and interactive project. Young scientists research the animal in order to design their own aircraft, and compete in a contest for farthest, fastest, and...
Whether studying metaphors or Greek mythology, this labyrinth project is a fantastic lesson plan to add to your unit. It includes two versions of the labyrinth; making it with yarn or stone. If your materials are limited, you can even...
Students examine literary arts. In this Greek mythology lessons, students read Greek myths and select characters from the myths to study. Students create watercolor illustrations of the characters, write short stories about the...
Students explore the tales of Greek mythology and discuss what it means to be a hero. They associate acts of epic heroism with philanthropy noting that these characters acted in a larger than life manner to secure the common good.
Take a fascinating look into the many ways in which music played an absolutely integral role in the culture of ancient Greece. Rooted in ancient Greek mythology and the common medium through which all core disciplines were taught and...
After choosing a figure from Greek mythology, middle schoolers design, draw, and color a constellation to represent that person. Additionally, they create a story to tell how the constellation came to be. This lesson plan is a great...
Ever wonder why the ancient Greeks had myths? The explanation you'll find here, describes myths as stories that explain things people didn't understand. They also tell the stories of the gods people in ancient times believed in. These...
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How are Icarus and Prometheus similar? How are they different? Compare any two Greek myths with a graphic organizer, which provides space for kids to fill in the ways that the myths are like and unlike each other.
Walters Art Museum
Just what every classroom needs—a poster showing the family tree of Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes. From Chaos to Odysseus both gods and mortals are featured.
What is the difference between myths, legends, and folktales? From greek mythology and creation myths to heroes and heroines, here is a nice series of lessons for providing your kids with solid foundational knowledge about myths.
In this mythology worksheet, students find the words that are related to Greek Mythology and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
What happens when the ugliest monster, the most beautiful princess, and the most heroic son of Zeus meet in a Greek myth? There's adventure—and tragedy—abound in an audio version of "Andromeda and Perseus" that details the rescue of...
Sixth graders investigate the concept of Greek Mythology and conduct research using a variety of resources. They read literature pieces and then write responses to the readings. Students also view a video in order to create the context...
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