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Transcript of MYTHOLOGY
What is your belief about the creation of the world? If you have no personal belief or just don't know then make up an account of how the world was created. You may look to religion or science, or both, as you tell your tale.
I CAN COMPLETE
MYTHOLOGY NOTESHEET AS
Who is "Uranus"?
No... REALLY who is "Uranus"?
Personifying the sky
Mother-Gaea (Earth Mother)
Parents of the first generation of Titans
What is MYTHOLOGY?
A body or collection of myths belonging to a people and addressing their origin, history, deities, ancestors, and heroes.
A traditional story, esp. one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.
I CAN MAKE MYTHOLOGY CHARACTER FLASHCARDS USING "QUIZLET".
I know that sounds exciting but first....
I CAN COLLABORATIVELY COMPLETE NOTE SHEET ON "KRONOS AND ZEUS"
Kronos and Zeus
How do you rank the following qualities in relationships with potential boyfriends/girlfriends?
COMPLETE NOTE SHEET
I can follow along while others read aloud.
READ ALOUD AND
In the story, "hope" is captured in the jar. Do you believe the writer intended "hope" to be a blessing or a curse? Do you believe people in today's world have "hope" or not? Explain.
I can determine the theme/moral of a myth
What is THEME?
the author's messages
what the author wants you to take away from the story
it can be a lesson
it can be a moral
Fill in note sheet
Share with class what the theme/moral is
I CAN DETERMINE THE THEME/MORAL OF A MYTH
Psyche and Eros
(hint-What was the author trying to tell us?)
I CAN SEE HOW THE STORY IS DEPICTED DIFFERENTLY IN TWO WORKS OF ART.
what is the MORAL?
Musee des Beaux Arts
(Museum of Fine Arts)
W.H. Auden, 1940
NARCISSUS AND ECHO
QUICK WRITE #5
Think of someone you have
met(can be a real or fictional person) who was completely stuck
on himself/herself. Describe
this person and your opinions
about his/her behaviors. Feel
free to use a pseudonym if you choose to discuss a
Used to explain things about the world that SCIENCE now explains.
Gods fought and it caused the changing of the seasons.
Science now tells us that the earth rotating causes the seasons.
Story with a purpose
Tries to explain the way the world is
Relationship between gods and humans
They send a message or teach a lesson
lived in Rome in 43BC
2053 years ago no science or technology
wrote books and poetry
What is Echo's curse?
Who gave it to her?
Name 2 details about Narcissus......
Words that help readers see, hear, feel, taste, and smell the object of the author's description.
deep blue of the ocean
the flash of fireworks lit up the sky
the sweet aroma of baking cornbread
I understand how sensory details enhance a story.
What would life be like if everything you touched turned to GOLD? Would you like it? Why or why not? How would your family and friends treat you?
What does the saying "Midas Touch" mean?
Nobody is perfect; we all have our flaws. What do you feel are some of your shortcomings/flaws and what strong points do you feel compensate for these flaws?
I can generate a description of the term heroism
and characteristics of a hero.
WHY STUDY MYTHS?
To entertain with purpose
To explain the nature of the universe
It show us how people explained nature before science was able to explain nature.
I can draw evidence from texts to support analysis and reflection.
Note Sheet Time
Today the phrase "to open Pandora's box" means to perform an action that may seem small or innocent, but that turns out to have severely detrimental and far-reaching consequences.
Give me one example from the text to support your answer.