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MYTHOLOGY

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MYTHOLOGY
QUICKWRITE
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
WE READ
"URANUS"
Who is "Uranus"?
No... REALLY who is "Uranus"?
AKA-Father Sky
Greek God
Personifying the sky
Mother-Gaea (Earth Mother)
Married Gaia
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.
MYTH
MYTHOLOGY
LEARNING TARGET
LEARNING TARGET
I CAN MAKE MYTHOLOGY CHARACTER FLASHCARDS USING "QUIZLET".
I know that sounds exciting but first....
30-15-10
http://quizlet.com
FLASHCARDS
I CAN COLLABORATIVELY COMPLETE NOTE SHEET ON "KRONOS AND ZEUS"
MYTH
Kronos and Zeus
30-15-10
Review
PROMETHEUS
LEARNING TARGET
I CAN......
Quick Write
How do you rank the following qualities in relationships with potential boyfriends/girlfriends?
LOOKS
PERSONALITY
TRUST
PROMETHEUS
COMPLETE NOTE SHEET
AND

PANDORA


I can follow along while others read aloud.

TARGET
READ ALOUD AND

ALONG!!!
Quick Write
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.

Demeter
PSYCHE
AND
EROS

DAEDALUS
Learning Target

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
BIG IDEA
Read
Demeter
Fill in note sheet
Share with class what the theme/moral is
LEARNING TARGET
I CAN DETERMINE THE THEME/MORAL OF A MYTH
30-15-10
Psyche and Eros
THEME-
(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)
by
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
real person.
MYTH
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.
MYTH
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
author-OVID
poet
lived in Rome in 43BC
2053 years ago no science or technology
wrote books and poetry
TO LEAVE
What is Echo's curse?
Who gave it to her?
Name 2 details about Narcissus......
ORPHEUS
SENSORY DETAILS

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
salty chips
EXAMPLES
LEARNING TARGET
I understand how sensory details enhance a story.
Midas
#6
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?
sentence, PLEASE
THESEUS
Quick Write
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.
**Week 3**
Give me one example from the text to support your answer.
Let's Read-
https://prezi.com/62nzozhtwout/modern-theseus/?auth_key=bfce87236cb5551dd1c43057dd751b1930db2437
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