This lesson covers the content of the creation myth in Greek Mythology, which is compared and contrasted with the Judeo-Christian creation story.
1) SWBAT describe the basic creation story from Greek mythology.
2) SWBAT compare the Greek creation myth with the Christian creation story.
This is an introduction to the Greek gods. This file includes a page for each god, which should be posted around the room in stations. Students go around the stations collecting information about each god on a worksheet.
1) SWBAT classify major Greek gods and goddesses by realm & personality
This is part one of a lesson on Hades, the underworld in Greek Mythology.
1) SWBAT analyze different punishments of characters in Hades.
2) SWBAT describe the expectations for tomorrow's group project and use the rubric with which they will be graded.
This is a one day group project in which students create an illustrated map of Hades. Pictures, handouts, homework worksheet are included.
1) SWBAT analyze the different punishments of characters in Hades.
2) SWBAT work together as a team.
This folder includes a Do Now and Homework assignment from a unit on belief systems. There doesn't seem to be a lesson plan. This isn't my unit, but perhaps part of the period was spent finishing the Hades project from day 7, or orally reviewing the Greek gods.
Students take a quiz on Greek gods, catch up on work from this section of the unit, and learn a new procedure for notecards. The notecard file is separate and is called '9 - notecard format' in this same collection.
In this lesson, students read myths of Prometheus and Pandora. This file includes handouts for do now, guided reading, and a homework assignment. It does not appear to include the myths themselves, but you can probably find copies online.
Students read a folktale from the Congo and make connections to the Greek myths they have read.
1) SWBAT compare and contrast the views of the gods from Greek myths with the view of the gods in a myth from the Congo.
2) SWBAT make connections that demonstrate what totally different cultures can have in common.
In this lesson, students create short, silent skits on Judaism. There are lots of handouts included here; I think it's everything you need.
1) SWBAT identify important holidays and traditions in Judaism.
2) SWBAT make connections between the different branches of Judaism and the different types of church communities we see in the area around Gaston.
Essential Question: "Who gets to decide what beliefs are a part of a religion?"