1. Topic-
Greek Mythology
2. Content-
Greek Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Creatures

myth, Icarus, Jason, research, presentation
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will learn about research
2. Students will test their comprehension about Greek mythology
3. Students will write a myth about an assigned God/Goddess
4. Students will analyze Greek myths.
4. Objectives-
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details, provide an objective summary of the text.

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or event using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
5. Materials and Aids-
Computer, PowerPoint, projector, paper, pencil, notebook, books, handouts, highlighter.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Review Greek Mythology
2. Introduce research project
3. Start review game over mythology to select God/Goddess

B. Development-

1. After selecting Gods/Goddesses, show example presentation
2. Students check off if I did everything on the checklist
3. Discussion/Questions
4. Start writer's notebook entry - "Create a myth about your God/Goddess"
5. Read Perseus with guided questions

C. Practice-

1. Review Game
2. Writer's Notebook Entry
3. Reading Comprehension Questions

D. Independent Practice-

1. Writer's Notebook Entry
2. Some Reading Comprehension Questions

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Direct Instruction
2. Prompting
3. Class Discussion
4. Scaffolding

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Review Game (informal)
2. Writer's Notebook (formal)
3. Reading Comprehension (informal/formal)

G. Closure-

Prepare students for another Greek Myth

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