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  1.   Title: Genealogy of the Gods
Title: Genealogy of the Gods Grade Level: 9^th grade English Subject Matter: Principle gods in Greek mythology Brief Description of the Lesson/Unit Plan: This lesson will precede the reading of the Odyssey. It will serve as an introduction to the world of Greek life and the mythology that the people's lives revolved around. This will take about 3 days to complete and the students will be asked to divide into groups of two. They...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  2.   The Viking Puzzle
...ave been powerful forces throughout history. (Colorado Model Content Standard History 6) B. Content from the Core Knowledge Sequence 1. Third Grade History and Geography: World History and Geography (p. 70) a. The Vikings i. From area now called Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, Norway) ii. Also called Norsemen, they were skilled sailors and shipbuilders iii. Traders, and sometimes raiders of the European coast iv. Eric the Red and Leif Ericson (Leif the Lucky) v. Earliest Europeans (long before Columbus) we know of to come to North America 2. Third Grade Language Arts (p. 67) a. Myths and Mythical Characters i. Norse Mytholog...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  3.   Be a Viking!
...s. 3. Students understand that religious ideas have been powerful forces throughout history. B. Content from the Core Knowledge Sequence Third Grade History and Geography: World History and Geography (p. 70) 1. a. The Vikings i. From area now called Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, Norway) Also called Norsemen, they were skilled sailors and shipbuilders ii. iii. Traders, and sometimes raiders of the European coast iv. Eric the Red and Leif Ericson (Leif "the Lucky") Earliest Europeans (long before Columbus) we know of to come v. to North America. a) Locate: Greenland, Canada, Newfoundland Third Grade Language Arts: Fiction (p...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  4.   Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho A Viking's Life For Me
...her Geographic Tools) a) Identify major oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic. b) The seven continents: Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Australia b. The Vikings (3rd grade, page 70) i. From the area now called Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark, Norway) ii. Also called Norsemen, they were skilled sailors and shipbuilders. iii. Traders, and sometimes raiders of the European coast iv. Eric the Red and Leif Ericson (Leif "the Lucky") v. Earliest Europeans (long before Columbus) we know of to come to North America a) Locate: Greenland, Canada, Newfoundland 2. Language Arts (3rd grade, page 67) a....
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  5.   Allusions: A Scavenger Hunt
Home Larry Waugh: Lesson Plan Lessons Menu Allusions: A Scavenger Hunt Navigation Panel 1. Lesson Plan on Allusion II. Benefit of Internet Enhancement of the Lesson Plan III. Scavenger Hunt LESSON PLAN ON ALLUSION Grade Level: Seniors in high school Subject Matter: Literary allusions (primarily mythological) Objectives: ·The student will be able to access the Internet ,will be able to set up a page in Pagemaker 5.0, to conduct a search on the Internet, write answers on their page and print it out. ·The student will be able to understand the concept and uses of allusion in naming objects and will understand the importan...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  6.   The Mythology Connection
The mythology connection Mythology is fascinating and students enjoy the research and learning more about different characters. By allowing them to choose some of the activities for the booklet, they take more ownership in learning. They also enjoy dressing up and pretending to become a mythological character. This unit incorporates...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  7.   Introducing Tolkien and His Worlds
...of gods, goddesses, wizards, enchantresses, and monsters. Every ancient society boasts a cycle of myths reflecting shared beliefs. The Greek myths are the most famous - Perseus and Medusa, Theseus and the Minotaur, Jason and the Golden Fleece, and dozens of others - but Tolkien was inspired more by Norse mythology than by the Greek myths folktale. A traditional episodic narrative transmitted orally within a society and between cultures. Such "fairy stories" as "Puss in Boots" and "Hansel and Gretel" are more properly termed folktales heroic epic. A long poem recounting the deeds of a valiant warrior or courageous ruler. Th...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   One Ring to Rule Them All
...Rings were an indivisible whole. This selection offers such a riveting account of the "Primeval Jewels," it's surprising to learn that Waldman eventually lost enthusiasm for Tolkien's scheme. Students may be puzzled by several terms. Valinor is the land of the angelic powers known as the Valar. In Norse mythology, Ragnarök is the final battle that dooms humans and gods alike. When the author mentions "the sub-creative function of the Elves," he is evoking a highly personal idea. Tolkien viewed God as the Primary Artist of Creation, but because humans (and Middle-earth immortals) are made in the image of God (Ilúvatar), th...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  9.   Folklore and Culture
...lop an awareness of applying the reading process to specific types of literary texts. 4. Recognize literature as a record of human experience. 5. Recognize that people speak for a variety of purposes. B. Content from the Core Knowledge Sequence, p. 136 1. Language Arts: Fiction and Drama: Classical Mythology a. Apollo and Daphne b. Orpheus and Eurydice c. Narcissus and Echo d. Pygmalion and Galatea 2. Robin Hood (Grade 4) 3. William Tell (Grade 3) 4. Aesop's Fables "The Dog and his Reflection" and "The Tortoise and the Hare"(Grade 1) 5. Fables (not from the Core Knowledge Sequence) 6. Multicultural Folktales (not from the...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  10.   Homemade Dew and Frost
...uspended in the air. This is fog. Fog is sometimes called low cloud. Warm sea breezes often produce fog when they move over colder land surfaces. Fog is often thickest in valleys and low-lying areas. Fact File Jack Frost is a fictional elf-like character, part of a Scandinavian legend. According to Norse mythology, the son of the god of the winds was Jokul (meaning icicle) or Frosti (frost). It is Jack Frost who is supposedly responsible for the patterns formed by frost. Resources and actions Teachers will need to ensure that there are no jagged edges on the can. Print off the student's worksheet and photocopy one for each...
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    Grade Level: 3-5


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