By using that format, students can put on a skit about some of the minor adventures which take place in Greek myth. After a class discussion over their findings, each student is asked to create a magazine ad for an imaginary business or product named after a Greek mythological character.
Fairbanks Greek rhetorician C3rd A. Sandys Greek lyric C5th B. They really enjoy this task, and it is a good comprehension strategy.
Some students are assigned objects to depict and explain the relevance. King Sisyphus was a common subject for ancient writers and was depicted by the painter Polygnotus on the walls of the Lesche at Delphi. They receive points for each of these.
She combed her glossy hair, and twined her curls in turn with rosemary or violets or roses, and sometimes she wore a pure white lily.
For from the middle of the mound he saw a brown-winged bird fly up to the bright air. He hurled a log which two ox-teams could scarce have moved and crushed the skull of Tectaphos son of Olenus Olenides.
When Greek Week starts students are divided into teams and compete against each other by selecting a name for their teams, creating team logos and banners, and creating a team chant. Each child makes five to ten of these cards. They can use the phone book or Internet, and no two businesses can be based on the same mythological subject.
Against the carapace the blade broke into flying pieces. A son of Poseidon and Ge, a mighty giant and wrestler in Libya, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother earth.
The day of the final recording, the school counselor comes in to the classroom and video tapes. I've given this assignment the past three years. A son of Poseidon and Ge, a mighty giant and wrestler in Libya, whose strength was invincible so long as he remained in contact with his mother earth.
Away it bounced like hailstones dancing on a roof or little pebbles dropped upon a drum. Using large paper, students create the shape of the mask making holes for eyes, nose and mouth and decorate according to the character they chose.
In semblance like [Hera] the all-high Sovereign daughter of Kronos Cronus son of Ouranos Uranus, Heaventhis phantom came, this guile, proffered him by the hands of Zeus, a beauteous bane. There is a 3-D horse out of paper. Masks - by Samantha Hill After teaching about the various Greek myths and students are aware of the masks the actors in greek plays wear, students are asked to choose a character in a myth and make a mask for that individual.
Creation Myths - by Tammy Gardner Among other assignments, one of my favorites is to compare characters of the love myths to other literary characters. He then had no choice but to release Hades. His end remains uncertain. For example, Zeus - a lightning bolt, etc From this beginning came the long feud between men and Kentauroi Centaursbut it was Eurytion first of all who brought chastisement on himself by his drunkenness.
When we study the labors of Hercules, students make up postcards sent by Hercules to his friends after he has accomplished each labor. No matter how many times I have done this assignment, my students come up with new companies. Arachne's mask has spider earings on with words like "too proud," "haughty," "skillful weaver," etc.
In later myths, after the cult of Pan was reintroduced to Attica, Pan was said to be Hermes's son. For it happened that Antaios was stronger when his feet were on the ground, which is why some said he was a son of Ge Gaea, the Earth.
For example, Nike for the goddess Nike. That one of us should fall to foes so many, rankled bitterly. Hercules suddenly becomes alive and close to the students! Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.
Next, I have my students either write a poem or a short essay about one evil contained in their Pandora's box. In that din [the centaur] Aphidas lay with every vein relaxed in endless sleep, unwoken, undisturbed, sprawled on a shaggy bearskin from Mount Ossa, his wine-filled cup in his unconscious hand, out of the fight--in vain!
Heracles discovered the source of his strength, lifted him up from the earth, and crushed him in the air.In Greek mythology Sisyphus or Sisyphos (/ ˈ s ɪ s ɪ f ə s /; Greek: Σίσυφος, Sísuphos) was the king of Ephyra (now known as Corinth).He was punished for his self-aggrandizing craftiness and deceitfulness by being forced to roll an immense boulder up a hill only for it to roll down when it nears the top, repeating this action for eternity.
ENCYCLOPEDIA. CENTAURI (Kentauroi), that is, the bullkillers, are according to the earliest accounts a race of men who inhabited the mountains and forests of Thessaly. Download-Theses Mercredi 10 juin 1. A part that is designed to be held or operated with the hand: the handle of a suitcase; the handle of a faucet.
Advertisements - by Cori Nalipinski. I teach a full quarter of Greek/Roman Mythology to 11th and 12th graders. I started two years ago and have tried to keep my projects interesting to my students and to show them how mythology is relevant to their world today.
ENCYCLOPEDIA. CENTAURI (Kentauroi), that is, the bullkillers, are according to the earliest accounts a race of men who inhabited the mountains and forests of Thessaly.Download