Discover what myths reveal about ancient and contemporary cultures.
- Demonstrate understanding of the components of a news article.
- Write who/what/when/where/why/how questions.
- Sequence facts and details into an order that reflects the "inverted pyramid" writing style of most to least important news.
- Create a news headline.
- Write a "breaking news" story about a Greek god in modern-day Los Angeles.
Proposes a lesson in which students write journalist pieces about events from Greek myths.
2 CLASS PERIODS
Presents students with the assignment of writing a newspaper article about ancient Greek mythological characters in a modern-day, mock current event context.