Monday 8th June
Researching Greek myths! What are they?
Have you heard of any Greek myths before? Some are really famous such as Theseus and the Minotaur, Pandora's box and Icarus.
Below is an example of one of the most famous Greek myths called Medusa and Athena.
Follow the link to the video.
Tuesday 9th June
Plan your own Greek myth!
Recap what you've learned and researched about Greek myths yesterday.
Today you will be planning your own Greek myth! Think about the hero and the villains, weapons, settings, problems and solutions. Click on the link to the PowerPoint presentation which gives a step by step guide into how to create your own myth.
Creating your own Greek Myth
Greek Myth Planning Sheet
Wednesday 10th June
Story map of your myth!
Now that you've planned out what your Greek myth will include, now produce a story map of what will happen in your story. Think about the chronological order of events. Below is an example of a story map format you could use but you can create it however you'd like.
Greek Myth Story Map Format
Thursday 11th June
Write your Greek Myth!
After all your research and planning, now it is time to write your Greek myth! Look at your notes, plans and story maps to help you.
Things to include:
- Introduce with an ancient timescale - long ago
- Good, detailed desriptions
- Specific nouns, vivid verbs
- Third person - character's perspective e.g. him, she etc
- Clear beginning, middle and end
- Demonstrate knowledge of Greek mythology
- What lesson does it teach? Moral of the story.
Hope you have fun creating your own myths. Please send us some of your work we'd love to read them!
Friday 12th June
Follow the link to another one of Jane Considine's big write lessons. Today's story is called Bear Story.