Exploring the Wonders of Greek Mythology

Exploring the Wonders of Greek Mythology
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Exploring the Wonders of Greek Mythology

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to describe the major gods and goddesses of Greek mythology and their stories.

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Introduce the learning objective and explain how it will be achieved.
What do you already know about Greek mythology?

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Introduction to Greek Mythology
Greek mythology is a collection of stories about gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters. It was an important part of ancient Greek culture and continues to be studied and enjoyed today.

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Introduce Greek mythology and its importance to ancient Greek culture.
The Twelve Olympians
The twelve Olympians were the major gods and goddesses of Greek mythology. They lived on Mount Olympus and had great power and influence over the mortal world.

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Introduce the twelve Olympians and their significance.
Zeus was the king of the gods and the god of thunder and lightning. He was married to Hera and had many affairs with mortal women.

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Provide information about Zeus and his role in Greek mythology.
Hera was the queen of the gods and the goddess of marriage and childbirth. She was often jealous of Zeus's affairs and sought revenge on his lovers.

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Provide information about Hera and her role in Greek mythology.
Interactive Quiz: Name That God
Test your knowledge of the major gods and goddesses of Greek mythology with this interactive quiz. Can you name the god or goddess based on their description?

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Provide instructions for the interactive quiz and how to access it.
Heroes and Monsters
Greek mythology is also full of stories about heroes, such as Hercules, and monsters, such as Medusa. These stories have inspired many works of art and literature.

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Introduce the heroes and monsters of Greek mythology and their significance.
Greek mythology is a fascinating subject that has captivated people for centuries. By learning about the major gods and goddesses, heroes, and monsters, we can gain a better understanding of ancient Greek culture and its impact on the world.

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Summarize the key points of the lesson and encourage students to continue exploring Greek mythology.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

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Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 13 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.