The stories of the Greek myths are all that remain of an ancient religion. The gods and goddesses of stories and myths represent the ancient Greek religion used to make sense of the world around them and of life in general. Your Task



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Greek Gods and Heroes Project

 The stories of the Greek myths are all that remain of an ancient religion. The gods and goddesses of stories and myths represent the ancient Greek religion used to make sense of the world around them and of life in general.



Your Task: Research a Greek god, goddess or hero. I have a list provided.  Sign up is first come first serve. You will create a life size image, power point presentation or a mask of your god/hero along with an Info Poster for your selected character.  Your power point, mask or life size image must be created by you.

Your info poster must include, in your own words:

         God/Hero’s name

         Powers/responsibilities OR story in your own words

         Greatest accomplishment

         Family relationships

         Symbol(s) – this could be several items, including tools, animals, and/or cities.

 We will present our masks and information on _____________________________________



Resources: You must get information from at least three different sources.  Though I will not require a formal bibliography, please attach a list of sources you used (visit our library, classroom collection or my website).


CATEGORY

(4) Excellent

(3) Good

(2) Almost

(1) Not Yet

Attractiveness & Organization

The project is exceptionally attractive, organized and gives specific details on the god/goddesses featured and who they are in Greek mythology.

The project is attractive, organized and gives features of the god/goddess and who they are in Greek mythology.

The project is somewhat attractive, organized and gives a few details on the god/goddesses featured and who they are in Greek mythology.

The project lacks organization, attention to details and is not representative of the god/goddesses of Greek mythology.

Content - Accuracy

 


The Info poster has all of the required information (see checklist) and some additional information.

The info poster has all of the required information (see checklist).

The info poster has most of the required information (see checklist).

The info poster has little of the required information (see checklist).

Writing - Mechanics

 


Capitalization, spelling and punctuation are correct throughout the info poster (and power point if that is the project).

Most of the capitalization, spelling and punctuation are correct throughout the info poster (and power point if that is the project).

Some of the capitalization, spelling and punctuation are correct throughout the info poster (and power point if that is the project).

Most of the capitalization, spelling and punctuation are not correct throughout the brochure (and power point if that is the project).

Sources

There are more than three citations from a variety of sources accurately listed on the info poster.

There are three citations from a variety of sources accurately listed on the info poster.

There is only two citation accurately listed on the info poster.

Incomplete citations are listed on the info poster.

•      Big Myth: http://bigmyth.org

•      Bullfinch's Mythology: http://www.bulfinch.org

•      Classical Mythology Online: http://www.oup-usa.org/sc/0195143388/

•      Encyclopedia Mythica: http://www.pantheon.org/

•      Greek and Roman Experience:



http://www.springfield.k12.il.us/schools/southeast/pprojects/

•      Greek Mythology: http://www.mythweb.com

•      Greek Mythology Today: http://www.greekmyth.com

•      Hercules the Hero: Understanding the Myth:



http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1998/2/98.02.06.x.html

•      It Came From Greek Mythology:



http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=234

•      The Odyssey, a ThinkQuest project:



http://library.thinkquest.org/19300/data/odyssey.htm

•      Picture Index: Mythological Characters:



http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/6946/images/mythological.html

I = Image PPT = Power Point Presentation M = Mask



God/Goddess

Period 6

Period 7

Zeus







Athena







Apollo







Hera







Artemis







Poseidon







Ares







Hermes







Hephaestus







Aphrodite







Hestia







Demeter







Odysseus







Hercules







Perseus







Dionysus







Hades







Theseus







Eros







Arachne







Atlanta







Pandora




















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