Friday, May 13, 2016

Greek Gods and Goddesses and Comparison/Contrast Paragraph Writing

How many of the ancient Greek gods and goddesses can you identify?

 Today's Learning Objective  Compare and contrast life in Athens and Sparta. Explain the significance of Greek mythology to the everyday life of people in the region. 

Athens and Sparta: Writing a Comparison/Contrast Paragraph Your Athens and Sparta - Comparison/Contrast Paragraph is due today. This class period is your last opportunity to work on in. Please make sure your assessment paragraph has a clear topics sentence identifying what is being compared, details illustrating similarities and differences, and signal words to show those similarities and differences.

Ancient Greek God and Goddess Web Exploration Unfortunately, due to time constraints we had very little class time dedicated to learning about Ancient Greek mythology and religion, which many consider to be the most interesting aspects of Ancient Greece. If you finished your comparison/contrast paragraph, you are welcome to use class time today to explore Ancient Greek mythology and religion, especially as it pertains to their gods and goddesses. You may enjoy the websites and videos below.