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Park View Middle School: Ms. McCusker/Ms. Short- Greek Mythology

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GROUP 1     The Gods, Goddess and Monsters:


Zeus           Ares           Satyrs       Demeter


Poseidon       Athena       Centaurs


Hermes       Dionysus        Cerberus


GROUP 2 The Gods, Goddesses and Monsters:


Apollo        Aphrodite       Hestia       Minotaur


Artemis       Hades           Charon


Hephaestus                Hera           Medusa


You will be assigned one group and will only make ten cards. Each card needs to contain the following:


Front of Card:          

   -  Greek name of god, goddess or monster

   -   Colored picture of the god, goddess or monster

      - You can trace pictures

      - Pictures CANNOT be printed from the internet


Back of Card:

   - Name of the god, goddess or monster

   - Three facts:

      - Powers

      - What are they famous for?

      - Personality traits

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AASL 1. 1. Follow an inquiry-based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real-world connection forusing this process in their life.

  AASL 2.1 Continue an inquiry-based research process by applying critical-thinking skills (analysis, synthesis, evaluation, organization) to     information and knowledge in order to construct new understandings, draw conclusions, and create new knowledge.
  CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.2.d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.


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