1st Grade Trophy Links

Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Mythology.com
Description: This site provides an abundance of information on mythology.
Activity:     GLE: 01b, 01c, 01e, 03, 04b, 04d, 09, 10a, 10c, 39b, 41c, 41d, 42b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.mythology.com/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Origins of the Greek Myth
Description: Glencoe literature link providing information on the origins of Greek Mythology. Provided in seventh grade literature books, but myths aren't part of the seventh grade curriculum anymore.
Activity:     GLE:     Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/cgi-bin/splitwindow.cgi?top=http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/top2.html&link=http://www.messagenet.com/myths/neomyth.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Wikipedia - Myth
Description: This is the Wikipedia (The Free Encylopedia) site for information about myths.
Activity:     GLE: 01b, 01c, 01e, 03, 04b, 04d, 09, 10a, 10c, 39b, 41c, 41d, 42b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myth  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: What is Myth?
Description: This link explores themes, characteristics, and explanations of myths.
Activity:     GLE: 01b, 01c, 01e, 03, 04b, 04d, 09, 10a, 10c, 39b, 41c, 41d, 42b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.faculty.de.gcsu.edu/~mmagouli/defmyth.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Encyclopedia Mythica
Description: This site explores themes, characteristics, and explanations of mythology.
Activity:     GLE: 01b, 01c, 01e, 03, 04b, 04d, 09, 10a, 10c, 39b, 41c, 41d, 42b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Saga- Wikipedia-the free encyclopedia
Description: Can be used with the guided question; Can students define a hero and cite examples of heroic behavior? Topic: Mythic sagas
Activity:     GLE: 03, 07, 09, 09   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saga  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Hero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopdia
Description: Can be used with the guided question #3 Can students define a hero and cite examples of heroic behavior? Provides a definition with examples
Activity:     GLE: 03, 07, 08, 09   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hero  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Artsedge: Writing Myths
Description: This link has a lesson plan with ideas about characters and events, epecially with writing myths.
Activity:     GLE: 04b, 04d, 09, 10a   Type: Lesson Plan   Focus: Both
URL: http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/content/2231/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Making Connections to Myth and Folktale: Read-Write-Think Lesson Plan
Description: This site can be used with the guided question #7: Can students relate myths to personal experiences? This site has exactly what you need!
Activity:     GLE: 08, 10a, 10d, 11d, 10c, 11c, 16f   Type: Lesson Plan   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=281  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Scholastic Teacher-Myths, Folktales & Fairy Tales
Description: This site can be used with the guided question #8: Can students write an original myth that explains some element of creation, nature, or the concept of heros?
Activity:     GLE: 17b, 17c, 17d, 17e, 18, 19c, 20a, 20b, 20c, 20d, 20e, 20f, 20g, 21, 23, 24c   Type: Online Information   Focus: Teacher
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/tguide/desc_obj.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Readers Theater - eThemes - eMINTS
Description: These sites are about Readers Thearter. Learn how to use readers theater in the classroom to promote an interest in literature. There are tips on how to adapt stories to scripts. Includes many sample scripts. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on online stories that can be adapted into scripts, plus a link to drama for students.
Activity:     GLE: 31, 34, 38a   Type: Online Information  
URL: http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00000969.shtml  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Readers Theater Resources for Teachers and Students
Description: Information on Reader's Theater for teachers and students
Activity:     GLE: 31, 34, 38a   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/langrt.htm#How  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Readers Theater Reading Resources & Teaching Tools Children will Love
Description: A READING RESOURCE, A TEACHING TOOL, A PERFORMANCE VEHICLE, AND A CHANCE TO PLAY WITH LANGUAGE!
Activity:     GLE: 31, 34, 38a   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.loiswalker.com/catalog/teach.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myth Web
Description: Recommended by CC guide - heroes, gods, goddesses, encyclopedia of places, characters, and terms associated with mythology and myths.
Activity: 01   GLE: 04b, 07, 10a, 11d   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: http://www.mythweb.com/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: eThemes Mythology Links
Description: eThemes Mythology Links: These sites are about various myths from different countries and cultures, emphasizing Greek myths and constellations. Includes links to sites with pictures and a museum tour.
Activity: 01   GLE: 04b, 07, 10a, 11d   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00000388.shtml  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myths from Around the World
Description: Students can read samples from myths of many countries including Greece, China, Japan, Egypt, Italy, and more.
Activity: 01   GLE: 04, 07, 10, 11   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/myths.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Winged Sandals
Description: Site recommended by CC Guide - animated myths, set in more modern times. Popular myths, description of typical mythological creatures, games. Highly engaging.
Activity: 01   GLE: 04b, 07, 10a, 11d   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: http://www.wingedsandals.com/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: THE BIG MYTH
Description: Interactive site telling myths from all around the world. Student clicks on country/region and is given a brief history of that area's mythology.
Activity: 01, 04   GLE: 07, 10a, 08   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: http://mythicjourneys.org/bigmyth/2_eng_myths.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Drawing Heroes (Myth)
Description: Doodle Splash Interactive. Students will illustrate their hero using this interactive from Read Write Think. They will add text with arrows pointing to specific parts of their composite hero, e.g., a large heart. Each group will share its hero poster with the class. Groups will then write a definition of a contemporary hero or heroine, referring to their poster and any notes they have made. They will then share their definition with the class, looking for similarities and differences as groups report; students will take notes in their journals. Definitions should all be posted; the class will come to consensus on a joint definition of a contemporary hero or heroine. Students will refer to this definition and refine it throughout the unit.
Activity: 02   GLE: 08   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/doodle/index.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myth of Prometheus
Description: Nutshell version of the story of Prometheus, the mythical hero.
Activity: 02   GLE: 01a, 03, 04, 07   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/6969/myth.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Ancient Gods
Description: Lists and Family Tree of Olympians, Gods, Goddesses, Mortals, demi-Gods, Titans all involved in the mythology genre.
Activity: 02   GLE:     Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.hol.gr/greece/ancgods.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: World Almanac for Kids: Prometheus
Description: World Almanac for Kids: Prometheus (Greek Mythology)
Activity: 02   GLE:  01e, 07, 08, 09, 10a, 16f, 24b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/WAKI-ViewArticle.aspx?pin=x-pr139100a&article_id=363&chapter_id=7&chapter_title=Mythology&article_title=Prometheus_  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Prometheus Link History for Kids!
Description: Prometheus Link History for Kids!
Activity: 02   GLE: 01e, 07, 08, 09, 10a, 16f, 24b   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/religion/prometheus.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Literary Graffiti Interactive. Students will illustrate their hero using this interactive from Read Write Think.
Description: Literary Graffiti Interactive. Students will illustrate their hero using this interactive from Read Write Think. Literary Graffiti is a high school version of the Doodle Splash student interactive, also aims to teach students to visualize what they are reading to help them develop as readers. Groups will suggest ideas for a composite picture of a hero or heroine. They may want to appoint an artist who will interpret the group ideas, or they may work collectively. They will add text with arrows pointing to specific parts of their composite hero, e.g., a large heart. Each group will share its hero poster with the class. Groups will then write a definition of a contemporary hero or heroine, referring to their poster and any notes they have made. They will then share their definition with the class, looking for similarities and differences as groups report; students will take notes in their journals. Definitions should all be posted; the class will come to consensus on a joint definition of a contemporary hero or heroine. Students will refer to this definition and refine it throughout the unit.
Activity: 02   GLE: 08   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/graffiti/index.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Online Dictionary
Description: Website students can use to learn word roots and origin for Activity 3 of Unit 4.
Activity: 03   GLE: 01b, 01c, 03, 41d   Type: Online Information   Focus: Student
URL: http://dictionary.reference.com/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Explore Myths Around the World
Description: Explore Myths Around the World Activity 3: Greek and Latin Root Words in Myths from Different Cultures (GLEs: 01b, 01c, 03, 41d) Scholastic Site.
Activity: 03   GLE: 01b, 01c, 03, 41d   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/myths.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Implied or Stated Theme
Description: Jefferson County PPT presentation discussing implied and stated themes. Also shows how themes are brought out through simile, metaphor, personification, symbolism.
Activity: 04   GLE: 09   Type: Powerpoint   Focus: Student
URL: http://jc-schools.net/ce/literary_terms-theme.ppt  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Analyzing Theme
Description: Site gives brief information about themes in different types of fiction stories and gives tips on how to identify a story's theme.
Activity: 04   GLE: 04a, 10a   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://www.learner.org/exhibits/literature/read/theme1.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myths in Modern Material
Description: Lists different places we can still find mythological references - city names, mastcots, companies, expressions, terms, words, proverbs.
Activity: 06   GLE: 07, 08, 09, 12, 20a, 20d   Type: Online Information   Focus: Both
URL: http://thanasis.com/modern/  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Invent Your Own Myth
Description: Printable handout for students to organize thoughts when creating their own original myths.
Activity: 07   GLE: 04b, 17c, 17e, 19c, 20a   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: http://www.thursdaysclassroom.com/23sep99/activity5.html  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Write a Myth
Description: Printable instructions and suggestions for creating students' original myths.
Activity: 07   GLE: 04b, 17c, 17e, 19c, 20a   Type: Handout   Focus: Student
URL: http://loj.loswego.k12.or.us/southerl/Write%20a%20Myth.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myths Writing Workshop Lesson from Scholastic
Description: Myths Writing Workshop Lesson from Scholastic
Activity: 09   GLE: Myths Writing Workshop Lesson from Scholastic   Type: Lesson Plan   Focus: Teacher
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythswshop_index.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myth Brainstorming Generator
Description: Fun site! Interative. Allows students to click on various settings, heroes/gods, and monsters to get started on creating a myth. Names are assigned to heroes/gods and monsters and setting is described for students. They can change the adjectives to describe scene and characters. Great tool to combat writer's block!
Activity: 09   GLE: 17, 19, 20, 21   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Student
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythmachine.htm  


Area: English Language Arts    Grade: Grade 6   Unit: Unit 4: Myths
Name: Myth Brainstorming Machine Interactive
Description: Welcome to the Myths Brainstorming Machine. This machine was built to help you come up with ideas to write a myth of your own. Follow the directions, use your imagination, and have fun!
Activity: 09   GLE: 17b, 17c, 17d, 19a, 19b, 19c, 19e, 20c, 20d, 20e, 20f, 20g, 21   Type: Interactive Site   Focus: Both
URL: http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/mythmachine.htm  

 

 

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