Mythology Presentation In order to help your classmates prepare for the summer reading exam on Edith Hamilton’s Mythology, prepare an organized 4-5 minute presentation that relates the most significant facts about your character or myth. Your presentation must include a visual aid that is a symbolic representation of the character or myth and your explanation of the visual aid, as well as the entire presentation, is original and creative, and it shows an understanding of Greek mythology. Your entire presentation should illustrate practice and should help the class remember the facts for the test. You will give your presentation in the order of the characters listed on the back of this sheet, so you must be prepared!!! This assignment is worth 25 points. Good luck!! I can’t wait to hear them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Zeus Hera Poseidon Hades Athena Apollo Artemis Aphrodite Hermes Ares Hephaestus Demeter and Persephone Pandora Prometheus and Io Europa Narcissus Adonis Cupid and Psyche Pyramus and Thisbe Orpheus and Eurydice Daedalus Hercules Atalanta Trojan War Tantalus and Niobe Oedipus Antigone Midas Pan Triton Leda Castor and Pollux Helen Gorgon Furies Name: ___________________ Class Period: _________ Grade Sheet for Mythology Presentation You are assigned to teach and review with the class your myth/character. This grade sheet details the expectations. The myth/character you are assigned is: _____________________. You will deliver your presentation on _________________. Criteria for Grading: ____/5 Catchy beginning to your presentation to grab the audience’s attention. ____/5 Creative revealing of the character or myth. No fumbling. Be prepared and thorough. If, at the end, the audience is bored, you haven’t done your job. Do not merely rattle off details, but connect ideas and make them understandable to the audience. ____/5 Inclusion of creative visual. (NO: glitter and glue poster boards, downloaded pictures from the internet, movies or computer presentation, handouts or passed around. YES: something symbolic/representative that illustrates your insight and creativity, something easily seen by everyone in the classroom from where you are standing in the front of the room, something you can explain, something that illustrates relevance, something original that might be new to your teacher.) ____/5 Explanation of the myth’s character’s importance to Greek culture and its possible relevance to or effect on literature/storytelling that has come since the Greek’s. ____/5 Poise, posture, voice are all engaging and appropriate. You may have notecards, but do not merely read off of them. Time frame of 4-5 minutes of class. ____/25 Points Total ****Bring this to class. You will give it to your teacher as the grade sheet.