Second Quarter Mythology Project

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Latin II
Second Quarter Project: Mythology
Most of these myths are Greek in origin. The Romans preserved them.
Alone or with a partner, choose a Greek myth below.
1. Tell the story to the class without notes of any kind. Try to make it interesting.
2. Illustrate the myth: a mosaic (100 piece minimum)
a video or skit of the myth (should demonstrate effort)
a powerpoint presentation with six images of ancient,
Renaissance, or modern art inspired by the myth ( must include
info about artist and date created)
3. Present a handout with a summary of the myth in Latin. This summary will be 6-10
sentences long and will include the following grammatical concepts learned this year:
1 relative clause, 1 passive verb, 1 perfect passive participle, 1 comparative adjective
or adverb,1 superlative adjective or adverb
4. Prepare 2 discussion questions for your myth.
4. Extra credit: Prepare an activity to help the class remember your myth.
Myths:
Creation story: Uranus, Cronos, etc.
Prometheus and Pandora
Demeter and Persephone
Artemis and Actaeon
Athena and Arachne
Niobe
Cupid and Psyche
Atalanta
Echo and Narcissus
Midas
Daedalus and Icarus
Baucis and Philemon
Pygmalion and Galatea
Orpheus and Eurydice
Hera and Hephaestus
Phaethon
Dionysus and Pentheus
Oedipus
Tereus, Procne, and Philomela
Underworld stories: Tantalus, Sisyphus
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