Greek Mythology's Mightiest Hero: Hercules vs. the Amazons (Labor 9)
Students who embark on this tale will hear how Hercules met the Amazon Queen Hippolyta and how Hera tricked the Amazons into attempting to kill Hercules once and for all.
year old learners
learners per class
55 minute class
US Grade 4 - 6
When a student takes this class they can expect a fun and interactive journey through the story of how Hercules stole away the belt of Hippolyta and fended off the wrath of the Amazons. Class will first begin with a short meet-and-greet. Once acquainted, we will delve into a dramatic telling of some of Hercules' exploits. Images and some video will be shared to help bring the story to life and as the storyteller, my goal will be to use my theatrical and voice-artist background to make the...
Studens will learn about Hercules, Eurystheus, Admete, Hera, Hippolyta, Ares, the Amazons, Minos, Alcaeus, Sthenelus, Mygdon, and the belt of Hippolyta with a focus on Hercules. Students will be encouraged to speak, ask questions, and be questioned themselves with a focus on comprehension skills and critical thinking.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Meet the teacher
I'm happy to share my passion for Greek Mythology, Shakespeare, Jules Verne, J.R.R. Tolkien, or explore and develop a student's interest in literature. As an actor, I've had the pleasure of exploring and performing in traditional Greek Theater,...