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Summer Reading With Graphic Novels: The Greek Olympians Part 1

Vikki Harris
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(35)
This two-week course will introduce students to six major, mythical Greek gods and goddesses.

Class experience

US Grade 3 - 4
The goal of this class is to establish background information about Greek mythology to facilitate their academic journey into more complex Greek literature. Students will learn about the major Greek gods, their origins and significance. 
Homework Offered
Homework will be pre-reading for class discussion and role-play. Students will be given the opportunity to choose a character to read for. Students should spend an hour familiarize themselves with their character's dialogue and personality prior to next class for a dramatic and effective role play. Also, students should work on class project.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
On the last day of class, students will present their projects. Students will be required to create their own Greek god/ goddess/beast. The project should be presented in an art form such as PowerPoint presentation, poster drawings, construction paper illustrations... A story of the god/goddess must accompany the project.
Grades Offered
A certificate of completion will be offered.
A copy of George O'Connor "The Olympians", the boxed set. Shop around for an affordable price.
An additional electronic device (cell phone, laptop, tablet) is needed for Kahoots.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(35)
Greetings!  My name is Vikki Harris . For the past 14 years, I have been working as a substitute teacher for a New York school district. I have had the pleasure of working with different types of students (Special Needs, ESL/ELL, Support Services,... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
3x per week, 2 weeks
95 min

Completed by 29 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-10
3-8 learners per class

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