Day 4

Mythology Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Penelope's Diary

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing


    Students will explore a character's experiences and qualities through a creative writing exercise.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.


    In this activity, students will consider Penelope's point of view throughout the story of Odysseus and will write a series of diary entries from her perspective.

    1. The teacher should discuss with the students how they think Penelope feels at various points in her life: before the Trojan War, when she is...

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