Day 1

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Akkadian Pantheon

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will be able to conduct research about the deities that are featured in "The Epic of Gilgamesh," discuss their findings with peers, and create summaries of information related to various dieties.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.10, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.4,

    Structure:

    The Epic of Gilgamesh, at over four thousand years old, is among the oldest extant works of literature. Unsurprisingly, it depicts a world that is very foreign to modern...

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