Day 3

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Dear Diary

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to examine the events of a story from the points of view of different characters, and write a creative piece from the point of view of one of these characters.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3

    Structure:

    In this activity, students will think about how different characters perceive the same series of events. Assign each student one of the following characters:

    • Gigamesh
    • Enkidu
    • Ishtar
    • a common citizen of Uruk

    Each student will write a diary entry which tells about the events that take...

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