Day 6

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Comparing Flood Myths

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to compare and contrast two different pieces of ancient literature from very different sources, and discuss their observations and analyses with their peers.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Read chapters 6 - 8 from the Christian Bible. Your students' may have different religious backgrounds, must most of them will have some familiarity with this story.

    Ask your students to compare the biblical story of Noah and...

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