Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Greek Mythology - Meet the Greek Gods and Godesses - Section 3: Reading the Myths


I have found that one of the easiest ways to keep the kids intrinsically motivated is to have a high interest topic.  The students want to learn more and participate in activities when they are invested in the subject.  I was a little worried the first time I tried a unit on Greek mythology in my classroom.  I worried about the interest level of Greek mythology.  However, they surprised me. The students were interested and invested.  It seems we can go so much further and deeper with the lessons when they are interested in the subject matter. 

  Greek Mythology is a High Interest Topic...Who Knew?
  Intrinsic Motivation: Greek Mythology is a High Interest Topic...Who Knew?
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Greek Mythology - Meet the Greek Gods and Godesses

Unit 7: Greek Mythology Madness!
Lesson 1 of 8

Objective: SWBAT begin to read and understand "Greek Myths" retold by Heather Amery.

Big Idea: This is the first lesson in our unit on Greek Mythology. We will learn about what Mythology is and start to read "Greek Myths" by Heather Amery.

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