Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Myth Madness: Echo & Narcissus - Section 2: Experience Learning


Over the last two days, my students have been having some great conversations about the word "arachnid" and "Pandora", but today, when we encountered the word "narcissus", the students did not know that this word has been transformed into a word we used today: "narcissism".  The opportunity to teach the students about vocabulary that has come from Greek mythology that they were unaware of was great!  All throughout the day, we tried to use the word "narcissism" or "narcissist" if we could!  (It was almost like Pee Wee Herman's Word of the Day, for those of you that can remember Pee Wee's Playhouse!)  It was really fun to be able to add this new word in-again, another great example of the mark left by Greek mythology!

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Myth Madness: Echo & Narcissus

Unit 3: Greek Mythology Unit
Lesson 5 of 14

Objective: SWBAT recount myths and determine the central message of the myth.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will read the Greek myth of Echo and Narcissus and complete a story map on the myth.

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