This unit focuses on basic Greek myths beginning with the 12 Olympians. It includes myths about creation and stories about heroes. Students explore the elements of myths as well as the purpose of myths. This exploration leads students into the study of Greek mythical allusions, what they are and how they impact literature and everyday life. By the end of the unit, students should understand how Greek myths impact literature and everyday life.
Patillo, Heather M., "Greek Mythology: Understanding the Allusions" (2019). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. 423.
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