Sunday, January 24, 2010

Retelling of Greek Myths

A few weeks ago Mr. Weiland's six grade language arts and literature classes studied Greek Myths in preparation for their novel studies of The Lightning Thief and The Adventures of Ulysses. Each group read online and print versions of their stories. Then they worked with their groups to write their own version of the myth. Finally they created illustrations and made VoiceThreads with their versions of the tales.

Here's the story, Orpheus and Eurydice, retold by Maddie, Catherine, and Kasey:

Here's the story, Pandora, retold by Tim, Jesse, and Stefani:

Here's the story, Hercules, by Natalie, Andrew, Drew, and Henry:

Here's links to some of the other projects:

Check out some of these stories! Any comments?

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