Roman Myths

Lesson 16 - Narrative Writing - 2 Days

Objective

Write a story describing what happens after the gods got their revenge by retelling key details from the text using descriptive details and clear sequence of events.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Classic Starts: Roman Myths by Diane Namm  — “Otus and Ephialtes, Twin Giants”

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

The myth describes how Otus and Ephialtes were finally tricked.

Write a story describing what happens after the gods realize that they had finally gotten their revenge on the twin giants. Include information about how the characters responded to the events in the story as you write your journal entry.

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Common Core Standards

  • L.3.1 — Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

  • L.3.2 — Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

  • W.3.3 — Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

  • W.3.3.b — Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.1.a

L.3.3

L.3.3.a

L.3.5.c

L.3.6

W.3.10

W.3.4

W.3.5

W.3.6