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How did the Greeks use mythology to explain natural phenomena in their world?. Do Now: According to the myth of Pandora’s Box (discussed in the Greek creation myth), how did evil come about in the world?

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How did the greeks use mythology to explain natural phenomena in their world

How did the Greeks use mythology to explain natural phenomena in their world?

  • Do Now:

  • According to the myth of Pandora’s Box (discussed in the Greek creation myth), how did evil come about in the world?

  • If you could create a modern version of Pandora’s Box, what five evil things, emotions, people, etc. would you put in this box?


Words of the day

Words of the Day

  • aberration (n) something that differs from the norm

  • (Siamese twins are considered to be an aberration throughout the world.)

  • adulation-(n.)extreme praise

    (Betsy showered her boyfriend with adulation and he became conceited as a result.)


Words of the day1

Words of the Day

  • antediluvian (adj.) ancient

  • (The antediluvian man was born over a hundred years ago.)


How did the greeks use mythology to explain natural phenomena in their world

HW # 3

  • Write a paragraph response to the following. The paragraph should be at least 6 sentences:

  • Imagine that you could be a Greek god, goddess, or hero. Discuss what your name would be, your domain of power, and the special powers you would like to possess. Explain why you have made these choices.


Discussion questions

Discussion Questions

  • Describe each of these characters with at least two pieces of information:

  • 1. Hera

  • 2. Echo

  • 3. Narcissuss

  • 4. Give three details about the setting.

  • 5. Why did Hera curse Echo ?

  • 6. Why was Echo’s curse appropriate for the crime?

  • 7. What was Narcissus’ goal at the pond’s edge?

  • 8. What problem did Narcissus have in reaching his goal?

  • 9. What was the solution to Narcissus’ problem?


Echo and narcissus

Echo and Narcissus


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