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American Lit: Write a Myth, Day 2


  • ELAGSE11-12W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences. Georgia ELA
    • ELAGSE11-12W3.a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events. Georgia ELA
    • ELAGSE11-12W3.b Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. Georgia ELA
    • ELAGSE11-12W3.c Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a particular tone and outcome (e.g., a sense of mystery, suspense, growth, or resolution). Georgia ELA
    • ELAGSE11-12W3.d Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters. Georgia ELA
    • ELAGSE11-12W3.e Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative. Georgia ELA

Learning Target
Students will compose a creation myth of their own imagining, writing an engaging narrative in the style we have studied in class.

Opening Session
Crash Course Mythology: Creation Stories 2

Work Session
Today we are finishing our creation myths!

  • -Look over the feedback from yesterday
  • -Write another draft of the myth, continuing to work in dialogue. Create your own “voice” and style in the story!
  • -Trade with a different friend for feedback and revise one last time before we turn them in!

Closing Session
Upload your myth to the class Google Drive (or print it out)

Summative – myth writing

Scaffolding, flexible grouping, learning styles, content