Greek Mythology - Part I
Internet Lesson Plan
Grade level: 9-12
To utilize Internet resources to learn about Greek mythology - its myths, gods,
history and origin.
At the end of the unit, the participant will be able to:
• Describe the history of Greek mythology.
• Create a timeline outlining the history of Greek mythology.
• Define who the Titans and Olympians were.
• Create an Olympian family tree outlining the gods' relationships to one
• Select and research one Olympian god in detail.
• Design a new icon for one of the Olympian gods.
• Research three creatures from Greek mythology.
• Create a new mythological creature.
• Substitute and change a myth to incorporate his/her newly created
• Compare the meanings of Greek words to words found in the English
• Maintain a daily journal to record and define Greek terms.
• Create a Greek word game, puzzle or crossword.
• Outline, compare and contrast the characteristics of two mythological
Two weeks, one hour of on-line time each day.
Divide the class into pairs or small groups of approximately 3-4 participants
each. Provide each group with a two-pocket folder. Distribute the activities in the
left pocket of each folder to encourage problem-solving strategies within the
Have students utilize the right hand pocket of the folder to record their strategies,
take notes and track project completion. Students should store information they
have gathered or printed from the Internet in this pocket as well. Also provide
additional resources for students relating to myths, Greek mythology, heroes and
A short introduction to the Internet with information on access and addresses is
required before participants go on-line. Ensure that students are familiar with the
World Wide Web and the browser they will be utilizing.
The activities in this unit will be evaluated on the basis of student par