On- Line E Day Original Myth Instructions-50 points
Learning Targets: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15
Assignment: Write your own original myth explaining one natural phenomenon, religious practices or moral lesson and at least 2 gods or goddesses in character to complete the story. You must also create your own original mortal characters as the humans in the story, who will interact with the gods/goddesses.
Requirements: Your story should have MLA heading and format and be typed and double-spaced. It should be at least one and a half typed pages long.
Submission: You may submit your typed myth in a hard copy on or before May 2nd.
Ideas for myth:
Rising and Falling of Tide
Worshiping gods on a certain day of the week
Bowing head to pray to gods/goddesses
Building a temple for a god/goddess
Always tell the truth.
Never cheat to win or succeed.
Be kind to others, no matter the situation.
Forgive others, and don’t hold grudges.
Original Myth Rubric:
Content 24 points
10 pts-shows understanding of at least 2 Greek god or goddess character/personality through events and interactions with original characters
9 pts -Displays knowledge of mythology to explain natural events, religious practice, or moral lessons through the actions/dialogue of characters and gods/goddesses.
5pts -Myth has a conflict between immortal and mortal characters that is resolved
Organization 16 points
7pts- Myth with beginning, middle, and end with thematic resolution
7pts- Uses dialogue between characters
Grammar/Mechanics 10 points
Capitalization and punctuation (“ ” w/dialogue)
Total: 50 points