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Myth: Narcissus (Central Message)4th, 5th Grade • 1 Hour Lesson
Subject: ELA, Literary, Myth
Type: 1 Hour Lesson
CCSS: RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.4 & RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4
Skills: Close Reading: Key Details, Vocabulary, Central Message
File Type: PDF Document
Materials Needed: blank piece of white paper (1 per student), pencils, crayons/markers/colored pencils, document camera/chart paper/ or whiteboard (used for examples)
Printable Resources: Required: student copies of the the myth, "Narcissus" (1 per student); Optional: printable "Exit Slip" as an assessment component (1 copy per student)
This 1 hour lesson plan addresses several ELA standards using the myth, Narcissus. Your students will use close reading comprehension techniques. Your students will participate in repeated readings of the same text, each time with a different focus in mind. They will work both independently and with a partner to analyze and better understand the text. Students will synthesize a myth to discover key details, analyze character and find a central message.
**The content of this lesson is derived from a portion of the Half Day Lesson Plan: Myth: Narcissus. Purchasing both this 1 hour and the half day plan, will result in duplicated content.