Grade 5 Month 7 The Wonder of Greek Mythology
Greek Mythology begins to make way for human history. Locations in Greece are interwoven into the myths. This is the turning point for students of this age, as we mark the final time when ancient mythology forms the basis for the curriculum.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: Greek mythology has had an extensive influence on the culture, arts, and literature of Western civilization and remains part of Western heritage and language. Poets and artists from ancient times to the present have derived inspiration from Greek mythology and have discovered contemporary significance and relevance in the themes. Your child will find the personal connection through the emotional trials and tribulations of the gods and goddesses and find the connection to the world as they recognize how ancient Greece has influenced our modern times.
Math: Concept: Numbers describe quantities that can be represented by equivalent fractions.
Connection: Your child will review fraction and decimal work throughout the unit. They are deepening their understanding and skills in these areas.