For this assignment, students will write one of two kinds of myths:
Students will follow the following process to write their myth.
Before writing, they will prewrite or plan their myth and characters carefully to help you tell a great story. They will use the following resources.
In their journals, they will write a draft for their myth. There are examples of myths on the bookshelves in classroom and two more can be found here. Focus on organization. Make sure the story flows well. Remember to use dialogue and actions to show things about your characters and monsters.
Bring drafts to Mr. Brunken to edit the story.
Complete a 2nd draft in your journal.
Read through 2nd draft by themselves and check for errors. Then bring it to Mr. Brunken to edit again.
Write up or type a final draft for the myth. Early finishers can draw a picture to go with their awesome tale.