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1 Ceres & Prosperpina Cause & Effect Lesson Miss K

2 Vocabulary Review

3 too poor to produce much or any crops

4 A two-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle used in ancient warfare and racing

5 Capable of producing many crops

6 Concealed from view

7 Permission for something to happen

8 Severe emotional or physical pain

9 Cause & Effect Review CAUSE – why something happens – Event 1 EFFECT – what happens – Event 2

10 Ceres (Demeter) Goddess of growing plants and of motherly relationships

11 Proserpina (Persephone) Daughter of Ceres and Jupiter Young maiden of spring

12 Pluto (Hades) God of the underworld and King of the dead

13 Jupiter (Zeus) King of the gods God of sky and thunder Brother of Pluto

14 Mercury (Hermes) Messenger god

15 Hecate Goddess of the dark side of the moon

16 Helios The sun god

17 Narcissus The narcissus, the beautiful flower that catches Proserpinas eye, is notorious in Greek and Roman mythology. Narcissus mother was told he would have a long life as long as he never looked at his own image. Narcissus, however, was vain and unkind, and he angered the gods. The gods punished him by making him look at his reflection. He fell in love with his image and spend the rest of his days wanting to look at himself. Eventually, he was transformed to a flower that now bears his name. The narcissus flower symbolizes empty, heartless love and also excessive love and admiration for ones self.

18 Ceres and Proserpina LISTEN and FOLLOW along Pg. 648 Be thinking about Cause & Effect in the story!

19 Ceres and Proserpina What mystery of our universe does this myth explain? Change in Seasons

20 Love & Loss What seasons represent Ceres loss? – Fall – Winter What seasons represent Ceres love? – Spring – Summer

21 Activity IN YOUR GROUPS: Choose a CAUSE in the story Ceres and Prosperpina. Change what happens. Show how that change will EFFECT the rest of the story.

22 Example - Pg. 650 – Cause: Jupiter gave Pluto permission to kidnap Proserpina Effect: Pluto kidnaps Proserpina and Proserpina lives in the underworld with Pluto. CHANGE: Jupiter denies Pluto permission, but Pluto goes against Jupiters wishes and has to suffer Jupiters wrath.

23 Activity IN YOUR GROUPS: Choose a CAUSE in the story Ceres and Prosperpina. Change what happens. Show how that change will EFFECT the rest of the story.


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