Presentation on theme: "The Gods and Goddesses of Greece"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Gods and Goddesses of Greece Become an expert on the god or goddess that interests you most!
2 Objectives: 1. Conduct research to learn about a Greek god or goddess 2. Create a well-organized PowerPoint to display the information about your god or goddess3. Teach your classmates about your god or goddess through an engaging and creative 1-minute presentation
3 Ares God of War Student Sample Appearance: a bearded, good-looking warrior dressed for battleSymbols/Attributes: a.) the spearb.) also associated with dogs and vulturesStrengths: Decisive, determined, fearlessWeaknesses: impulsive, bloodthirsty, wants to fightregardless of the consequencesParents: a.) son of Zeus and Herab.) his parents don’t like himSpouse: Never married but had many affairs,especially with AphroditeChildren: a.) Diomedesb.) Cycnusc.) OenomausDid you know?Ares was usually more focused on the combat and bloodshed of a conflict rather than who was right and who was wrong.
4 Athena The Goddess of Wisdom war, weaving, and pottery StudentSampleAthena The Goddess of Wisdom war, weaving, and potteryAppearance: a young woman wearing a helmet and holding a shield with the head of Medusa on it and a spearSymbols/Attributes: a.) Owls (watchfulness & wisdom)b.) Shieldc.) Allowed to use Zeus’s thunderbolt and other weaponsStrengths: Rational, intelligent, a powerful defender in war but also a peacemakerWeaknesses: Is not emotional or compassionateParents: born from the forehead of her father Zeus in full battle armorSpouse: NoneChildren: NoneFun Fact: She taught women how to spin and embroider. When one of the women, Arachne bragged that she was better at spinning than Athena, she was turned into a spider.
5 Research the following information about your god/goddess: AppearanceSymbols/attributesStrengthsWeaknessesParentsSpouseChildren1-2 Fun Facts
6 What are some ways to create engaging presentations?