Contemporizing Myths

Students examine ancient Greek myths and illustrate origin myths scenes in a contemporary setting. In this Greek myth lesson, students analyze Rembrandt’s painting The Abduction of Europa and discuss how the artist took an ancient Greek myth and contemporized it for a 17th-century Dutch audience. Students discuss the purpose of origin myth and illustrate a scene from a myth within a contemporary setting.

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7th - 9th
Visual & Performing Arts
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Lesson Plans
3 days
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Project-Based Learning
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