Echo and Narcissus

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Alas, poor Echo and Narcissus. Their tale provides young readers with an opportunity to practice their close reading skills as they use evidence from the text to respond to a series of discussion questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign groups one paragraph of the story, have them research the mythological reference in the text, and then rewrite their paragraph in modern language
Classroom Considerations

  • The archaic language of the translation will prove difficult for some readers
Pros

  • The packet includes a lengthy translation of the myth, an illustration, and discussion questions
Cons

  • The discussion prompts do not scaffold for the central question
Common Core