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Podcasts (2) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Informational Materials (1) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Learning Activities (2) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities.


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Classic Inspiration in Hunger Games
http://www.scholasti...
In this video interview by Suzanne Collins, she discusses how she found inspiration for the Hunger Games from classic literature. This video is great for discussing author's purpose, allusions, and the impact of classics in modern literature.

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Heroes of Troy: Song Version
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This site breaks the Iliad into seven segments. Each segment has a song (audio) and a retelling of the story (video). PDF files of play scripts are also available for download. This simplified version of the the Iliad is great for struggling students or as a preview for the Odyssey.

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Myth Man - Greek Mythology
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Large collection of resources regarding Greek mythology. Includes an overview of characters, a gallery of images, and a section that demonstrates Greek mythology's influence on modern society.

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The Hero in Fiction Webquest
http://heroinfiction...
This webquest provides graphic organizers, videos, and links to teach students about hero archetypes and the hero's journey.

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Greek Mythology: Allusions
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This resources contains a collection of activities to teach allusions regarding Greek Mythology. The lessons include identifying allusions and explaining allusions. It then builds up to having students create their own allusions.

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