Greek Constellations

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This podcast is part of the series: Ancient Greece & Rome

Multimedia Details Title: Greek Constellations
Creator: Emily 
Submitted By: Nancy McGowan, Bluff Park Elementary School, Hoover City
School/Organization:

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City


Overview:

The origins of constellations are named after mythological characters.  This podcast explains the origins of Pegasus and Cassiopeia.


Length: 01:51
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
ELA2015 (6)
27. Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate. [W.6.7]
ELA2015 (6)
32. Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study. [SL.6.2]
ELA2015 (6)
42. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.6.6]
ELA2015 (7)
26. Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation. [W.7.7]
ELA2015 (7)
31. Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study. [SL.7.2]
ELA2015 (7)
41. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.7.6]
ELA2015 (8)
26. Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration. [W.8.7]
ELA2015 (8)
41. Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.8.6]


National/Other Standards:

Standard 3- Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

Standard 7-Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts 

Standard 8-Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes 

Standards 8-Students use a variety of technological and informational sources to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.