Here’s another video based lesson!

Pre-lesson

Brainstorm- Write the words Immortal and mortal on the board. Have students come to the board and write words or phrases that they think of seeing these words.

During Lesson

Watch- Have students watch the video. If it’s a lower level class you can play the video with the subtitles or stop the video at one minute marks and check for understanding.

Post-Lesson

  1. Have students break into small groups and discuss the following questions.
    • What does the quote “Beauty is a curse” mean? Do you agree or disagree and why?
    • What are some words you would use to describe Psyche? Cupid? Venus?
    • Do you think Psyche is a strong character? Why or why not?
    • After watching the video what do you think the words Immortal and mortal mean?
  2. Writing- Have students write a short response based on this question: Greek myths often have morals, or a lesson that you learn from the story. What do you think the moral of this myth is?

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