Common Core Standard 8.9 for Literature: Common Themes Throughout Time and Literature

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

 

What themes can you identify from various Greek Myths that are found in modern works of fiction and/film?

What themes can you find in ads such as “Evolution,” or “Can You Live With Dirty Water?”

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