Not suitable for school, but a good tie-in is the new movie "300". The
history channel has a video on "300" that is school appropriate, and while
not art related, would be a good background video to show.
> Just a thought,
> Greek Mythology is one of those subjects that can grab
> any student older to younger. The stories of how they
> came about. The relationships they have with each
> other. Its like a modern day soap opera. Using art to
> give students visual representation of what they talk
> about is vital. Maybe have students recreate the Gods
> as they would be today: look how the Gods of the
> Greeks represented how they idolized themselves to be,
> how do we see ourselves today and how would that be
> represented in Gods of today.