ELA: Myths BioPoem

A biographical poem, or biopoem, uses a simple but specific structure to describe the most important facts about someone.

Your assignment is to write a biopoem about one of the gods or goddesses you have studied. You may choose any Immortal studied thus far.

Your final copy must be decorated.  Follow this format exactly, please:

Greek Name________________________________

I am (list four traits) ______________, _______________, _____________, ______________.

I am [a relative] of (1-3 people) _________________________________________________.

Lover of (1-3 things or people) _________________________________________________.

Who feels/protects (1-3 things) _________________________________________________.

Who needs (1-3 things) ________________________________________________________.

Who fears (1-3 things) _________________________________________________________.

Who gives (1-3 things) _________________________________________________________.

Resident of ___________________________________,

Roman Name ___________________________________.



Goddess of Love, Desire, Beauty and Fertility.

A daughter of Zeus and Dione; wife of Hephaestus.

Lover of sons Aeneas and Cupid and brother Ares.

Who protects sailors. Who needs a chariot.

Who fears War, Athena and Hera.

Who gives Helen to Paris, a magic belt to Hera, and Medea to Jason.

Resident of Mt. Olympus.


Mr. McIntosh

Teacher - Humanities

In a typical year I teach a range of courses from elementary to high school. I am our school's Social Studies specialist, teaching high school social, as well as a member of the PE team.

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