Greek Poem

 Mythology biographical poem

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 were assigned. The blanks on this page are for your rough draft. When you’re done, copy your final version onto a separate sheet of paper and decorate it, if you would like. Please attach this sheet to your final draft.

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__________________.

Example (you may use this goddess):

Aphrodite, 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. Venus.

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