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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
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Creative God or Goddess

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewWho causes sinkholes? Or acid rain? High schoolers try their hand at myth-making as individuals create a god or goddess responsible for the modern-day phenomenon. They introduce their deity in an essay that reveals the name, parentage,...
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Anna Maria Jarvis: The History of Mother's Day

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Anna Maria Jarvis may be considered the mother of Mother's Day, but the history of the celebration goes all the way back to Ancient Greeks who honored Rhea, the mother of their gods. The narrator of a short video traces the history of...
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The Myth of Hercules: 12 Labors in 8-bits

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hercules had to slay a lion, capture a bull, and steal a herd of cattle from a three-headed giant, and he was just getting started. Scholars watch an inventive animated video that uses a video game format to describe the 12 labors of...
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World History and Geography: Ancient Greek Civilizations

For Teachers 6th Standards
Have an Olympic Games coming up? Explain the history of the games while also teaching about Ancient Greek culture and civilizations. A scaffolded set of 24 tasks enhances learning and active engagement with the material in any classroom.
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The Wheelie People

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Do you believe in soulmates? You may after listening to the Greek story of "The Wheelie People," which depicts the mythological change from double-people creatures who are split into two beings, forever doomed to scour the earth for...
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Andromeda and Perseus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What happens when the ugliest monster, the most beautiful princess, and the most heroic son of Zeus meet in a Greek myth? There's adventure—and tragedy—abound in an audio version of "Andromeda and Perseus" that details the rescue of...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 2

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
There's not much that the half-mortal, half-god Heracles can't do, but Hera plans to put him to the test! Listen to an audio retelling of the second half of Heracles's trials, including riding the Mares of Diomedes, procuring the Belt of...
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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Heracles—or Hercules as he was known in Rome—was put to work on 12 impossible tasks by the jealous and vengeful Hera. Listen to his heroism over the Nemean Lion, the Lernaean Hydra, the Cretan Bull, and others with an engaging audio...
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Pygmalion

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Listen to an audio retelling about a man who carved a statue to escape Aphrodite's demands—and ended up falling in love with his creation. A version of the Greek myth "Pygmalion" provides the story's text so readers can follow along with...
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The Midas Touch

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Imagine that everything you touched turned to gold—and that means everything! King Midas learns about the curse of greed in an audio retelling of the famous Greek myth.
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The Minotaur

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The conquest of the Minotaur, the betrayal of Ariadne, and the tragic misunderstanding of King Aegeus and Prince Theseus are all part of an audio retelling of the Greek myth featuring the half-man, half-bull creature. Pupils follow the...
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Jason and Medea Part Four: The Escape

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Jason is put to the test in the last part of this myth. Will he capture the Golden Fleece? Will Madea help him? Listen to an audio retelling to find out.
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Orpheus

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The love of Orpheus for his would-be bride Eurydice is insurmoutable—even by the curse of death. Take a poetic trip to the underworld as the honey-voiced Orpheus pleads for the life of his love with an enjoyable audio retelling.
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Jason and Medea Part Three: Princess Medea

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Meet Medea, daughter of Aeetes in the third audio reading of this Greek myth. The listener meets the Argonauts from Medea’s perspective, and discovers her infatuation with Jason who has come to retrieve the Golden Fleece from her father....
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Jason and Medea Part Two: The Voyage to Colchis

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The second part of Jason and the Argonauts’ journey to Colchis features a boxing match with King Amycus and the defeat of Amycus's army. But what happens when the Argonauts encounter Phineas the seer?...
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Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Join Jason on his voyage across the sea to Colchis as he rounds up a group of laborers to bring back the Golden Fleece. An audio resource provides a written story and audio accompaniment to engage pupils in Jason's exciting adventures.
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Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
An engaging narrator tells the tale of the Greeks and Trojans in a 19-minute audiobook that details the happenings of the Trojan War in a child-friendly manner.
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Helen of Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Helen of Troy is one of the most prevalent figures in poetry, mythology, and literature. Discover how the Trojan War began with her journey to Troy with an engaging audiobook accompanied by a written background and transcript. 
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
The accusations begin in Sophocles' Oedipus the King, with troublemakers and enemies abound. As learners delve deeply into the sights unseen, they review textual evidence from their readings to write about the importance of timing in the...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2, Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Continue a thoughtful analysis of Sophocles' Oedipus the King with a discussion about the importance of dialogue within the play's structure. Ninth graders examine the ways that Oedipus speaks about himself, to his subjects, and to Creon...
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The Lightning Thief: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Before you begin reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, read over this comprehensive handout that gives you a plethora of information regarding the story's summary, organizational structure, central...
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The Lightning Thief: Directed Reading-Thinking Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Before diving into the engaging tale of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, conduct this directed reading and thinking activity. Assess your pupils' knowledge of Greek gods and mythology through a knowledge web, and...
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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here you'll find a great collection of worksheets to supplement your instruction of Greek mythology, including informational texts on the Olympian gods and goddesses, a matching quiz, graphic organizers, and myth-writing activities.