Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have listeners follow along with the reading as they listen to the story
  •  Instruct students to visualize one of the scenes after they listen by drawing a picture
  • Ask leaners what they think the Golden Fleece is during pre-reading/listening 
Classroom Considerations

    • Best suited for learners studying Greek mythology, as well as learners that have background information on Greek gods and goddesses
    • Audio clip is 12 minutes and 59 seconds and is the first reading of four parts
    • Be aware of the comment section at the bottom
    • The reading contains some small differences from the written portion; however, it does not affect comprehension 
    Pros

    • Includes the story in written and audio form that can be played from a browser or downloaded as an mp3
    • The speaker reads with expression and changes his voice as he takes on the persona of the different characters
    • Each verse follows its own rhyming scheme
    • Provides a summary at the end of the story
    Cons