Showing 11 entries for tag: Theseus
Flash cards/Mythology Card Game
The flash cards demonstrate various characters and events from Greek mythology. The creators note that the card game offers a review for content-based units using Greek myths. The teachers are advised to print two copies of the cards and paste on posterboard to make a deck of cards to play Go Fish, review the vocabulary, or play Memory.(...)
There are three worksheets in this group, which contain entertaining activities to accompany the teaching of Theseus and the Minotaur myth:
Theseus and the Minotaur Crossword
Theseus and the Minotaur Word Search
Minotaur Word Scramble, in which the students need to break down the word “Minotaur” and see if there are other words they can find while using its letters. For example “the opposite of off”, “Something (...)
The website is focused on presenting students with ancient myths in an approachable and entertaining form of a comic. The author of the comics reaches for absolute classics: myths, the Odyssey, drama, the Aeneid, and allows the reader to effortlessly learn numerous interesting facts and concepts from mythology, literature, philology, philosophy and other sciences.
Greek Myth Comix was originally launched to assist students in the auth(...)
The author took into account cognitive abilities of pre- and early-primary school age groups (6-9). Just as with modern language training, the emphasis is placed on communication skills of children, hence the reduction of grammatical commentary and absence of explanations of different phrases and grammatical structures, which are unnecessary at this stage. The learning happens through play, in an interesting and appealing way and provides children with the tools u(...)
Mορμολύκη is a modern textbook for learning the ancient Greek language. In contrast to most other textbooks, it contains only ancient authors’ original texts, even at the very beginning. The selection of the texts is really wide, much wider than found usually in textbooks: the texts range from Homer even to Church Fathers of the 4th cent. p. Ch. n. Quite innovatively, the textbook features a significant share (...)
Maurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall , James Morwood
The textbook provides a narration of the story of an Athenian farmer named Diceopolis and his family. They live in a village called Cholleidae, situated in Attica, north of Athens. The story is fictional, albeit the facts are set in a specific historical context which runs from the autumn of 432 to the spring of 431. Thus, the plot develops through some crucial historical patterns of the time, such as the Athenian democracy led by Pericles and the tensions cau(...)
This unit aims to “explore mythology through a cross-cultural, archetypal approach.” the students will read and discuss poems, stories and experts from novels which contain common elements relating to mythological architypes. The activities focus on reading comprehension and evaluation of texts as well as writing assignments and art, such as collage making. The students work individually or in groups.
This unit also a(...)
National Geographic Kids
This primary resource offers 2 PDF posters, one dedicated to Zeus and the other to “tales of terror” from ancient Greece. Both pages offers short paragraphs adapted from the National Geographic Treasure of Greek Mythology volume by Donna Jo Napoli.
The Zeus PDF briefly narrates Zeus’ fight against the Titans and the division of the universe between the three brothers. A colourful illustration depicts Zeus holding a thunderbolt and the giant se(...)
Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories
In the Youtube channel Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories two playlists retell stories from ancient Greek mythologies: Ancient Greek mythological stories; Greek stories.
The main Greek myths retold and animated for the children are:
Apollo and Cassandra; Athena and Poseidon; Eros and Psyche; Hercules and the twelve labours; Hermes and Apollo; Daedalus and Icarus; Odysseus and the Cyclops; Pandora’s box; Persephone; Pe(...)
National Geographic Kids
This resource offers 4 PDFs on ancient Greece. Facts on ancient Greece are introduced by the animated character of Max, the time-travelling mouse. The information appears like advertisement for a forthcoming issue of Mini Histories series.
PDF 1 + 2: The facts include brief information on: the geographical borders of ancient Greece, Trojan horse, Aristotle, Hippokrates, Homer, athletics, theatre, myths, gods, growing up in (...)