4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis

4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis
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Common Core Standards
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Scylla and Charybdis were Greek sea monsters, After the end of the Trojan War, Odysseus and his crew headed toward home, but they had to go through many adventures before reaching Greece. One was facing the sea monsters Scylla and Charybdis. The phrase "between a rock and a hard place" holds the same meaning as the phrase "between Scylla and Charybdis."

In this curriculum, you will get
1) Lesson plans (for a 3-day and a 5-day schedule)
2) Reading sheet that compares a first and third person account
3) Deeper level thinking class discussion questions
4) Comprehension questions and a study guide
5) Class activity
6) Work with descriptive phrases
7) Inquiry questions
8) Match game
9) Vocabulary worksheet
10) Story prompts
11) Reading and Writing worksheet

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Lessons that include reading sheets for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th–grade reading levels:
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Plans at the second-grade reading level:
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Plans for the third-grade reading level:
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Plans for the fourth-grade reading level:
4SL - Pandora’s Box Curriculum
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4SL - The Trojan Horse

Supplementary materials:
SL Games – Greek Gods, Mythical Creatures, and More Match Games
SL Games – Monsters From Greek Myths
SL Games – Idioms, Phrases, and Proverbs

"SL4 - Between Scylla and Charybdis" is copyrighted (c) 2014 by S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. No part of this material (in part or as a whole) may be altered. Teachers and parents may use this material for students in the classroom or at home, reproducing student sheets for personal use. This curriculum may not be commercially reproduced for print, electronic, or other formats and/or platforms, and may not be distributed electronically or commercially, unless written permission is given by S. Kay Seifert.
Total Pages
20 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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