Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths

Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
Greek Mythology Allusions Practice - 40 Words from Myths
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Ramp up your Greek mythology allusions practice with set of 40 colorful and informative cards, a word list with definitions, corresponding assessment make learning fun and easy. As a bonus, you'll receive a page explaining four ways Greek words came into the English language.

This set, created by master teacher Brenda Kovich, these activities are classroom tested and kid approved. They are also part of the Fourth Grade Literature Skills Bundle.

What’s Included

  • How Did Greek Words Come into the English Language? – This page tells four ways Greek terms entered our language. It can be used as a teaching tool, poster, or handout.
  • Word List – Two pages list and define all 40 terms covered by the cards. It’s perfect as a study guide.
  • Allusions Cards – Print back-to-back and cut in half. Each half-page card tells the term and definition on one side. On the other side, students can read the word’s origin and a sentence using the word.
  • Allusions Test – The one-page assessment tests kids over 20 of the 40 terms.

Terms and Characters Addressed:

  • Achilles' heel - Achilles
  • Adonis - Adonis
  • amazon - Amazon
  • arachnid - Arachne
  • atlas - Atlas
  • cereal - Ceres
  • chaos - Chaos
  • chronological - Chronos
  • cupid - Cupid
  • echo - Echo
  • fate - the Fates
  • fortune - Fortuna
  • fury - the Furies
  • gigantic - giants
  • harpy - harpies
  • Herculean - Hercules
  • hypnosis - Hypnos
  • iris - Iris
  • jovial - Jove
  • lunatic - Luna
  • martial - Mars
  • mercurial - Mercury
  • Midas touch - Midas
  • muse - the Muses
  • narcissism - Narcissus
  • nymph - nymphs
  • ocean - Oceanus
  • oracle - oracle
  • Pandora's box - Pandora
  • phobia - Phobos
  • phoenix - phoenix
  • psychology - Psyche
  • siren - sirens
  • tantalize - Tantalus
  • titanic - Titans
  • Trojan horse - Trojans
  • typhoon - Typhon
  • volcano - Vulcan
  • zephyr - Zephyrus

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Standards Addressed

  • CCSS RL.4.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
  • Florida CPALMS LAFS.4.RL.2.4 – Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).

I’m committed to continual improvement. This product was updated on August 21, 2018.

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