Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson

Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
Greeks Bearing Gifts Thematic Vocabulary Lesson
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Combat boredom with this themed vocabulary lesson! "Greeks Bearing Gifts" focuses on ten words that come from Greek legends and mythology: atlas, chimerical, herculean, narcissist, odyssey, oedipal, platonic, sardonic, spartan, and titanic. Perfect accompaniment to The Odyssey or other mythology-related literature. Fun, brain-based exercises ensure long-term retention of the vocabulary words.

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
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6 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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