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SL - Greek Myths and Stories - FREE Comprehension Questions and Answers

Grade Levels
2nd - 6th, Homeschool
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Get two myths and one poem! Then get comprehension questions and their answers for 12 Greek myths and 1 poem for FREE. This freebie includes study guide questions for the following short stories:

  An Achilles Heel

  Between Scylla and Charybdis

  Damon and Pythias

  The Golden Touch

  Hercules and Atlas

  Hercules and the Wagoner

  One Hundred Lyrics, “No. 39” (poem)

  Pandora’s Box

  The Sphinx’s Riddle

  The Story of Atalanta

  The Sword of Damocles

  The Trojan Horse

  The Wonderful Weaver

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN FULL CURRICULUM for Greek myths and stories, you may also be interested in the SL Greek Myths and Stories Bundle. This bundle includes tales about gods, heroes, mortals, and quests from Greek mythology. Or you can purchase these same items listed individually below:

Curriculum for Stories From Greek Mythology

Lessons that include reading sheets for the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th–grade reading levels:

4SL - An Achilles Heel Curriculum

4SL - Hercules and Atlas Curriculum

Plans at the second-grade reading level:

>SL Fable: Hercules and the Wagoner Curriculum

Plans for the third-grade reading level:

3SL - Damon and Pythias Curriculum

3SL - The Golden Touch Curriculum

3SL - One Hundred Lyrics, “No. 39” – Greek Poem

3SL - The Sphinx’s Riddle Curriculum

3SL - The Wonderful Weaver Curriculum

Plans for the fourth-grade reading level:

4SL - Between Scylla and Charybdis

4SL - Pandora’s Box Curriculum

4SL - The Story of Atalanta

4SL - The Sword of Damocles Curriculum

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

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


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