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Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology

Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Bundle - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
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Discover forty – yes, 40! – words and phrases originating from characters in Greek myths. This bundle includes lesson plans, a word list, a PowerPoint presentation, posters, cards, games, and an assessment.

Created by master teacher Brenda Kovich, this set has everything you need to teach, reinforce, and assess students’ knowledge of allusions to mythology.

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.
Words from Mythology Cards – Print these half-page cards back to back. On the front, you’ll find the word and its definition. The back features background information and a sample sentence.
Words from Mythology Posters – Each of the 40 full-page posters presents the word, its meaning, a picture, background information, and a sentence containing the word.
Allusions PowerPoint Presentation – The posters have also been saved as a PowerPoint, allowing you to present them as a slide show.
Game Cards – Print these quarter-page cards back to back for flash cards or on one side for matching or concentration games.
I Have, Who Has Game - Get the whole class involved in this interactive game. Up to 40 students can play.
Assessment – The one-page assessment tests kids over 20 of the 40 terms.
BONUS - A new companion website houses all of these materials in one handy spot! In addition to everything listed above, you’ll receive a link to the website. Click here for a preview.

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

Click on the PREVIEW button above to take a peek at what’s included.

More Mythology Activities
Greek Mythology Research & Coloring - Gods, Goddesses & Other Characters
Medusa: Two Viewpoints
Opinion & Persuasive Paragraphs Featuring Characters from Myths

Fourth Grade Literature Skills File Drawer
This file is also included in my Fourth Grade Literature Skills File Drawer. Eight complete standards-based units, three comprehensive assessments, and a set of media activities are stored in one handy website. Click here for a preview.

You can purchase the entire file drawer for a discounted price − or pick and choose from the list below:
Answering Questions Unit
Finding a Theme Unit
Summarizing Unit
Describing a Character Unit
Words from Mythology Unit
Prose, Drama, and Poetry Unit
Determining and Defending Point of View Unit
Comparing and Contrasting Folklore Unit
Literature Assessments - Grade 4

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I’m committed to continual improvement. This unit was updated and enhanced on July 14, 2017.
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