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Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology

Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
Words from Mythology Posters - 40 Allusions to Greek Mythology
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Discover 40 words and phrases originating from characters in Greek myths. You’ll receive 40 colorful and informative posters, a word list with definitions, corresponding assessment, and a page explaining four ways Greek words came into the English language. As a bonus, the posters are also available in PowerPoint format.

This set, created by master teacher Brenda Kovich, is also available as a part of the Allusions to Greek Mythology Bundle, which includes information cards, flash cards, and games.

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.
• Assessment – The one-page assessment tests kids over 20 of the 40 terms.
• Allusions Posters – Each of the 40 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.

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 Units
This product is now available as part of my Fourth Grade Reading Curriculum - Literature Skills Bundle. You can purchase eight complete standards-based units (including lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, practice, and assessments) plus three comprehensive assessments 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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For weekly ideas, activities, links, and freebies, check out my blog, Enjoy Teaching.

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Brenda Kovich

I’m committed to continual improvement. This product was updated and enhanced on June 27, 2017.
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