Greek myths

Greek Myths

The ancient Greeks gave so much to literature -- fables, great playwrights, and of course, the Greek myths. Originally a way to explain the natural world, these stories are rich in plot and characters. Even today, we use many idioms and metaphors that have roots in Greek mythology. This reading set includes a variety of these tales.

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(5) Passages included in this Reading Set:

1/5 Passages in this Set

The Golden Age

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 2 passage: The Titans ruled over a golden ag...

865 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary
2/5 Passages in this Set

The Story of Prometheus: How Fire Was Given to Men

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 3 passage: In Greek mythology, Prometheus is...

946 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme
3/5 Passages in this Set

Delos

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 7, part I passage: This Greek myth from a bo...

625 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Story Elements, Summary
4/5 Passages in this Set

Delphi

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 7, part II passage: This Greek myth from a b...

815 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Character Traits, Figurative Language, Theme
5/5 Passages in this Set

Icarus

by James Baldwin from Old Greek Stories

Chapter 14, part III passage: One of the most famous...

826 Words, 3rd-6th Grades, Context Clues, Summary, Theme