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By Joel Skidmore
Citing from some of the greatest ancient texts, this site offers a comprehensive mythology of the Greek gods and heroes and their stories. A few of the stories offer animated slide shows to assist in the storytelling process. The stories are all comprehensive, told in easy-to-follow language, though they often quote from texts such as those authored by Homer. A new section of the site explores the question of whether the Greek myths are still relevant today. There is also an encyclopedia of terms and a teachers' section.

Published by MythWeb in 1993-2007

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Grade Level(s):6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Curriculum Areas:History/Social Science
English/Language Arts
Themes/Keywords: Greek Mythology

Olympians, gods, myths, Greek, Roman, cultures

Essential Question(s)
1. How has Greek mythology influenced the English language?

Discussion Question(s)
1. What does it mean to be a hero? How do Greek the deeds of Greek heroes fit into this definition?
2. What Greek myths are important to know about?

Extension and Activities
1. Suggest that students research a Greek god on this site, and write a letter to him or her with a question about his or her life.
2. Encourage students to research gods and goddesses from other cultures and compare them to Greek and Roman gods.

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