European Dragon Lesson for Kids: Names & Mythology


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Which of these statements about European dragons is NOT true?

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1. Which of these was a famous Greek dragon that was killed by Zeus?

2. The word 'dragon' comes from the Greek word, drakon. What does drakon mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz are here to help you check your understanding of European dragons. The name of the Greek dragon killed by Zeus and the meaning of the word 'drakon' are two of the quiz topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the quiz:

  • A famous dragon that was made part of the constellation Draco when he died
  • Famous Greek dragon killed by Zeus
  • What 'drakon' means
  • Facts about European dragons

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important details from the lesson on dragons in European mythology
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about famous dragons from mythology, like the one who became part of a constellation
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about where the word 'dragon' comes from

Additional Learning

European Dragon Lesson for Kids: Names & Mythology is a lesson that you can read or watch whenever you want. Some of the things you'll learn about are listed below:

  • Physical properties of European dragons
  • British dragons
  • German dragons
  • Dragon in Greek mythology