Who Was Atreus? - Mythology & Curse - Quiz & Worksheet


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With which member of the House of Atreus did the curse begin?

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1. Who killed Atreus?

2. Which of the following events regarding Atreus is true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The myth of Atreus is about a cursed family, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the story. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the members of the House of Atreus and their torments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • How the House of Atreus was cursed
  • Fates of the members of the House of Atreus
  • Crimes of the House of Atreus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - verify that you draw the most important information from the related mythology lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Pelops and Thyestes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the myth of Atreus

Additional Learning

To learn more about mythology, review the accompanying lesson called, Who Was Atreus? - Mythology & Curse. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand how the House of Atreus was cursed throughout generations
  • Learn about the atrocities committed by members of the House of Atreus
  • Know important myths and figures