Arachne in Greek Mythology: Story Summary & Facts


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Who is the greek god/goddess Arachne squares off against in the contest?

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1. What does Athena do to Arachne in each version of the myths?

2. Who judges the weaving contest in the version of the myth of Arachne where Athena wins?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions allow you to make sure you know the Greek myth of Arachne. Find out if you know the details of the story and its purpose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll assess your understanding of:

  • Who judges the weaving contest in the version of the myth where Arachne loses
  • What creature Arachne is turned into at the end of the myth
  • The Greek deity Arachne challenges

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what happens to Arachne in every version of the myth we tell today
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the moral of this story is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who judges the contest

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this famous myth by reading or watching the lesson titled Arachne in Greek Mythology: Story Summary & Facts. It will cover:

  • The arts and attributes of the deity Arachne challenges
  • How Arachne got herself into her position
  • The different interpretations of Arachne's fate in the three stories