Medusa Lesson for Kids: Story & Facts


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What is a Gorgon in Greek myth?

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1. What does immortal mean?

2. Who was sent to kill Medusa?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Medusa was a scary character from ancient Greek mythology. You'll be asked several questions about Medusa, including how she killed people and who was sent to kill her.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Know what a Gorgon is
  • Define the word ''immortal''
  • Understand who was sent to kill Medusa
  • Recall how Medusa killed people
  • Tell why ancient Greeks and Romans placed Medusa statues on their buildings

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Medusa to understand how she killed people
  • Information recall - remember what you know about Gorgons
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define the word ''immortal''

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Medusa Lesson for Kids: Story & Facts to learn more. The lesson helps you:

  • Learn who the Greek god of wisdom was
  • Understand why ancient Greeks and Romans were fascinated by Medusa
  • Know who Medusa fell in love with