About This Chapter
Greek Myths for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
If your students need extra help learning about Greek myths, have them complete these fun and engaging lessons. Taught by expert instructors, the chapter explains information about Greek myths, gods and goddesses in a way that's easy for elementary-level students to understand and remember. The chapter comes with practice quizzes to help your students retain the lessons topics.
- The Temple of Artemis
- The Story of Echo and Narcissus
- Psyche and Eros
- The Underworld
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about Greek myths will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn facts about ancient Greek gods, stories, temples and more.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding information about Greek gods
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about Greek mythology
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about mythology (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about Greek myths
- Students who struggle to understand their history teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra history resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover the Greek myth topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about Greek myths.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands Greek myth facts by administering the Greek Myths for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Greek God Apollo Facts: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll learn some facts about the Greek God Apollo, who was related to medicine and the arts. Apollo was an important god and he was involved in many different myths. Read on to find out some interesting things about him.
2. Ares Greek God of War Lesson for Kids: Facts, Stories & Myths
Ares, the ancient Greek god of war, represented the violence and bloodshed of battle. There are many legends and stories about Ares that play a large part in ancient Greek mythology.
3. Artemis Greek Goddess Lesson for Kids: Facts, Stories & Mythology
Artemis is best known for being the goddess of the hunt and the representative of wild animals. Although she was one of the twelve major gods living on Mount Olympus, she led a very private life.
4. Demeter Greek Goddess Lesson for Kids: Facts & Myths
Demeter was one of the major goddesses living on top of Mount Olympus in ancient Greece. She was the goddess of the harvest, and she played a very important role in the daily lives of the Greek people.
5. Greek God Dionysus Lesson for Kids: Facts, History & Myths
Dionysus was the Greek god of wine and a god of nature. Learn about his interesting birth and how he became an immortal god on Mount Olympus, and find out some fun facts about his family and his powers.
6. Hades God of the Underworld Lesson for Kids: Facts & History
Hades was one of the most well-known gods in ancient Greek mythology. He was the ruler of the underworld, the place that mortals went when they died, and a very powerful god.
7. Facts & Myths About Hephaestus: Lesson for Kids
Do you know who Hephaestus is? In this lesson, you'll learn some interesting facts and myths about Hephaestus, one of the 12 major gods in ancient Greek mythology.
8. Greek Goddess Hera Lesson for Kids: Facts, Myths, & Symbol
Hera was the queen of the gods and one of the most powerful figures in Greek mythology. She represented life and marriage to the Greeks and, because of this, was very important to them.
9. Hermes Greek God Lesson for Kids: Facts & Myths
The Greek god Hermes played a major role in ancient mythology, like being a trustworthy messenger of the gods. Read on to learn more about Hermes, the stories about him, and why he was important to Greek mythology.
10. Greek Goddess Hestia Lesson for Kids: Facts & Myths
If you live somewhere with cold winters, you know how important a warm fire can be. In Greek myths, Hestia was the keeper of the home fire. In this lesson, learn about her family, her personality, and her importance in keeping the home fires burning.
11. The Temple of Artemis Lesson for Kids: History & Facts
The ancient world was filled with many wonders, especially huge buildings and temples. The Temple of Artemis is considered one of these ancient wonders. In this lesson, learn about the Temple's history and its mystery beneath the ground.
12. The Story of Echo & Narcissus Lesson for Kids
The story of Echo and Narcissus was a very popular one in ancient Greek mythology. It tells of a young man who loved himself more than anyone else and the beautiful creature who fell in love with him.
13. Eros the Greek God of Love Facts: Lesson for Kids
Eros was the Greek god of love and a very powerful deity. As a god, he had a special power which allowed him to make two people fall in love with each other. Read on to learn more about Eros!
14. Eros & Psyche in Greek Mythology: Lesson for Kids
The story of Psyche and Eros is one of the most treasured love stories of all time. The ancient Greeks told this story to generations of people, and their love has inspired many people throughout the ages.
15. Helios the Greek Sun God: Lesson for Kids
Helios was an early god in Greek mythology. He played a small part, but was very important. Helios represented the Sun, and the Greeks believe that he controlled the days and nights.
16. The Ancient Greek Underworld: Lesson for Kids
In ancient Greek mythology, the Underworld was a strange and scary place, ruled by the god Hades. It was where most humans went after they died. This lesson will describe some interesting aspects of this mysterious place.
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