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Theseus and the Minotaur

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This podcast is part of the series: Ancient Greece & Rome

Creator:

David


School/Organization:

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City

Overview:

Theseus is an ancient Greek hero.  He is pitted against the Minotaur by King Minos.  The daughter of the king aids Theseus in maneuvering his way through the Labyrinth.  Theseus survives the Labyrinth and wins the heart of the princess.  The Athenians were now saved from future sacrifices to the Minotaur. 


Length: 2:41

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA2013] (6) 32: Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study. [SL.6.2]
[ELA2013] (6) 42: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.6.6]
[ELA2013] (7) 31: Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study. [SL.7.2]
[ELA2013] (7) 41: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.7.6]

National/Other Standards:

Standard 3-Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

Standard 7-Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts 

Standard 8-Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes 

 


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