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Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades

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

Creator:

Joseph


School/Organization:

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City

Overview:

Kronos, Lord of the Titans, does not want to lose his power.  His plan to swallow his children whole is thwarted by Zeus.  The three super powers:  Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades, divide up the earth into areas to rule.  Each of the "Big 3" has a famous story to tell:  Zeus/Io, Poseidon and the Athenians, and Hades/Persephone/Demeter. Many of the stories are used to explain occurrences of the day. 


Length: 2:36

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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