Theseus and the Minotaur

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

Multimedia Details Title: Theseus and the Minotaur
Creator: David
Submitted By: Nancy McGowan, Bluff Park Elementary School, Hoover City

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City


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:

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