Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades

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

Multimedia Details Title: Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades
Creator: Joseph
Submitted By: Nancy McGowan, Bluff Park Elementary School, Hoover City

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City


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:

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