McCulloch Intermediate School / Highland Park Middle SchoolBecause of a past wrong, Athens is forced to ship off young people to Crete every few years. There, boys and girls are devoured by the man-eating Minotaur , a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man. Theseus , Prince of Athens, decides to put a stop to this and sails off to slay the beast. He promises his father, King Aegeus, that he'll change the black sail of the ship to white on his return journey to show that he survived. Theseus manages to slay the Minotaur with the help of the beautiful Cretan princess, Ariadne, whom he ends up marooning on an island on the way back to Greece. As Theseus approaches Athens, he's so full of himself that he forgets to change the sail of is ship to white.
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Whats the book about? Look at the picture on the front of this book. You can see a man and a Minotaur. Talk about the picture. Then write these words in the sentences.
Download PDF "Antoine-Louis Barye's 'Theseus Slaying The Minotaur'" by Timothy Vogel is licensed Inside this palace, Minos had built a giant maze, a labyrinth, and, at the centre of the maze, he kept a terrifying creature – the Minotaur.
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Glossary of ESL terms. Theseus and the Minotaur Worksheets:. T hree worksheets that cover the characters and terms from the story of Theseus's fight with the Minotaur in the labyrinth of King Minos from Crete. Theseus and the Minotaur Worksheets. Heracles Hercules Worksheets:.
This unit launches the year-long discussion on heroism. This unit has been archived. To view our updated curriculum, visit our 6th Grade English Language Arts course. The novel is about a year-old boy who learns that his true father is Poseidon, god of the sea. Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to find the entrance to the underworld and stop a war between the gods. While told in a light-hearted tone, The Lightning Thief explores serious issues such as learning disabilities, self-doubt, and family problems that are relevant to the middle school reader. This unit launches a year-long discussion on what it means to be a hero.
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