7 th Grade ELA Pre-AP. INTRODUCTION TO GREEK MYTHOLOGY. I. What are Myths?. Myths : stories that use fantasy to express ideas about life that cannot easily be expressed in realistic terms.
7th Grade ELA
INTRODUCTION TOGREEK MYTHOLOGY
Myths: stories that use fantasy to express ideas about life that cannot easily be expressed in realistic terms.
In Greek mythology, gods “did not create the universe… the universe created the gods” (Hamilton 24).
7. Athena (Minerva)
8. Apollo (Apollo)
9. Aphrodite (Venus)
10. Hermes (Mercury)
11. Artemis (Diana)
12. Hephaestus (Vulcan)
Choose your god or goddess for your “wanted” or “missing” poster.
Goddess of wisdom and the arts of war and peace
Protector of Odysseus
Zeus’s favorite daughter
God of archery, poetry, music, medicine, and prophecy
Goddess of Love and Beauty
God of commerce, speed, and trade
Goddess of the Wild Things, the moon, and crossways
God of fire and the forges – Blacksmith to the gods