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Greek Mythology for Beginners: Introduction to the Olympic Gods (FLEX)

Sydney Phelps
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Will this be your learner's new favorite course? Join me to hear the best stories about the mischievous, humorous, awe-inspiring, & lovable gods of Greek mythology! Accompanied by jokes, classic art & literature, maps & flying babies!

Class Experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Beginner Level
4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Creation of the World
Introduction to the Ancient Greeks and their views about how the world was created!
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Epic Battles of the Gods
The gods fight over control of the heavens and the earth!
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Hera and Io
Zeus' queen, Hera, gets jealous of his new bride and makes everyone's lives miserable!
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Ares
The most important (and fun) stories to know about three of the major Greek gods!
  • Students will be introduced to the Greek's way of thinking and place in history. Students will learn about the Greek creation myths and the most powerful gods.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: Homework is optional. I will add some fun personal and comprehension questions to the classroom page on each Monday so you can test yourself on what you remember from the story and build relationships with the other students in class! If you prefer, the questions can simply be talked over with a loved one. If you would like to share your answers, I will respond to each student’s comments and/or answers in the Outschool classroom throughout the week. I will correct any wrong answers (to the comprehension questions only), and supply any answers that the students could not remember.
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Please see answer to the "homework" section above. The questions I will post in the classroom page are a way to informally assess how your student is doing!
I will be drawing mostly from "D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths" and occasionally from: "Bulfinch's Greek and Roman Mythology: The Age of Fable" and Edith Hamilton's "Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes" to tell each myth in a full and clear way accessible to young learners! 
Joined June, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree from Faulkner University
**1) Classes Taught:**

I specialize in teaching courses that focus on introducing literature, critical thinking, and history to young learners. My repertoire includes classes on reading, mythology, literature, and logic, offering students a... 
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4 pre-recorded lessons
4 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

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