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Greek Mythology Self-Paced: The Heroes

Izzy Mason
Star Educator
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(188)
In this 6 week class, learners will dive into the fascinating world of Greek Heroes and their great adventures.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
6 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Theseus and Perseus
In this lesson, there are two videos, one for each hero, and a discussion activity.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Jason and the Argonauts
This lesson covers the quest of Jason and Golden Fleece. His story includes a whole crew of heroes (some who even have their own adventures later on!). The story is told in 2 parts and includes and art challenge.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Bellerophon, Cadmus, and Atalanta
There are three heroes this week, including the one and only female hero. Belleraphon: a predictable hero. Cadmus: The builder of a city. This guy is for the plot. Atalanta: A Strong independent women with an interesting end to her story. This lesson also comes with an extra video to test you on your knowledge of our heroes!
 Week 4
Lesson 4
You might know him by the name Hercules (his Roman name). Heracles goes on 12 different quests to make up for a tragic event at his own hands. His cousin has great reactions throughout the tale. Heracles is proof that sometimes its not brains or brawn that helps you conquer an opponent. His story is broken up into 3 videos with a follow up discussion.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Achilles was a great hero of the Trojan War. Learn about him and his actions in this 3 part adventure. This includes some, but not all, major events of the Trojan War. You will also discover why we, to this day, have an Achilles Heel! Once you have made it through his journey, you can enjoy Kahoot! Challenge.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Odysseus was also a great hero of the Trojan War, but his tale starts just as it ends. Learn about his decade long journey home in 4 parts followed by a map activity.
Students will learn all about the adventures of the Greek Heroes. 
20+ years of loving Greek Mythology and a recent extended trip to Greece serve as my knowledge base.
Homework Offered
Weekly activities to be completed.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
These are tales of great battles and can include some violence. All language and descriptions will be kept appropriate for students.
Kahoot! is used as an Optional Activity
No outside materials will be used. 
Star Educator
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(188)
Hello! My name is Miss Izzy and I was definitely born to teach. I have a degree that covers topics such as teaching and learning, psychology, and humanities. Learning can, and should, be a lot of fun! I am always excited about trying something... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $60 for all content
6 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Completed by 11 learners
Ages: 9-13

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