Story of King Minos, an Account of a Greek Myth


Theseus killed the Minotaur and escaped from Crete with Ariadne. Theseus and Icarus escaped too but Icarus flew too close to the sun. Children read these well known stories in readable, hand-printed language. The text is followed by language tasks about the plots of the story, and common and different elements in the plots. There is a question about the characters and a true/false set. This 6-page item is suitable for Grades 4, 5 and 6. Because it is hand-printed it is six pages. It is for use by parents who want to tutor their own child at home.

Product Description

Theseus, Prince of Athens killed the Minotaur. King Minos of Crete demanded beautiful young people to feed to the Half-Man Half-Beast, and Icarus flew too close to the sun. These stories merge in this account. The most difficult words are ‘design’, ‘labyrinth’, ‘neighbours’.
This is a 4-page recount of a well-known story. It is hand-printed to model good writing. Activities include a question about story plots, a true and false list, sorting out the characters and drawing up a table of similarities and differences.