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                                                       Greek Mythology Curriculum

                             Kindergarten

      Christina Tettonis     Through the study of Aesop’s fables, folk tales, and fairy tales the students will
      Superintendent of Schools   understand that the Ancient Greeks created a wealth of compelling stories to explain

      Joy Petrakos           the mysteries and complexities of the world and also relate these myths to our lives
      Chief of Operations    today.  To have students familiarize and appreciate Greek Music and Greek Dance.

      Cathy Kakleas
      Principal, HCCS-SI         Aesop’s Fables                                The Lion and the Wild Boar

                                Life of Aesop                                 The Hare and the Tortoise
                                The Fox and the Grapes                        The Tortoise and the Eagle
                                The Fox and the Crow                          The Locust and the Ant

                                The Fox and the Goat                          The Vine and the Goat
                                The Dog and the Shadow                        The Vain Jackdaw
                                The Fisherman and the Flute                   The Fawn and his Mother

                                The North Wind                                The Ox and the Frog
                                The Wolf and the Crane                        Greek Nursery Rhymes & Games
                                The Wolf and the Lamb                         The Greek Flag

                                The Mice and the Cats                         National Holidays
                                The Lion and the Mouse


                             First Grade
                             Through the study of Mythology the students will understand that the Ancient Greeks
                             created a wealth of compelling stories to explain the mysteries and complexities of the

                             world and also related these myths to our lives today.

                                The Birth of Hercules                         King Midas

                                Hercules and The Twelve Labors                Deucalion and Pyrrha
                                Hercules becomes a Demi-God                   The Caledonian Boar Hunt
                                Jason and the Argonauts                       Pan
                                The Golden Fleece                             Echo
                                Pandora’s Box                                 Selene
                                Goddess Athena and Arachne                    Sisyphus
                                Bellerophon and Pegasus
                                Daedalus and Icarus
                                Prometheus











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