Ancient Greece - Mythological Beasts

In this lesson, students learn about Greek mythological creatures. Twelve of the main Greek beasts, creatures and monsters are explored in listings, Centaur, Cerberus, Chimera, Cyclops, Harpy, Hydra, Medusa, Minotaur, Pegasus, Phoenix, Satyr and Siren. Each listing features an original illustration, facts and a short myth. The introduction includes interesting facts about ancient Greek mythological beasts including heroes, natural phenomena, animal attributes and powers. There is also a page exploring three constellations named after mythological beasts. Activities include differentiated reading response, create a monster activity, match the beast activity, constellation task cards and a printable memory card game.

Pages: 38 (including 7 answer sheets)
PLUS: A black and white version of the entire resource


  • 12 Illustrated Listings
  • Research a Beast Activity
  • Constellation Page
  • Constellation Task Cards
  • Star Charts
  • Create a Monster Activity
  • Match the Beast Activity
  • Printable Memory Card Game
  • Questions / Multiple Choice / True or False (Differentiated Reading Response)

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All text and illustrations are by Christa Galloway, Primary Topic Shop.

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Created: Jul 3, 2019

Updated: Sep 24, 2019

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