Words and Their Histories: Words Based on Myths and Legends (Vocabulary- Building Practice Pages)

Help children build their vocabulary skills using words that come from characters in ancient mythology and legend. Students will be able to derive the meaning of the list words by understanding the history of borrowed words. See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 7 Subject: Vocabulary Grade: 6 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Authors: Cathy Collins Block, John N. Mangieri Common Core: Language, Reading Informational Text File Size: 466 KB

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Help children build their vocabulary skills using words that come from characters in ancient mythology and legend. Students will be able to derive the meaning of the list words by understanding the history of borrowed words. Students practice using context clues and master vocabulary list words and their meanings through a series of exercises aimed at building vocabulary strategies. Students will connect words and find meaning, read and learn words in context, connect words and meanings, use vocabulary words in context. Students will also have the opportunity to review and extend their learning and check their mastery.

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.6
Teaching Tips

Use this to introduce a unit on Greek or Roman mythology. Use this worksheet for homework or classwork.