4 5 2 1 a Discus b Wrestl- ing c boxing d running e Chariot racing 3
1. Why was religion very important to the ancient Greeks? 2. Did the Greeks believe in only one god and one goddess? They thought it would make their lives better, and the gods and goddesses would take care of them after they died. No. The Greeks believed in many different gods and goddesses.
3. Why was it important to make the god(s) and the goddess(es) happy? 4. What did the Greeks pray for? Because happy gods and goddesses helped you, but unhappy ones punished you. They prayed for a good harvest, a good journey, or for their children to become beautiful.
1.Zeus is the god of the sea. 2. Zeus is married to Hera. 3. Zeus is the cousin of Poseidon. 4. Aphrodite makes everyone feel love. 5. People built temples to pray in. 6. People gave gifts to each other to make their wishes come true. F T F T F F
Key to C 1.King stops thief. Thief in palace. King’s money returned. 2. Fire in Athens. People escape fire. Fire destroys houses.
Pompeii was a large city in Italy, several days’ journey (1) ________ Rome. This big city traded in crops, wine and olive oil. On 23 August 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius, a volcano, erupted near Pompeii. It was a very bad disaster. On this day, the city (2) ___________ any other busy city --- people were moving about, shopping and talking with their friends. from looked like
Then, the earth began to move. Everyone was (3) ____________. Buildings started to shake and people (4)___________. Many people tried to leave the city of Pompeii. But a lot of smoke (5) ____________ the mountain. The sky became (6) __________ and it was very hot. very frightened ran outside came out of dark
By 26 August 79 AD, the whole city was silent. It was (7) __________ under 3 metres of ash. Many people were (8) _______ in their homes. Thousands of people (9) ________. The city of Pompeii was buried until 1748. buried trapped died
Many people (10) __________ their loved ones in Pompeii. I (11) _________ very sad when I (12) __________ this disaster. lost felt read about
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