Presentation on theme: "Mythology Vocabulary 6 th Grade Mrs. Kercher. Directions Download the following power point and take notes as we discuss the terms in class. Learn synonyms."— Presentation transcript:
Directions Download the following power point and take notes as we discuss the terms in class. Learn synonyms and antonyms for each of the terms. Learn how to use the terms in sentence. Discuss ideas on how each term can be connected to mythology.
1.speculate: to engage in thought or reflection; meditate Sentence: The students speculated about _____. Myth Connection: 2.forbade: (past tense of forbid) to command a person to not do something; to prohibit Sentence: Her mother forbade her to go out with __________. Myth Connection:
3. awe: an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful Sentence: Jenny was in awe of Chrissy’s ______. Myth Connection: 4. reverent: deeply respectful Sentence: The children were reverent to their ____. Myth Connection:
5. chronological: arranged in the order of time Sentence: The student put his ________ in chronological order. Myth Connection: 6. arachnid: any wingless, carnivorous arthropod of the class Arachnida, including spiders, scorpions, mites, ticks, and daddy-longlegs Sentence: The black, hairy arachnid ___________. Myth Connection:
7.vulnerable: capable of being wounded or hurt; open to attack Sentence: After falling numerous times, the little girl was vulnerable to reinjure her ___________. Myth Connection: 8. fantastic: odd and remarkable; fanciful or capricious Sentence: There are many fantastic ___________. Myth Connection:
9.crafty: skillful in underhand or evil schemes; cunning; deceitful; sly Sentence: The heroes crafty _______________. Myth Connection: 10. persistence: constantly repeated especially in spite of opposition Sentence: Max was very persistent and wanted to _____. Myth Connection:
11. row: a noisy dispute or quarrel; commotion Sentence: The row between the gods _______. Myth Connection: 12. defy: to challenge the power of; resist boldly Sentence: He defied ____________. Myth Connection:
13.meditation: continued or extended thought; reflection; contemplation Sentence: As Zeus was meditating, _____. Myth Connection:
14. solstice: either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator Sentence: The Greeks believed that the winter solstice __. Myth Connection: 15. irrational: without reason; utterly illogical Sentence: She made an irrational decision when she ___. Myth Connection:
16.assumption: something taken for granted; a supposition Sentence: By assuming her mom was picking her up, ___. Myth Connection: 17.principle: an accepted rule of action or conduct; general law or truth Sentence: The principles were recorded in _______. Myth Connection:
18.mutilate: to injure, disfigure, or make imperfect by removing or irreparably damaging parts Sentence: The grey wolf totally mutilated ________. Myth Connection: 19.fanciful: capricious or whimsical in appearance; imaginary; unreal Sentence: Her fancy dress stood ________. Myth Connection:
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