The theme of the Perseus myth is Heroism. Greek heroes tend to share uncommon strength, immense bravery, and noble morality. They also depend upon a certain degree of clever ingenuity to achieve success. Perseus presented himself as brave and courage for trudging forward to one of the gorgon's, Medusa. He never gave up because some people thought it was impossible to bring back the head of medusa to king Polydecetes but Perseus strives for the task and succeeds.
Perseus and Medusa: Greek Mythology Reading Response Activity
Greek myths are always a crowd pleaser in the elementary classroom, and having your students create a hands-on project to record their learning is a sure-fire way to spark excitement. Students will love reading the fascinating tale "The Myth of Perseus and Medusa" and creating a circlebook that focuses on story elements, characters, adjectives, vocabulary, the theme of courage, and much more. Choose from 27 different templates to customize the project for your students' needs.