Roman Myths

Lesson 10

Objective

Explain why Psyche is unable to find true love and what impact it has on everyone. 

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Classic Starts: Roman Myths by Diane Namm  pp. 101 – 108 — “Cupid and Psyche”

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Target Task

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Multiple Choice

Which statement best explains why Psyche was unable to find true love?

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Writing Prompt

Why is Psyche unable to find true love? How does this impact the other characters?

Mastery Response

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Vocabulary

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enraged     (v.)

made very angry

dilemma     (n.)

a tough choice

despair     (n.)

a feeling of no hope

mourn     (v.)

to feel or show great sadness because of a death

disobey     (v.)

to go against what you are told

fearful     (adj.)

afraid

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.3.3 — Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.4.b

RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RL.3.1

RL.3.10

RL.3.4

SL.3.1

W.3.10