English Words from Greek and Roman names of Gods


Students learn the meanings of the names of Greek and Roman gods, and explore English words that have those roots and associated meanings. Lesson is set up using flashcards that can be exchanged.


Lesson Plan

Lesson worksheet is under Root Words and Greek Gods, and materials for flashcards is under Names of Greek and Roman Gods. To make flashcards, put name on one side and meaning on the other. Put students in pairs, and each pair gets a few cards. Pairs can exchange cards when they've figured out words and written them down, or if they get stumped.

Class Time Needed

30 minutes


Language arts

Grade Level

Grades 6-8