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English - Thursday

Chapter 15

Reading

Chapter 15 - A Safe Bet

 

Vocabulary check: prophecy, drachma, emanate, complexion, psychic.

 

  1. What sort of shop does Pythia live in?  Why do you think the author has chosen this?
  2. What time could it be?  How do you know?
  3. What does Thanatos intend to do to Elliot?  Why will this be difficult?
  4. What impression do you get of Pythia?

 

Writing

L.O. I can research a character

 

In this chapter we meet Pythia, the oracle of Delphi.  The Pythia, or Oracle of Delphi, played an important role in society in Ancient Greece.  We would like you to research the role of the Pythia, Oracle of Delphi by looking at the following websites and taking some notes.  Then please write a paragraph explaining the role and include any other information you have found out from your research.

 

https://greece.mrdonn.org/greekgods/oracles.html

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/ancient-greece/oracle-at-delphi/

https://kids.britannica.com/kids/article/Delphi/435243

https://kids.kiddle.co/Oracle_of_Delphi

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