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English - Thursday

Chapter 15

Thursday - Reading

Session 4 - 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?

Thursday - Writing

Session 4 - 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.


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