NAME ____________________________________________ DATE ______________ PD _____ Trojan War Review DIRECTIONS: Write TRUE for statements that are

correct and FALSE for statements that are incorrect. __________1. The cause of the Trojan War can be traced back to the wedding of Thetis and Peleus. __________2. Helen’s biological father is Zeus. __________3. Thetis and Peleus are the parents of the great Greek warrior Achilles. __________4. Achilles’ mother Thetis tries to make him invincible by dipping him in the River Styx. __________5. Achilles’ only weak spot was the back of his knee. __________6. Paris awards Hera the “Apple of Discord.” __________7. The Trojans win the Trojan War. __________8. Hera and Athena supported the Greek army. __________9. Odysseus devised the idea for the Trojan Horse. __________10. Achilles, the greatest Trojan Hero, slays Hector, the greatest Greek warrior and drags his body behind his chariot and around the walls of Troy. __________11. Paris, the prince of Troy, kills Achilles by shooting him in the back of the knee with a magical arrow. __________12. Agamemnon sacrifices his daughter Artemis. __________13. Sinon is left behind to insure that the Trojan Horse is brought into the city. __________14. The Apple of Disharmony was the prize for the beauty contest between Hera, Aphrodite, and Artemis. __________15. Helen becomes known as “the face that launched 2,000 ships.” __________16. The goddess Hera is Zeus’ sister and wife. __________17. Aphrodite sides with the Trojans during the Trojan War. __________18. Unlucky Odysseus is away from home for 15 years. __________19. The home of Odysseus is Ithaca. __________20. Athena is the goddess of Wisdom and War. DIRECTIONS: Match each god/goddess with his/her correct description. ____21. Zeus ____22. Poseidon ____23. Hades ____24. Hestia ____25. Hera ____26. Ares ____27. Athena ____28. Apollo ____29. Aphrodite ____30. Hermes ____31. Artemis ____32. Hephaestus ____33. Demeter ____34. Eris ____35. Aeolus ____36. Thetis a. Queen of the Gods; Goddess of Home & Marriage; Zeus’ wife & sister; has a very jealous personality b. Goddess of the Hearth; symbol of the home & family; no distinct personality; she doesn’t play a part in myths c. Goddess of Love & Beauty; Paris gives her the Apple of Discord; helps the Trojans d. Goddess of Wisdom, War, Peace, and Agriculture; helps the Greeks; daughter of Zeus e. God of Fire & the Forge; makes divine armor and weapons f. God of the Winds g. King of the Gods h. Goddess of the Harvest; mother to Persephone i. a lesser goddess & sea nymph; mother to Achilles J. God of the Sea k. The Messenger God; wears winged sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand L. Goddess of Discord; not invited to the wedding of Peleus & Thetis which helps to start the Trojan War m. God of War n. Goddess of the Hunt; punishes Agamemnon by making him sacrifice his daughter o. God of the Underworld p. The Archer God; God of Healing, Light, & Truth; helps the Trojans; helps Paris kill Achilles

DIRECTIONS: Match the following characters with his/her correct description. ____37. Achilles ____38. Helen ____39. Paris ____40. Menelaus ____41. Agamemnon ____42. Odysseus ____43. Neoptolemus ____44. Philocetes ____45. Hector ____46. Priam ____47. Klytemnestra ____48. Iphigenia ____49. Aeneas ____50. Sinon ____51. Patroclus ____52. Loacoon ____53. Astanyx ____54. Tyndareus ____55. Diomedes a. King of Sparta; invokes the Oath of Tyndarues; one of the leaders of the Greek Army; married to Helen b. Achilles son; helps Odysseus on a few missions; kills Priam c. Menelaus’ brother; married to Helen’s twin sister; angers the gods; murdered when he returns home d. owns the Bow & Arrows of Heracles; bitten by snake; left on island; kills Paris e. Greatest Trojan hero and prince; kills Patroclus; killed by Achilles f. Greatest Greek warrior; kills Hector; vulnerable spot is his heels; disrespects Hector & Priam; fated to die g. Greek soldier; left behind with the Trojan Horse; lies to get the horse in the city h. King of Ithaca; married to Penelope; very persuasive & smart; gets the job done; thinks of Trojan Horse i. Trojan priest who warns them about the Trojan Horse; eaten by sea serpents J. “the face that launched a 1,000 ships”; married to Menelaus; has affair with Paris k. first King of Sparta; Helen’s father who raised her; has Greeks swear an oath when Helen is married L. raised as a shepherd; gave Aphrodite the Apple; kidnaps Helen; Prince of Troy; kills Achilles m. Achilles cousin & best friend; his murder by Hector puts Achilles in a rage n. Agamemnon’s daughter; sacrificed to appease to the goddess Artemis o. Hector’s infant son; thrown off the walls of Troy by Odysseus p. Great Trojan warrior; survives the war; later his descendants found the city of Rome Q. King of Troy; begs for the body of his son; killed by Neoptolemus r. Greek warrior; helps Odysseus on various missions s. Helen’s fraternal twin sister; married to Agamemnon; murders him when he returns home

DIRECTIONS: Make notes for the following open-ended question using the RAQES formula. Be sure to Circle & RUN the prompt and include specific information from the Trojan War stories in your answer.

The stories about the Trojan War showcase many characters, both mortal and immortal, whose actions helped the Greeks defeat the Trojans. In your opinion, who was most responsible for helping the Greeks win the war (or who was most responsible for the Trojans losing the war)? Why?

Restate: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Answer: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Quote (or Paraphrase example) from story:_______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Explain Quote/Example: ______________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Summarize Topic & Answer: ___________________________________________________________________________________

KEY- Trojan War Review
DIRECTIONS: Write TRUE for statements that are correct and FALSE for statements that are incorrect. Read each sentence carefully. If one part is wrong, the entire sentence is FALSE! __FALSE___11. Paris, the prince of Troy, kills Achilles by _TRUE____1. The cause of the Trojan War can be traced back shooting him in the back of the knee with a to the wedding of Thetis and Peleus. magical arrow. __FALSE___12. Agamemnon sacrifices his daughter Artemis. __TRUE___2. Helen’s biological father is Zeus. __TRUE____13. Sinon is left behind to insure that the Trojan __TRUE___3. Thetis and Peleus are the parents of the great Horse is brought into the city. Greek warrior Achilles. __FALSE___14. The Apple of Disharmony was the prize for the beauty contest between Hera, Aphrodite, and __TRUE___4. Achilles’ mother Thetis tries to make him Artemis. invincible by dipping him in the River Styx. __FALSE___15. Helen becomes known as “the face that __FALSE__5. Achilles’ only weak spot was the back of his knee. launched 2,000 ships.” __TRUE____16. The goddess Hera is Zeus’ sister and wife. __FALSE__6. Paris awards Hera the “Apple of Discord.” __TRUE____17. Aphrodite sides with the Trojans during the __FALSE__7. The Trojans win the Trojan War. Trojan War. __TRUE __8. Hera and Athena supported the Greek army. __FALSE___18. Unlucky Odysseus is away from home for 15 years. __TRUE___9. Odysseus devised the idea for the Trojan Horse. __TRUE____19. The home of Odysseus is Ithaka. __FALSE__10. Achilles, the greatest Trojan Hero, slays Hector, __TRUE____20. Athena is the goddess of Wisdom and War. the greatest Greek warrior, in battle and drags his body behind his chariot and around the walls of Troy.

DIRECTIONS: Match each god/goddess with his/her correct description. Write the letter of the correct description in the space provided. G J O B A M D P C K N E H L F I 21. Zeus 22. Poseidon 23. Hades 24. Hestia 25. Hera 26. Ares 27. Athena 28. Apollo 29. Aphrodite 30. Hermes 31. Artemis a. Queen of the Gods; Goddess of Home & Marriage; Zeus’ wife & sister; has a very jealous personality b. Goddess of the Hearth; symbol of the home & family; no distinct personality; she doesn’t play a part in myths c. Goddess of Love & Beauty; Paris gives her the Apple of Discord; helps the Trojans d. Goddess of Wisdom, War, Peace, and Agriculture; helps the Greeks; daughter of Zeus e. God of Fire & the Forge; makes divine armor and weapons f. God of the Winds g. King of the Gods h. Goddess of the Harvest; mother to Persephone i. a lesser goddess & sea nymph; mother to Achilles J. God of the Sea k. The Messenger God; wears winged sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand

32. Hephaestus L. Goddess of Discord; not invited to the wedding of Peleus & Thetis which helps to start the Trojan War 33. Demeter 34. Eris 35. Aeolus 36. Thetis m. God of War n. Goddess of the Hunt; punishes Agamemnon by making him sacrifice his daughter o. God of the Underworld p. The Archer God; God of Healing, Light, & Truth; helps the Trojans; helps Paris kill Achilles

DIRECTIONS: Match the following characters with his/her correct description. F J L A C H B D E Q S N P G M I O K R 37. Achilles 38. Helen 39. Paris 40. Menelaus a. King of Sparta; invokes the Oath of Tyndarues; one of the leaders of the Greek Army; married to Helen b. Achilles son; helps Odysseus on a few missions; kills Priam c. Menelaus’ brother; married to Helen’s twin sister; angers the gods; murdered when he returns home d. owns the Bow & Arrows of Heracles; bitten by snake; left on island; kills Paris

41. Agamemnon e. Greatest Trojan hero and prince; kills Patroclus; killed by Achilles 42. Odysseus f. Greatest Greek warrior; kills Hector; vulnerable spot is his heels; disrespects Hector & Priam; fated to die

43. Neoptolemus g. Greek soldier; left behind with the Trojan Horse; lies to get the horse in the city 44. Philocetes 45. Hector 46. Priam h. King of Ithaca; married to Penelope; very persuasive & smart; gets the job done; thinks of Trojan Horse i. Trojan priest who warns them about the Trojan Horse; eaten by sea serpents J. “the face that launched a 1,000 ships”; married to Menelaus; has affair with Paris

47. Klytemnestra k. first King of Sparta; Helen’s father who raised her; has Greeks swear an oath when Helen is married 48. Iphigenia 49. Aeneas 50. Sinon 51. Patroclus 52. Loacoon 53. Astanyx 54. Tyndareus 55. Diomedes L. raised as a shepherd; gave Aphrodite the Apple; kidnaps Helen; Prince of Troy; kills Achilles m. Achilles cousin & best friend; his murder by Hector puts Achilles in a rage n. Agamemnon’s daughter; sacrificed to appease to the goddess Artemis o. Hector’s infant son; thrown off the walls of Troy by Odysseus p. Great Trojan warrior; survives the war; later his descendants found the city of Rome Q. King of Troy; begs for the body of his son; killed by Neoptolemus r. Greek warrior; helps Odysseus on various missions s. Helen’s fraternal twin sister; married to Agamemnon; murders him when he returns home

DIRECTIONS: Answer the following open-ended question using the RAQES formula. Be sure to Circle & RUN the prompt and include specific information from the Trojan War stories in your answer.

The stories about the Trojan War showcase many characters. In your opinion, who was most responsible for helping the Greeks win the war?

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