8th Grade Common Core 1.5 Reading Literary Text


In this video, we'll learn about the relationship between Perseus and the Gorgons. Hopefully it's not complicated.

Common CoreReading: Literature

Transcript

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thing must be understood Medusa e got a quicksilver horrible

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state used blue cautiously downwards admirably done to the astonishment

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of merchant and medusa was not on eharmony all right

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and here's our question which sentences from the text Best

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support How the relationship between perseus and the gorgons develops

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in paragraphs one through five Select all that apply and

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hear the potential answers Yeah all right Well let's take

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a look at a threat The nearer he came the

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more terrible did the snaky visage and metallic body of

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the monster grow a gives us a description of a

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gorgon but doesn't talk about the relationship at all And

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we all know relationships need to be based on something

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a little deeper than just a physical appearance So is

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ron all right How about bea descended towards it And

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at the foot of a precipice of black rocks Behold

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there were the terrible gorgon Alright well perseus has a

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tough job It's not union He has to figure out

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which gorgon is medusa and then kill her It's probably

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safe to say these two won't be b f f's

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anytime soon Answer be not only helps perseus figure out

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where the gorgons lived it brings him one step closer

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to slaying them Both help him establish a relationship with

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the gorgons albeit not a great one Unfortunately for our

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unhappy couple murderess is not yet a relationship status on

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facebook But bea is a correct answer All right now

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let's think about answer See which shall i strike at

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Asked perseus drawing his sword and descending a little lower

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Well we already know that perseus relationship with gorgons isn't

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exactly warm and fuzzy murder rarely is but to do

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that he needs to first establish a relationship with them

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So does he help him with that task Yeah absolutely

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First he's has toe first know which gorgon he's killing

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before he can actually do the deed Soc is also

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correct and answers Deanie quicksilver is trying to give perseus

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the four one one on the gorgons However both of

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these answers speak more about quicksilver and what he knows

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about corgan's although that does give perseus some information about

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him It doesn't speak to perseus relationship with gore gods

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so both deana incorrect so looks like correct answers are

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vey nc knowing where the gorgons lived and figuring out

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which one of them is medusa Both help perseus establish

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a relationship with the gorgons even if it's a pretty

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toxic one but seriously though produce it doesn't need this

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kind of relationship in her life Next time his wife 00:02:47.483 --> [endTime] left it's not union