National Mythology Exam | Medusa

THEME:
Monstrous Mutations
 

 

WHAT IS THE MEDUSA NATIONAL MYTHOLOGY EXAM?

The Medusa Mythology Exam is open to all students, grades 9-12. Students in grades 3-8 should register for the Pegasus Mythology Exam.

The Medusa Mythology Exam is given annually to over 3,000 students in approximately 100 schools nationally and internationally. The Medusa Mythology Exam welcomes all students of classical mythology. . 

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

To registration for the PRINT version of the exams, log on to your account or create one. https://aclclassics.org/Join-ACL/ACL-Customer-Dashboard

This year, a digital option will be offered at the same price as the print version. A separate registration link is coming soon. 

WHAT IS THE CONTENT?

The Medusa Mythology Examination consists of 40 multiple choice questions, including at least one visual question. This year’s exam will focus specifically on the intersection of transformation and Greek and Roman mythological monsters.

WHAT ABOUT THE RESOURCES?

The Medusa Mythology Exam syllabus is now available

Since no standard translated is specifically required to be read for the test, a list of classical spellings encountered on the test can be found here

Additionally, ETC has available for purchase an activity packet with printable activities and teaching resources designed to reinforce the concepts and information covered by the test.

            See link here:  https://etclassics.org/Resources/NME-Study-Materials

WHAT ABOUT AWARDS?

Awards are distributed proportionally based upon the annual, national averages for the exam.

  • Perfect paper: Certificate  + gold medal
  • Summa cum laude: gold medal + printable certificate
  • Maxima cum laude: silver medal + printable certificate
  • Magna cum laude: ribbon + printable certificate
  • Cum laude: printable certificate

Print your own Certificates of Participation in COLOR or BLACK AND WHITE for all of your students. Show your students that you appreciate the hard work they put in when preparing for the test.

WHAT DATES TO KNOW:

Exam registration: September 1, 2020 - January 15, 2021 

Exam administration: February 22 - March 5, 2021

Exam results mailed: early-to-mid May, 2021

WHAT IF I HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact Medusa Mythology Exam Chair with any questions: medusachair@etclassics.org 


The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the NASSP National Advisory List of Contests and Activities for 2019-2020.