National Mythology Exam

Ages:Elementary, Middle School

Type:Exam

Categories:Classics, History, Humanities

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The theme for the 2016-2017 National Mythology Exam will be 'Hercules'.

Since 1989, the exam has been offered to students in elementary, intermediate, and middle school grades three through nine. The NME is consistently given to over 10,000 students in approximately 400 schools around the United States and in several foreign countries.

Home-schooled students are welcome to take the NME. Parents are expected to serve as proctors of the exam, following the same procedures lined out for regular classroom teachers.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2017-18 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.

  • Grades 3-4
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam on Greek and Roman mythology and MAY choose to take any other sections
  • Grade 5
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam PLUS 10 questions on the theme (Hercules) and MAY choose to take any other sections
  • Grades 6-9
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam PLUS 10 questions on the theme (Hercules) and at least ONE 10-item literary sub-test of their choice on the following:
      • Iliad
      • Odyssey
      • Aeneid
      • Native American tales
      • African tales
      • Norse Mythology

This exam style contest is judge based on the number of correct answers provided in the allotted time.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.etclassics.org/pages/the-national-mythology-exam

Managing Organization: Excellence Through Classics

Contact:
Andrea Weiskopf
nmechair@etclassics.org

Entry Fee: ???

This competition is open to students in Elementary, Middle School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The theme for the 2016-2017 National Mythology Exam will be 'Hercules'.

Since 1989, the exam has been offered to students in elementary, intermediate, and middle school grades three through nine. The NME is consistently given to over 10,000 students in approximately 400 schools around the United States and in several foreign countries.

Home-schooled students are welcome to take the NME. Parents are expected to serve as proctors of the exam, following the same procedures lined out for regular classroom teachers.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the 2017-18 NASSP List of Approved Contests, Programs, and Activities for Students.

Process

  • Grades 3-4
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam on Greek and Roman mythology and MAY choose to take any other sections
  • Grade 5
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam PLUS 10 questions on the theme (Hercules) and MAY choose to take any other sections
  • Grades 6-9
    • MUST take basic 30-item exam PLUS 10 questions on the theme (Hercules) and at least ONE 10-item literary sub-test of their choice on the following:
      • Iliad
      • Odyssey
      • Aeneid
      • Native American tales
      • African tales
      • Norse Mythology

Criteria

This exam style contest is judge based on the number of correct answers provided in the allotted time.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.etclassics.org/pages/the-national-mythology-exam

Managing Organization: Excellence Through Classics

Contact:
Andrea Weiskopf
nmechair@etclassics.org

Entry Fee: ???

This competition is open to students in Elementary, Middle School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.