Level One
Worksheet # 1

Days of the Week

Keywords:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Reading Sentences:

  1. Sunday is the day that is named after the sun.
  2. Monday is the day that is named after the moon.
  3. Saturday is the day that is named after the planet Saturn.
  4. The other days of the week are named after gods that Europeans worshipped a long, long time ago.
  5. Tuesday is named after Tiu, an old German god of war and the sky.
  6. Wednesday is named after Woden, the ancient German main or chief god. Woden is also their god of art and war.
  7. Thursday is named after Thor, the Norse god of thunder, strength, and war. Thor had a magic hammer. He is the son of Odin who was equal to Woden.
  8. Friday is named after Frigg, the wife of Odin and goddess of heaven.