Title: King Midas and the Golden Touch as told by Charlotte Craft
Genre: Myths are tales handed down by word of mouth for generations. They tell about nature and human behavior.
Story Description: King Midas and the Golden Touch
King Midas loves only one thing more than his gold: his daughter. When he is granted a magic wish, he wishes that all he touches turns to gold. He realizes the tragedy of this wish when he turns his daughter to gold. He is overjoyed when he can give up the golden touch and have his daughter back.
Comprehension Skills: Compare and Contrast
Compare and Contrast means to tell how two or more things are alike or different. Clue words such as but, like, similarly, and as show comparisons. Words such as but, however, and instead show differences.