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Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 4

Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 4

Worksheet to accompany the outstanding Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 4. The video covers Alexanders campaigns in Bactria, Sogdia and Aria to his death and the division of his empire amongst his generals. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Epic History.  Alexander the Great Part 3

Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 3

Worksheet to accompany the outstanding Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 3. The video covers the Battle of Gaugamela to the discovery of the body of Darius III. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 2

Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 2

Worksheet to accompany the outstanding Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 2. The video covers the capture of the naval bases on the Meditarranean coast, the Battle of Issus, the Siege of Tyre and conquest of Egypt. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 1

Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 1

Worksheet to accompany the outstanding Epic History. Alexander the Great Part 1. The video covers Macedonian Expansion up to Alexander’s victory at the Battle of the Granicus. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
The Macedonian Empire Mapping Activity

The Macedonian Empire Mapping Activity

Mapping activity of key sites in Alexander’s Macedonian Empire. This task is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great,
WayneWoods
Epic Moments in History. The 9 Lives of Alexander the Great

Epic Moments in History. The 9 Lives of Alexander the Great

Worksheet to accompany the info-documentary, Epic Moments. The 9 Lives of Alexander the Great. The video is a good overview of Alexander’s military campaigns in the Persian Empire and the life of Alexander in general. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
The Later Achievements of Theseus

The Later Achievements of Theseus

The lesson starts with a task aimed at getting students to recall what they already know about Theseus through the study of his labours. Next the lesson focuses on the three versions of the Ariadne myth with a set of questions designed to look at the myth from their own perspective, but also through the eyes of an ancient Athenian. After this students are introduced to Theseus’ significance as king of Athens and then are presented with an extract from Plutarch’s Life of Theseus and asked 5 questions (can be printed as a handout) designed to get students thinking more deeply about primary sources in Classical Civilisation. Finally they need to consider why Plutarch decided to parallel Theseus to Romulus, even though their roles in terms of founding their respective cities are different. Students then read through the relevant parts of Euripides’ Heracles (included) and are asked 3 questions to answer for each part. Students can be assigned a different character and the relevant part of the play for students is split into six- From when Heracles learns he has murdered his wife and children, to the end of the play. This allows the play to be accessible and a chance for the teacher to address any misunderstandings or misconceptions. Obviously there is a focus on Theseus despite the name of the play, since it is Theseus who proves the greater man at the end of the play. 1 and 2 mark questions then follow based on their learning in the unit so far and finally there is an 8 mark comparative exam question. Students can recall their prior knowledge of Heracles’ association with Olympia from earlier in the course, and compare it to Theseus’ association with Athens. There is an extension task added on which involves students imagining they are at Theseus’ public funeral and writing an appropriate eulogy for him. This is designed for students to summarise their knowledge of Theseus’ life and demonstrate their ability to highlight the most significant moments.
robertsad
The Labours of Theseus

The Labours of Theseus

The lesson starts by asking students what the lesson might be about based on a set of abstract images. It assumes some prior knowledge about the basics of Theseus’s life e.g. How he was born and who he was. Included in the powerpoint which can be printed A3 or A4 is a worksheet which students can fill in with information about each of Theseus’ labours as you go through them on the board. Students are introduced to the kylix depicting the labours of Theseus housed in the British Museum. As a prescribed source for the GCSE, it is crucial that students know which labour is depicted where on the kylix itself. This powerpoint provides rotated and enlarged versions of each depiction at the appropriate points in the lesson. This ensures that students are constantly thinking not only about Theseus’ labours, but also how they are depicted on the kylix at all times. All the information students need to know about each of Theseus’ labours for the new Classical Civilisation OCR 9-1 GCSE is included. Having already studied Heracles earlier on in the course. There are questions to prompt comparisons with Theseus’ contemporary hero – in particular in the labours that they undertake and the way in which they go about doing them. This comparative thinking will help with the exam question at the end of the lesson. There is a link to a short animation (appropriate for all ages) included to his final labour: the defeat of the Minotaur which students can use to enhance their understanding of this story. The kylix is then referred back to as students are asked to contemplate how appropriate each depiction on the kylix is based on what they know about their labour, followed by a ranking and justification task. Finally, an 8 mark comparison question is included. It is designed to take them 8 minutes as per the timings on the paper at GSCE, and as a support there are sentence starters and helpful tips available to those that might need it. An extension task is also included which encourages the comparison with Heracles.
robertsad
Why did Alexander invade the Persian Empire?

Why did Alexander invade the Persian Empire?

Far from being an act of revenge for the Persians invasions of Greece, there were extensive personal, financial, geographical and political reasons for Alexander the Great leading the Macedonian army in the invasion of the Persian Empire in 334 BCE. This Examining the evidence activity presents a range of documentary and visual evidence regarding Alexander’s motivations. This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Ultimate Battles.  Gaugamela

Ultimate Battles. Gaugamela

Worksheet for the documentary, Ultimate Battles. Gaugamela. This video is available on YouTube and covers reasons for Alexander’ success at the Battle of Gaugamela, 331 BCE. This resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Alexander the Great - True of False?

Alexander the Great - True of False?

True or false activity on the topic, Alexander the Great. Students must determine if the 30 statements are true or false. Answers provided. This activity is designed for Stage 6 students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
3 Primary Sources - Alexander the Great

3 Primary Sources - Alexander the Great

3 Primary sources on the topic, Alexander the Great: Arrian speculates on Alexander’s territorial ambitions, c.76-138 CE Plutarch describes Alexander’s engagement at the Battle of the Granicus, May 336 BCE Quintus Curtius Rufus describes the Macedonians looting Persepolis, 330 BCE Students examine the documentary evidence for the nature, reliability and purpose of the passages. This set of activities is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Why did the Macedonians win the Battle of Chaeronea?

Why did the Macedonians win the Battle of Chaeronea?

This is a primary and secondary documentary activity on Why did the Macedonians win the Battle of Chaeronea? Students sift the evidence to identify the planning, weapons and armour, battle tactics, leadership and other factors that resulted in Philip II defeating the alliance of central Greek states in the 338 BCE Battle of Chaeronea. The activity is designed for Stage 6 students of the Higher School Certificate. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great. It can also be used in the teaching of Historical Periods. Option G. 4th–Century Greece to the Death of Philip II.
WayneWoods
Persian Empire - Cyrus and the conquest of Babylon

Persian Empire - Cyrus and the conquest of Babylon

Lesson and resources investigate Babylon and Cyrus’ take over. Students look at a comparison between the Babylonian king and Cyrus and why Cyrus was able to take the city so easily. Again Herodotus is at the heart of the tasks, but this also introduces the Nabonidus Chronicle and the important Cyrus Cylinder.
lperry44
Persian Empire and using Herodotus

Persian Empire and using Herodotus

Lesson focuses on geography of Persia, by comparing the Persian world today to its origin before Cyrus the Great. Focus on how to use Herodotus and building knowledge of his characteristics as a historian.
lperry44
Alexander the Great - Sequence the Events

Alexander the Great - Sequence the Events

Sequencing activity for the topic, Alexander the Great. Designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in Their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Ezine article - Alexander's Nearest and Dearest

Ezine article - Alexander's Nearest and Dearest

Analysis of article by Brendan Atkins entitled, Alexander’s Nearest and Dearest, published on the Australian Museum website. The brief article examines research carried out by Elizabeth Baynham into Alexander’s relationship with his generals, his staffers, the various categories of royal guards, mature female acquaintances and young female wives. The article looks at Alexander’s need for sexual, emotional relationships and his use of relationships to consolidate alliances and frontiers. Interesting insights into the complexity of managing personal relationships and ensuring that these relationships do not develop into a grab for military/social/political power. This resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in Their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Newspaper article - Tomb of Philip II of Macedon is Found in Northern Greece

Newspaper article - Tomb of Philip II of Macedon is Found in Northern Greece

Analysis of newspaper article by Nicholas Gage, published in the New York Times, entitled Tomb of Philip II of Macedon is Found in Northern Greece. The 1977 article was published one month after the discovery of Philip II’s tomb at Vergina and gives details about what was found in the tomb and why it is that of Philip II. Interesting insight into Macedonian burial practices. This resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in Their Times. Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Persuasive assessment task - Alexander the Great

Persuasive assessment task - Alexander the Great

Persuasive writing assessment task for the topic, Alexander the Great: "Assess Alexander the Great’s influence on his time. In your assessment you should include: Political influence Military influence Religious and cultural influence Influence in trade and commerce The influence of the Alexander Legend." The task includes advice on how to structure a persuasive text, the literacy features of persuasive writing and a marking guide/rubric. This task is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in Their Times: Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Alexander the Great - 4 Cloze Activities

Alexander the Great - 4 Cloze Activities

4 Cloze activities on the topic, Alexander the Great: The Companion Cavalry Bucephalus Battle of the Persian Gate Deification (Apotheosis) This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in Their Times: Option G. Greece - Alexander the Great
WayneWoods
Word Search - Alexander the Great

Word Search - Alexander the Great

Word Search using terms and concepts from the topic, Alexander the Great. This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G: Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Alexander the Great - Metalanguage

Alexander the Great - Metalanguage

Metalanguage mix and match activity using terms and concepts from the topic, Alexander the Great. This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Personalities in their Times. Option G: Greece - Alexander the Great.
WayneWoods
Spartan Society - 4 Cloze Activities

Spartan Society - 4 Cloze Activities

4 Cloze activities on the topic, Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE: Sparta’s Resources Lycurgus Hoplite Phalanx Syssitia This set of tasks is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G: Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Magazine article: Bred for Battle - Understanding Ancient Sparta's Military Machine

Magazine article: Bred for Battle - Understanding Ancient Sparta's Military Machine

Analysis of Antonio Penades’ article in National Geographic, Bred for Battle - Understanding Ancient Sparta’s Military Machine. This article gives a good description of how Spartan hoplites prepared themselves for battle, worked as a phalanx during the battle and recovered from the immediate aftermath of the battle. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G: Greece - Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
The Constitution of the Spartans

The Constitution of the Spartans

Worksheet to accompany the outstanding info-documentary, Constitution of the Spartans. This documentary gives an thorough account of the make-up and role of the kings, ephors and Gerousia and their impact on the conservatism prevalent in the Spartan state. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G. Greece - Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Ezine article: History of Ancient Sparta

Ezine article: History of Ancient Sparta

Analysis of article written by Owen Jarus posted on LiveScience , History of Ancient Sparta. The article is a basic overview of all things Spartan from the Mycenaean to the Roman period. There is nothing new here, but it is a basic narrative of the chronology of Laconia. This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the Higher School Certificate. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies - Option G. Greece - Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Misunderstood Moments. The Spartan Myth

Misunderstood Moments. The Spartan Myth

Worksheet to accompany the excellent Misunderstood Moments. The Spartan Myth. For a 20-minute lecture, this video certainly packs in outstanding research and dispels the myths about Spartan society being centred entirely on militarism and the Spartan Legend of invincibility. This resource is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G. Greece - Spartan society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Spartan Society - Mapping Activity

Spartan Society - Mapping Activity

Mapping activity requiring students to locate key geographical features relating to the topic Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra. Designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Spartan Society - True or false?

Spartan Society - True or false?

True or false revision activity. Students are provided with 30 statements about the topic, Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE. They must decide if the statements are true or false. This activity is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G: Greece - Spartan Society to to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes myth of the Amazons and any real-life correlations they may have with the Pazyryk tribe of Siberia. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a definitions match, a word search and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Spartan Society - Exposition Assessment Task

Spartan Society - Exposition Assessment Task

Exposition assessment task on the topic, Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra: How did the other Greek city-states view Sparta? Were these views justified? Use supporting evidence from the documentary sources and archaeological evidence to help explain your view. This task includes features and structure of an exposition and the marking guide/rubric. This task is designed for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G. Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Spartan Society - Sequence the events

Spartan Society - Sequence the events

Sequencing activity requiring students to research the dates of key events in Sparta’s history and put the events in chronological order. This resource is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G. Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Spartan Society - Metalanguage

Spartan Society - Metalanguage

Metalanguage mix and match activity for the topic, Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE. This activity is part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies: Option G: Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
Word Search - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra

Word Search - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra

Word search for the topic Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE. Part of a unit of work for Stage 6 Higher School Certificate students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Historical societies - Option G. Greece - Spartan Society to the Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE.
WayneWoods
History of Medicine Timeline

History of Medicine Timeline

This time line covers the key dates of the GCSE 9-1 History of Medicine Course. It can be used as a revision aid or stuck into the inside of a workbook to provide quick reference for students in lessons.
AIOM_TEACH
Ancient Greece: Democracy and Ostracism

Ancient Greece: Democracy and Ostracism

Planned for my Y4/5 class, goes into Ancient Greek democracy and ostracism. Contains ppt, worksheets and supporting resources. It does NOT contain the otraska referred to in the ppt - I used bits of broken pots. I got the idea from this from a website that charged £5 - it’s a good idea, but the resources were sadly lacking. I made this, based on that lesson idea. Enjoy!
piginmuck
Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages. Included: Ancient Greece boat / warship Ancient Greece warrior/ Achilles; Ancient Greece Athena; Ancient Greece vase / amphora; Ancient Greece discus thrower; Ancient Greece Zeus; Ancient Greece Lyric / poet Ancient Greece coins; Ancient Greece kantharos / pottery; Ancient Greece chariot. Can be used when studying Ancient Greece in KS2. The file is in .pdf format and not editable. A4 size. Thank you for your interest, Hoppy Times
hoppytimes
Ancient Greece democracy v modern day

Ancient Greece democracy v modern day

I created this from various resources available including one on TES (originator pantobabe from 2013) that was a bit wordy. Thought I’d share it as it ended up a couple of hours work and would like to save someone else the time! I used in my Year 5 class today and they were very excited about writing their own speeches - we will vote next week.
pipmoss12
Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different cultures and civilization during ancient times. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht