Battle of Thermopylae - Ancient Greece - Comic Strip Lesson

Battle of Thermopylae - Ancient Greece - Comic Strip Lesson

This is a lesson that fits in with the Ancient Greek Topic. This is aimed at Year 5 and 6 but can be adapted for any KS2. I have included a word bank and comic strips with examples of written pieces. I have made these myself and this is my first attempt at sharing so any feedback would be appreciated.
sianiebarrett
Ancient Greece and Rome: Escape Room - Social Studies Mini-Bundle

Ancient Greece and Rome: Escape Room - Social Studies Mini-Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $10; as a bundle they are 20% off, for $8! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Alexander the Great! Reading Passage/Extension Activities

Alexander the Great! Reading Passage/Extension Activities

This resource is part of my new series, “Let’s Meet…” famous people in ancient history. With this biographical reading passage, students will learn about the Alexander the Great, the famous Military Leader of the Ancient World. There is a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extensions and links. More than a military leader, Alexander the Great’s lasting contribution to the world was the spreading of Greek culture to all he met. My Let’s Meet… series is growing. Currently, I also have the following in the series: Hatshepsut, Ramses, Socrates, Hammurabi, Aesop and Hannibal .
gailhennessey
Prehistoric cures and Medicine

Prehistoric cures and Medicine

A lesson on Prehistoric cures and Medicine. Included engaging presentation, starter, assessment, task, activities and plenary
Edustem1
Aesop: Famous Fable Writer of Ancient Greece(Reading Activity)

Aesop: Famous Fable Writer of Ancient Greece(Reading Activity)

This resource is part of my new series, “Let’s Meet…” famous people in ancient history. More titles are being added. Currently, the series includes Hatshepsut, Ramses and Socrates. With this biographical reading passage, students will learn about the Aesop, the famous fable writer of Ancient Greece. There is a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extensions and links.
gailhennessey
Athena by Imogen and Isabel Greenberg

Athena by Imogen and Isabel Greenberg

Discover the adventures of Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, war and courage. From her extraordinary birth – sprung from the head of her father, in the midst of a thunderous headache – to her refusal to take no for an answer. Find out how she inspired powerful gods, goddesses and humans and the terrifying fate of those who dared to cross her path. Follow Athena as she competes against her bad-tempered uncle; watch as she turns her enemy into a spider and join her as she keeps Odysseus safe on his remarkable journey home. Prepare to be amazed as you uncover the story of one of the most fearless ancient goddesses, and the tales of a world where humans, gods and goddesses could meet. Illustrated and written by the brilliantly talented sister duo, Isabel and Imogen Greenberg, this is a story of daring for goddesses-in-the-making.
bloomsburykids
July Bargain for First Time Customers

July Bargain for First Time Customers

First time customer? Use the TES Code SUPERFLYJULY to get this bundle of my best selling resources before the end of July. It includes resources for KS3 and GCSE. Activity types range from roleplay and simulation type exercises that take a lot of planning through to activities that break down sources and aid students when analysing them. There’s also some award winning video clips in here. Featured on the BBC, they are intended to act as short but engaging stimulus materials. The first time buyers use SUPERFLYJULY. Existing buyers, it’s a very big discount I’m putting on these so save yourself some planning!
dmoorhouse
The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece

Introduction to the project and teaching resources Within this folder you will find a series of documents about Ancient Greece with a focus on daily life and houses. All of these materials are designed for cross-curricula teaching and cover the English, History, Maths, Science, Geography, and Art subjects of the National Curriculum. Please do not feel that you have to use all of these files and the associated activities, as they may not all be appropriate for your teaching or timetable. The materials include both background information to the subjects covered, and actual teaching materials, including various activities. These resources were conceived together with the intention of providing teachers with all of the information they would need to teach a topic on daily life in Ancient Greece. Thus some of the activities will require you, as the teacher, to have engaged with all of the background materials within your planning, even if you do not use them directly in your lessons. For example, presentation 20, which provides information and activities for the Science curriculum on Vision and Light, requires you to have read about Greek houses and the family, which is found in presentations 05, 07-10 and 14. All of the teaching activities have been designed to support the students’ core knowledge and skills as outlined in the National Curriculum. For example, presentation 01 covers the topic of archaeology as a discipline, including what Classical archaeologists study, and where they undertake their excavations. Within this presentation (01) there are two specific activities on slides 3-6. The Kmz* file (02) (for use in Google Earth), and Presentations 03 and 04, extend this topic into Maths and Geography activities that can be done both in and outside the classroom. These activities may be followed by presentation 05, which focuses on the settlement (Olynthus) that provides the basis of many of the other presentations about specific issues regarding houses, daily life and the family in Ancient Greece. Presentation 06 is a LEGO Education activity that is linked to presentations 01 and 05, and develops students’ work in the English, Art and Design subjects of the National Curriculum.
Grand_Designs
The Archaeology of Ancient Greece: Primary resources

The Archaeology of Ancient Greece: Primary resources

Introduction to the project and teaching resources Within this folder you will find a series of documents about Ancient Greece with a focus on daily life and houses. All of these materials are designed for cross-curricula teaching and cover the English, History, Maths, Science, Geography, and Art subjects of the National Curriculum. Please do not feel that you have to use all of these files and the associated activities, as they may not all be appropriate for your teaching or timetable. The materials include both background information to the subjects covered, and actual teaching materials, including various activities. These resources were conceived together with the intention of providing teachers with all of the information they would need to teach a topic on daily life in Ancient Greece. Thus some of the activities will require you, as the teacher, to have engaged with all of the background materials within your planning, even if you do not use them directly in your lessons. For example, presentation 20, which provides information and activities for the Science curriculum on Vision and Light, requires you to have read about Greek houses and the family, which is found in presentations 05, 07-10 and 14. All of the teaching activities have been designed to support the students’ core knowledge and skills as outlined in the National Curriculum. For example, presentation 01 covers the topic of archaeology as a discipline, including what Classical archaeologists study, and where they undertake their excavations. Within this presentation (01) there are two specific activities on slides 3-6. The Kmz* file (02) (for use in Google Earth), and Presentations 03 and 04, extend this topic into Maths and Geography activities that can be done both in and outside the classroom. These activities may be followed by presentation 05, which focuses on the settlement (Olynthus) that provides the basis of many of the other presentations about specific issues regarding houses, daily life and the family in Ancient Greece. Presentation 06 is a LEGO Education activity that is linked to presentations 01 and 05, and develops students’ work in the English, Art and Design subjects of the National Curriculum.
Grand_Designs
Greek Medicine

Greek Medicine

A fully detailed and engaging year 7 lesson on Greek Medicine with Starter, Presentation, Main, Activity, Assessment and Plenary.
Edustem1
Egypts and Greeks

Egypts and Greeks

A fully detailed engaging lesson for year 7 on Egypts and Greeks included starter, activity, task, presentation, homework and assessment.
Edustem1
Ancient Greek Food (Tasting)

Ancient Greek Food (Tasting)

An introduction to the diet of the ancient Greeks by tasting! This resource can be used at the start of a learning journey on Ancient Greece, to engage, or at the end. I have also used it the day before a ‘Fabulous Finish’ (Ancient Greek Day) where the children dressed in costumes, designed their own Greek pottery and carved in clay, held a mini Olympic games tournament and then marched into a feast, giving due honour to Zeus before eating. It worked well in this manner, because the children were already aware of the types of foods they would be sampling and why. The resource set includes: Presentation on the diet of the Ancient Greeks. A printable Menu - edit on the ppt to include the food you have bought Slides to show what foods are going to be sampled A printout where children can rate the food, based on its appearance and texture and taste etc. (Print from ppt) A suggested follow up task - where children design their own menus, of Ancient Greek style food, using effusive persuasive language. All the food types included, are easy to source, and I found Aldi/Lidl extremely good value for 60 pupils. Most children gagged on the anchovies, but it was part of the fun - they all loved the goats cheese/greek yoghurt squeezy honey combo (and some were eating the honey simply on its own!) I hope you enjoy using this resource.
Nataliebu
Greek Mythology Curriculum for High School

Greek Mythology Curriculum for High School

Looking for a Greek mythology unit for an older audience? Take those beloved mythological stories and ramp them up with this MASSIVE bundle that includes SIX WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for advanced middle school students and high school freshmen/sophomores as they connect their studies of Greek mythology to our modern world and their own lives. This is a six unit curriculum study on mythology. With instructional pacing, all lesson plans and supplements (minus materials such as videos and such), and a general database for English classroom use, this will span 84 days of instruction. Textbooks not included. This unit will introduce students to the structure and purpose of myths in society. As students become familiar with the enduring patterns and motifs found in mythology, they will gain a greater appreciation for the continuity and tradition of our literary heritage as a reflection of the collective experiences of humankind to make meaning and explain the world around us. The big ideas embedded through this unit are: • Whether passed down orally or retold in a literary format, myths follow identifiable patterns and contain common motifs. • Myths are stories which provide an understanding of the world around us. • Myths straddle the line between folklore, religion, fiction, and science. • The purpose of myths is to explain the unexplainable, to amuse, to unite, and to educate. Included in this 9-12 Mythology Curriculum are essential questions, acquired knowledge, acquired skills, major assessments, instructional materials list and where to obtain, interdisciplinary connections, technology connections, accommodations and modifications. Unit 1: Mythic Meaning, Structure and Creation (Pacing – 8 Days) 1 Unit Benchmark Assessment 4 Unit 2: The Classical Tradition as a Reflection of Society (Pacing – 18 Days) 5 Unit Benchmark Assessment 8 Unit 3: The Hero’s Journey (Pacing – 18 Days) 9 Unit Benchmark Assessment 12 Unit 4: Epic Literature (Pacing – 10 Days) 13 Unit Benchmark Assessment 16 Unit 5: Comparative Mythology (Pacing – 12 Days) 17 Unit Benchmark Assessment 20 Unit 6: Mythology Applied: The Art of Allusion (Pacing – 18 Days) 22 Unit Benchmark Assessment 25 Appendix A: General Databases for English Classroom Use 26 Extra pages include a comic strip template, graphics, writing prompt, rubric, persuasive essay paper, handouts and more! ***I’ve also included my Persuasive Writing Bundle. Thank you for looking! If you like it, please leave a review!
GracieRae
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
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
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
Ancient History Big Bundle!

Ancient History Big Bundle!

THIS BUNDLE CONTAINS EACH OF THE ANCIENT HISTORY KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS, IN ADDITION TO THE ANCIENT HISTORY POINTLESS GAMES! The clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). Based on the popular game show, the ‘Pointless’ games are perfect for use as whole lesson resources, enrichment options, or revision tools. The games are editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. Each game contains around 25 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions and they are effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Romans, Ancient Egyptians, and Ancient Greeks. The nature of the games ensures that the resources can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following ancient history topics: Ancient Egypt; Ancient Greece; The Romans. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Ancient Greece Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show ‘Pointless,’ this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I’ve also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing 24 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning. There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of Ancient Greece. Round 1. Ancient Greek Gods Round 2. Places in Ancient Greece Round 3. Key Dates Round 4. Objects and Ideas in Ancient Greece Round 5. Famous Ancient Greeks The nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels. A blank template has also been added, so that you can create your own games!
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Greece map (annotated); Ancient Greek Gods; Ancient Greece timeline; Ancient Greek people; Ancient Greek places; Ancient Greek daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Greek Theatre lesson Year 5

Greek Theatre lesson Year 5

I put this together from other free resources. The masks worked really well. I got chn to label the amphitheatre (in WALT doc) and write what they’d learnt in a paragraph underneath and then we made masks.
pipmoss12
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. Each organiser contains a number of comprehensive sections explaining the key elements of the topic, timelines detailing key times and events, diagrams and images to visually aid understanding, and key facts to extend the learning of higher attaining students. The resources are designed to be printed onto A3, and are provided as both PDFs and Word documents (so that you can edit should you wish to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens - facts to sort

Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens - facts to sort

Just made this for my Year 5s and thought I’d share. Facts for chn to work out if they are for Sparta or Athens. Answers on 2nd page! (I actually pasted these facts from a great Powerpoint someone made on here called Anicent Greece Life and Schools - so thanks to that person too!)
pipmoss12
Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $30; as a bundle they are 35% off, for $19! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Ancient Greece: Escape Room - Social Studies

Ancient Greece: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with ancient Greece. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Tijdlijn Griekse geschiedenis

Tijdlijn Griekse geschiedenis

Deze poster geeft een overzicht van de gehele Griekse geschiedenis vanaf de Minoïsche tijd tot tijd van de Romeinse overheersing. De kwaliteit van de afbeelding is groot genoeg om te worden geprint op A1 of A0. Ik heb deze poster in mijn lokaal hangen, en verwijs er vrijwel dagelijks naar.
CreativeClassics
Theseus and the Minotaur- a comprehension lesson

Theseus and the Minotaur- a comprehension lesson

I prepared this lesson for my Year 7 history class- the majority of whom are second language English learners. Objectives are to observe, listen, extract information and be able to put it into their own words. Gives students a physical context for the rest of the Ancient Greece unit. Also includes a fun maze! :)
jessica58
The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of perfume from Ancient Egyptian burials to the first alcohol based fragrance. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht