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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
Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Year 3 Music - Romans Soundscape

Creating a soundscape using inspiration from Romans history topic. Students make sounds using body percussion, and from items found in the classroom, and begin to explore informal notation (symbols representing sounds). Could be easily adapted to any other topic. Could also be used for Year 4 topics with added discussion around texture and rhythm.
crich12_316
Ancient Egyptian Daily Life Bundle

Ancient Egyptian Daily Life Bundle

A bundle of work containing a powerpoint on daily life in Ancient Egypt and a linked worksheet. Students must read the content on the slideshow properly to be able to complete the worksheet. The bundle covers aspects of Ancient Egyptian life such as housing, diet and clothing and contains opportunities for source analysis by students. The resources could be used at the beginning of a unit or as a research piece whereby students must explore the presentation themselves using ICT. Designed for lower secondary school history.
kjackson107
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
Noah's Ark Activity Pack FREEBIE

Noah's Ark Activity Pack FREEBIE

Looking for Bible activities that will excite and engage your students? Have fun teaching them more about the Bible with our FREE Noah’s Ark activity pack. WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds) 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds) 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds) 6th Graders (11 to 12-year-olds) 7th Graders (12 to 13-year-olds) Visual Learners Homeschoolers Interactive learners WHAT’S INCLUDED? **Noah’s Ark Word Search Puzzle **The Great Flood coloring activity page **Noah creative writing activity **Clean and Unclean animals coloring worksheet **Plus an Answer Key for teachers and parents Want more Noah’s Ark activities? Check out our Noah’s Ark Activity Book To be kept informed of new resources click HERE and follow!
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Noah's Ark Coloring Activity Book

Noah's Ark Coloring Activity Book

This Activity Book is a wonderful way to help students learn about Noah’s Ark. Includes 89 pages of lesson plans and activities. Plus an Answer Key for teachers. WHO IS IT FOR? 3rd - 8th Graders (8 to 14-year-olds) WHAT’S INCLUDED? 17-page Bible story: The Great Flood Fill in the blanks activity: Part One, Two, and Three **Lesson One** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Giants! Bible Word Search: Noah’s Ark Bible Quiz: Noah Bible Craft: Noah’s Ark puppets Question ’n color activity: Giants! Fact Sheet: Who were the Nephilim? Bible worksheet: Noah Creative Writing: Giants! My Bible Notes worksheet **Lesson Two** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Building the Ark Creative writing activity: Obeying God Bible Question ’n color activity: Building the Ark Fact Sheet: Noah’s Ark Discovered? Bible verse copywork: Trusting God Bible Task Cards: Building the Ark What’s the Word? Genesis 6 Bible copywork ’n color: Getting Ready Let’s Draw: Getting Ready Bible craft: Craft Stick Noah’s Ark **Lesson Three** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Entering the ark Bible Word Search: Clean and Unclean Bible Word Scramble: Noah’s Ark Bible worksheet: Clean and Unclean animals Creative Writing: Noah Coloring worksheet: The Animals Fact Sheet: Clean and Unclean Bible worksheet: I can eat… Bible Task Cards: Animals Bible Maze: All aboard! **Lesson Four** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Animals on the Ark Bible crossword: Noah’s Ark Bible verse match Fill-in-the-blanks & color activity: The Great Flood Connect the dots to create a lion Bible worksheet: The Ark Fact Sheet: Fountains of the Deep Fact Sheet: Fossil Graveyards My favorite Bible animal worksheet What’s the Word? Genesis 8 Creative writing: The Flood **Lesson Five** Lesson plan (two pages) Coloring page: Noah celebrates! Bible Quiz: Noah and the Flood Write your own story: Noah’s Ark My story retell: Noah’s Ark Let’s Draw: Noah’s Ark Question ’n color activity: God’s covenant with Noah Recipe: Noah’s New Earth Breakfast Bible worksheet: Everlasting Covenant Fact Sheet: Anchor stones Bible Craft: Make a hanging mobile Creative writing: Everlasting covenant For more inspiring educational resources visit: Bible Pathway Adventures
pip29
Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

Interpret Sources to Explain how the Anglo Saxons and (Romano) Britons Differed (Y3/4)

A lesson for Y3/4 focussing on the skill of historical interpretation. This lesson provides primary and secondary sources (in picture format) that pupils interpret to explain the ways in which the Anglo Saxon invaders of the 6th century AD were different from the Roman-influenced Britons that they found living here. The resources comprise a powerpoint, a sheet with information on the sources (it is suggested you enlarge this to A3), images of the sources to cut and stick (if desired) and the worksheets themselves, differentiated 2 ways.
tejlander
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
Interpret Sources to Explain why the Roman Army was Effective (Y3/4)

Interpret Sources to Explain why the Roman Army was Effective (Y3/4)

A lesson for Y3/4 focussing on the skill of historical interpretation. This lesson provides primary and secondary sources (in picture format) that pupils interpret to decide why the Roman army was such a successful fighting force and why they enjoyed such success against the Celts when they invaded Britain. The resources comprise a powerpoint, a sheet with information on the sources (it is suggested you enlarge this to A3), images of the sources to cut and stick (if desired) and the worksheets themselves, differentiated 2 ways.
tejlander
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
Paragraphing skills and steps reference sheet

Paragraphing skills and steps reference sheet

This resource was designed for senior high school students that are looking to refine their paragraph writing skills - using the topic of Ancient China’s Terracotta Warriors as an example. The sheet requires students to highlight the paragraph based on its structural features. It then contains steps for success with paragraph writing and points to remember that students can refer to if needed.
kjackson107
Nefertiti PowerPoint

Nefertiti PowerPoint

This powerpoint gives a brief introduction to Ancient Egypt’s Queen Nefertiti - best used as an initial presentation for lower secondary school.
kjackson107
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
The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

The Silk Road in Ancient Times (games)

Cards to play different games about the Silk Road in Ancient Times, at the time of the Romans and the Han dynasty China. The cards are about the Romans, the Chinese, and general information about the Silk Road (routes, countries…). Pupils can classify the cards to learn about the Silk Road, play with them (memory or other games). This activity has been prepared by a French teacher to study the subject in English with Year 6) 6e pupils. Thanks for being tolerant with the different propositions of how to play with the cards. Don’t hesitate to tell me if you have better ideas (I would be pleased!) or find any spelling mistake (I hope not!)… Thank you.
ckhg44
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