Ancient Greeks - KS2 - Lesson 1 - Introduction to Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greeks - KS2 - Lesson 1 - Introduction to Ancient Greeks

Looking at and interpreting evidence (guess the teacher from artefacts shown in the pictures on the notebook - fairly non-personalised so you could use as yourself to save time or adapt the notebook) KWL activity to discover pupil interests and base knowledge Jigsaw vases with follow up looking at the pictures to find out a bit about Ancient Greece from artefacts. This series of lesson plans was taken by a Lead Inspector for OFSTED/National Leader of Education and Executive Head for his own schools and training. He said they were exemplary examples of high expectations, carefully planned and differentiated lessons which engaged pupils fully. Happy Sundays :) Part of a full series on Ancient Greeks available either separately or as a full pack. I have been teaching over twenty years and have been an adviser and leader of teaching and learning in a school. I have been consistently judged as outstanding. I h ope that the resources save you time and energy and engage your pupils. I have tried all the lessons myself and used them in my own recent teaching. Objectives support English skills and cross curricula skills. Matched to the New Curriculum.
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KS2 Ancient Greece Entry Point Lesson & resources & notebook

KS2 Ancient Greece Entry Point Lesson & resources & notebook

Introduction teaches pupils to use and interpret evidence . KWL activity to discover pupil interests and base knowledge for the topic Ancient Greece and Ancient Greeks. Jigsaw vase activity with follow up ideas and activities included which is basically looking at the pictures to find out a bit about Ancient Greece and interpreting the evidence. All from the New Curriculum Historical inquiry objectives. Lesson Plan and all the resources you need for an outstanding lesson. Engaging activities and notebook file which leads you and the pupils through the lesson. Part of a full series on Ancient Greeks available either separately or as a full pack. I have been teaching over twenty years and have been an adviser and leader of teaching and learning in a school. I have been consistently judged as outstanding. I am still teaching 0.4 so I have used these lessons this term. My pupils really enjoyed this lesson and it set the scene for a great unit on Ancient Greece.
rooneys
Ancient Greek - KS2 - History Lesson - Greek fashion & using sources

Ancient Greek - KS2 - History Lesson - Greek fashion & using sources

A stand alone lesson from a complete series of Ancient Greeks Lesson Plans, Notebooks and resources. The series includes dozens of lessons about various topics and questions which you can use in response to children's interests, all linked to the theme Ancient Greece. This lesson uses pictures of sources (all provided int he Note book from British Museum, Freepiks and Fashion Era for educational purposes) encouraging pupils to ask questions, think of possible answers and then shares factual information around the popular theme of 'What did the Ancient Greeks wear and look like?' The note book includes information about 'What did AG wear?' 'What do we know about AG jewlerry?' What was popular hairstyles in AG?' etc. Everything you need for an inquiry based lesson. Pupils demonstrate understanding with differentiated written tasks.
rooneys
Ancient Greece Unit - series of lessons & resources KS2

Ancient Greece Unit - series of lessons & resources KS2

This is a series on Ancient Greeks available either separately or here as a full pack at a reduced cost. I have been teaching over twenty years and have been an adviser and leader of teaching and learning in a school. I have been consistently judged as outstanding. A Lead OFSTED inspector, Executive Head and National Leader of Education took these plans as exemplary examples for his training and coaching of teachers in his own schools. I h ope that the resources save you time and energy and engage your pupils. I have tried all the lessons myself and used them in my own recent teaching. Objectives support English skills and cross curricula skills. Matched to the New Curriculum. Happy Sunday! :) Feedback welcome and I will update the resources annually to ensure still current.
rooneys
Ancient Greek Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Assembly or Class Play Cast Size: 30 Duration: Around 20 minutes (not incl. music suggestions) Marvel at the braininess of the greatest philosophers of all time and gaze in wonder at those Olympian sportsmen limbering up ..in their birthday suits! This assembly on Ancient Greece covers Unit 15. It gives information at the beginning about geography and history (Timeline), identifies differences between learned Athenians and warlike Spartans; then there's the Gods and the Olympic Games, Life in the Spartan Army; then the philosophers/educational elite and finally a couple of brief Ancient Myth samples - Theseus and the Minotaur and Hercules and his 12 tasks. Another assembly written by Sue Russell on the Ideas of the Ancient Greeks is based on Unit 14 and covers different material - including the origins of our alphabet. (Also available: set of 5 guided reading play scripts (Readers Theater) plus quizzes- The Gods, The Olympics - Ancient and Modern, The Arts, War, and Greek Theatre). Plus another set on The Ancient Greek Myths. ________________________________________ Other Ancient Civilisation scripts written by Sue Russell (available off www.plays-r-ussell.com until added to TES website): Assemblies: Ancient Egypt Ancient China Ancient Rome Indus Valley Ancient Sumer Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Maya civilisation Benin civilisation & Aztecs Majority of these have supplementary guided reading scripts Also available, if you need ‘the Big Picture’: Ancient Civilisations Assembly – a collective assembly, covering 6 ancient civilisations, answering questions When? and Where? Ancient Civilisations History of Medicine Assembly
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GREECE GREEK LANGUAGE MULTICULTURE AND DIVERSITY TEACHING RESOURCES DISPLAY

GREECE GREEK LANGUAGE MULTICULTURE AND DIVERSITY TEACHING RESOURCES DISPLAY

Included resources: Country Information pack– covering all the key facts about the country – such as history, geography, language, landmarks, tourism etc. A4 posters of photos of different things around the country – such as monuments, landmarks, mountains, scenery, homes, people etc Writing activities, drawing activities, design activities, display materials such as borders, banners and buntings, flags from different countries, large Greece flag, colouring pages, sports display posters from Olympics, sports activities, map and flag activities, Greek god flashcards, Greek language resources for days / months/ numbers / phrases, reward chart to make, key word flashcards, Airport departure board for display with words and letters, word searches, etc
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Ancient Greek Guided Reading Scripts

Ancient Greek Guided Reading Scripts

Ancient Greek Guided Reading Scripts Based on Units 14 and 15 – 5 plays (6 speakers each) and quizzes Who were weirder - Greek gods or mortals? Whether in sport, recreation or war, those Greeks certainly had some strange ‘takes' on life - a visit to the theatre would more than confirm this view ..... if you got one, along with 20,000 others! This set of 5 group readers or guided reading texts cover: 1. The Gods 2. The Olympics - Ancient and Modern 3. The Arts 4. War 5. Greek Theater These mini plays are based on Units 14 (The Ancient Greeks) and 15 (How do we use Greek ideas today?) of the UK Key Stage II History curriculum and aim to cover all the major teaching points - with accompanying quizzes to assess learning. Sample Text Play 1 The Gods Speakers: Zeus (king of the gods), Hera (queen of the gods), Apollo (sun god), Ares (god of war), Athena (god of wisdom), Hades (god of the underworld) Hades: But then to be bought up by a goat? Bet that made you feel a bit of a silly billy! Zeus: You might laugh! But you'd still be inside Kronos, along with Hestia, Demeter, Poseidon and Hera if it weren't for me! Hera (grudgingly): Yes, we do all owe you that one debt of gratitude. Though making Kronos sick! Couldn't you have thought of a slightly more dignified way of getting us out! Play 2 The Olympics - Ancient and Modern Speakers: Sostratos (wrestler/boxer), Steve Redgrave (rower), Leonidas (runner),Mark Spitz (swimmer) Kallipateira (boxer's mother), Olga Korbut (gymnast) Leonidas: Good heavens! They'll be telling us they get their horses to perform, next! Redgrave: Funny you should mention that! Yes we do! It's called dressage, and horses nowadays have to jump over fences as well! Play 3 The Arts Play 4 War! Play 5 Greek Theatre Other Ancient Civilisation scripts written by Sue Russell (available off www.plays-r-ussell.com until added to TES website): Assemblies: Ancient Greece (2 assemblies, Units 14 & 15) Ancient Egypt Ancient China Ancient Rome Indus Valley Ancient Sumer Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Maya civilisation Benin civilisation & Aztecs Majority of these have supplementary guided reading scripts e.g. Ancient Greek Myth Guided Reading Scripts and quizzes Play 1 Odysseus and the Cyclops Play 2 Theseus and the Minotaur Play 3 Tale of Two Spinners Play 4 The Gorgon's Head Play 5 Pandora's Box Also available, if you need ‘the Big Picture’: Ancient Civilisations Assembly – a collective assembly, covering 6 ancient civilisations, answering questions When? and Where? Ancient Civilisations History of Medicine Assembly
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Ancient Greek Ideas Assembly

Ancient Greek Ideas Assembly

Ancient Greek Ideas Assembly Based on Unit 15 How do we use Ancient Greek ideas Today? Know where alpa comes? Why, before beta, giving us alphabet! That's just one neat trick the Ancient Greeks left us, along with the magnificent Olympic Games, fantastic columned buildings, and the written works of one of the greatest minds that ever enriched our planet – Homer. Compare our lives with those of the Ancient Greeks - and work out for yourselves who were smarter! The other Ancient Greek Assembly written by Sue Russell is based on Unit 14 and covers different material - with a helping hand from the Grease cast and .. Homer! (Also available for this unit, set of 5 guided reading play scripts plus quizzes - The Gods, The Olympics - Ancient and Modern, The Arts, War and Greek) Sample Text: Spartan 1: If you lived in Sparta, you had to go! Spartan 2: For us, education was all about producing good soldiers. Spartan 3: We had to join the army when we were 7, and live in barracks, away from our families, in really awful conditions. Spartan 4: We just had a mat for a bed. Spartan 5: We weren't allowed shoes. Spartan 6: We were told to steal for food - and then we were beaten if we got caught! Spartan 7: Us girls had to live in barracks too. Spartan 8: We were trained to become strong, so that as strong mums we'd make strong babies! Narrator: What a terrible life! (Turning to Hoodies). You wouldn't have lasted 5 minutes! Greek child 1: And if you think we had it tough up to school-leaving age - that was 15 - wait ‘til you hear what some of us had to put up with afterwards. (Enter Great Thinkers). All Greek children (together): That Lot! •1. Theme music to Mastermind Plato and Aristotle: How lucky they were - to share our (holding heads) great brains! Other Ancient Civilisation scripts written by Sue Russell (available off www.plays-r-ussell.com until added to TES website): Assemblies: Ancient Greece (2 assemblies, Units 14 & 15) Ancient Egypt Ancient China Ancient Rome Indus Valley Ancient Sumer Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Maya civilisation Benin civilisation & Aztecs Majority of these have supplementary guided reading scripts e.g. Ancient Greek Myth Guided Reading Scripts and quizzes Play 1 Odysseus and the Cyclops Play 2 Theseus and the Minotaur Play 3 Tale of Two Spinners Play 4 The Gorgon's Head Play 5 Pandora's Box Also available, if you need ‘the Big Picture’: Ancient Civilisations Assembly – a collective assembly, covering 6 ancient civilisations, answering questions When? and Where? Ancient Civilisations History of Medicine Assembly
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Ancient Greek Myths Guided Reading Scripts and Quizzes

Ancient Greek Myths Guided Reading Scripts and Quizzes

Ancient Greek Myths Guided Reading Scripts and quizzes 5 Plays with 6 Speakers each Sample texts Play 1 Odysseus and the Cyclops Speakers: Poseidon, Polyphemus, Cyclops 2, Odysseus, Greek Warriors 1 & 2. Cyclops 2: So why didn't you tell us, brother, what was going on? Polyphemus (sarcastically): Er, what bit of ‘Help! I've been blinded!' didn't you understand? Poseidon: Yes, you could hear his screaming and hollering right across the oceans! Cyclops 2: But you said, ‘It's Nobody'. And then went on to actually repeat ‘Nobody has done this to me'. So we Cyclops naturally thought you were dreaming. Polyphemus: But it was Nobody who did it to me! Cyclops 2: So why are you making all the fuss? If Nobody is to blame, then you have no case to argue! Odysseus: Oh dear! And this is after it's all been explained! No wonder these Cyclops got a reputation for being a thick lot! Play 2 Theseus and the Minotaur Play 3 Tale of Two Spinners Play 4 The Gorgon's Head Play 5 Pandora's Box Other Ancient Civilisation scripts written by Sue Russell (available off www.plays-r-ussell.com until added to TES website): Assemblies: Ancient Greece (2 assemblies, Units 14 & 15) Ancient Egypt Ancient China Ancient Rome Indus Valley Ancient Sumer Baghdad: Early Islamic Civilisation Maya civilisation Benin civilisation & Aztecs Majority of these have supplementary guided reading scripts e.g. Myths and Legends from Different Civilizations • Play 1 Ancient Egypt: The Story of Isis & Osiris • Play 2 Ancient Rome: The Story of Romulus & Remus • Play 3 Russia: Babushka • Play 4 Ancient China: The Monkey Who Would Be King • Play 5 The Story of Savitri and Satyavan Also available, if you need ‘the Big Picture’: Ancient Civilisations Assembly – a collective assembly, covering 6 ancient civilisations, answering questions When? and Where? Ancient Civilisations History of Medicine Assembly
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Ancient Greece WebQuest: The City of Athens

Ancient Greece WebQuest: The City of Athens

Athens is one of the great cities of the world. It is the birth place of democracy and the heart of the Ancient Greek civilization. As your students learn about Ancient Athens they uncover facts while learning to read for information and using research skills. Answer Key included Looking for more resources about Ancient Greece? The Greek Gods and Heroes Scavenger Hunt- Read The Room Ancient Greece WebQuest: The City of Athens Greek Mythology Bundle Greek Myth Bingo -Fun Review of Greek Gods and Mythology Worksheet Ancient Greece Latitude Longitude Questions & Map
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