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Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle (30+ Revision Placemats)

Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle (30+ Revision Placemats)

Homer’s Odyssey Revision Placemats Bundle This resource contains 33 Revision placemats all the key areas in Homer’s Odyssey – Key Events, Themes and Characters. (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats consist of the following: Key Events (x18 Placemats with a summary of all the required Books for the new OCR Classical Civilisations A-Level) Key Themes (x9 Placemats with a summary of each theme across the whole Odyssey) Key Characters (x6 Placemats with a summary of each character and their impact within the Odyssey) These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
matthew_nolan
Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Characters Revision Placemats (x6) This resource contains 6 Revision placemats covering all the key characters in Homer’s Odyssey (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats cover the following characters: Penelope Athene Minor Gods Telemachus Minor Mortals Odysseus These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
matthew_nolan
Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Themes Revision Placemats (x9) This resource contains 9 Revision placemats covering all the key themes in developed in Homer’s Odyssey (excellent revision for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam). The placemats cover the following topics: Women Xenia Getting what you deserve Revenge Family Leadership Heroism/Kleos The role of the Gods Fate, Omens and Prophecies These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
matthew_nolan
Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18)

Homer’s Odyssey Key Events Revision Placemats (x18) This resource contains 18 revision placemats covering Books I, V-XIV, XVI-XIX and XXI-XXII (all the books required for the OCR Classical Civilisations New A-Level exam and will also work for GCSE students) Each placemat contains the following: Summary of the key events of the Book The key characters in each Book How key themes are developed in each Book These are excellent revision tools and can be used to support the learning of students both within and outside of the classroom. I have printed them off for all my students on card and they often comment on how useful they are.
matthew_nolan
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
Sanctuary of Olympia Presentation

Sanctuary of Olympia Presentation

A Level presentation for the legacy Art and Architecture module (OCR). All major buildings in the altis are included in this 30+ slide presentation, including temple plans.
ellieb_001
Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History is a fun topic that brings Ancient and Medieval Civilizations to life. Class research the way that Medicine was practiced in the Ancient World before playing the game. The rules that are included are easy to adapt. Lots of classes like to add questions, alter the rules to make it their own etc. Medicine and it’s history are huge topics so extending the activity is easy to achieve through out of class work. This game has been used for 18 years now and I have found it to really engage learners.
dmoorhouse
Official Greek Mythology Top Trumps

Official Greek Mythology Top Trumps

Contains: Cover card How to Play card 18 playable Greek Mythology cards Top Trumps is the 40 year old card game brand which has sold over 80 million packs worldwide. As well as being fun for all ages, The National Children’s Bureau also conducted a qualitative research campaign and found key educational benefits of Top Trumps showing it helps with numeracy, literacy, memory, social skills & knowledge base. This is what we call ‘camoflauged learning’! (Please note cards may differ to those shown in the cover image.)
TopTrumpsOfficial
Herodotus Book 7 Comprehension Booklet

Herodotus Book 7 Comprehension Booklet

This is booklet is designed for student studying Classics, in particularly Histories by Herodotus. This booklet is a 31 page comprehension guide that is designed for students to fill in as they read book 7. It will then act as a revision guide at the time of their exams.
colban1983
Ancient Greek Women

Ancient Greek Women

A set of resources aimed at A level but can be used for GCSE or even KS3 Classics. The resources cover an introduction to ancient Greek women, key Greek terms, sources for women and catchy PowerPoints to engage pupils.
Alexisrgs
Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

These resources focus on a range of ancient Greek and Roman women and their modern counterparts. It enables pupils to understand the types of women there were and public reaction to them and how we react in today’s world to similar types of women. This was initially a project aimed at a year 9 Classics class.
Alexisrgs
Mythological Creatures

Mythological Creatures

This lesson was aimed at year 9 but could easily be used for younger years. The lesson involves group work and introduces pupils to a wide range of mythological creatures from Classical myth to Harry Potter. They learn what stories the creatures come from, why they are appealing and why they are still used today in fiction and films. This lesson can be used as part of project work or even something more creative such as designing a film poster.
Alexisrgs
Greek Religion

Greek Religion

A great set of resources aimed at year 8-9 but could easily be used for older year groups. These resources could span a good five-six lessons. There is an introduction to ancient Greek religion; introduction to temples and pediment sculpture; plenty of activities for the group work leading to a project.
Alexisrgs
Classical Myth & Religion: Introducing Greek and Roman Religion

Classical Myth & Religion: Introducing Greek and Roman Religion

Designed with the new OCR Classical Civilisation 9-1 GCSE in mind. Students are introduced to Ancient religion in general and the concepts of Hiera & Religio and the contractual nature of worship in the ancient world. In addition to this there is an exercise for students that is designed to compare ancient worship to modern worship and draw out the similarities and differences. There is a wealth of information contained within. The presentation goes through first the Greek gods and then their Roman equivalents. Each of the god's/goddess' areas of patronage are outlined, as are details about their associated mythologies, stories of origin and iconography. An A3 sheet is included to print and photocopy for students to record details about each deity, first for Greece and then for Rome. Primary Sources and GCSE practice questions are included as are model answers which students can use to improve their own answers. A final assessment task is also included which has GCSE rigour and can be used to get an accurate understanding of student's understanding of the topic to GCSE standard. Throughout, all technical terms are explained in 'glossary boxes' and students are encouraged to make a note of these as the lessons progress to build up their own glossary of key terms. The lesson could be easily differentiated for KS3 pupils by cutting out the GCSE style questions and focusing instead on the stories of each god/goddess.
robertsad
Introduction to the Greek theatre - tragedy and comedy

Introduction to the Greek theatre - tragedy and comedy

This is a collection of lessons that should cover a whole term. It looks at the layout of the theatre, introduction to tragedy with a reading of Medea and Oedipus, introduction to Greek comedy with various consolidation tasks for revision. It could be used for KS2/3 or as an introduction to older pupils studying GCSE and A level Classics.
Alexisrgs
Ancient Greece Class Assembly **Fully Editable**

Ancient Greece Class Assembly **Fully Editable**

This play script was written for a year 6 class. There are some concepts and words that make it appropriate for older grades as well. Some amendments might be necessary to use for younger years. There are phonetic spellings included beside certain words to help with pronunciation. The script is written with 25 speaking parts however these can easily be shared to make more parts (although there are plenty of non-speaking actions needed on stage). Lines can also be easily merged together to cater to smaller groups. Currently there are 8 narrator parts, 12 Greek gods and 5 villagers. It should take between 15-25 minutes to perform. The first scene of the play reviews some basic geographical facts and examines ancient maps versus today's. Things we have gained from ancient Greek culture such as democracy and philosophy are touched on as well. The second scene is a series of tableaus (students form a still image with their bodies, as if creating a snapshot or picture of an event) that help demonstrate just how long ago 'ancient Greece' was, by showing significant events in history. The third scene introduces the 12 main gods who lived on Mount Olympus. Students have the opportunity to present any class work that represents the gods. A shield designed to represent each one or a poster that highlights each gods power or realm. The final scene is the only 'acting out' scene and it is a retelling of the myth about how Athens became Athena's city. This resource is a word document and is fully editable. Hope your class enjoys it as much as mine did!
bookinspiredplay
Fake Autopsy Report

Fake Autopsy Report

Used as part of lesson to investigate gladiators, students completed the form after reading various primary and secondary sources and looking at the wounds on a 'body' outlined on the floor.
c_downes
Found Treasures Sampler! FREEBIE 10 Clip-Art Pieces!

Found Treasures Sampler! FREEBIE 10 Clip-Art Pieces!

Commercial Use OKAY in your own covers and projects but NO reselling or redistributing as Clip-Art. FREEBIE. This sampler is designed to introduce you to the new "Found Treasures" Clip-Art sets! Each set features a beautiful collection of restored, edited, and reformatted public domain images (now!) fit for TPT classroom and product use!*No restrictions for United States sellers only. Status in other countries is unknown. Set Information: This set includes images that range from 1" to 8" in color, grayscale, and B/W. Due the nature of the images, most clip-art pieces are available in only one version. Images are drawn, painted, or photographs. Some images are taken from ancient sources, others from academic. All images are 300 dpi, png. Background: While viewing public domain images for references, I found myself in awe of the beauty, precision, and uniqueness of these spectacular images. It seemed to be a shame that many of these timeless images would go unseen when they had so much to offer students and teachers. While there were many fantastic pictures available, most needed a variety of edits and touch-up work to be suited for reuse. I decided it would be worthwhile to restore and share my "Found Treasures" in a format that would be better suited for projects. Why choose "Found Treasures"? ALL public domain images were filtered through libraries for "no known copyright restrictions" only. In addition, the bundle includes email transcripts from both sources stating permission to obtain and use commercially! Images were only downloaded from these sources in which commercial usage was guaranteed...and even encouraged! Excellent Selection-Hours of searching. These beautiful and timeless selections were not chosen at random or without thought. Designer viewpoint consideration was involved in each selection. Found Treasures only includes images that were thought to be good choices for products, covers, and classrooms. Appropriateness, aesthetics, subject matter, visuals, and potential for use were considered on each piece. Save yourself the hours of searching through public domain images and questioning their restrictions and determining the best images. The best images for use were determined selected and saved to this bundle! Quality! Last but not least, every single one of these images has been modified in some way to make it a better choice for educators and sellers. Images have been edited for contrast, color, cleanliness, boldness, and lighting.
IllumismartClipArt
Found Treasures: Ancient Greece & Rome ClipArt-50 Pc! Restored Public Domain.

Found Treasures: Ancient Greece & Rome ClipArt-50 Pc! Restored Public Domain.

Found Treasures "Ancient Greece and Rome" Clip-Art features a beautiful collection of restored, edited, and reformatted public domain images (now!) fit for lassroom and product use! These incredible images are inspired by ancient peoples, and in some cases, by the ancients themselves! Enjoy a set of worry-free* selection of 50 images that have been through a variety of digital restoration and reformatting to make them perfect for projects and presentations! *(Email transcripts double checking for permission are included!) *No restrictions for United States sellers only. Status in other countries is unknown. Check public domain laws in your country if you do not live in United States. Most images are older than 1928 or ancient sources. Set Information: This set includes images that range from 1" to 8" in color, grayscale, and B/W. Due the nature of the images, most clip-art pieces are available in only one version. Images are drawn, painted, or photographs. Some images are taken from ancient sources, others from academic. All images are 300 dpi, png. Themes: This set showcases a variety of themes including but not limited to architecture, aquaduct, people, generals, vases, columns, patterns, coins, decoration, illustrations of myths, Socrates, Remus and Romulus, and more! For more detail on included themes,download the preview file. Background: While viewing public domain images for references, I found myself in awe of the beauty, precision, and uniqueness of these spectacular images. It seemed to be a shame that many of these timeless images would go unseen when they had so much to offer students and teachers. While there were many fantastic pictures available, most needed a variety of edits and touch-up work to be suited for reuse. I decided it would be worthwhile to restore and share my "Found Treasures" in a format that would be better suited for projects.
IllumismartClipArt
Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about Myths & Legends Map

Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about Myths & Legends Map

Are your students writing fantastical stories about Myths and Legends? This map includes the 100 top Tier II words to describe Myths and Legends (based on a data analysis by our Cambridge University experts to find the most statistically relevant words). The map will help students choose the perfect word for their captivating myths and legends. The words range from mythical creatures and places to words to describe heroes. How to use? This map can be used as a handout to give to students while they are writing or as a poster to hang in your classroom. MrsWordsmith.com uses machine learning to identify 10,000 words in the English language that matter for academic success, with a team of Cambridge University AI experts. We are illustrating these 10,000 words with the award-winning artists behind Madagascar & Hotel Transylvania. SIGN UP at https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers for FREE Hollywood-Illustrated vocabulary resources. MORE ABOUT MRS WORDSMITH The world’s most effective way to learn vocabulary. Only 10,000 words matter for academic success. And we're illustrating all of them! From ages 7-17. HOW IT WORKS We teach you how to use words correctly, by learning words in context, through statistically relevant word pairs. For example word pairs (or collocations) for crave include: "crave coffee", "crave affection", "crave power". RECOMMENDED AND USED BY TOP SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS ☆☆☆☆☆ “Effective” Professor Ted Briscoe, University of Cambridge ☆☆☆☆☆ “Relevant” Head of School Emma Madden, Fox Primary School ☆☆☆☆☆ “Inspirational” Deputy Head Hannah Verney, Westminster Under School CHILDREN LEARN BETTER VISUALLY Our hilariously illustrated words engage students and help them learn a richer, more descriptive vocabulary. They'll soon use blurted instead of said and staggered in place of walk. OUR MISSION Our mission is to connect every young person to the words they need to know, in the fastest and more unforgettable, so they can enjoy the journey and avoid cramming. CRAVE MORE HILARIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED RESOURCES? Visit https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers to sign-up for more FREE hilariously illustrated resources.
MrsWordsmith
Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about Greek Gods

Narrative Writing Activity: 100 vocabulary words about Greek Gods

Are your students writing about the Ancient Greek Gods? This map includes the 100 top Tier II words to describe Ancient Greek Gods (based on a data analysis by our Cambridge University experts to find the most statistically relevant words). The map will help students choose the perfect word for their compelling stories about the ancient Greek Gods. The words describe some of the most famous Greek Gods and Goddesses such as Zeus, Athena, Poseidon, Apollo, Aphrodite and Hades. How to use? This map can be used as a handout to give to students while they are writing or as a poster to hang in your classroom. MrsWordsmith.com uses machine learning to identify 10,000 words in the English language that matter for academic success, with a team of Cambridge University AI experts. We are illustrating these 10,000 words with the award-winning artists behind Madagascar & Hotel Transylvania. SIGN UP at https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers for FREE Hollywood-Illustrated vocabulary resources. MORE ABOUT MRS WORDSMITH The world’s most effective way to learn vocabulary. Only 10,000 words matter for academic success. And we're illustrating all of them! From ages 7-17. HOW IT WORKS We teach you how to use words correctly, by learning words in context, through statistically relevant word pairs. For example word pairs (or collocations) for crave include: "crave coffee", "crave affection", "crave power". RECOMMENDED AND USED BY TOP SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS ☆☆☆☆☆ “Effective” Professor Ted Briscoe, University of Cambridge ☆☆☆☆☆ “Relevant” Head of School Emma Madden, Fox Primary School ☆☆☆☆☆ “Inspirational” Deputy Head Hannah Verney, Westminster Under School CHILDREN LEARN BETTER VISUALLY Our hilariously illustrated words engage students and help them learn a richer, more descriptive vocabulary. They'll soon use blurted instead of said and staggered in place of walk. OUR MISSION Our mission is to connect every young person to the words they need to know, in the fastest and more unforgettable, so they can enjoy the journey and avoid cramming. CRAVE MORE HILARIOUSLY ILLUSTRATED RESOURCES? Visit https://www.mrswordsmith.com/pages/teachers to sign-up for more FREE hilariously illustrated resources.
MrsWordsmith
Ancient Greece: Dance

Ancient Greece: Dance

Teach ancient Greeks at war through dance. This is a primary resource aimed at KS2. There are added keywords for a literacy minute and a suggestion of music that you could use.
space hopper
Myth and Religion: Centauromachy

Myth and Religion: Centauromachy

Focusing on the Symbols of Power element of the Spec, this bundle of lessons and activities looks at the background of the battle - Ixion's actions which anger Zeus and then the architecture of the Centauromachy. Pupils will look at the key objectives of a successful frieze/metope and analyse the success of those used at the Parthenon. They will also design their own versions!
Lemons-and-Latin
Myth ad Religion: Foundation Stories, exam-style questions and evaluation

Myth ad Religion: Foundation Stories, exam-style questions and evaluation

This bundle of lessons surrounds the Foundation Stories section of the GCSE Specification and would last 2-3 lessons. First, it looks at the one possibility of the foundation of Athens - the competition between Poseidon and Athena. Then, we look at the Myth of Theseus. I have included the Kylix as indicated by the OCR text books and a corresponding set of exam-style questions. The tasks involve pupils considering the tasks of Theseus and analysing the Kylix for the presentation of the myth upon it. (You will need to accompany thins set of lessons with the textbook's written coverage of the tasks of Theseus.) Finally, there is a task which encourages pupils to compare Heracles and Theseus - who is the greatest Hero and why?
Lemons-and-Latin
Myth and Religion: Temple of Zeus Olympia

Myth and Religion: Temple of Zeus Olympia

This bundle includes a range of tasks and activities around the Temple of Zeus in Olympia. There is also a mini assessment - smaller mark questions - to maintain the link to the GCSE. The PPT will easily cover 2-3 lessons. It recaps previous lessons, introduces the idea of classical architecture and then focuses on the metopes of Heracles' labours at the temple of Zeus at Olympia. Once the class has an understanding of this, they can look at the entire sculpture of the Temple and create their own page about it.
Lemons-and-Latin
Myth and Religion: Heracles and the Olympics

Myth and Religion: Heracles and the Olympics

This PPT and resource bundle will span 2-3 lessons. In line with the OCR Textbook, it covers the myth of Pelops and Hippodamia as a possible background to the Olympic games alongside the story of Heracles' tie to the Olympics. I have included the Homeric Hymn of Heracles for analysis, there are images significance tasks, and an overview analysis of Heracles.
Lemons-and-Latin
Myth and Religion- Background myth of Heracles

Myth and Religion- Background myth of Heracles

This PPT and corresponding Greek Hero resources look at the background myth of Heracles' birth and how he came to have to complete the 12 labours. There is an image analysis task linking to Heracles killing his family due to the curse of Hera's wrath. The PPT contains additional tasks and image work relating to the 12 labours. with this collection of lessons, your class will have an overview to Heracles from birth to labours, as well as an understanding of what makes a Greek hero.
Lemons-and-Latin
GCSE The Odyssey - characters images

GCSE The Odyssey - characters images

This document contains clip art images of all of the main characters featured in the key books of the Odyssey (for the OCR GCSE Spec). There is space next to each character for pupils to add in their knowledge, this could be a work in process which is updated alongside your teaching and pupil learning.
Lemons-and-Latin
GCSE The Odyssey Book 19 knowledge and analysis and exam-style question

GCSE The Odyssey Book 19 knowledge and analysis and exam-style question

This PPT looks at the action of Book 19 and then begins to analyse the action of this book by studying key images and extracts from the text. As with previous lessons, this PPT also links to the specification and involves an exam-style question and mark scheme. The work should cover 2-3 lessons. Please see my Characters Worksheet which can be used in line with this lesson but is not necessary.
Lemons-and-Latin
GCSE The Odyssey Book 10 and narrative techniques (exam-style question too)

GCSE The Odyssey Book 10 and narrative techniques (exam-style question too)

These two PPTs would cover 3-4 lessons of work. They look at the narrative techniques as outlined by the spec, alongside an exam-style question for the pupils to try out, All of the content is supported by the OCR text book. The second PPT focuses on Book 10 - what happens, and then analysis of key characters (Circe) and the societies that are covered in Book 10. These are all aspects highlighted by the specification.
Lemons-and-Latin
GCSE The Odyssey Book 9 knowledge and analysis lessons

GCSE The Odyssey Book 9 knowledge and analysis lessons

These two PPTs cover knowledge and analysis for a close study of The Odyssey Book 9 and would take 2-4 lessons to complete . There are multiple tasks attached 4 to a page to make printing/copying easier. The first PPT looks at unravelling the content of the book, the second links to the specification and begins to connect to the analytical elements: themes, literary techniques, key characters etc. Pupils will need the opportunity to read book 9 as specified in the OCR spec will be needed.
Lemons-and-Latin
What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

What signs of 'greatness' were there in Alexander's early life?

This lesson gives an introduction to Alexander the Great, his background and early life. It begins with a map of his empire to give students an idea of the scale of his later conquest and leads with a comprehension on the story of his taming of Bucephalus according to Plutarch (adapted so secondary students can understand it). It is then useful to show the scene from Alexander (2004) a link to which is attached and compare the interpretations of the event. Another scene from Alexander the Great (1956) is linked to and a discussion and explanation of the influence of Aristotle on his life can then ensue. Students are then introduced to his character at the beginning of his campaign (Plutarch again!) with the idea being that they need to understand that he was literate and intelligent. Students leave with an understanding that, like his hero Achilles, he died young. A 'challenge' article on his life from the Telegraph (adapted) is also included.
robertsad
Doric, Ionic and Corinthian: What are the key features of a Greek Temple?

Doric, Ionic and Corinthian: What are the key features of a Greek Temple?

This lesson takes students through the basic differences between Doric, Ionic and Corinthian Greek Temples. HD examples are included of a variety of temples from each 'order' of Greek Architecture. Blank templates are included so students can have a go at drawing their own columns for each order. A differentiated homework task is included at the end of the lesson to encourage further research and thinking. This lesson would be ideally suited to KS4+5 students who are studying Greek architecture for whatever reason for the first time.
robertsad
Philosophy and Philosophers in Classical Athens

Philosophy and Philosophers in Classical Athens

This resource spans two lessons and is designed to give students the understanding they need to answer a 'Who do you admire more...' 8 mark exam question at the end of it (Student friendly mark scheme and guidance provided) for the new OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE. Students are introduced to 'ethical dilemmas' and encouraged to define what 'philosophy' is. They are then introduced to Socrates, Plato and Aristotle through fact files and use this information to answer their exam question, using sources (included) as a starting point. The final video can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyIKayNXTPY&t=148s
robertsad