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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
Country Studies Bundle (Top 10 Best-selling Units)

Country Studies Bundle (Top 10 Best-selling Units)

This bundle includes the top 10 best-selling country studies: Spain Japan Canada Brazil Australia China Egypt India Greece Russia The materials include a wide variety of fun activities and exercises about various aspects that these countries are famous for. Apart from informative exercises, there are lots of puzzles, such as crosswords, word searches, word chops and many other activities to make it a fun class. There are 150 pages in total and the answers are included.
willemmacau
Country Studies Bundle (Europe)

Country Studies Bundle (Europe)

Let's get to know Europe! This bundle includes six country studies with a great variety of activities and exercises about France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece and the United Kingdom. The materials have informative exercises about the things that these countries are famous for, such as the French Revolution, the British Empire, the Tour de France, Attractions, Bullfighting, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire and many other things! Crosswords, word searches, puzzles and other kinds of activities are included to make it a fun and interesting class. The answers and answer sheets are included. You might also like these bundles: All units: 28 Country Studies Asian Country Studies North American Country Studies Top 10 Best-selling Country Studies Spanish Speaking Country Studies
willemmacau
Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the exciting sounds, background music and drama of the TV show. Each possible answer is linked to either a pass or fail screen indicating the amount of money ‘won’. A free trial of my best-in-class version is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/millionaire-quiz-free-trial-edition-11697409 There are 15 questions, testing children's knowledge of: - Greek city states - Olympic Games - Famous Heroes - Myths - Gods and Goddesses Please see my shop for other gameshows, worksheets, activities and time-saving ideas. All feedback is welcome so please do comment and rate. N.B The original logos for Who Wants to be a Millionaire are property of Sony Pictures Television. For this reason they have not been included, but a similar non-trademarked version has.
GalvaniseEDU
Explore Odysseus' stops on his journey from Troy to Ithaca.

Explore Odysseus' stops on his journey from Troy to Ithaca.

This is a 38 page, multiple lesson PPT with detailed descriptions of each of the 14 stops that Odysseus makes; beginning in Troy and ending in his beloved Ithaca. The PPT contains multiple visual representations of these stops to help the class to engage with and picture the many characters that the hero meets as well as forming opinions upon Odysseus as a leader and hero. Learning objectives: Identifying the key stops, analysing the actions of the crew, evaluating the actions of Odysseus. There are challenge questions throughout to stretch learners - these are indicated by a 'star' image. There is also a written version of the stops to enable differentiated starting points for more able pupils to work at their own pace. In terms of activities, the main task is a 'knowledge and analysis' based task where the class consider each stop, the characters met, crew's behaviour and Odysseus' leadership, as well as looking at whether Odysseus is helped or hindered each time. Additionally, the PPT features a first person narrative extended writing task regarding the Cyclops and ends with a quiz of the entire journey. Finally, the PPT requires the class to evaluate and assess which of the stops caused Odysseus the greatest hindrance and where he gained the greatest help. The lesson could be used across 3-4 lessons. LL.
Lemons-and-Latin
Halloween Time Bundle

Halloween Time Bundle

A collection of Halloween themed resources. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Modern Europe Bundle

KS2 Modern Europe Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources that can be used as part of a Modern Europe topic. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Autopsy Report

Autopsy Report

Blank worksheet for students to complete. Create your own scenario and have students complete the worksheet. Originally used for students to investigate the death of a gladiator.
caron_downes