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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
Sense & Sensibility Jane Austen - Literature + Art + Discussion

Sense & Sensibility Jane Austen - Literature + Art + Discussion

This is a two part program about the novel “Pride and Prejudice”. The first part is excerpts from the novel with adapted original, historical illustrations. Virtually every key portion of the novel is shown in 47 slides.The remaining slides (48-81) are a series of probing questions and answers about the novel. The Preview contains many slides from the presentation. This is your best guide as to product quality. Both parts of the program are excellent for lecturing about the novel and then encouraging class discussion.
carolirvin
Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (Key Events, Characters & Themes: 3x lessons)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (Key Events, Characters & Themes: 3x lessons)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (Key Events, Characters & Themes) This resource contains: 3x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters and Themes 5x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 3 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (Key Events, Characters & Themes) This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes 9x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
Roman Empire

Roman Empire

These great resources look at a range of topics including the Roman Army, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Roads and Trade in the Empire. I’ve also included some card games as well which make great starters and plenaries. Have fun and follow the History Academy on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Roy
Roy_Huggins
End of year Teacher Evaluation by Students

End of year Teacher Evaluation by Students

The school year is coming to a close, it is good to get some feedback from your students on how you can become a better educators! It helps teachers to improve the effectiveness of their teaching learning methodology. It designed based on the following sensitive criteria: **TIME SENSE SUBJECT COMMAND USE OF TEACHING METHODS/ TEACHING AIDS HELPING ATTITUDE LABORATORY INTERACTION (Only for Laboratory Courses) 3- QUESTIONS** I got a lot of good feedback which will really help me to improve my self as a teacher for the many coming years!
ilaxippatel
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 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
RECIPES 5 INGREDIENTS or LESS >All Tried & True! Food Prep ~Bake ~Cook ~Culinary

RECIPES 5 INGREDIENTS or LESS >All Tried & True! Food Prep ~Bake ~Cook ~Culinary

TRIED & TRUE TESTED! These recipes have been collected over many years. They have been tried and have proven true in that they live up to crowd scrutiny of being super easy to make ~ and are wonderfully delicious. Thus they get the Tried & True stamp of approval! Recipes that pass the TRIED & TRUE test have: Recipes have only 5 ingredients or less. Are so simple to make it suits children’s cooking classes. Many common flavors that blend well. Ingredients are economical to purchase. (Most you probably already have in your cupboards.) Perfect for Home Economics, Food Prep, Culinary and Elementary Classes. PRINTING OPTIONS! Recipe cards are purposely created in a large page size. Why? Because it’s easier to read a bigger recipe card when you have your hands in the mixing bowl and you forgot your glasses! Or, for your student that may misplace small recipe cards. :) This recipe book is printer ink friendly > 2 sections include colored recipes and black only for ink preservation. 29 Easy, Fuss-Free Recipes. Your ratings and comments are most appreciated! Thank you & Enjoy!
PattyAnnsPetProject
Plant Facts Scavenger Hunt - An Activity

Plant Facts Scavenger Hunt - An Activity

Plant Facts Scavenger Hunt: This scavenger hunt introduces to students about the some of the FACTs things on the various plants and science behind it. There are 20 scavenger hunt cards with colorful pictures. It’s a great tool for to review about the facts with science and vocabulary on plant. Preview images may have reduced picture quality due to jpeg file. But original .pdf file contains clear images. How to Use: Print the given all 20 cards on a card stock or any other good paper and cut them along the black line. Get the print of Plant Facts Scavenger Hunt questions pages and each student should be given this copy. Place Scavenger Hunt cards around the classroom. For example you can place it on chair, on table, on benches, behind the classroom doors, besides the computer or wherever you like. Students have to search the cards in a classroom in order to find out the answers of the questions. Students can complete this exercise in a group with classmate or alone. You will find lots more in my store, including math, science, ELA, activities/craftivities, special education, interactive activities, and more!
ilaxippatel
Earth Scavenger Hunt

Earth Scavenger Hunt

Earth Scavenger Hunt:- Purpose : At the end of this Scavenger hunt students will be able to learn the Earth/Solar system basic Science & vocabulary on it. Print the 16 Scavenger Hunt cards on card stock or brightly -colored paper and cut them apart along the black lines. Make copies of the Scavenger Hunt questions worksheet. Each student needs a copy. Place the Scavenger Hunt cards around your classroom where students will be able to find them. You can put them on chairs, on the computer keyboard, on the back of your classroom door, on the sides of student desks, on the chalkboard or wherever you like. Students have to search the room and find all of the sentence cards to answer the questions. You can differentiate by having students work alone or with a classmate
ilaxippatel
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
Lifeguarding Scenarios

Lifeguarding Scenarios

Can be used for personal survival or lifeguarding. Mini scenarios which could be seen in a general session in a pool. I often pick out 2-3 lifeguards who wont know what scenario is going to happen. Then let two swimmers pick a card and act it out. Tests what the girls have learnt and which rescue is best to use.
ninawiseman
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
Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

This powerpoint presentation includes 20 fun, not very well-known facts on the Ancient Romans, on topics ranging from daily life to mythological tales. Perfect for starting off a lesson on Rome as a fun introduction to get the students’ interested. Each slide includes notes with further explanation, so that you as a teacher can introduce the fun fact with a bit more of a background story or answer students’ questions that may come up. These facts are carefully selected to trigger students’ curiosity, and will save you as a teacher lots of time in selecting and preparing! I start every Latin or history lesson with a fun fact like this, and my students love it.
CreativeClassics
Scalar and Vector EDEXCEL GCSE 9-1

Scalar and Vector EDEXCEL GCSE 9-1

This lesson was designed for a low ability year 9 student for their first lesson of the new Edexcel Physics Specification. Gives them some examples of different quantities. Uses the Edexcel Combined text book for questions.
Kayleighvg1
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
Plate tectonics :Unit with Worksheets and Activities

Plate tectonics :Unit with Worksheets and Activities

This is a unit study on plate tectonics in geology or earth science subject. Attempt has been made to cover various points on different plate tectonics theories. This unit in the form of PDF file includes engaging, colorful, informative, visually stimulating and eye-catching photos and diagrams as per the topic need which rarely fails to stimulate a lively class discussion. The language is also kept as easier as so an average student can also understand it very easily. My science units have been made to be both informative and visually stimulating for all students. Pictures and diagrams are included that will greatly enhance your explanation to your students. It also provides basic information about the Unit. You can also teach this unit as a PowerPoint presentation, you have to give it a try! Your students will enjoy it. Please view the Preview File to obtain a sense of my style, see how my unit is structured and evaluate my work. The following topics are included in this Unit: What are plate tectonics? Lithosphere Physical and thermal structure and sub layer of Earth Two types of crust (or tectonics plates) Major and Minor Tectonic Plates Theory of plate tectonics & Convection currents and Plate movements Types of plate boundaries: Continental drift theory and Alfred Wegener Pangea (all land mass) Wegener’s Evidence for Continental Drift: Fit of the Continents Fossil Evidence Rock Type and Structural Similarities Climate Evidence Theory of Sea floor spreading Mid-Ocean ridge & Mid-Atlantic ridge: Harry Hess’s ideas on sea-floor spreading Evidence of sea floor spreading: 1.Eruptions of molten material 2.Magnetic stripes in the rock of the ocean floor 3.The ages of the rocks themselves 10-Worksheets and 4-activities This unit is in PDF format with the good quality of images. Download the preview file (which is pdf file)to get idea about the quality of images. Eye catching neat and colorful images will really create a deep interest for the students to learn and grasp the knowledge. Don’t forget to give your valuable comments and ratings after downloading this unit. NOTE: While I always strive for accuracy, I am human and can make editing mistakes. If you find anything that needs correcting, please send me a message immediately. I would be happy to correct and upload a new file before you rate it! :) Thank you in advance. Please note: these units are for the use of one educator. If you would like to share my lesson plans with a co-worker, your team, your school, or your district, please purchase multiple licenses which are offered at half price.
ilaxippatel
Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes) This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes [including assessment]) 5x Worksheets 1x Assessment This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes.
matthew_nolan
PRIMARY LATIN NUMBERS 1-20 CHALLENGE CARDS

PRIMARY LATIN NUMBERS 1-20 CHALLENGE CARDS

These PRIMARY LATIN NUMBERS 0-20 CHALLENGE CARDS are perfect for young and beginning learners of LATIN, and really do help to create a lively language learning environment. Children can develop, embed, reinforce and refresh their knowledge of LATIN numbers in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way, independently of the teacher. They have a bonus multi-skill focus on listening, speaking, reading and spelling. They’re great for helping students familiarize themselves with, and develop competence in, speaking, reading, writing and spelling in LATIN in general, and certainly in LATIN numbers in particular. The cards are useful not only when you’re focusing on Numbers 0-20, but also as an all-year-round starter, plenary and general ‘pick-me-up’ activity, as the goal is not simply to learn how to count in LATIN, but also to enjoy working with LATIN, and to feel confident about doing so. The questions range in complexity and challenge, and are great for honing numeracy skills too - especially if calculators are not allowed! I’ve used English language mathematical symbols because learners are familiar with these, and are able to access and engage with the questions straightaway. The resource comprises the following non-editable files in a zipped format: Set of 36 question cards, 4 per A4 (8.5 x 11) paper. Print, laminate and cut out. Depending on how long you want the activity to last for, choose a particular number of cards per small group of students, and place them in a tin, bowl or small box so that students can easily select a card, and then replace when they have answered the question. You can simply place all the cards in the bowl/box and let students work their way through, either in a single lesson, or across a series of lessons. Students do need to remember to file their recording sheets carefully! Colour & B&W answer recording sheet - colour & B&W background answer key, laminate for longevity - colour & BW background - one answer key for each small group is sufficient. 4 question cards template for students to apply their knowledge practically, and to create questions for each other - this is a really challenging and popular activity! Number reference sheet which students really useful as a learning support resource - it’s great as a year-round resource too, which they can put into their learning files/folders to call upon whenever they need it! Colour & B&W background. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully - the resource is copyright, and for single-teacher/purchaser use only. GRATIA PLENA!
LivelyLearning