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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
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
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
Classics Wordsearch Classical Literature Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Classics Wordsearch Classical Literature Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Classics'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Greece Edition)

This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the 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
KS2 Romans Bundle

KS2 Romans Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of the Romans. 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
KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of Anglo-Saxons. 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
Harry Potter characters and their links to classical (Roman & Greek) mythology

Harry Potter characters and their links to classical (Roman & Greek) mythology

Did you know that most of the names of characters and magical creatures in the Harry Potter series have roots in classical mythology and Latin and/or Ancient Greek? Do your students love Harry Potter? This is a ready to use, editable Powerpoint presentation with slides of 24 different characters and creatures from the Harry Potter series, where possible with images from the movie. In the notes for each slide you will find the description of that slide: the connection between that specific Harry Potter character and Latin or Ancient Greek language and/or mythology. Let the students recognise the characters and teach them about the links with the classics, to let them discover once again that the classics really are all around us, if only we learn to see them!
CreativeClassics
Homer's Odyssey - Book I: Athene Visits Telemachus

Homer's Odyssey - Book I: Athene Visits Telemachus

This bundle consists of everything a teacher needs to teach Book I of Homer's Odyssey. 1) Who were the Greek Gods 2) Book I: Athene visits Telemachus: Key events 3) Book I: Athene visits Telemachus: characters & themes. This bundle consists of 3x PowerPoint 3x Worksheets 1x Greek Gods information cards All of the lessons are differentiated and accessible for all ability ranges. But they also encourage the most able to extend themselves and link to Ancient Greek society.
matthew_nolan
Who were the Greek Gods? (whole lesson)

Who were the Greek Gods? (whole lesson)

Who were the Greek Gods? (Whole Lesson) This resource contains: 1x PowerPoint Lesson 1X Olympian Gods information cards The lesson introduces students to the Greek Gods first by using information cards. It then encourages the students to make inferences about Ancient Greek Society from the Gods that they worshiped. It is an effective way to getting students to link actions people took to religion. This is especially beneficial when studying Homer's Odyssey, Iliad or Greek Tragedies.
matthew_nolan
Ancient Greece Bundle

Ancient Greece Bundle

Save 79% This creative and time saving bundle includes independent learning, a display, listening and sorting and writing! The Greeks - An Introductory Page. Encourage independent learning by asking your class what they would like to learn about Ancient Greece or the Greeks. Then, as a group or in small groups, get them to brainstorm what they already know. Fantastic start to any Greek Project! Whip up a display in an instant! This PowerPoint of images & a title will save your hours of searching. Just press print. Three titles to go with the display above. The title to choose from read: 'Ancient Greece', 'The Greeks' and 'Greek Gods' Greek Patterns and a Greek Vase Template. Encourage creativity and manual dexterity with the Greek Vase template which is all ready to add pattern to. My popular Pandora's Box Listening and sorting Activity. Read the story and then ask your students to sort the facts into true or false. A wonderful stimulus for discussion! An excellent planning sheet for your class to plan a letter to a Greek God or Goddess.
BubbleResources
Modernizing Myths from Ancient Greece

Modernizing Myths from Ancient Greece

In the Modernizing Greek Myths lesson, students read and summarize a classic myth from Ancient Greece. Working in teams, they then brainstorm ways to bring that myth into the modern age. Teams write three minute plays based on their modern ideas, performing their work in front of the class to complete the project. The source myths for this activity were written by Lin Donn, and the King Midas radio play embedded in the PowerPoint presentation was created by the BBC. Topics addressed: Cultural and religious significance of Ancient Greek myths Primary CT concept: abstraction. Students identify the central theme and/or moral from their myth and create an entirely new story that symbolizes the same tenet. Students will be able to: Identify the central theme and moral of a specific Greek myth Write and perform a modern adaptation of a Greek myth of their choosing Materials: PowerPoint presentation Student worksheet Original myths Lined paper for students to write their short plays Prep: Print enough copies of each original myth such that teams will have at least a few options to choose from Suggested lesson breakdown: 2min – activity introduction with PowerPoint presentation 15min – class listens to King Midas myth radio play (in PowerPoint presentation) 5min – finish introducing activity with PowerPoint presentation 15min – teams of three students read and summarize their selected Greek myth 30-60min – teams write their modern adaptations in play form 20-30min – teams present their plays to the class
eli17
Harry Potter spells and curses in Latin

Harry Potter spells and curses in Latin

Do your students love Harry Potter too? This small assignments helps them discover how much Latin (and some Greek!) is in the Harry Potter world, by teaching them the Latin origins of some of the spells, to discover that Harry Potter and his friends actually SPEAK a lot of Latin! Answer sheet is included. This is great in combination with another of my resources: Harry Potter characters and their links to classical mythology!
CreativeClassics
Homework: Greek Mythological Hero

Homework: Greek Mythological Hero

This differentiated homework asks pupils to create, illustrate and describe their own Greek Hero. We used the hero in their stories the following week but this could equally be used as a stand alone homework related to your topic.
Klein100
Year 1 proudness assembly

Year 1 proudness assembly

This was an assembly I carried out with my Year 1 class. This was a religious assembly based around the value of being proud. The assembly tells the story of Icarus. I have written the script including different parts and lots of narrators, ideas for songs and also a powerpoint presentation (of pictures) which is referred to in the script and shows when to change the slides. This assembly script can be easily adapted to suit different year groups as well as taking out the religious parts if it's not a religious assembly.
jessmurray10
Ancient Greek Myths Tale of Two Spinners Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Myths Tale of Two Spinners Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Myths Tale of Two Spinners Assembly or Class Play This class play can be used as an assembly (for performance) or as a class play, to be read within the classroom. It is part of a set of scripts written on the Ancient Greek Myths which includes Guided Reading scripts plus quizzes. The poem - The Spider and the Fly by Mary Howitt - is included in the text. Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration - around 10 - 15 minutes Sample Text: Narrator: Now, that’s better. (Ushering Incey Wincey Spider and Little Miss Muffet back to their seats) (To audience) You see how ridiculous this fear of spiders is? What do they call it? Arachn (Enter Arachne, scuttling on in spider costume) Arachne: Someone mention my name? Narrator: Ah! You’d be Arachne! As in Arachnophobia? Arachne: Well, I have no fear of spiders. I just am one! All thanks to (Enter Athene) Athene: Me! Arachne: Wretched goddess! (Athene scowls and raises her hand) Athene: (Menacingly) I’d be very careful what you say, if I were you Arachne! That tongue of yours has already got you into a whole heap of trouble! Arachne: (Gesturing at the spider outfit) Oh you mean this? Just because I said I was a better spinner than you! Athene: Foolish girl! What arrogance! You had to be punished! Arachne: That wasn’t quite the only reason I got punished, was it? Narrator: I’d say that was ample reason! Definitely too big for her boots, this one! Arachne: (Wailing) But I was brilliant at my craft. Athene: And didn’t you know it! You had to be taken down a peg or two.
suesplays
Pandora's Box Assembly or Class Play

Pandora's Box Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Myths Pandora's Box Assembly or Class Play This class play can be used as an assembly (for performance) or as a class play, to be read within the classroom. Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration - around 15 - 20 minutes reading not including music suggestions. The Seven Deadly Sins plus all those Vices? No wonder our Narrator is worried! But as with all good stories, this one has a happy ending - well, maybe not for all those baddies! This is one of a collection of Ancient Greek Myth scripts – assemblies and guided reading scripts, sold as separate and combined products. This play could also be used as a PSHE resource – on resisting temptation, and the victory of good (hope) over evil (Seven Deadly Sins plus, in this case 19 Vices). Sample Text: Music 5 – You’re Beautiful – James Blunt (Epimetheus sings love song to Pandora) Narrator: (Indicating for music to stop) Yes, yes. We get it! Young love! Epimetheus: Oh come on! Look at this perfect woman? How could I possibly resist? Narrator: (To audience) Aha! Somebody else who couldn’t resist temptation! (To Pandora) No offence to you, madam. (To Epimetheus) But did you not look a little deeper? I mean, yes, she’s undoubtedly beautiful but (Optional burst of The Price You Pay – Bruce Springsteen) Pandora: (Angrily) Oh right! It’s the blond argument, right? The ‘well, if she looks that good, there can’t be much underneath’? No spirit, heh? Music 6 Missionary Man – Eurythmics (Pandora throws off her ‘pretty clothes’ displaying a much stronger image) Narrator: (Holding up hand for music to stop) Whoa! That’s not the Perfect Pandora I was expecting! Epimetheus: (Gasping) And that’s not a side of my wife I’ve ever seen before! Pandora: Of course not! You only ever wanted me to be that perfect ‘domestic goddess’ – sitting around, looking pretty, staring vacantly out to space! Epimetheus: Well, isn’t that what wives are supposed to do? Narrator: Not this one, I suspect! (Optional excerpt of Thorn in my Side – Eurythmics – Pandora strutting up and down) Narrator: (Holding hand up) OK. Yes, we’ve got it! So underneath all that sweetness was a whole heap of frustration! Pandora: More like mega boredom! I mean, what was I supposed to do all day? Epimetheus: Stay out of mischief?
suesplays
Theseus and the Minotaur Assembly or Class Play

Theseus and the Minotaur Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greeks Theseus and the Minotaur Assembly or Class Play Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration: 10 - 15 minutes reading (this does not include music suggestions) Monsters and heroes - not the easiest cast to deal with! But then Poseidon is more than man - sorry, make that - god enough to take this lot on! Also available (as separate purchase): This assembly plus Guided Reading Script plus Quiz (one of large collection of Ancient Greek scripts written by Sue Russell) Sample Text: Music 1 – El Matador Music (Cast file into hall, in order of speaking, taking seats along two rows of fifteen facing the audience) Poseidon: Welcome to this tale about (Enter Theseus) Music 2 Holding Out for a Hero – Bonnie Tyler (chorus) (Theseus strides up and down, bracing his muscles and striking various ‘heroic postures’) Theseus: A hero! That’s me, Theseus! (Theseus gestures to cast to cheer) (Whole cast cheers) Poseidon: And (Enter Minotaur) Music 3 Deeper Underground – Jamiroquai (chorus) (Minotaur ‘skulks’ up and down, glaring at both cast and audience) Minotaur: Me! The Minotaur! (Minotaur ‘paws the ground’, snorts in anger and glares at cast who all boo) Poseidon: Hmm. Quite a split! In fact Theseus: (Interrupting) You could say, Good versus Evil! Poseidon: (Glaring at Theseus) I could! But I’m not going to, if it’s all the same to you! (To audience, aside) These heroes! Think they’re God’s Gift! Theseus: Well, you may not have regarded me as a gift (pauses) Dad! (Pauses) But my other father did! (Enter Aegeus) Aegeus: Ah Theseus, my son! There you are! (To audience) I hope you haven’t been listening too much to this god, here (pointing at Poseidon). Gods! Way too much time on their hands and far too many off spring to show for it! Poseidon: What was that? Aegeus: Oh nothing, Poseidon! Just commenting on how creatively you fill your time. Truly awesome! Poseidon: Well, as God of the Seas I guess I am rather (pauses) what did you say? Oh, awesome, that’s right! A shame not everyone was in such awe of me as you! (Enter Minos) (Whole cast hisses and boos) Minos: (Angrily) Hey! That’s no way to greet the King of Crete! Aegeus: (Contemptuously) Pah! Some king you were! Minos: (Laughing) Huh! And you were any better, oh great King of Athens? (Pauses) Now, just remind me. Who had to send human sacrifices to who? Aegeus: (Exclaiming) Why, you evil, wicked, cruel, vindictive .. Poseidon: (Interrupting) Yes, yes. I think we get it. You two didn’t like each other much, did you? Aegeus: Oh I’ve barely started.
suesplays
The Gorgon's Head Assembly or Class Play

The Gorgon's Head Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Myths The Gorgon's Head Assembly or Class Play Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration: around 10 - 15 minutes not including music What was Poseidon thinking - taking on all these women? He might succeed at putting the youth Perseus in his place but a group of 'wronged women'? Never! This is one of a large collection of Ancient Greek scripts written by Sue Russell – guided reading scripts also available. Sample Text: Medusa: Just like I said! Gods! Men! The bane of our lives! Poseidon: (Clutching his forehead, muttering) I think I have a headache coming on. (Pauses)You know something? I suddenly feel just a little outnumbered! Would you ladies mind just giving me a short break? (Exit Athene, Medusa and Danae, shrugging their shoulders) Poseidon: Phew! Peace at last! Oh, don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against ‘the weaker sex’ (Athene comes storming back) Music 3 War – Edwin Starr – Brief excerpt Athene: What was that you just said? Weaker, eh? I’ll show you weaker! (Athene strides up and down, wielding her sword) Poseidon: (Holding hand up) OK. I apologize. Athene: Goddess of wisdom and war! (To Poseidon) You’d do well to remember that! Poseidon: (Aside) As if I could forget! (To Athene) Now, what was I saying about having a little peace? Athene: Huh! Give me war any day! (Exit Athene) Poseidon: (Clutching head) Women! I knew I should never have agreed to this! (Enter Perseus, giving Poseidon a ‘high five) Perseus: What’s up, bro? Poseidon: (Indignantly) Bro? I’ll give you bro! Perseus: OK so I guess it’s Uncle, really – seeing as Zeus was my dad, and your brother! Poseidon: Correct! So, no more bro, right? Perseus: Fair enough! So, what’s the plan, dude? Poseidon: (Exploding) Dude? That’s even worse than bro! What is it with you youngsters? Can’t you talk normally? Perseus: (Sighing) OK I’ll try! I’m just not used to hanging out with oldies like you! Poseidon: (Exploding) Now look here, young Perseus! If you and me are going to get along, you need to show a little respect! (Enter Danae) Danae: Perseus! Where are those manners I taught you? Poseidon: I think he might have lost them during his travels! Danae: Well, let’s help him find them again! Poseidon is only trying to Poseidon: (Looking at his watch) Get this story told? Well, that’s proving a bit of a challenge! (To Danae) No offence, madam, but you women don’t half talk a lot! (Enter Polydectes, accompanied by ‘several’ women, all chatting and laughing) Polydectes: (Groaning) Tell me about it! You want to try keeping them quiet in court! Once they get going there’s no stopping them!
suesplays
Odysseus and the Cyclops Assembly or Class Play

Odysseus and the Cyclops Assembly or Class Play

Ancient Greek Myths Odysseus and the Cyclops Assembly or Class Play Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration - around 10 to 15 minutes reading time (around 20 with addition of music) One of several Ancient Greek scripts written by Sue Russell. A set of 5 Ancient Greek Myths is also available in Guided Reading format, each with 6 speakers, and its own quiz. Sample Text: Poseidon: Oh I’m sure it is! So you stopped off at my son’s island for a bit of a holiday? (To audience) I’ve heard the Greek islands are a favourite holiday destination. Island hopping, I believe you call it? Odysseus: Well, that was hardly our intention. We wanted to get home. Ancient Greek 6: But stopping off for a bit of a rest did make sense. Ancient Greek 7: Though it didn’t turn out to be quite the holiday we expected! Ancient Greek 8: Stuck in the back of that cave (Enter Polyphemus, finding his way to the group, with the aid of a white stick) Polyphemus: (Bellowing loudly) My home! Ancient Greek 9: Hardly the best that Airbnb have to offer! Polyphemus: (Bellowing angrily) Pardon? There’s nothing wrong with my cave I’ll have you know! Ancient Greek 10: Nothing at all – until you get your head bashed against one of the walls! I was the first to suffer at your hands Ancient Greek 11: And I the second! Ancient Greek 1: And I the third! Ancient Greek 2: And I the fourth Ancient Greek 3: And I the fifth Ancient Greek 4: And I the sixth! Poseidon: (Tutting) Son! Really! That was rather greedy, even by your standards! Polyphemus: (Muttering sulkily) But I didn’t eat them all in one go! Odysseus: (Sarcastically) Oh that was very good of you! Polyphemus: Well, thank you! Poseidon: No, I think he’s being sarcastic, son! The lowest form of wit. But something tells me, not quite low enough for you! Odysseus: (To Polyphemus) So come on! What have you got to say in your defence? Surely you don’t want your old man thinking you have the table manners of a monster? Polyphemus: (Spluttering) Well, I er, Ancient Greek 5: You just fancied a change from lamb stew, right? Polyphemus: (Beaming) Oh that’s right! Indeed I did! Ancient Greek 6: I expect lamb gets pretty boring night after night? Polyphemus: Oh you’re right! Ancient Greek 7: So we made a pleasant change to your diet? Polyphemus: (Slapping his large belly, fondly) Well, I’d hardly call it a diet!
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The Twelve Labours of Hercules Assembly or Class Play

The Twelve Labours of Hercules Assembly or Class Play

The Twelve Labours of Hercules Assembly Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down; Duration around 15 minutes not including music suggestions - this could double the length of the assembly or class play. Every teacher's dream come true - an Ancient Greek superhero calling in to reignite the class's interest in a subject they have been doing all term! Hercules does so well ... until the arrival of that wicked king Eurystheus; but it doesn't take long before the latter realises his mistake in taking on this class - and it is truly heartening for all teachers everywhere to hear such respect from Hercules for their magnificent efforts! Enjoy The Twelve Labours of Hercules in fun, entertaining style - if it works for this set of children, it will definitely work for yours! Hercules features in two other scripts written by Sue Russell: 1. Superheroes Assembly for KSII – where Hercules has the dubious pleasure of converting a class of very un-super heroes … into super heroes! 2. Twelve New Labours of Hercules – in which the tables are turned on Hercules as he is the student on a self-improvement programme – this one with its focus on PSHE (i.e. ‘admirable’ character qualities!) Sample Text: Eurystheus: (To Narrator) Now. How many labours have we done? Narrator: Just three! (Loud groan from cast) Child 20: What? Nine more to go? Child 21: You have to be kidding? Child 22: This had better be good! Eurystheus: (Peevishly) What is it with these kids? A case of short attention span or what? (Cast all cross arms angrily, in defiant posture) Narrator: I’d be careful what you say, if I were you! This lot are easily upset and you might just find yourself in a bit of a spot! Eurystheus: (Laughing) Are you suggesting I should be worried by a load of kids? Oh don’t make me laugh! (To cast) Now. About this fourth labour. (Whole cast yawns loudly) Hercules’ task was to capture the Erymanthian Boar. Child 23: Did someone say ‘bore’? Child 24: As in, bore us to death’ Child 24: I think we can safely say, he already has! (Whole cast nod) Eurystheus: Now wait a minute! (Eurystheus walks over to the props box and tries to find ‘Boar’) Eurystheus: (Muttering) it must be in here somewhere! (Child 25, who had, unseen by Eurystheus, crept over to the props box and taken the Boar, pounces out at him, making him leap in the air and scream with terror; Hercules falls about laughing, as does the rest of the cast)
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Twelve New Labours of Hercules Assembly

Twelve New Labours of Hercules Assembly

Twelve New Labours of Hercules Assembly NB: This script is not about the original 12 Labours of Hercules! It is based around a completely different set of challenges – on the kind of ‘admirable qualities’ the cast feels Hercules should have – presenting him with a 12-part self-improvement plan! This is a kind of spin off from the Superheroes script - almost a reversal in fact; as whilst in that script it was Hercules trying to make superheroes out of a pretty unpromising cast, this script is about the cast pulling the punches - Hercules struggling along in their wake! Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration around 15 - 20 minutes not including music suggestions. This Key Stage II class play is PSHE ‘orientated’ as it focuses on 'character improvements' e.g. humility, courage, mutual respect, upholding what is right, keeping positive, patience, love .... and of course the hardest of all, being happy! Sample Text: Child 11: A start to your self-improvement plan. Hercules: My what? Child 12: Well, we all feel you are lacking Hercules: Me? The great Hercules? Lacking? Child 12: (Coughing) If you would allow me to finish? We all feel you are lacking – make that, greatly lacking in some of the qualities you should have as Hercules: As a great superhero? I don’t think so! Child 13: Actually, I was going to say, as a member of the human race! Your mother was a mortal, right? Hercules: Yes Child 14: So I’m sure she’d appreciate us trying to improve you! Hercules: Huh! How can you improve on perfection? Music 3 Chariots of Fire theme music (Hercules strides around ‘looking magnificent’) (Child 15 walks over to the music and turns it off) Hercules: (Indignantly) Hey! What’s the big idea? Child 15: I think we all get it! You are Mr Universe! Hercules: (Looking very pleased with himself) Well, thank you. I Child 15: (Pointing to head) In your head, that is! Hercules: (Furiously) Pardon? Child 15: Oh do stop saying that! Anyone would think you had a hearing problem! Hercules: (Spluttering) I most definitely do not! Everything about my physique is perfect! Child 15: Like I said, maybe on the outside. But it’s what’s on the inside that is sadly lacking. But don’t worry, we are going to help fix that! Hercules: (Sarcastically) And may I ask how? Child 16: You may! All very simple. You just have to complete 12 simple tasks that we set you. Hercules: (Laughing) Oh I get it! You are going to give me another 12 labours.
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A Complete IB PYP Unit of Inquiry Voices and Communication

A Complete IB PYP Unit of Inquiry Voices and Communication

Welcome to a world of drama and expression. This is such a fun, complete IB PYP unit of inquiry that explores the theme of How We Express Ourselves with our voice as a form of communication. You will find over 80 pages packed full of rigorous and engaging inquiry based learning for 3rd, 4th and 5th grades. The central idea is: Our voice is an important form of expression to communicate ideas, emotions and feelings. This is such a fun unit to work with. It is filled with drama, theatre, puppets, funny voices and communication with and without using our voice. My 4th graders LOVED it! And I did too! You will find 4 – 6 weeks of literacy, science and math activities, including: • Interactive notebook activities • Science experiments • Hands on math activities for data analysis • Drama • Puppets: grammar lessons on dialogue • Greek theatre and other forms of entertainment • Engaging formative assessments • Research inquiry tasks • Collaborative group work activities • Summative assessment f like this unit, you may like my range of complete IB PYP units for the upper elementary in my stores. Enjoy! Susan Powers
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Countries and Languages Colouring Pages

Countries and Languages Colouring Pages

A fun and educational colouring activity, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Appropriate for students learning the names of the countries, and the languages spoken. Could be printed out and coloured in to stick on the front of a book or folder to help organise the subjects being studied at school or college. Or as the start of a mind map to find out what students already know, or what they have learnt in their classes. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
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Greek: Countries and Languages Colouring Page

Greek: Countries and Languages Colouring Page

A fun and educational colouring activity, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Appropriate for students learning the names of the countries, and the languages spoken. Could be printed out and coloured in to stick on the front of a book or folder to help organise the subjects being studied at school or college. Or as the start of a mind map to find out what students already know, or what they have learnt in their classes. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
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Greece: Countries and Languages Colouring Page

Greece: Countries and Languages Colouring Page

A fun and educational colouring activity, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Appropriate for students learning the names of the countries, and the languages spoken. Could be printed out and coloured in to stick on the front of a book or folder to help organise the subjects being studied at school or college. Or as the start of a mind map to find out what students already know, or what they have learnt in their classes. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
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Theseus and the Minotaur Listening, Sorting & Sequencing Activity

Theseus and the Minotaur Listening, Sorting & Sequencing Activity

Read your class the ancient Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur and then ask them to sort the facts into true and false. Next ask students to sequence the true facts which gives a summary of the story! They can copy the story into their books. Wonderful listening skills activity! Great group work! Fab sequencing! Included in this resource are: The Story to Read True Facts False Facts True Place-mat False Place-mat
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Rich Words Activities

Rich Words Activities

Fantastic collection of the successful Rich Words Activities. This set would cost £26 but is available for a limited time with 81% off the full price, making it a brilliant New Year Bargain at only £4.99.
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Classics Rich Words Activity

Classics Rich Words Activity

These resources cover some of the most important themes related to Classics. They have been successfully used in primary and secondary schools and in various courses in colleges with students, trainee and experienced teachers.
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Trojan War Resource Bundle

Trojan War Resource Bundle

Does any truth lie beneath the myth of the Trojan War? Use the Trojan War Resource Bundle to ponder this question and engage your students in a wider study of ancient Greek beliefs and practices. Australian Curriculum Links: ACDSEH036 This resource is delivered as a 12 page PDF in A4 size. So, what's included? ✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it! ✓ Entertaining 650-word article entitled A Horse for Troy targeted at 11-14 year old readers. ✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary. ✓ Pre- & Post-Reading Quiz for analysing prior knowledge and reading comprehension (answers included). ✓ Myths, Legends, Fairytales & Fables worksheet ✓ Character Concept Map worksheet ✓ Trojan War Story Board template Purchase Issue 13 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag: www.historicool.com.au
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Greek Theatre SOW - Gesture, Unison Movement, Choral Voice, Comedy, Tragedy, Masks, Gods, Catharsis

Greek Theatre SOW - Gesture, Unison Movement, Choral Voice, Comedy, Tragedy, Masks, Gods, Catharsis

A note from the author: I use this scheme of work with my Year 8 class, as not only does it offer a historical perspective on theatre, but it also allows for complex exploration into characters, ensemble work and strong emotions. The students seem to want to get fully involved in all aspects and I have developed this scheme over four years of teaching it. It involves a rich variety of activities, and supports the development of ensemble unison (both vocal and physical) and promotes positive working relationships in my students. Objective Overview of Greek Theatre § Students to explore Greek Theatre elements such as chorus, characters comedy & tragedy, masks, depictions of gods, exaggerated acting. § Students to develop skills in unison movement, choral voice, non-verbal communication, tragic/comic characters, mask work, script exploration, and gestures. § Students to gain an introductory knowledge of Greek Theatre playwrights, Theatre practitioners (Complicitie, Jacques Lecoq), mythological characters, classical history and performance conditions. § Students to explore The Trojan Women in depth, as well as examples from The Frogs and The Clouds. Overview of The Trojan Women The Trojan Women follows Queen Hecuba, her daughter Cassandra, her daughter-in-law Andromache and her grandson Astyanax, as they learn of their fates to the conquering Greek army. Talthybius, a herald of the Greeks, shows great compassion for the Trojans but must deliver terrible news (the death of Astyanax, the burning of Troy, the separation of Cassandra and Andromache from Hecuba). Menelaus considers slaughtering his ex-wife Helen (of Helen of Troy fame, the face that launched 1000 ships) however he is won over by her charm and decides to delay her killing. Is Helen responsible for the whole Trojan War? The gods Poseidon and Athene start the play discussing how to kill the Greek Army after they offended Athene at her temple. This leads to the messages and themes of the futile nature of war, fate, free will and feminism. The play occurs at the same time as Euripides' other play Hecuba. Included: In-depth Scheme of Work Lesson Resources (Images, Worksheets, Handouts) Scripts (a few chorus example scripts, self-written gesture scripts) Assessment Instructions Please note: You may want to purchase 'The Trojan Women' by Euripides, and The Frogs and The Clouds by Aristophanes - however I have included two extracts from the plays plus some example chorus sections. The Trojan Women is the main resource for this SOW. Please do comment on my resources so that I can continue to update and expand them. If you need any more information/clarification please comment and I will update my resources ASAP!
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Greek/Roman people - stick puppet templates

Greek/Roman people - stick puppet templates

Super-fun stick puppets! Simply colour, laminate and attach a craft stick. Great for oral language development, co-operative learning, drama, performance skills, engaging reluctant learners, etc … Fantastic for a topic based study (eg Greek/Roman times, Olympics, etc). Students can use these puppets to demonstrate their learning. Can also be used as a writing prompt (eg script writing, narrative writing, descriptive writing …) This set contains 12 black and white stick puppet templates for your students to colour and construct. Mixture of male and female. One head is turned so you see the back of the head. Go on ... have some fun! Visit my store for more stick puppets and other great classroom resources. © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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