Egypts and Greeks

Egypts and Greeks

A fully detailed engaging lesson for year 7 on Egypts and Greeks included starter, activity, task, presentation, homework and assessment.
Edustem1
Ancient Greek Food (Tasting)

Ancient Greek Food (Tasting)

An introduction to the diet of the ancient Greeks by tasting! This resource can be used at the start of a learning journey on Ancient Greece, to engage, or at the end. I have also used it the day before a ‘Fabulous Finish’ (Ancient Greek Day) where the children dressed in costumes, designed their own Greek pottery and carved in clay, held a mini Olympic games tournament and then marched into a feast, giving due honour to Zeus before eating. It worked well in this manner, because the children were already aware of the types of foods they would be sampling and why. The resource set includes: Presentation on the diet of the Ancient Greeks. A printable Menu - edit on the ppt to include the food you have bought Slides to show what foods are going to be sampled A printout where children can rate the food, based on its appearance and texture and taste etc. (Print from ppt) A suggested follow up task - where children design their own menus, of Ancient Greek style food, using effusive persuasive language. All the food types included, are easy to source, and I found Aldi/Lidl extremely good value for 60 pupils. Most children gagged on the anchovies, but it was part of the fun - they all loved the goats cheese/greek yoghurt squeezy honey combo (and some were eating the honey simply on its own!) I hope you enjoy using this resource.
Nataliebu
Greek Mythology Curriculum for High School

Greek Mythology Curriculum for High School

Looking for a Greek mythology unit for an older audience? Take those beloved mythological stories and ramp them up with this MASSIVE bundle that includes SIX WEEKS OF COMPLETE LESSON MATERIALS designed for advanced middle school students and high school freshmen/sophomores as they connect their studies of Greek mythology to our modern world and their own lives. This is a six unit curriculum study on mythology. With instructional pacing, all lesson plans and supplements (minus materials such as videos and such), and a general database for English classroom use, this will span 84 days of instruction. Textbooks not included. This unit will introduce students to the structure and purpose of myths in society. As students become familiar with the enduring patterns and motifs found in mythology, they will gain a greater appreciation for the continuity and tradition of our literary heritage as a reflection of the collective experiences of humankind to make meaning and explain the world around us. The big ideas embedded through this unit are: • Whether passed down orally or retold in a literary format, myths follow identifiable patterns and contain common motifs. • Myths are stories which provide an understanding of the world around us. • Myths straddle the line between folklore, religion, fiction, and science. • The purpose of myths is to explain the unexplainable, to amuse, to unite, and to educate. Included in this 9-12 Mythology Curriculum are essential questions, acquired knowledge, acquired skills, major assessments, instructional materials list and where to obtain, interdisciplinary connections, technology connections, accommodations and modifications. Unit 1: Mythic Meaning, Structure and Creation (Pacing – 8 Days) 1 Unit Benchmark Assessment 4 Unit 2: The Classical Tradition as a Reflection of Society (Pacing – 18 Days) 5 Unit Benchmark Assessment 8 Unit 3: The Hero’s Journey (Pacing – 18 Days) 9 Unit Benchmark Assessment 12 Unit 4: Epic Literature (Pacing – 10 Days) 13 Unit Benchmark Assessment 16 Unit 5: Comparative Mythology (Pacing – 12 Days) 17 Unit Benchmark Assessment 20 Unit 6: Mythology Applied: The Art of Allusion (Pacing – 18 Days) 22 Unit Benchmark Assessment 25 Appendix A: General Databases for English Classroom Use 26 Extra pages include a comic strip template, graphics, writing prompt, rubric, persuasive essay paper, handouts and more! ***I’ve also included my Persuasive Writing Bundle. Thank you for looking! If you like it, please leave a review!
GracieRae
Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Who were the Amazons? - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes myth of the Amazons and any real-life correlations they may have with the Pazyryk tribe of Siberia. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a true or false exercise, a definitions match, a word search and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
MariaPht
Ancient Greece: Democracy and Ostracism

Ancient Greece: Democracy and Ostracism

Planned for my Y4/5 class, goes into Ancient Greek democracy and ostracism. Contains ppt, worksheets and supporting resources. It does NOT contain the otraska referred to in the ppt - I used bits of broken pots. I got the idea from this from a website that charged £5 - it’s a good idea, but the resources were sadly lacking. I made this, based on that lesson idea. Enjoy!
piginmuck
Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages

Free Ancient Greece Colouring Pages. Included: Ancient Greece boat / warship Ancient Greece warrior/ Achilles; Ancient Greece Athena; Ancient Greece vase / amphora; Ancient Greece discus thrower; Ancient Greece Zeus; Ancient Greece Lyric / poet Ancient Greece coins; Ancient Greece kantharos / pottery; Ancient Greece chariot. Can be used when studying Ancient Greece in KS2. The file is in .pdf format and not editable. A4 size. Thank you for your interest, Hoppy Times
hoppytimes
Ancient Greece democracy v modern day

Ancient Greece democracy v modern day

I created this from various resources available including one on TES (originator pantobabe from 2013) that was a bit wordy. Thought I’d share it as it ended up a couple of hours work and would like to save someone else the time! I used in my Year 5 class today and they were very excited about writing their own speeches - we will vote next week.
pipmoss12
Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

Ancient Peoples Bundle - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Texts (SAVE 55%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different cultures and civilization during ancient times. After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
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 History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

Ancient History Knowledge Organisers Bundle!

These 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).
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
Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

Ancient Greece Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Ancient Egyptians. It contains comprehensive sections on: Ancient Greece map (annotated); Ancient Greek Gods; Ancient Greece timeline; Ancient Greek people; Ancient Greek places; Ancient Greek daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Greek Theatre lesson Year 5

Greek Theatre lesson Year 5

I put this together from other free resources. The masks worked really well. I got chn to label the amphitheatre (in WALT doc) and write what they’d learnt in a paragraph underneath and then we made masks.
pipmoss12
KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

KS2 Knowledge Organisers Big Bundle!

These clear, detailed and visually-appealing knowledge organisers offer complete reference points for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to each of the following topics: World War II; Ancient Egypt; The Solar System; Tudors and Stuarts; The Rainforest; The Romans; Ancient Greece. 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).
TandLGuru
Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens - facts to sort

Ancient Greece Sparta and Athens - facts to sort

Just made this for my Year 5s and thought I’d share. Facts for chn to work out if they are for Sparta or Athens. Answers on 2nd page! (I actually pasted these facts from a great Powerpoint someone made on here called Anicent Greece Life and Schools - so thanks to that person too!)
pipmoss12
Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $30; as a bundle they are 35% off, for $19! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Ancient Greece: Escape Room - Social Studies

Ancient Greece: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with ancient Greece. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Theseus and the Minotaur- a comprehension lesson

Theseus and the Minotaur- a comprehension lesson

I prepared this lesson for my Year 7 history class- the majority of whom are second language English learners. Objectives are to observe, listen, extract information and be able to put it into their own words. Gives students a physical context for the rest of the Ancient Greece unit. Also includes a fun maze! :)
jessica58
The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of perfume from Ancient Egyptian burials to the first alcohol based fragrance. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
Herodotus - Historian or Liar?

Herodotus - Historian or Liar?

Year 6 introduction to the first ever historian (Herodotus). End of topic quiz as a starter. A very basic introduction to historiography and a discussion of 'what is history?' T13: I can describe a study of Ancient Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world.
MissDen
Ancient Greek God Top Trump Cards

Ancient Greek God Top Trump Cards

Ancient Greek God Top Trump Cards. 14 Gods have been included: Zeus, Hera,Posieden, Demeter, Hestia, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Ares, Apollo, Artemis, Athena, Hermes, Dionysus and Hades Cards are ornately decorated Card Statistics are editable Statistics are based on research from Steven Fry’s Mythos. (I would highly recommend this book if you are teaching Ancent Greece and want to enhance your subject knowledge!) Note: I used the font ‘Dalek’ as part of the presentation. It is a free, downloadable font.
tcb89
Greeks Year 5

Greeks Year 5

This is a set of two lessons on the Ancient Greeks completed with Year 5, based on Ancient Greek food and masks. There is a presentation about Greek masks and a lesson plan/set of two worksheets to use alongside the food tasting lesson.
Rebeccavictoria2406
Jury Duty worksheets

Jury Duty worksheets

I created these worksheets to support my lessons on Ancient Greece and how they influenced modern day democracy but these sheets could be used as stand alone lessons. Included: Sheet with information on the alleged crime and those involved. There has been an alleged robbery at a man’s house. He has accused his neighbour of committing the crime. The accused’s alibi is his best friend , Sid, who has been to prison before. Who will you believe? Jurors: Three jurors all of who know one of the people involved. This sheet will help the children to understand the need for an unbiased jury. Children will discuss the jurors and decide whether or not to keep them on the jury Questionnaire: I used this with a colleague who had experienced jury duty. They came into our lesson and the children used the questions on this sheet to interview them on their experience. Statements: Brief statements from the three people involved. Children can use these to help form their opinions on the accused. Verdict/Truth: Most children I have used this lesson with come to the conclusion that Mark (the accused) is guilty. They are always surprised to know that he was set up by the man who accused him. The children find out that even if Mark was guilty, he would more than likely have walked free due to lack of evidence. This always ignites interesting conversations about how fair our legal system is.
chunt86
9-1 British Medicine: Medieval Medicine Revision Pack

9-1 British Medicine: Medieval Medicine Revision Pack

Revision pack that contains sheets on: - Ideas on the cause of disease - Treatment of disease - Prevention of disease - Care and Hospitals - The Black Death, 1348-49 - How much progress was there? - Why was there a lack of progress? (Factors) Contains a wide range of exam questions
MrThorntonTeach
Greeks Topic Vocabulary Pack

Greeks Topic Vocabulary Pack

This 15 page Greeks TVP will help bring to life your Greeks topic! The ninja has carefully selected 4 key historical figures to study and explore! Created exciting lists of topic-focused nouns, verbs and adjectives to enhance pupil writing. Researched etymologies of Greek words for you to teach. The ninja has even provided a unique Vocabulary Ninja reward system (including certificates), branded display resources, and blank templates of Synonym Alley and Vocabulary Laboratory activities. The ninja has even supplied two pages of teaching techniques, helping you bring to life each resource. ​
VocabularyNinja
Ancient Greece Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Ancient Greece Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Ancient Greece'. 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
Greek Mythology 1&2 Wordsearches Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Greek Mythology 1&2 Wordsearches Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Greek Mythology 1&2'. 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