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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 www.mrswordsmith.com/educators 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 www.mrswordsmith.com/educators to sign-up for more FREE hilariously illustrated resources.
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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 www.mrswordsmith.com/educators 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 www.mrswordsmith.com/educators to sign-up for more FREE hilariously illustrated resources.
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Myth and Religion: Heracles and the Olympics

Myth and Religion: Heracles and the Olympics

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

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

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

Homer's Odyssey Lesson Activities

A selection of active lessons, book quizzes, essay practice resources, and study maps on characters and themes, for the study of Homer's Odyssey. All tried-and-tested - mainly for AQA Classical Civilisation, but also used and adapted for OCR GCSE.
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Homer's Odyssey Annotated

Homer's Odyssey Annotated

Books 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 21, 22, and 23 of E.V. Rieu's translation (Penguin, 2003) of Homer's Odyssey highlighted with colour-coded themes and annotated for study.
erinsarahh
Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 22 & 23

Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 22 & 23

A presentation of Homer's Odyssey colour-coded and annotated for use to lead the whole class through the text together and pupils annotate their copies for study. Text is Penguin (2003) translation by E. V. Rieu. Annotations/notes are displayed on successive pages. Colour codes for themes are as follows: purple = xenia yellow = fate green = gods&men pink = women&men blue = fathers&sons red line = [variously] Homeric similes / heroic code / Odysseus's character / servants / suitors
erinsarahh
Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 19 & 21

Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 19 & 21

A presentation of Homer's Odyssey colour-coded and annotated for use to lead the whole class through the text together and pupils annotate their copies for study. Text is Penguin (2003) translation by E. V. Rieu. Annotations/notes are displayed on successive pages. Colour codes for themes are as follows: purple = xenia yellow = fate green = gods&men pink = women&men blue = fathers&sons red line = servants / suitors
erinsarahh
Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 14 & 16

Homer's Odyssey Annotated Books 14 & 16

A presentation of Homer's Odyssey colour-coded and annotated for use to lead the whole class through the text together and pupils annotate their copies for study. Text is Penguin (2003) translation by E. V. Rieu. Annotations/notes are displayed on successive pages. Colour codes for themes are as follows: purple = xenia yellow = fate green = gods&men pink = women&men blue = fathers&sons red line = suitors or servants
erinsarahh