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Ancient Civilizations Poster

Ancient Civilizations Poster

This poster is a PDF and can be used in a World History class. It was designed as a 18x24 inch poster but could be stretched to fit other sizes as well.
ashdchristie
Archimedes - A sample chapter from 'Standing on the Shoulders of Giants'

Archimedes - A sample chapter from 'Standing on the Shoulders of Giants'

This is a sample chapter from the forthcoming book, ‘Standing on the Shoulders of Giants’ by Tom Burkard and Colin McKenzie. It is aimed at higher ability 11-16 Physics students and has been found to be an excellent resource for revision, homework or ‘flipped learning’. Further chapters are also being made available for review and evaluation. This chapter tells the story of Archimedes and details his work on: Density - including his ‘Eureka!’ moment Turning Moments and Levers Pulleys Each chapter gives a brief biography of a great physicist and is linked to an explanation of their discoveries that is relevant to the school curriculum. Here, students learn how to calculate density and turning moments, and to explain the workings of levers and pulleys. Original sketches are included to illustrate the chapter and we welcome feedback from teachers and students before publication of the book. I have used this chapter for revision, homework and as a ‘flipped learning’ activity, where students are encouraged to independently learn the basics of a topic before it is taught in class. Our chapters are also very effective for use in ‘quiet reading’ sessions. The literacy level here is ‘middle to high’ and we have found this content to be very engaging as extension work for higher ability students.
colmckenzie
Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

This set includes twelve Latin quotes, by both famous and lesser known authors, with their English translations, to use as display posters in the classroom, for example when teaching a unit on Romans or Ancient History or in any Latin class. After each poster quote I have included some information for the teacher to introduce the new quote to the classs, including a full grammatical Latin explanation of the quote, background information on the author and time, and a section on the meaning and interpretation of this specific quote so students know how and when they could use it in daily life. I use posters like these every week all school year long in my classes, and students collected them in their books and looked forward to the new quote each week. They starting using the most popular quotes in their conversations with each other, and often told me after a test when asked how it went, “oh, veni, vidi, vici!”
CreativeClassics