High School ancient history lesson plans and activities: Greece

Resources and ideas for history, ancient history, greece, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

The Delian League in a nutshell

The Delian League in a nutshell

Outlines the Delian League. Great for introducing the topic and also as revision resource.Tags: Delian League, Persian Wars, Ancient History, Presentation, Revision, Simple, Accessible, key points, concepts, outline.

By MHaji07

Greek Myths: Echo and Narcissus

Greek Myths: Echo and Narcissus

This interesting and highly-stimulating lesson enables students to gain a clear and understanding of the key meanings in the Greek Myth ‘Echo and Narcissus.’ Through engagement with the story, students learn to interpret and infer the key meanings in the text, understand its predominant morals, and back up their ideas with textual evidence.The lesson follows a clear, logical, bite-size learning journey, which guides students towards differentiated learning objectives. Over the course of this journey, they become able to:- Define the key term 'moral' and identify the morals in popular tales;- Read the story 'Echo and Narcissus' and interpret the key meanings;- Identify, explain, and analyse the moral of the story in 'Echo and Narcissus';- Engage deeply with the text by inferring the thoughts and feelings of the key characters; - Test their understanding of the story by answering an exam-style comprehension question.-Peer assess each other's learning attempts.This resource pack includes:- A visually engaging whole-lesson PowerPoint presentation;;- Paper copies and online links to the extract needed for the lesson (end section of Act Two);- Greek Myths Definitions Cards;- Greek Myths worksheet (including answer sheet for teachers);- A logically scaffolded essay template;- A detailed lesson plan, complete with what the teacher and students should aim to achieve at each stage of the lesson.All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of the PowerPoint.

By TandLGuru

Characters from the Fall of Troy worksheet

Characters from the Fall of Troy worksheet

A worksheet designed to go along side listening to/ watching the story of the Fall of Troy.Many pupils find it a challenge to remember each character and what they do in the story. This activity is aimed at helping them to make sense for themselves of who is who and that their role is.

By Miffymimi

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GCSE Public Health A3 info-mat: Ancient and Arabic Medicine

GCSE Public Health A3 info-mat: Ancient and Arabic Medicine

A3 info-mat introducing Hippocrates, Galen, Avicenna and the Arabic contributions to European medicine. Includes strategies to mastery key terminology and historical context. Contains wider reading homework/extension task and content checklist for revision purposes. Can be used as a resource during lesson, a stand alone lesson or a revision/exam technique lesson. Contains AQA GCSE questions to improve exam technique (type 2,3 and 4, see below);1. Has the role of the individual been the main factor in the development of medicine in Europe since medieval times? 2. Compare the bedside manner of Hippocrates in Ancient Greece with that of the NHS in the twenty-first century. In what ways are they similar?Significance (Question Type 2: AO1 and AO2, 8 marks) 3. Explain the significance of Arabic doctors in the development of Western European medicine.

By johnleehough

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Part 1 AQA Health & The People / Medicine Through Time: Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain

Part 1 AQA Health & The People / Medicine Through Time: Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain

This is Part 1 of Health & The People, it consists of 12 lessons with worksheets that cover Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain. There are two other parts that I have uploaded to help make planning and preparing for your lessons simple,easy and less time consuming. In turn I hope that these resource allow you to gt back to teaching rather than planning all the time.Enjoy!

By JamesLeopoldStuart

Alexander the Great PPT

Alexander the Great PPT

Excellent 33 slide PPT on Alexander the Great. Covers everything from the rise of Macedonia, to Alexander's great battles and his lasting legacy. Beautifully designed with lots of maps, graphics and detailed points.

By Polaphuca

OCR A-Level Classical Civilisation(H408)Personal Learning Checklists-PLCs [Revision;DIRT; Exam Prep]

OCR A-Level Classical Civilisation(H408)Personal Learning Checklists-PLCs [Revision;DIRT; Exam Prep]

This download contains two Personal Learning Checklists (PLCs) designed for the OCR A-level Classical Civilisatoin (H408) Specification, for first assessment in 2019, including: The world of the hero; Culture and the arts; Beliefs and ideas.The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88

OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision; DIRT; Exam Prep]

OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision; DIRT; Exam Prep]

This download contains one Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) designed for the OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Specification, for first assessment in 2019, including: Greek period study; Greek depth study; Roman period study; Roman depth study.The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88

Events from Ancient Greece

Events from Ancient Greece

A set of chronological resources to give an overview of Ancient Greece and support chronological awareness and knowledge.There is a power point presentation which features 27 events from Ancient Greece. The associated word document features the same events and has an overview timeline to classify events into different categories. There are also two sorting activities and a series of word searches. These have questions to answer before finding the word in the grid – so reinforcing knowledge of events. (There are versions with the first letter of the answer or number of letters in the answer as well as one with no clues so that they cover a wide range of challenge.)

By WiseArkResources

Greek Gods & Goddesses

Greek Gods & Goddesses

A set of resources to support teaching and learning about this topic.There is a power point with a clickable ‘family tree’ that has slides with a picture and sentence about the linked deity.The word document on the same deities has a range of challenges. These include comprehension tasks such as identifying a god’s area of influence and outline family tree to complete (different versions to provide varying levels of difficulty). There is also a series of word searches. These have questions to answer before finding the word in the grid – so reinforcing knowledge of events. (There are versions with the first letter of the answer or number of letters in the answer as well as one with no clues so that they cover a wide range of challenge.)

By WiseArkResources

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Top Trumps Bundle: Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid

Top Trumps Bundle: Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid

A great revision bundle using the Top Trump game on Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid. These teach the key characters, their impact on the plot and key themes. I have used these with my sixth-form classes and they loved them.The Bundle also includes a revision guide for Athenian Democracy which covers the reforms of Solon to Kleisthenes.

By matthew_nolan

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History: Bumper Resource Pack

History: Bumper Resource Pack

Last few days of this bundle now. £49.50 at normal prices for these resources. Until early next week they are less than half price!!! Grab them at the knock down price while you can. Now includes new materials on the topical area of the Russian Revolution and worksheets on the Norman Conquest.

By dmoorhouse

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World History Digital Notebook Ancients to Renaissance for Google Drive

World History Digital Notebook Ancients to Renaissance for Google Drive

Save a bundle with over 150 ready-to use digital notebook pages on World History topics. Great for Google Drive and 1:1 classrooms, each set of digital notebook pages includes: - clickable graphic organizers for students - teacher tips - possible responses for student notes - PLUS full set of blackline masters This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

By DocRunningHistory

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World History Interactive Notebook Pages: 11 sets! Ancients to Renaissance

World History Interactive Notebook Pages: 11 sets! Ancients to Renaissance

World History: Interactive Notebook Pages Bundle is a bundle of templates, template directions, and possible responses for notes on 11 world history topics (10 - 15 notebook pages per topic). Over 300 pages. Pictures of each notebook page included. Great for middle school or remedial high school students. This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

By DocRunningHistory

Secret weapons and Crafty Warfare of the Ancients

Secret weapons and Crafty Warfare of the Ancients

Chemical warfare is not something new. Throughout ancient times different nations have experimented with potions and toxins to eradicate the opposition. Despite an aversion to using unfair, cruel tactics in ancient cultures evidence shows such weaponry was indeed used. The use of crafty tactics, secret weapons and at times ruthless warfare has a very ancient origin.This 19 page PPT covers Ancient techniques incuding;Poison Arrows (Stone Age / Greeks / Scythians and Remedies), Germ Warfare (Ancient China), Siege Tactics (Greeks and Romans), Poison Wells, Flying Jars of Scorpions, Flaming Oil, Assassination Techniques, Snake bombs, The Art of Deception (The Art of War9, Greek Fire and Flaming Archery.Great Visuals provides a fascinating overview of Warfare techniques in the Ancient World.Students were engaged and enjoyed this PPT.

By teen91113

Minotaur, writing and keyword supports SEN, KS1, KS2

Minotaur, writing and keyword supports SEN, KS1, KS2

Minotaur 'describing words' word matKeyword matching activity - 2 versions includedKeyword activity to assess / reinforce children's knowledge and understanding of words in the text.Describing words word mat to support children's use of adjectives in their writing - words selected are relevant to the Minotaur.Used for mixed age primary group of children with autism.

By jlp76

Theseus and the Minotaur storyboard

Theseus and the Minotaur storyboard

Storyboard - designed for children with autism to reinforce their understanding of the story. Children sorted the order of the text as a group before drawing their own accompanying pictures.With my group of children (mixed aged KS1/KS2) I kept the text on the worksheet but I have included a publisher version so this activity could be adapted to a cut and stick activity, or children could write their own sentences.

By jlp76

Ancient Greece   - Complete 6 week unit of work

Ancient Greece - Complete 6 week unit of work

A complete 6 week scheme of work, based around life in Ancient Greece. Written for a year 4/5 class, it is easily differentiated. Objectives covered include: The geography of the ancient worldGreek daily lifeLife in Athens and Sparta School in Ancient Greece The Greek Alphabet.Please leave Feedback.

By Raphella

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Sports Week Bundle

Sports Week Bundle

Sports Relief Week PowerPoints and different teaching activities on how to keep healthy and fit. There are some worksheets to complete, lots of pictures to talk about and even an ESL teaching unit on Sport and the human body.

By peterfogarty

History of Medicine Revision Dominoes

History of Medicine Revision Dominoes

These revision dominoes are suitable for all GCSE specifications that focus on the History of medicine and health. Suitable for Edexcel and AQA specs.Students/groups receive a set each and should aim to match the correct question to answer. Teachers can then use the results of the task to ascertain gaps in student knowledge. The dominoes can also be used chronologically and thematically.

By mobaynham

Athenian Democracy Bundle

Athenian Democracy Bundle

In this bundle you will receive resources to cover four topics:1) The reforms of Solon2) The Persian Wars3) Kleisthenes Revision Cards4) Revision Booklet covering Solon - Kleisthenes

By matthew_nolan

The Villas of Pompeii

The Villas of Pompeii

This resource includes: -A 17 slide long PowerPoint about the Villa of the Papyri, Villa of the Mysteries and Villa of Diomedes. It includes a slide per villa with information and images as well as other slides going into more detail about specific parts of the villa.- At the end of the Powerpoint, there is a task slide which comes with information sheets to help the students complete the task.There is also a creative drawing stretch and challenge for early finishers.- There are then 2 worksheets provided which state the basic information that has been covered in the lesson and a challenge sheet where some words are missing so they have to fill them in(which helps with information recall) and then use theses sheets to complete the main task.Objectives: to learn about the three main villas in Pompeii, to analyse the floor plans of villas, to discover some wealthy citizens who owned these villas, to learn about life in Pompeii, to learn about the different areas of an average villa.Objective displayed on presentation: What were the villas of Pompeii? How to use this resource: Add/delete any slides or information you want.You don't need to cover everything as there is a lot of information it covers.Once finished teaching content, guide students through the task and use the print outs provided for each student.

By Chloefear1960

OCR GCSE (9-1) Ancient History - J198 Personal Learning Checklist [Revision, DIRT; Exam Prep]

OCR GCSE (9-1) Ancient History - J198 Personal Learning Checklist [Revision, DIRT; Exam Prep]

This download contains one Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) designed for the OCR GCSE Ancient History (J198) Specification, for first assessment in 2019,including: The Persian Empire, 559–465 BC (+ depth study) ; The foundations of Rome: from kingship to republic, 753–440 BC (+ depth study) .The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88