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Music and Creativity in Ancient Greece
Take a fascinating look into the many ways in which music played an absolutely integral role in the culture of ancient Greece. Rooted in ancient Greek mythology and the common medium through which all core disciplines were taught and studied, discover how for ancient Greeks, music was also the basis for understanding the fundamental interconnectedness of all things in the universe.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 119 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Travel Scrapbook/Blog
Your young historians will design an ongoing travel scrapbook or blog as they learn about the major locations that have impacted the development of democracy in the world, including ancient Rome, Greece, England, and France.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 13 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
PowerPoint Jeopardy: Ancient Greece
Third graders view images and research Ancient Greece to learn of its culture, and influence in the present world. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 3rd graders play a Jeopardy game and answer questions about Ancient Greece.
3rd Social Studies & History 22 Views 190 Downloads
Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece
Pupils realize Greece's location in relation to the previously learned civilizations and learn the vocabulary needed for this unit of study. They use the interactive SMART board to locate places and learn necessary information of ancient Greece.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 7 Views 45 Downloads
The Birth of the Ancient Games: The Olympics
This exercise includes a lengthy article on the history of the Olympics as well as a map of Ancient Greece. The last page includes 15 reading comprehension questions about the passage. A fairly thorough look at this topic - geared toward high school classes based on the reading comprehension level.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 59 Views 449 Downloads
Teach Ancient Greece!
“We alone regard a man who takes no interest in public affairs, not as a harmless but as a useless character.” Pericles’ comment, part of a funeral speech, sets the tone for a unit study of Ancient Greece. A series of activities generates interest as class members investigate important figures like Alexander the Great, the daily life of citizens, and key events.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 84 Views 145 Downloads
What role does geography play in the development of a culture? How does ancient Greek culture still influence civilization today? These and other questions are explored in a unit study of Ancient Greece. The overview of the unit provided in this resource includes the unit and lesson plan objectives, essential questions, links to daily plans, graphic organizers, timed activities, a vocabulary list, and differentiated instruction strategies.
9th Social Studies & History 80 Views 128 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reflections of Ancient Greece
Students study ancient Greek civilization. In this World history lesson, students locate Greece on a world map and review what the ancient Greeks did when they developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 34 Views 28 Downloads
Third graders learn about the life of a young boy in Greece and all about his cultural heritage. Pupils gather information about the history, culture, and the many influences the ancient Greeks had on modern day society. Terrific video and an embedded research project sheet are embedded in an amazingly detailed lesson.
3rd Language Arts 15 Views 46 Downloads
Greece and Rome Architecture Reflected in Federal Buildings Thinking Routine
Compare ancient and modern architecture by asking your historians to view photographs or slides of Roman and Greek architecture. They will complete a 3 circle Venn diagram labeled "Ancient Greece," "Rome," and "Modern Day United States," then write reflections about how the diagram illustrates how the United States architecture is modeled after great civilizations with similar ideals.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 109 Downloads
The Glory That Was Greece
Today we are going Greek! Provide the class with a clear and well-organized overview of all things pertaining to ancient Greece. From early Greeks and Homer, to the Persian Wars and great philosophers, this slide show has it all. Review questions are provided at the end of each major section.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 58 Views 233 Downloads
Go for the Gold!
The options are vast with this Ancient Greece and Olympics research project! Using Scholastic online resources, historians have interactive and educational supports to guide them through researching and writing about the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
5th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 95 Downloads
Using Geography to Learn About History
Young scholars study how geography has affected the outcome of events and daily life in historical cultures. They study out Greece's elevation zones, precipitation, and average temperatures, and predict how these factors might have influenced daily life, warfare, and trade in ancient Greece; research and take notes on how Greece's physical geography affected daily life, warfare, and trade.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 76 Downloads
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
Students read the Librarian Who Measured the Earth and discuss Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, students create scrolls to simulate those of Ancient Greece. Students use the method of Eratosthenes and calculate the circumference of the Earth.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 67 Downloads
Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 2nd graders survey the geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Greece. Students discover stories of Greek mythology and explore the beginning of the Olympic games.
2nd Social Studies & History 20 Views 116 Downloads
Creating Captions for Photographs of Ancient Greece and Rome
Third graders write a caption for a photograph. In this Ancient History lesson, 3rd graders use a Time for Kids magazine to locate a caption and make observations about it. Students view pictures of Ancient Greece and Rome and create a caption for a photograph as a class.
3rd Social Studies & History 9 Views 45 Downloads
In this Ancient Greece learning exercise, students read a 3 page article on Ancient Greece, answer 3 facts about Ancient Greek with multiple choice answers, answer 4 statements as true or false and answer 4 fill in the blank facts about Ancient Greece.
5th - 6th Language Arts 76 Views 600 Downloads