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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 120 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
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
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
Students 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
Greeks and Persians
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly ambiguous"?
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 plan.
3rd Language Arts 15 Views 46 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 62 Views 235 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
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
Using Geography to Learn About History
Students 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. For this Ancient Greece lesson, 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
Deep Roots of Ancient Greece
Students investigate Greek contributions to modern America. In this ancient Greek influence lesson plan, students watch videos, listen to lectures, and conduct research regarding ancient Greek ideals in order to analyze and trace Greek influence in modern American society.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 125 Downloads
Discover the lifestyle and culture of Ancient Greece by viewing a slide-show. Youngsters view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing images of Ancient Greek mythology, geography, and civilizations. They discuss the images with their classmates and create hypotheses as to what they mean.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 106 Downloads
Geography and the Development of Ancient Greece
As many Anthropologists know, geography greatly impacts and shapes cultural development. Look at the geography of Ancient Greece and learn how necessity led to new technological adaptations and cultural development. Two critical-thinking questions are included in this presentation.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 71 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 10 Views 45 Downloads