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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.
Third graders view images and research  Ancient Greece to learn of its culture, and influence in the present world.  In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, 3rd graders play a Jeopardy game and answer questions about Ancient Greece.
Second graders research Ancient Greece. For 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.
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.
Third graders write a caption for a photograph. For 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. Students then work independently to write their own caption for another photograph and share it with a partner
For this geography skills worksheet, students read a selection about the geography of ancient Greece and then respond to 6 essay, short answer, and graphic organizer questions based on the selection.
Students explore Greece. In this introduction to ancient Greece activity, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed on a Smart Board. Students define and discuss key vocabulary, then write it in a notebook. This activity is appropriate for high school special needs students studying geography and world history.
Third graders view pictures and identify objects to explore Ancient Greece.  In this Ancient Greece instructional activity students view a PowerPoint. Each slide zooms-in and students must find additional details about Ancient Greece. Students recognize contributions of Rome and Greece to the modern world.
Second graders explore world history by writing newspaper articles. In this Greek history lesson, 2nd graders investigate the geography and society of Ancient Greece by utilizing the Internet as a research tool. Students collaborate with their classmates to create an Ancient Greece newspaper while each student contributes a single article.
Sixth graders discover what everyday life was like for Ancient Greeks. In this Greek history lesson plan, 6th graders examine the cultural diversity of Ancient Greece and how it affected daily life for its citizens.
Middle schoolers complete a unit of study on Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students complete 16 sets of activities to learn about Ancient Greece. Middle schoolers finish with a comprehensive test over the unit.
Third graders describe where in the world Ancient Greece was located. In this ancient geography lesson, 3rd graders view photos of present day Ancient Greece and describe what they can infer about the location of this ancient civilization. Note: This lesson includes the use of a PowerPoint presentation, but does not provide the presentation nor a link to it.
Sixth graders explore Ancient Greece using resources in literature, math, social studies, and science.
Sixth graders use play dough to create a relief map of Greece and through personal investigation and class discussion, draw conclusions about the impact of the geography of Greece on daily life and culture in Ancient Greece.
Third graders discuss ancient Greece. In this world history lesson, 3rd graders discuss human characteristics in ancient Greece. Students also discuss how humans had to adapt to the environment during that time.
Students locate and analyze clues about ancient Greek life. In this ancient Greece lesson, students look at art, architecture, and artifacts to determine what was important to the Greeks and discover details about their culture. Students compose essays based on their findings. Several worksheets and support materials are included with the lesson.
Explore ancient history and everyday life of ancient Greece. Learners will use Internet resources to research the culture of ancient Greece in order to complete worksheets regarding the topic. Topics include home, clothing, marriage, death, games, and so much more. Extensions: 3 different additional activities are suggested for research and writing.
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine lesson, 1st graders discuss the modern medical world today and identify the similar ideas shared with Ancient Greece. Students define the Hippocratic Oath and the apprentice system which were both founded in 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.
Research Ancient Greece, the Olympic games, and Greek mythology. Young historians will research Ancient Greece and complete multiple activities about the history and culture. This is a unit of lessons.