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New Review Greek Mythology Version 2.0: To Be or Not to Be an Epic Hero?
Using The Odyssey in your classroom? Then this resource is for you. After listening to a reading of a portion of Book 9 of The Odyssey and watching a PowerPoint about Greek heroes, partners complete a "Think Pair Share" chart about whether Odysseus meets any of the criteria for being a Greek hero.
9th - 10th Language Arts 14 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Greek Mythology Activities
Find all you'll need for a comprehensive, engaging unit on Greek mythology here! This resource is packed with worksheets and activities on everything from how to write a myth and the roles and symbols of the major Greek gods to oracles, omens, and identifying types of conflicts in literature.
6th - 8th Language Arts 91 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My Big Fat Greek Olympics
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute this momentous event?
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 81 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 21 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Greek Story Vases
There are so many ways to tell a story! Develop visual storytelling skills while facilitating an understanding of Greek art and culture. Learners design Greek style images to tell a story through art. They add their designs to Styrofoam cups using oil pastes.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 19 Downloads
Byzantine Art: 5th century to 1453 AD
Art and architecture are great ways to help define historical periods and cultural norms. Take a critical look at the art of the Byzantine period as seen under Justinian rule. Iconography, vocabulary, religious, and political concepts are depicted through the art of the time.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 17 Downloads
Roman Art, Architecture, and Engineering
There is no better tool to help you explain art or architecture than an image-filled slide show. Classic Greek art, architecture, and engineering are all described with excellent visual examples and text which defines each form by its characteristics.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 24 Downloads
Aegean Art Cycladic Art 3200-1050 BC, Minoan Art 3000-1100 BC, and Mycenaean Art 1600-1100 BC
So exciting, art from the ancient mediterranean! Get ready to divulge interesting facts about the art and culture of the Minoans, Mycenaeans, Aegeans, and Cycladians. Each slide provides a map, images of art, and the cultural significance found in the style and craftsmanship of each piece shown.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Art of the Metaphor
Show this poetic and captivating video to your class to activate thought about figurative language. The narrator conjures up scenes with her use of metaphor and describes not only what a metaphor is, but what a metaphor can do. She uses examples from day-to-day life as well as literature to demonstrate the art and subtlety of figurative language.
6 mins 7th - 12th Language Arts 42 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It's Greek To Me!
In this language instructional activity, scholars use Greek root meanings to determine the meaning of words. After being shown how Greek roots are used in many words, such as, photosynthesis, pairs are given two excellent black line masters embedded in the plan.
4th - 8th Language Arts 64 Views 614 Downloads
Go For the Gold
Go for gold to understand the concept of the Golden Ratio. Learners measure their faces, their nose length, eye space, mouth location, etc. This information is used to determine the ratios of their facial features in order to determine how close their facial features are to the Golden Ratio.
6th - 8th Math 23 Views 344 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It Came From Greek Mythology
Students analyze Greek mythology, and classify myths into three basic types: stories about heroes, how it came to be and consequences of unwise behavior. They discuss the meanings of these myths to ancient Greeks and the meanings they convey today.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 86 Views 396 Downloads
Taking students from the origins of Neoclassical art, architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts to the "sunset" of the artistic movement, this slideshow provides ample infomation and examples of the art form. The slides cover the influences of ancient Greece and Rome over the more modern worlds of American architecture and art, such as "Greek Revival Style" and "Federal Style.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Introduction to Greek Art
There is so much to be learned from ancient works of art. Art itself is an expression of time, place, and society. Here, you'll find 10 images of ancient Greek vases and sculpture. Use them to discuss Greek life, culture, or just highlight their spot in art history.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
References to Antiquity in Visual Arts (1848 - 1914)
Examine the Latin and Greek language and civilization during the 19th century by exploring the mediums available then. Students examine scenes related to Greek and Roman literature and compare and contrast them.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads
Greek Pottery Designs
Get creative while exploring the art and history of the ancient Greeks. Learners create construction paper representations of Greek pottery, focusing on the differences between geometric and organic shapes. This project could enhance an art, history, or ancient civilization lesson.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads