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"It's all Greek to me!" Guide understanding of Ancient Greek culture using this worksheet as a reading or independent research companion. Historians answer 7 display questions and then unpack an excerpt from the Odyssey through comprehension and analysis prompts. Finally, 2 critical thinking questions get pupils thinking about the big picture of Ancient Greek culture. Historical information should be provided if completing with younger learners in order to focus their research.
In this Ancient Greece learning exercise, students analyze and practice counting different sizes of cargo by utilizing the Greeks alphabet letters and numbers. Students interact with a chart to write the value of 9 Greek numbers and write the Greek equivalent of 9 numbers. Students assess the relationships of Greek patterns to discover the truths of 20 geometry questions.
Students explore world history by completing timeline activities in class. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, students identify the geography of Greece and view timeline lectures of the Greek Empires. Students view a video about Greece and color in a map of the location with their class.
In this World History worksheet, students answer various question types on a test on Ancient Greece. Students select the correct word to fill in blanks, circle letters for the best answer, and complete five essay or short answer responses in reference to Greece's History.
Learners are introduced to the various gods and goddesses in ancient Greek mythology. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to research the ways Greek culture has influenced the modern world. To end the lesson, they identify and write a paper on the role of the Greek warrior and participate in a role play acting out the movements of the warriors.
Learners investigate the great philosopher Socrates and the influence he has had on our world ever since his death. In this Greek Philosophy lesson, students identify several great thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle and Aristophnes. Learners complete a fill in the blank worksheet about Socrates' life.
Using a word processing program, 6th graders create a flyer inviting other 6th grade classes to participate in Ancient Greece Olympics. In this Ancient Greece lesson plan, students use frisbees, water balloons, a running track, and more during their Olympic Games simulation. An engaging instructional activity with a nice "community spirit" component.