Connecting to Ancient Greece
Second graders study 17 lessons about aspects of Ancient Greece such as the myths, gods, goddesses, the Olympics, and government.
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
1st - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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...
2nd Social Studies & History
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Librarian Who Measured the Earth
Learners read the Librarian Who Measured the Earth and discuss Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, students create scrolls to simulate those of Ancient Greece. Learners use the method of Eratosthenes and calculate the...
2nd - 6th English Language Arts
Guess That Spice
From medical treatments to cooking, people have been using herbs and spices for thousands of years. Perform a blind smell test of household herbs and spices to engage young scholars in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable