Greek Mythology -- Part II
Students use the internet to gather information about Greek Mythology. They discover the role of the snake and shamrock and the history of St. Patrick's Day. They compare and contrast their culture to another.
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Oklahoma! The Cultural Myth of America
Learners explore cultural myths in America by collecting images and characteristics of stereotypical Americans. They read a primary source document, discussing the views of the author in class. Next, they compare the terms used to...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Greece - Age of Alexander the Great, Part 1/5
Part one of this five-part series focuses on the rise of Phillip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great. Phillip organizes a corps of engineers to design and build new instruments of war, an innovation which changed forever how...
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Referencing the Classical Past
Students discuss the sculptural group of Three Goddessesby Joseph Nollekens in a study of the classical past. In this Classical history lesson, students describe the three figures in the painting and read an excerpt for the story the art...
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts