Olympics in Ancient Greece
Students listen to background information about the origin of the Olympics and then discuss how they think the Olympic Games got its name. They then complete the activity sheets using drawing materials.
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The Olympic Symbols
Get into the Olympic spirit with a resource about the values and symbols of the Olympic Games. With sections about prominent images of the Olympics, including the flame and the interlocked rings, the packet supplies engaging information...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Olympic Games Cloze
Cloze reading activities are a great way to monitor reading comprehension. As class members read a three-paragraph passage on the ancient Olympics, they complete sentences by filling in 10 blank spaces using words from a word bank.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 students in learning about ancient spice trading. Research the history...
1st - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Greece and Rome Architecture Reflected in Federal Buildings Thinking Routine
Compare ancient and modern architecture by asking your historians to view photographs or slides of Roman and Greek architecture. They will complete a 3 circle Venn diagram labeled "Ancient Greece," "Rome," and "Modern Day United States,"...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Creating Captions for Photographs of Ancient Greece and Rome
Third graders write a caption for a photograph. In 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...
3rd Social Studies & History
Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece
Learners 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...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History