Sixth graders utilize independent research skills, computer skills, and cooperative group skills as they immerse themselves in Homer's The Iliad, and Greek civilization.
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Epic Poetry Unit
The Odyssey is the core text in this unit study of the hero's journey motif. Along the way, kids research Greek and Roman history, mythology, art, and epic poetry. The 104-page packet is perfect for homeschool or classroom situations and...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Sixth Grade Poetry
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Engineering an Empire - Greece, Part 2/5
Before the keystone there was the corbel arch. Join your architecture and humanities classes in an exploration of the engineering and architectural developments of the Mycenaeans, the predecessors of early Greeks. A combination of...
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Analyzing Poetry and Characters
Students investigate historical context by reading poetry. For this language arts lesson, students discover the work of Michael Longley and examine his poem "Ceasefire." Students identify the sonnets used in the piece and discuss the...
4th - 8th English Language Arts