The Odyssey of a Coin
Students create a fictitious newspaper article to document the travels of an ancient Greek coin. They evaluate the economic conditions that existed in ancient Greece and analyze the impact Alexander the Great had on the ancient world.
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My Big Fat Greek Olympics
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World History and Geography to 1500 A.D.
Here's a great resource for your curriculum library. The 240-page packet, organized into units by topics, includes sample lesson plans, links to primary and secondary source documents, worksheets, activities, and sample assessments.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Dining and Reclining: a Greco-Roman Feast
Students acquire and discover what it was like to be the ancient Greeks and Romans at a feast. They identify the informal and formal Greek and Roman clothing styles,and basic information about ancient make-up and hairstyles and the...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Where's My Mummy: Preservation Techniques
To observe preservation techniques firsthand, learners dry a flower in sand and compare cucumber slices soaked in salt water for a week with slices left out to dry in the open air. Video resources (not attached) include one about mummies...
3rd - 6th Science
Trade and Travel Along the Silk Road
Learners examine the religions that developed along the Silk Road. In this compare and contrast activity, students visit various stations within the classroom to learn about the Silk Road and the two religions that developed. Using a...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Asian America: Heritage Experience
Learners of all ages read and discuss books about Asian America. In this Asian-America lesson plan, different books for every age group are listed and various teaching strategies are suggested. Great tips cover virtually every grade level!
K - 12th English Language Arts
The Rise of the City States in Greece
Sixth graders examine Ancient Greece and its development of democracy. In this Greek History lesson, 6th graders explore the rise of city-states in Greece and its overall effect on the development of democracy. The class continues with...
6th Social Studies & History
Ancient Greece: Athens as a City State
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer...
6th English Language Arts