Ancient Greece (ebook Gr: 4 to A)

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Ancient Greece
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
67 pages
Grades: 4 to Adult
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Where were the first chickens fried? (Answer -In Greece, of course.) In this fascinating study, students will learn the answer to this important question and much, much more. Different aspects of Ancient Greek culture will be introduced, giving students a better understanding of how Ancient Greece helped to shape our modern world. "Part I -Core Teaching Lessons" is presented in a very structured format and communicates much of the information base contained in the unit "Part II" is an informational package and series of worksheet activities that follows the core lessons. This part can be photocopied and given to students. "Part III -Optional Lessons" consists of related activities which add variety and flexibility to the unit "Part IV -Famous Greeks" is a major project in which the students are able to extend their learning about Ancient Greece. In this section, the teacher acts as a facilitator, allowing students to feel a sense of ownership and responsibility. "Part V -The Olympics" is a culmination activity finishing the unit with a bang. Students are sure to have as much fun learning about this exciting civilization as you will have teaching it.

PART I - CORE TEACHING LESSONS

In this section, students are introduced to Ancient Greece -primarily during the Golden Age of Athens. Teacher instruction followed by student assignments provides a very structured setting.

  1. Introduction to Ancient Greece - "Legend of the Trojan Horse," map
  2. Ancient Greece -When? - Timeline Worksheet
  3. Government - Worksheet
  4. The Arts and Entertainment - "The Boy Who Cried Wolf, "play of "Apollo's Tree"
  5. Academics and Learning - Essay
  6. Family Life - Venn Diagram
  7. Sparta - T-chart
  8. Mythology - "In the Beginning," sequencing activity

PART II - STUDENT HANDBOOK

Informational pages and student worksheets reproducible pages designed to follow the core lessons.

PART III - OPTIONAL LESSONS

  1. Greek Alphabet
  2. Greek Architecture
  3. Greek Foods
  4. Write a Fable
  5. Make Masks
  6. Games
  7. Greek Clothes
  8. Greek Vocabulary
  9. Mythology
  10. Travel Brochure
  11. Internet Sites
  12. Research Modern Greece
  13. Ancient Greece Wordsearch

PART IV - FAMOUS GREEKS (MAJOR PROJECT)

This section is a major project and will take considerable time for the students to complete. Students research Greeks who made significant contributions to our world. Names, rubrics, and grading scales are included to delineate the process.

PART V - THE OLYMPICS (CULMINATION ACTIVITY)

Students help create and coordinate their very own Olympic Games, just like the Ancient Greeks.

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