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The Greeks Learning Path

By Robert Leonard

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14 resources in this Learning Path

1

Greek World

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/ Added: 11 Aug 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

Ancient Greece is called 'the birthplace of Western civilisation'. Visit this site and find out about the ancient Greeks.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: To encourage the child to recognise how past and present actions, events and materials may become historically significant.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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2

Greek Myths

http://www.starfall.com/n/level-c/greek-myths/load.htm?f Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Read the online illustrated Greek Myths. Listen to the story of The Wooden Horse of Troy. (Flash Player is needed)

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in 1-2 3-4 English
in 1-2 3-4 SESE History

How it maps to the curriculum

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1-2
3-4
English

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Emotional & Imaginative Dev through Language

Suggestions for use: 6 online stories from Ancient Greece

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Emotional & Imaginative Dev through Language

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Emotional & Imaginative Dev through Language

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1-2
3-4
SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

3

Ancient Greece Information

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/17882/17560.pptx Added: 19 Jul 2016 Contributor: Olivia Parkinson Resource type: Presentation

This is a teacher designed Powerpoint (by myself) on Ancient Greece bringing together information from a variety of sources. You will find out about Ancient Greece, life in Greece, Parthenon, Sparta, Agora, school, Olympics, Gods, appearance and fashion.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: This can be used as an introduction to Ancient Greece to give children some background information before they are set tasks of independent research.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Creative Commons
Special Needs:

4

Woodlands School - Ancient Greece

http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Greece.html Added: 17 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Brief child-friendly descriptions of the various facets of life in Ancient Greece. Covers clothes, houses, daily life, school, theatre and some legends. Also includes a timeline.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: Great source of information. Non-commercial, so ideal for displaying in the classroom.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: Great source of information. Non-commercial, so ideal for displaying in the classroom.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

5

Living in Ancient Athens

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/home_life/ Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Guide/notes

A page of notes and activities to encourage pupils to think of what daily life in Ancient Athens was like. Take a look to see what life was like in Ancient Athens.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: A worksheet to encourage pupils to think of what daily life in Ancient Athens was like.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: A worksheet to encourage pupils to think of what daily life in Ancient Athens was like.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

6

Ancient Greek and Roman Gods

http://greece.mrdonn.org/greekgods/ Added: 02 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes

Read about the various Greek Gods and Roman Gods - Zeus, Jupiter, Hades, Pluto, Apollo and many others. Learn of the differences and similarities between some of the Gods. Read myths based on these Gods.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally

Suggestions for use: Ideal for a project on Ancient Greece or Ancient Rome. Compare Greek Gods V Roman Gods. Illustrate myths based on these Gods.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

7

Icarus and Daedalus - An Ancient Greek Myth

http://greece.mrdonn.org/greekgods/icarus.html Added: 02 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes

Read of Icarus and Daedalus -one of the most fascinating Greek myths. Learn how it connects to another famous Greek myth which contains a Minotaur.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Encourage children to write a newspaper report based on the events. Illustrate the story. Create a papier- mache model of the Minotaur.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

8

Greece - Information from National Geographic Kids

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/history/10-facts-about-the-ancient-greeks Added: 07 Jul 2016 Contributor: Sarah Scanlon Resource type: Project

Facts about Ancient Greece and information about current day Greece provide by National Geographic Kids. A nice comparison study between past and present. Information of Greece includes geography, landscape, nature, history, people , culture and government.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Group work/ research

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

9

The Trojan Horse : Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RYGQQ_qybY Added: 05 Jul 2015 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Audio / Video

View this video based on the Ancient Greek legend of the wooden Trojan Horse. The Greeks decide to place a wooden horse inside the walls of Troy to recapture the beautiful princess in this animated video.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally

Suggestions for use: Can be used as an introduction to the story The Trojan Horse or can be used to summarise the lesson.

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

10

Ancient Greece

http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/staff/main.html Added: 01 Jun 2015 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

'Staff Room' pages from the British Museum's web site on ancient Greece. Divided into ten 'chapters', the site is a collection of worksheets, information and stories about daily life, feasts and festivals and The Acropolis.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: The site is divided into ten 'chapters' which address themes relevant to ancient Greece.
Select the chapter(s) relevant to the class which also includes "Story, Explore & Challenges"

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

11

Greek Alphabet

http://www.physlink.com/reference/GreekAlphabet.cfm Added: 17 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

From Alpha to Omega, all the characters and names for the old Greek alphabet. Many of the words are used in English today.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: Get the children to write out their names using the old Greek symbols.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

12

Greek Urns and Vases

http://greece.mrdonn.org/vases.html Added: 17 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Greek urns were very colourful and told a story. This brief description explains their design and use.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: Get the children to tell and paint a story in a similar way to the Ancient Greeks.

3-4
Visual Arts

Strand: Paint and Colour

Strand unit: Painting

Suggestions for use: Get the children to tell and paint a story in a similar way to the Ancient Greeks.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

13

Self Correcting Ancient Greek Quiz.

http://www.teachingandlearningresources.co.uk/greeksquiz.shtml Added: 13 May 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A Multiple Choice Quiz where the pupils can check their answers by selfcorrection.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Suggestions for use: A Multiple Choice Quiz where the pupils can check their answers by selfcorrection.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

14

Olympic Games Symbol Cards

http://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-...s-and-their-meaning-display-posters Added: 22 May 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Three Olympic Cards to print out and Laminate. Need to login to download file but registration is Free!

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Greeks

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally

Suggestions for use: Give pupils the laminated cards to look at. Ask pupils to research more symbols associated with the Olympics and to create their own symbol cards.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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