Whether you are going to teach The Iliad or The Odyssey this PowerPoint is a great resource to introduce your students to the Trojan War! Using fantastic images, this PowerPoint explain the many large events that took place during the Trojan War that led up to the Greeks defeating the Trojans! Thi
Ancient Greece Unit: The Trojan War - Information, Notes, and Foldable Activity
The Ancient Greece Trojan War Information and Activity package contains everything you need to teach an Ancient Greece Trojan War unit or lesson. Trojan War information, notes, and a fun foldable activ
Edith Hamilton Mythology Chapter 13 "The Trojan War" Open Book Scavenger Hunt of fifty questions. This is an excellent classroom activity that would extend into homework and with the review would encompass another class day. This could be completed by individuals or pairs, furthermore, it could be
- You must understand the Iliad before you read The Odyssey. Use this printable kit to reenact the ten year Trojan War in ten minutes. My students love this. A “Woosh” is a storytelling technique that enables your students to act out short scenes in literature to understand a text. I’ve found tha
This is a graphic organizer with 54 blanks for students to fill in the names of gods and mortals involved in the ten year war. The 'Map' is organized between those supporting the Aegeans (Greeks) and those supporting the Trojans. Mount Olympus (and a different font) separates the immortals from the
In need of a unique supplementary material for Homer's classic Greek epic, The Odyssey?
Included is a 12 slide Introduction PowerPoint outlining in brief the Trojan War, as seen in the Iliad. There are also prelude introduction slides to your Odyssey Unit that explain Odysseus' ang
Students will be able to analyze an artifact using their notes and draw a conclusion as to how that artifact was used in the civilization it belongs to. Students will look at how the artifact was made, what it was made of and the purpose of that artifact. Students will then connect these artifacts t
Introduce your students to the legend of the Trojan War with this fun, engaging script and short quiz! My students remembered the story of the Trojan War much better because of this activity, and they loved the performance aspect. This activity is great for building confidence, practicing reading sk
This 4-page printable contains everything you need to introduce the Trojan War to your students.
The lesson starts with a brief introduction to who the discovery of the ancient city, and also includes a few key images for students to view, including a map of Troy, a current archeological photo, a c
Students will be placed in five groups. Each group will answer the question "Did the Trojan War really happen?" through different contents and questions. For example, one group will calculate the force and work needed to build an 80 foot tall Trojan Horse in three days. Another group will study a co
Bring history to life by having students discuss and debate issues related to the Trojan War as understood through Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey.
How do you defeat someone who is nearly invincible, like Superman (or Achilles)?
Or who would your students choose as most beautiful or most powerf
This 4 page, scantron ready, 50 question multiple choice test follows Chapter 13 of Edith Hamilton's Mythology in chronological order. It is a good reading check assessment to see if students have read and understood the material. A KEY is provided.
Integrate social studies into your literacy instruction! Share the story of the Trojan War with your elementary class. Retold in an age-appropriate version, these three passages break the story into easy to manage chunks and can be spread out over three days. Adaptable to any reading curriculum or a
This study guide is designed to go chapter by chapter along with The Trojan War, by Olivia Coolidge. Students will be challenged to think critically as they answer comprehension questions and engage in thoughtful discussion and analysis. Includes daily activities and creative writing assignments. Th
A nineteen-slide overview of the Trojan War. Can be used for teaching The Iliad or The Odyssey. It does not contain visuals. Instead it is meant as a useful condensation of the story, a way to tell the story as background in a class period. (It keeps me on track and focused on the best stories.) I u
In this 1-day lesson, students will read about the story of the Trojan War and create a comic strip to represent the information.
This lesson includes:
-Detailed lesson plan for teacher use
-Warm-up and exit slip ideas
-Text on the Trojan War (basic reading level)
-Link to YouTube video for visual
Does any truth lie beneath the myth of the Trojan War?
Use the Trojan War Resource Bundle to ponder this question and engage your students in a wider study of ancient Greek beliefs and practices.
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This is a RAFTT designed for use with any study related to the Trojan War. You could use it with the Iliad, Odyssey, Greek Mythology study, or other related lessons. There is a rubric included. The end student product is set as a short poem of 12-15 lines. Various types of poems are allowed.
Whether you are going to teach The Iliad or The Odyssey this PowerPoint is a great resource to introduce your students to the Trojan War! Using fantastic images, this PREZI explains the many large events that took place during the Trojan War that led up to the Greeks defeating the Trojans! This PR
A persuasive essay assignment to contrast the film version of the Trojan War titled Troy (2004) with Edith Hamilton's compilation. For average to advanced expository writers. See my other essay help products for more specific instructions for students.
Here is the complete story of Ulysses and the Trojan War written in easy to read English for younger readers. However, there wasn't much we could do about the difficult Greek and Trojan names of people and places. Sorry about that, young readers! Here are the contents:
The Boyhood and Parents of Uly
Have students choose a God or Goddess from Greek Mythology to argue as. Don't tell students the outcome of the Trojan War. They must then argue for the Greeks or for the Trojans to win the war. Athena starts the discussion
I created this in order to teach the story of the Trojan War / The Iliad (which only covered the last year of the supposed 10-year conflict) in one hour or less, without sacrificing the drama and excitement. Students read the story (I read aloud with them, pausing periodically to show a video clip o
Over ten different prompts ranging from journal reflections to text dependent analysis paragraphs. Some are more rigorous for enriched students while others are accessible for those functioning at a lower level. Some prompt examples are: evaluating the heroic qualities of Trojan heroes, reflecting
Greece and Troy were traditional rivals. Their quarreling finally led to a long and bitter war that is known as the Trojan War. Troy, a city on the western coast of Asia Minor really existed. Greece’s city-states appear in many myths.
Includes Myth and Quick Graphic Organizer.
Use for S.S. or
I've used these resources as background before starting The Odyssey. Included you will find various resources from study guides, background info, review games (BINGO), tests, journals, persuasive writing paragraph assignments, and more. There is a Powerpoint called "Family Drama" which covers Agamem
In this activity, students will read background information about the Trojan War and information pertaining to the Iliad and the Odyssey. Using the information learned through the reading, students will answer questions to ensure understanding.
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This resource is the set of notes that I use to teach my students about the Trojan War. I like to tell students the story of the Trojan War out loud in keeping with the oral tradition of the ancient Greeks. We read Homer's Odyssey, so I tell them the story of the Trojan War as a prelude to Odysseu
I have arranged this art collection to follow the chronology of the Trojan War as told in Edith Hamilton’s Mythology, Homer’s Iliad, Virgil’s Aeneid, and Euripides’ Trojan Women.
I use fine art to help my students visualize the events, to help them see the story from different perspectives, to qui
This one-page handout is a summary of the events leading to the Trojan War as well as the story of the Trojan Horse. These notes are perfect for a teacher who is beginning a unit on Greek mythology or Homer's Odyssey.
After teaching about the Trojan War, use these analogies as a fun and creative review activity. This activity works well for individual students, pairs, or small groups. Each analogy stem challenges the students to compare how the Trojan War is similar to another common activity.
Ripped from the headlines of 1180 BC, TROJAN WAR CONFIDENTIAL tells all! Here is Thetis, mother of Achilles: “Do you care how many hours I spent dipping you in the magic river? Up and down, up and down, like a great big old tea bag.” The epic struggle begins with an argument between goddesses and th
Greek Mythology unit: Interactive Notebook
This Greek Mythology Interactive Notebook package contains all of the resources, foldables, graphic organizers, and activities you need to teach your students about Greek myths for your upcoming Greek Mythology or Ancient Greece unit. Ful
Ancient Greece: Complete Interactive Notebook Unit
SUBJECT: Social Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Greece
LEVEL: Upper Elementary, Middle School
Ancient Greece has always been a favorite unit with my students. Save yourself some much needed time
Worldwide Myths for Independent Reading
These are great to use for independent reading when working with myths. A problem I frequently have while teaching ELA is that I never have enough of a particular type of reading material for all my kids to be reading the same thing...Now you
The Odyssey: Interactive Flip Book Includes: Literary Terms (epic, epic hero, epithet…) Character Map and answer key, Study Guide and answer Key, A Hero's Journey visual, chart, and answer key, Map of Odysseus’ voyage, Greek Mythology chart and answer key. Great alternative to the run-of-the-mill st
Mythology PowerPoint - What Everyone Should Know From A-Z. PowerPoint slides on what is a myth, classical mythology, and the main characters and myths of Greek and Roman mythology. Photos of statues and ruins, coins and ancient art, as well as interesting facts about the gods, goddesses, and heroes
This power pack (a 33% discount over buying a la carte) includes everything you need to study Homer’s The Odyssey, beginning with background on the Greek Gods and Trojan War, all the way through to projects and a review Jeopardy game.
1. Greek/Roman & Norse Mythological Gods Booklet- Greek, Rom