I used this Powerpoint during an 8th grade mythology unit as a supplement to D'aulaires' Book of Myths. It has 39 slides that give an overview of the 12 Olympians, their order on the thrones according to this particular text, pictures of the gods
Greek Mythology PowerPoint Series Greek Mythological Story of Creation PowerPoint: 22 Slides From Chaos to the Defeat of Saturn! The other parts in the series can be Purchased Here: Part II: The Rise of Zeus (Zeus’ Birth to Beginning of his
This is a colorful, vivid 32-page power point presentation. This presentation discusses the major characters, themes, motifs, symbols and plot elements of the play. I've included many drawings, paintings and photos from various productions so
See Shakespeare's play, The Tempest come to stunning life in this is a 35-page power point presentation. It offers highly visual representations of the major characters, themes, motifs and symbols. I've included plenty of colorful artwork,
A 26 slide PowerPoint presentation to introduce Euripides' Medea. It combines graphics and text, and covers the mythological background to the play (Jason, Argonauts, Creon), the play itself, the post-Medea story, and biographical information on
A set of 19 different bingo cards with an uppercase letter of the Greek alphabet in each square. The teacher calls out a random letter of the Greek alphabet, and students place a token on that letter if they have it. (A great source of tokens is
I like to start my lessons with a short activity to get my students focused. I have used this quiz successfully both in class using a paper copy handout and as a computer-graded online quiz with Grades 9-12 (GCSE and A-Level Classical Civilization
A summary of Brad Pitt's Troy, using the DVD chapters as organizers. Focuses on plot to allow teachers to align it with a reading of the Iliad, with a few interpretive details included.
This learning experience will help students enhance their understanding of: the Trojan War the Persian Wars the Peloponnesian War the conquests and empire of Alexander the Great and the ideas of ancient Greek philosophers Works great for skits or
A rigorous and FUN Jeopardy review / game for students studying ancient Roman key terms, Empire, culture, rise of Christianity, decline and fall, and more... FIVE categories with FIVE questions per category, plus one final jeopardy question (with
Hero, anti-hero - romantic or tragic - groups use these worksheets to analyze heroes in literature and report to the rest of the class. Usable for novels, drama, or poetry, these worksheets with specific hero characteristics to analyze, assist
Billy Budd Final Test - Essay Examination. This is a final essay test or examination for the novel Billy Budd by Herman Melville. There are five questions that are based on theme, symbolism, characterization, and relationships in this classic book.
A THREE PAGE LISTING OF UNUSUAL CHARACTERS, PLACES, AND SITUATIONS WHICH WILL ENABLE STUDENTS WHO CREATE THEIR OWN MYTHS. THIS CAN BE USED IN A UNIT OF CREATIVE WRITING, MYTHOLOGY , THE MAHABARATA, OR ANYTHING ELSE THE TEACHER CAN DEVISE.
This activity is short and provides a humorous intorduction to a philosophy class. It may seem silly to students, but once the class gets into it, it will help reduce anxiety that students may feel about this subject. Students pretend that are at a
This is a set of TWO tests/assessments for the story Beowulf! I use these tests so I can vary things from year to year OR use the 2nd as the reassessment (if your school allows for that!). The tests also include: 1. story questions 2. character
This is a thorough and detailed lecture aid / visual presentation covering nearly all significant aspects of ancient Greece that any survey course would address (including, but not limited to: Minoan, Mycenaen, Dorian, and Hellenistic civilizations;
This is a thorough and detailed lecture aid / visual presentation covering nearly all significant aspects of ancient Rome that any survey course would address (including, but not limited to: the Roman Republic, Punic Wars, Caesars and civil war,
Student must make a 3rd declension adjective, 1st or 2nd declension adjective, and 1st or 2nd declension noun all agree in case, number, and gender. This is best for a Latin 1 classroom.
Can You Find the Case allows Latin students practice in case usage. It requires the students to think in both English and Latin as to the function each noun is performing. This activity could also work for any other inflected language, such as
This activity gives students the opprtunity to review the Latin case system and practice changing adjectives into comparative and superlative forms with both regular and irregular adjectives. The adjectives are parts of sentences and the visuals
Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is wonderful for Junior High, but as a performance it runs too long for the average class to do it as reader's theater or to perform it for other classes. This version keeps the Elizabethan language and
The notes include a detailed summary of the tale, quotes from academic sources, analysis of the tale itself, and suggestions for class.
An assignment that asks students to analyze the iconography of Achilles' shield / Homer's ecphrasis in modern terms.
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Final Test - Essay Examination. This is an essay test or final examination for The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers. Questions are geared to assess understanding of themes, symbolism, characterization, and
This Venn Diagram asks students to compare the Iliad, Odyssey, and Aeneid in terms of their character, their theme, their tradition, and whatever other aspects students or teachers want to focus on.
A set of 19 different bingo cards with a lowercase letter of the Greek alphabet in each square. The teacher calls out a random letter of the Greek alphabet, and students place a token on that letter if they have it. (A great source of tokens is that
This PDF word search activity is used as an activity with the mystery lesson plan and was created for 7 & 8th graders, however can be used for high schoolers as well and gives them a sense of what mystery writing is in a two day course that will
A rigorous and FUN Jeopardy review / game for students studying ancient Greek civilizations, cities, governments, philosophers, warfare, and more... FIVE categories with FIVE questions per category, plus one final jeopardy question (with music,
A rigorous and FUN Jeopardy review / game for students studying ancient Roman key terms, military, culture, Christianity, and more... FIVE categories with FIVE questions per category, plus one final jeopardy question (with music, though I recommend
A comprehensive look at the causes and battles of the Greco-Persian Wars. Includes imagery, interesting details and questions about the battles and the perspective from which we have received our information, YouTube video clips from the 300 and a
This is a straightforward, single-page handout on Latin-to-English translation which could be given to new Latin students either on the first day of class or just after verbs and nouns have been introduced. The hand-out lists the standard,
GRAMMAR HANDOUTS for Latin courses! There are ten handouts in this packet, covering Units 21-30. These handouts are perfect to use on their own regardless of the teacher's textbook choice, but each of these units is keyed to an associated chapter in
One, or one page of 5 printable bookmarks with a quote from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet": "This above all: to thine own self be true". Print as many as you want. Great as gifts to your students at the end of the year!
A packet of visual diagrams to illustrate the relationships that Latin prepositions show. Diagrams themselves are available as individual purchases for $2 each. What’s Included in the Packet - A text summary of prepositions, including examples in
A visual in color that shows the relationships of Latin prepositions that take the accusative. This comprehensive diagram includes most accusative prepositions; there is a basic diagram that shows only the most commonly used prepositions. A black
I like to start my lessons with a short activity to get my students focused. I have used this activity successfully with Grades 9-12 (GCSE and A-Level Classical Civilization in the UK) and in adult evening classes. Short activities such as this
TROJAN WAR CONFIDENTIAL is a vaudeville adaptation of the Trojan War. Students re-enact tragicomic touchstones of Greek mythology: the Temptation and Very Poor Judgment of Paris, the Curse of Cassandra, the Wrath of Achilles, and a Trojan Horse
Script for the famous adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Twenty seven parts, including Flint the Parrot and Long John Silver! Great fun for the classroom. For readers theater, simply omit the sound and music cues in the radio script. Also
Beginning Latin students often have trouble knowing when to supply a personal pronoun in a Latin translation. This flowchart will help students learn the process for deciding when a pronoun is needed. It reinforces the habit of beginning with the
A project that asks students to reconstruct, with construction paper and markers and glue, four types of Greek vases: proto-geometric, geometric, red-figure, and black-figure. In the process, students will indicate their understanding of these types
This is a great lesson to end your unit on The Great Gatsby, The Harlem Renaissance, The Roaring Twenties, etc and get your students REALLY involved. This immersion lesson outlines 8 VERY specific project topics that students can choose from that