Covering the Ancient Greeks? I taught a unit on Ancient Greece for 32 years and would love to share my notes, activities and resources I used with my students with those who are looking for materials on this period of history.
You may find these resources of interest as well:
1. Want a fun activity to review vocabulary terms for a unit on ancient Greece? Looking for an enrichment activity in history? Try my Ancient Greek Secret Message activity. The activity involves students working individually or in groups to review vocabulary terms on the Ancient Greeks. Then,a following direction activity is next where students place letters from the different terms into boxes found at the end of the activity page. Once all the boxes are filled, a "secret message" about the ancient Greeks is revealed! The teacher page includes additional information to share about the "secret message". It's a fun way to reinforce important vocabulary for a unit of study on the Greeks! If you prefer to offer a vocabulary box, I have included this as well.... Greeks, A Secret Message Review Activity
2. Part of my Country in Focus Webquest series(includes comprehension questions): Greece,Country in Focus, A Webquest and Extension Activities
3. Travel to Greece(Reading activity in the Content Area): Comprehension questions included: Greece, Travel To Greece Reading in the Content Area
4. History of the Olympics:
Learn about the history of the games which began in ancient Greece, both past and present with this informative webquest. There are 10 questions as well a number of fun facts. Extension activities are also included(and the key).The webquest can be completed in one class period and is geared for upper elementary and middle school students.Can be used before a vacation, for a Friday activity,during the upcoming games or if you are studying the ancient Greeks. History of the Olympics: A Webquest/Extension Activities
5. Socrates: With this biographical reading passage, students will learn about the Socrates, the famous Philosopher of Ancient Greece. Nicknamed the "Great Questioner", this reading introduces students to Socrates. There is also a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extensions and links.
This resource is part of my new series, "Let's Meet..." famous people in ancient history. More titles are being added later in the week.Socrates
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