Use this information booklet and lesson activities to introduce the each of the 7 Ancient World Wonders. Spotlight a journey through time as you visit and learn about the Colossus of Rhodes.
This Travel Guide can accompany our Ancient World Wonder Travel resources like the Passport, Unit Overview & Timeline, and Destination Posters available. Individual Travel Guides for other ancient wonder destinations with background information and lesson activities coming soon too!
Destinations for an Ancient World Wonder unit are organized to construction/completion dates of the 7 ancient wonders in history.
Included in each of these Destination Travel Guide for Students:
*4-Page background information book to use as resource - summary information about the Colossus and how it may have looked, myths about its design, why it was built, Alexander the Great's conquest of the island Rhodes, and comparison to the modern day Statue of Liberty.
*5 Colossus-themed activities for students to choose from, labeled with multiple intelligence, and drachma rating for challenge (aligned to go with Ancient World Wonder Travels unit overview if utilized, optional)
Included for Teachers:
*Activity destination suggestions to introduce topic with cooperative learning activity
*If You Build It...Celebrate! Teambuilding Intro Activity
*Tic-Tac-Toe Classroom class review activity of first 5 ancient world wonder destinations with 36 question cards & answers
*Tweet About It! Template Exit Tickets
*5 Destination Activity Lessons
*Helpful resource list
*Answer Key for student activities
Look for all 7 Travel Guides:
- Destination #1: Great Pyramid of Giza
- Destination #2: Hanging Gardens of Babylon
- Destination #3: Temple of Artemis
- Destination #4: Statue of Zeus
- Destination #5: Mausoleum at Halicarnassus
- Destination #6: Colossus of Rhodes
- Destination #7: Pharos of Alexandria