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Year 6’s current class topic is ‘The Ancient Greeks’ and as part of this they have been reading an abridged copy of The Odyssey. Across the school each class has a mascot in the form of a cuddly toy or similar, which is given out each week for exceptional work or behaviour.
The recipient is then invited to add an entry to the mascot diary detailing what they did during the week. As Y6 are the oldest form i(...)
Barbara Bell, Helen Forte (illustrator)
Minimus. Starting out in Latin
Minimus is a lively elementary Latin course for children aged 7-10. It combines a basic introduction to the Latin language with background cultural information on the Roman civilization in Britain. Pupils learn Latin through engaging in games and fun activities, using the modern interactive method including audiovisual elements. The child acquires a different linguistic system without going into great grammatical details or studying the rules of phrase fo(...)
Maurice Balme, Gilbert Lawall , James Morwood
Ἀθήνᾱζε – An introduction to Ancient Greek
The textbook provides a narration of the story of an Athenian farmer named Diceopolis and his family. They live in a village called Cholleidae, situated in Attica, north of Athens. The story is fictional, albeit the facts are set in a specific historical context which runs from the autumn of 432 to the spring of 431. Thus, the plot develops through some crucial historical patterns of the time, such as the Athenian democracy led by Pericles and the tensions cau(...)
DK Find Out: Troy - The Trojan War
This online resource contains an interactive map of ancient Greece and an ancient Greece quiz. When you click on one of the sites, an information text appears. If you click on the red words in the text, a new information page opens up. For example, when you click on Troy, you get the Trojan War interactive page.(...)
National Geographic Kids
This webpage offers 10 facts on the ancient Greek culture. The facts refer to everyday life (food, clothing), mythology, events, festivals. At the bottom of the page, there are various facts on modern Greece.(...)
Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories
Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories, Ancient Greek Mythological Stories.
In the Youtube channel Geethanjali Kids - Rhymes and Stories two playlists retell stories from ancient Greek mythologies: Ancient Greek mythological stories; Greek stories.
The main Greek myths retold and animated for the children are:
Apollo and Cassandra; Athena and Poseidon; Eros and Psyche; Hercules and the twelve labours; Hermes and Apollo; Daedalus and Icarus; Odysseus and the Cyclops; Pandora’s box; Persephone; Pe(...)