Showing 22 entries for tag: Zeus
Emily Matters, Emily Kerrison
Uses the Greek myths to introduce students to basics of Classical Greek. Incorporates cross-cultural reflection, emphasizing connections with Australian Aboriginal mythology. Uses a frame narrative of four young Australians (one Anglo-Irish, one Aboriginal, one of Greek descent, and one Asian-Australian), who are learning Greek in order to enter a competition for a trip to Athens. Connections between Greek and Australian culture are made through references t(...)
The book was created as a textbook for middle school students, adjusted to comply with the secondary education reform of 1926. It was meant to be the first after WW1 ancient Greek textbook for beginners already familiar with Latin and its grammatical terminology. After its refinement and another adjustment to the needs of contemporary schools, the second edition was published in 1929 and became the prevalent textbook for teaching ancient Greek in Poland for nearly(...)
Kotar/CET (Center for Educational Technology)
This book offers study and practice of linguistic themes as part of Hebrew language studies. The book offers variety of texts, online activities and many exercises for the students and teachers in order to enhance literacy, reading skills and reading comprehension. The texts include traditional Jewish sources, Israeli authors and poets and general texts on a variety of subjects including Greek mythology.(...)
D.I.C Technologies operates and maintains websites catered to children's entertainment, promoting social content in a protected online environment.
D.I.C Technologies' flagship product, Mikmak World, is a supervised, secure online social platform where users can design virtual characters to go on adventures, play games, and meet other members.
The purpose of Mikmak is the enjoyment in pl(...)
Kelley O’Rourke, Yale Teachers Institute
The resource is primarily intended for theater classes who are incorporating the myth of Prometheus into the curriculum but can also be used as creative and movement-based activities for students studying the myth of Prometheus in an English or Mythology class. The three lesson plans each create a space where students are interpreting the meaning of the myth and using their bodies to engage with the lesson.(...)
Rebecca Ray and Anna Warfield Storyboard That
The purpose of this activity is for students to analyze how the birth stories of gods and goddesses reflect the symbols and themes associated with those gods. For example, a student would analyze what it means that Athena, Goddess of Wisdom is born from Zeus’s head. Students should choose three birth stories to fill in the Storyboard and provide illustrations and descriptions.(...)
Mορμολύκη is a modern textbook for learning the ancient Greek language. In contrast to most other textbooks, it contains only ancient authors’ original texts, even at the very beginning. The selection of the texts is really wide, much wider than found usually in textbooks: the texts range from Homer even to Church Fathers of the 4th cent. p. Ch. n. Quite innovatively, the textbook features a significant share (...)
Monika Mikuła, Magdalena Popiołek
The textbook is founded on both authors’ years of experience in teaching Ancient Greek at the Institute of Classical Studies at the University of Warsaw and at other language classes. It is composed of three volumes. The first includes lessons 1-30 for the first year of study, the second - lessons 31-53 for the second year of study. Both come in two parts - one with texts, the other with grammatical information and sets of exercises. The third volume provide(...)
This unit focuses on the character of the Titan Prometheus and his heroism towards humankind. The creator aims to use the myths of Prometheus as part of a theatre curriculum and study of the Greek theatre. The activities involve: reading assignments, listening skills, creative writing (playwriting Exercise) dramatic speaking, dramatization of the myth, making a mask, creating original playsets and study of the Greek theatre, creative movement (game of statues).
This lesson enables students to conduct “live interviews’ with ancient athletes. The students and teacher can use the online exhibit “"The Ancient Olympics," developed for the EDSITEment-reviewed Perseus Project.” This online exhibition was created in 1996 and features various themes: Ancient and Modern Olympic Sports, A Tour of Ancient Olympia, Athletes’ stori(...)
This resource includes one, animated, 4 minutes long, video on the Olympic goods. It then offers ideas and resources on how to use this video for other disciplines such as English, Maths, Computing, Art, Music, Geography, History and Physical education. In the video we see a dark-skinned woman running through London when a giant (perhaps a titan) throws fire balls at her. She then reaches Zeus who throws his thunderbolt near her so she can catch it and use as a po(...)
This activity suggests role-playing of the myths relating to Perseus. It does not offer the script but rather include suggestions for the teacher on how to engage with the myths. The activity includes a one page PDF of Perseus’ story as well as Story board templates.
The male characters include: Zeus, Hermes, Polydectes, Perseus and Acrisius
The female characters include: Danae, Medusa, Gr(...)
M. A. Crook
This worksheet offers a plan for a school assembly on the Greek gods. School assemblies are common in schools around the world. They present the opportunity for students (and their teachers) to show their parents/other students what they have learnt. This worksheet refers to a 6th grade (Key stage 3/ Year 7 in the UK) presentation of their history lessons on ancient Greece. Such assemblies may occur at the end of term/school year.
This is a 10 pp. PDF booklet on ancient Greece. The activities include: a fill out table on the ancient and modern Olympics, a design your own Greek vase, ancient Greek numbers and exercises, creating a game, Greek prefixes and suffixes, Greek card game, explanation on Greek temples, an adapted myth of Hercules, Greek gods business card.(...)
National Geographic Kids
This website provides brief information on specific Greek gods and goddesses. The feature divinities are: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Aphrodite, Hades, Hermes, Demeter, Apollo, Athena. For each deity a photo of a statue is included.(...)
National Geographic Kids
This primary resource offers 2 PDF posters, one dedicated to Zeus and the other to “tales of terror” from ancient Greece. Both pages offers short paragraphs adapted from the National Geographic Treasure of Greek Mythology volume by Donna Jo Napoli.
The Zeus PDF briefly narrates Zeus’ fight against the Titans and the division of the universe between the three brothers. A colourful illustration depicts Zeus holding a thunderbolt and the giant se(...)
Ciuf Ciuf - Fiabe e storie della buonanotte
An off-screen narrator recounts mythical stories to children, covering their main points, as the stories are enacted by stylized silent characters in cartoon animations.
The main ancient Greek mythical characters presented in the channel are: Apollo; Cassandra; Hercules; Medusa; Mithras; Poseidon; Prometheus; and Zeus.
The language is simple and suitable for a child audience. The narrative turning points are stressed through straight-forward comments and(...)
National Geographic Kids
This resource offers 4 PDFs on ancient Greece. Facts on ancient Greece are introduced by the animated character of Max, the time-travelling mouse. The information appears like advertisement for a forthcoming issue of Mini Histories series.
PDF 1 + 2: The facts include brief information on: the geographical borders of ancient Greece, Trojan horse, Aristotle, Hippokrates, Homer, athletics, theatre, myths, gods, growing up in (...)
National Geographic Kids
This website accompanies the “Zeus the Mighty” book series by Crispin Boyer. It provides interactive activities as well as information on the book and its main characters.
The website includes the following: