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Emily Matters, Emily Kerrison

Eureka! An introduction to classical Greek for young Australians

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(...)

textbook

YEAR: 2018

COUNTRY: Australia


Marian Golias

Introduction to Learning Greek. A Textbook for the 4th and 5th grade of classical gymnasia of the old and new type, adapted to the Program of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Public Education.

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(...)

textbook

YEAR: 1926, 2ed. 1929,re-edition 1952

COUNTRY: Poland


Kotar/CET (Center for Educational Technology)

A very good word: Greek Mythology: Reading stories, comparing styles and writing your own story (Mila Tova Meod: Hamitologya Hayevanit)

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.

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textbook

YEAR: 2016

COUNTRY: Israel


Yaniv Hamami

Mikmak

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(...)

website

YEAR: 2009

COUNTRY: Israel


Kelley O’Rourke, Yale Teachers Institute

Prometheus, the Firebringer

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.

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lesson

COUNTRY: USA


Rebecca Ray and Anna Warfield Storyboard That

Themes in the Birth of Olympians

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.

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lesson

COUNTRY: USA


Małgorzata Borowska

Mορμολύκη [Mormolyke]. The Book for Ancient Greek Learning

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 (...)

textbook

YEAR: 1996, 2002

COUNTRY: Poland


Monika Mikuła, Magdalena Popiołek

Ἕλληνές ἐσμεν πάντες [We are all Greeks]. The Textbook for Learning Ancient Greek

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(...)

textbook

YEAR: 2017

COUNTRY: Poland


Kelley O’Rourke

Prometheus, the Firebringer. Curriculum Unit 83.02.03

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).

website

YEAR: 1983

COUNTRY: USA


BusyTeacher Member

Why We Have Winter: Ancient Greek Legend

This worksheet follows the story of Persephone. The students read the story and answer questions. Their final task is a writing assignment on why they think we have winter.

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worksheet


EDSITEment

Live from Ancient Olympia!

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(...)

lesson

COUNTRY: USA


Mark Warner

The Olympians

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(...)

avmaterial

COUNTRY: UK


Mark Warner

Perseus Role-Play

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(...)

lesson

COUNTRY: UK


Lorna Mock

Ancient Greece Quiz

This is a word document for an autumn half term quiz on ancient Greece. It provides questions on geography, chronology, comparison with England, language and alphabet, philosophers, and Greek gods. There is also an additional Greek gods’ quiz.

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quiz

COUNTRY: UK


M. A. Crook

Gods assembly

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.

other

COUNTRY: UK


Sam Loyd

Ancient Greece Activity Booklet

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.

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worksheet

COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

The gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

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.

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website

COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

10 Facts about ancient Greece

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.

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website

COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

Greek mythology primary resource

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(...)

worksheet

COUNTRY: UK


Ciuf Ciuf - Fiabe e storie della buonanotte

Ciuf ciuf, Myths & Legends of Ancient Greece

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(...)

other

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: Italy


National Geographic Kids

Ancient Greeks primary resource

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 Greece.

PDF 3:  offers a short mini-quiz whic(...)

worksheet

COUNTRY: UK


National Geographic Kids

Zeus the Mighty

This website accompanies the “Zeus the Mighty” book series by Crispin Boyer http://www.omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/myth-survey/item/1189. It provides interactive activities as well as information on the book and its main characters.
The website includes the following:
•Games: Zeus the Mighty: help Zeus climb Mt. Olympus
Personality Quiz By Kay Boatner: which type (...)

website

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: USA