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Susan Deacy

Autism and Classical Mythology

The idea for the blog began at a meeting in 2008 with a special needs teacher, who mentioned to Deacy that, in her experience and those of her colleagues, autistic children often enjoy learning about classical myth. Starting with this anecdotal evidence, Deacy began to wonder why this might be the case, and whether – as a classicist who researches classical myth – there was anything she could do by way of creating resources. She started the blog in 200(...)

blog

YEAR: 2009

COUNTRY: UK


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


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


Katarzyna Jasińska-Zdun

Latin Language for Students

The website provides students from diverse groups with a variety of educational aids. It contains original downloadable scripts to be used in class (see print screen), as well as a variety of files with learning resources: grammar, vocabulary, exercises, texts for self-study, a selection of prose and poetry (including audio recordings) or lyrics of Latin carols.

A significant portion of the website is dedicated to mythology and i(...)

website

YEAR: 2014

COUNTRY: Poland


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


Emily Collins

Ancient Greece Unit Plan

This unit offers 14 lesson plans on ancient Greece for years 3/4.  (7-9 year olds) The themes of the lessons are, the geography and climate of Greece, ancient Greece in time, Athens and Sparta, Greeks as fighters, Marathon and the war against the Persians, gods and temples, myths, theatre, performing Greek myths (by the students), Olympic games, everyday life, Greek activities afternoon.

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syllabus

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


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


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; Perseus and Andromeda; Perseus and Medusa; Prometheus; King(...)

other

YEAR: 2019

COUNTRY: India


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


Core Knowledge

YEAR 3: ANCIENT GREECE (five lessons): Lesson 2. Athens: Birthplace of Democracy

The aim of this lesson plan is to explain to the students about Athenian democracy and its institutions.
The lesson includes a reenactment of Athenian elections and explains  the terms pnyx, boule, ecclesia, tyranny, democracy . The lesson also refers  to videos on Athens and the Parthenon.

This lesson offers group activity in which the class acts as  Athenian citizens who participate in the democracy. It is specifically noted that since women and slaves were not citi(...)

lesson

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