Big Idea:This lesson requires students to be creative while using what they have learned about the Olympics to write a news article. They will write a brief article and draw an illustration to help us understand the excitement behind their chosen event.
Big Idea:Greek theater shaped how we enjoy movies and plays. Students are taking a field trip to watch a local high school perform and then they will relate it back to what we learned about historical practices.
Big Idea:Many lessons that students will learn or have learned come from ancient greek teachers. Students will write a chart, and use it to select a teacher they would learn from if they got the choice.
Big Idea:The allusion of Pandora is one students have often heard, but might not understand. In this lesson we read the myth and connect how it is used to describe things today. The class will also practice writing a letter to connect the details.
Big Idea:This is a fun way to write about what they have learned about Ancient Greece and mythology. Students will get to create their own myth using what they have learned to help create a compelling story.