This engaging interactive CD-ROM for your whiteboard covers a wide range of aspects of life in Ancient Greece, from the language and going to school, to democracy and women's lives, and looks at their influence today.
It is packed with inspiring video clips, pictures, texts and activities for pupils to investigate in order to develop key historical and literacy skills.
Strong literacy links throughout, and writing activities for every unit give children a context for literacy work. A printed teacher's book offers background information, suggestions for further activities, cross-curricular links and guidance for teachers about teaching the topic.
Lesson planning is made easy with support materials for every topic and activities for every page Exciting video including recreations of chariot racing, the ancient Olympic games, and the tale of Theseus and the Minotaur
Unit 1: Where and when was Ancient Greece? Greece today Where was Ancient Greece? When was Ancient Greece?
Unit 2: Ancient Greek language The Greek alphabet Words from Ancient Greece Writing in Ancient Greece It's all Greek to me!
Unit 3: Going to school Going to school in Athens (1) Going to school in Athens (2) How do we know about schools in Athens? A boy's life in Sparta Writing focus: School life then and now
Unit 4: Women's lives Jobs for women Wealthy women's lives Rich or poor? Spartan women Writing focus: A day in the life of an Ancient Greek woman
Unit 5: The Persian Wars The Persians are coming! Ancient Greek soldiers The Persians return The battle begins Writing focus: A journalist's report from the battlefield
Unit 6: Democracy in Athens Democracy today Democracy in Ancient Greece Greek justice Ostracism
Unit 7: Religion Gods and goddesses The Parthenon (1) The Parthenon (2) The birth of Athene Writing focus: Building the Parthenon
Unit 8: Myths and Legends Theseus and the Minotaur (1) Theseus and the Minotaur (2) Fact or fiction? The Minotaur Writing focus: Theseus and the Minotaur
Unit 9: Going to the theatre A visit to Epidaurus A closer look Men in masks The chorus of birds
Unit 10: The ancient Olympic Games A visit to Olympia Throwing and jumping Combat sports and prizes Chariot races
Unit 11: The legacy of Ancient Greece Buildings all around us Ancient Greek thinkers: Archimedes Hippocrates and medicine Eratosthenes' sieve Writing focus: The life of an Ancient Greek thinker
Compatible with Windows XP and above. Not compatible with Mac.
Works with the following Whiteboards:
Smart Technologies SMART Board
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