LEARNING AREA: History LESSON TOPIC: Introduction to Ancient Greece: The Basics

YEAR LEVEL: 5 DURATION of LESSON: 60 Minutes
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Understand that the pronunciation, spelling and meanings o !ords ha"e histories and change o"er time #A$%&A'500(
)e*uence historical people and e"ents #A$HH)0+,(
LESSON OBJECTIVES
• To gain -no!ledge o Ancient Greece, !here it !as and ho! it !as di"ided
By the end of this esson! st"dents #i h$%e $n o&&o't"nity to de(onst'$te thei' $)iity to:
'. &earn a/out the /asics o Ancient Greece
0. 1here Ancient Greece !as
2. The names o the '0 main Gods and Goddesses3 o Ancient Greece
4. The roles o the '0 main Gods and Goddesses3 o Ancient Greece.
RESOURCES AND CLASSROOM ORGANISATION
• 1hite/oard
• 5"erhead pro6ector
• History !or-/oo-s
• 7o!er7oint on Ancient Greece
• I7ads
STUDENTS* PRIOR +NO,LEDGE
7rior -no!ledge !ill come rom pre"ious history lessons and research done outside the classroom i possi/le
LESSON PROCEDURE
Moti%$tion -O'ient$tin. Ph$se/ 01 Mins
• Gain attention /y the attention clap.
• Ma-e sure they are sitting *uietly
• %8plain !hat the History unit or the ne8t t!o !ee-s is going to /e a/out.
• Introduce Ancient Greece to the class
• %8plain !hat they are going to learn a/out in these ne8t t!o !ee-s
P'o2ed"'e -Enh$n2in. Ph$se/
• %8plain !hat lie !as li-e in Ancient Greece -01 Mins/
• Ho! there !ere dierent classes and !omen !ere treated dierently to men -01 Mins/
• This !ill include inormation a/out priests, "illagers, !arriors, -ings, ad"isors.
• Ho! !omen !ere arranged into marriages to men they did not -no!
• 1omen could also /ecome priestess3s to the God that loo-ed o"er their city
• %8plain the dierent types o !arriors -3 Mins/
• Hoplites, Archers, $hariot !arriors, Hippi-on #Horse !arriors(.
• As- students to research the '0 main Gods and Goddess3s o Greece: 9eus #:ing o the Gods, God o the )-y(,
7oseidon #God o the )ea(, Hades #God o the Under!orld, %re/us, the realm o the dead(, Hera #;ueen o the
Gods, Goddess o marriage and child/irth(, Athena #Goddess o 1isdom and 1ar(, Aphrodite #Goddess o &o"e(,
<emeter #Goddess o =egetation and >ruitulness(, Artermis #Goddess o the 1ild(, Apollo #God o prophecy,
archery and music(, Ares #God o 1ar(, Hephaestus #God o >orgery and >ire( and Hermes #God o messengers(
on their I7ads so they can ma-e a mind map in their history /oo-s -41 Mins/
• As- students to !or- in their ta/le groups
• Ma-e sure they are discussing in their groups a/out !hat they ha"e ound
Con2"sion: 3 Mins
• 7ac- up I7ads
• Ma-e sure class is prepared or the ne8t lesson
DI55ERENTIATION O5 LEARNING
• These tas-s ha"e /een modiied or students !ith learning diiculties as they !ill /e !or-ing in their groups and
they !ill /e a/le to help each other out. Also, students !ho ha"e diiculty reading can loo- up "ideos on
?ouTu/e.
• %8tension acti"ities !ill include del"ing deeper into a Gree- God or Goddess o their choice or !riting do!n
!hat their most loo-ing or!ard to disco"ering in this unit.