LEARNING AREA: History LESSON TOPIC: The Gods of Ancient Greece

YEAR LEVEL: 5 DURATION of LESSON: 40 Minutes
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Sequence historical people and events (ACHHS09!
"ocate infor#ation related to inquiry questions in a ran$e of sources (ACHHS%0&!
'dentify and e(plain characteristic te(t structures and lan$ua$e features used in i#a$inative) infor#ative and persuasive
te(ts to #eet the purpose of the te(t (AC*"+%,0%!
LESSON OBJECTIVES
• To learn further a-out the other #ale $ods of Ancient Greece apart fro# .eus) /oseidon and Hades0
By the end of this esson! st"dents #i h$%e $n o&&o't"nity to de(onst'$te thei' $)iity to:
%0 1no2 the na#es of the Male Gods of Ancient Greece
&0 3hat 2as their role
RESOURCES AND CLASSROOM ORGANISATION
• History 4oo5s
• /ictures
• 3hite-oard Mar5ers
• Scissors
• Glue
• /encils
STUDENTS* PRIOR +NO,LEDGE
/rior 5no2led$e 2ill co#e fro# previous history lessons tau$ht0
LESSON PROCEDURE
Moti%$tion -O'ient$tin. Ph$se/ 0 Mins
• Ma5e sure the class is sittin$ at their des5s
• *(plain that they are $oin$ to learn a-out the #ale Gods apart fro# .eus) /oseidon and Hades
P'o1ed"'e -Enh$n1in. Ph$se/
• 'ntroduce the Gods and hand out the pictures around the class so each student has a copy0
• The Gods are6 Apollo) Ares) Her#es and Hephaestus -0 (ins/
• *(plain their role in Ancient Greece and their role -23 Mins/
• Apollo6 God of #usic and archery0 Her#es6 God of #essen$ers0 Hephaestus6 God of for$ery and fire0
• Get students to cut out the pictures of the $ods and paste the# in their history -oo5s) also 2hat role they 2ere
desi$nated in Ancient Greece0 -23 Mins/
• Go throu$h a revie2 2ith the class once they have finished $luin$ in the pictures and finished 2ritin$ up their
notes -0 Mins/
Con1"sion: 0 Mins
• /ac5 up History -oo5s and #a5e sure their des5s are tidy and neat0
• Ma5e sure class is prepared for the ne(t lesson
DI44ERENTIATION O4 LEARNING
• The tas5s have -een #odified for students 2ho have hearin$ i#pair#ents and for the students 2ho also have
difficulty in *n$lish
• 3hat e(tension activities have -een devised for early finishers7 (The 2hole class 2ill not finish at the sa#e ti#e0
8on9t punish on:tas5 -ehaviours and fast 2or5ers -y $ivin$ the# #ore of the sa#e tas50 Challen$e ; re2ard early
finishers 2ith appropriate) en<oya-le tas5s0!