LEARNING AREA: History LESSON TOPIC: Weapons used in Ancient Greek wars

YEAR LEVEL: 5 DURATION of LESSON: 60 Minutes
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Use historical terms and concepts (ACHHS0!
Understand how to mo"e #eyond makin$ #are assertions and take account o% di%%erin$ perspecti"es and points
o% "iew (AC&'A(50)!
LESSON OBJECTIVES
• *o learn a#out the di%%erent types o% weapons that were used in Ancient Greece
• How they are di%%erent compared to the modern a$e+
By the end of this esson! st"dents #i h$%e $n o&&o't"nity to de(onst'$te thei' $)iity to:
(+ Understand that weapons were completely di%%erent in Ancient Greece
)+ *here were di%%erent weapons %or each type o% warrior
,+ *here was "ery little armor on soldiers
RESOURCES AND CLASSROOM ORGANISATION
• -ata .ro/ector
• Hand out sheets
• History 0ooks
• Scissors
• Glue
• .encils
• 1u##er
STUDENTS* PRIOR +NO,LEDGE
.rior knowled$e will come %rom pre"ious history lessons tau$ht+
LESSON PROCEDURE
Moti%$tion -O'ient$tin. Ph$se/ 0 Mins
• Gain classes attention
• &2plain that today they are $oin$ to learn a#out the di%%erent weapons in Ancient Greece
P'o1ed"'e -Enh$n1in. Ph$se/
• Hoplites used Shields3 spears and swords
• Get the class to la#el these on the Hoplite outline that has #een handed out -23 Mins/
• Mo"e onto Archers o% Ancient Greece
• *hey used #ow and arrows
• Get class to la#el that on the outline o% the archer -23 Mins/
• 4ntroduce the Chariot warriors o% Ancient Greece
• &2plain that they normally had two people in the chariot3 one to $uide the horses and the other to #attle the enemy
• Get the class to la#el the lance3 the person controllin$ the horses and the warrior -23 Mins/
• 5inally3 mo"e onto the %inal warrior that they ha"e #een %ocusin$ on3 Hippeis3 also known as Cal"ary+
• *hey used /a"elins and hea"ier which were also known as slashin$ swords
• Get the class to la#el the /a"elin on the picture o% the Hippeis -23 Mins/
• *he armor o% Ancient Greek warriors were also important as they needed to protect themsel"es+ As the class what
they think what kind o% armor was used in Ancient Greece
• *he answer is6 a #ron7e #reastplate and there wasn8t anythin$ else apart %rom a helmet %or Hoplites+
• Get the class to then draw their own representation o% a Hoplite -23 Mins/
Con1"sion: 0 Mins
• Glue all o% the handouts in and then pack up the History #ooks+
• Make sure class is prepared %or the ne2t lesson