The Ancient Greece empire spread over Europe as far as France in the East. The Greek Empire was most powerful between 2000 BC and 146 BC. The ancient Greeks developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art. Ancient Greece was split into many different states, each one was ruled in its own way.
Who were the Ancient Greeks? Greece is a country in Europe, but people have been living in that area for a very long time. The people who were living there thousands of years ago are called the Ancient Greeks, and a lot of things they did help to make up our society today. They even invented the Olympics!
KS2 History Ancient Greece learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers.Primary Resources - free worksheets, lesson plans and teaching ideas for primary and elementary teachers.The Ancient Greek Mysteries are fun and action-packed stories that are perfect for introducing readers in KS2 to the topic of Ancient Greece. Steeped in historical detail, the series follows the adventures of a scribe called Nico and his friend Thrax, who is a slave, as they work together to solve mysteries.
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This lesson explores the physical Geography of modern Greece, looking at aspects such as size, location, landscape, rivers, mountains, and climate. Children will explore what Greece is like as a country today and learn some interesting facts about its geography.Read More
Children are often surprised to find just how much impact the Ancient Greeks had on our lives today - in the arts, mathematics, philosophy, science, literature, theatre and politics (democracy). And of course the Olympics, coming up every 2 years, provide a perfect excuse to explore Ancient Greece and the first Olympics, held in the city of Olympia in 776 BC. We have many ideas to help you in.Read More
Lesson 1. An introduction to Ancient Greece. The aim of this lesson is to give pupils an overview of Ancient Greece. The Ancient Greek civilisation emerged after 800, and reached its peak around 330 with the conquests of Alexander the Great. Ancient Greece was made up of individual city states, which frequently fought between each other.Read More
Wilson Primary School Homework Grid Year: 5 Term: Spring Ancient Greece Remember to choo at lea x1 activity from each row. Homework need to be completed and ready to present to your Cla and Teacher on: 27 th March 2015 Weekly Homework: Reading Spelling Times table.Read More
Facts about Ancient Greece 1. It’s believed the first Ancient Greek civilisations were formed nearly 4,000 years ago (approximately 1600 BC) by the mighty Mycenaeans of Crete (a Greek Island).Read More
Ancient Greece at KS2 KS2 Ancient Greece Outstanding Lessons. Teaching ancient Greece at KS2 ( 2018 version) features a fully-resourced medium-term planner with lessons and resources for 6 enquiry questions plus a home study. Each question is now tightly linked to the existing outstanding lessons that many of you are familiar with plus loads of new smart tasks that you’ll love.Read More
Ancient Greek Myths In their effort to understand their environment and the forces of nature, the Ancient Greeks invented stories to account for the things that went on in their lives. These tales, known as myths, were spread around by travelers.Read More
Ancient Greece Primary Resources Upper Key Stage 2 - Ancient Greece The Ancient Greece unit will teach your class about who the Ancient Greek people were, when they lived and where and how they were able to establish their empire.Read More
However, ancient Greece never became a nation. The only patriotism the ancient Greek knew was loyalty to his city. This seems particularly strange today, as the cities were very small. Athens was probably the only Greek city-state with more than 20,000 citizens.Read More