By Sean Price
A whole source choked with heritage details, Cross-Curricular actions and video games, Library and web hyperlinks, artwork tasks, & a Play comprises Poster-Map!Bring the wealthy tradition of historic Greece into your school room (and stimulate pupil studying) with enticing actions and video games that contain enjoyable and demanding pondering! scholars develop into specialists on old Greece as they play a polis process online game, argue a case in an Athenian trial, map out historical websites alongside the Aegean coast, enact a scene from Antigone, try-on Golden Age models, and lots more and plenty extra! Plus a full-color map of old Greece.
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Background: This god was moody and jealous of his more powerful brother, Zeus, chief god. He could reward a coastal city for decades with calm seas, favorable winds, and plentiful fishing. Then, for no reason, he would hurl a hurricane at it. Gods and Goddesses Flash Cards (HAY-deez) (uh-THEE-nuh) (af-roh-DY-tee) Athena Aphrodite Ancient Greece © Sean Stewart Price, Scholastic Teaching Resources Hades Cut along the dotted lines ( ). Fold along the solid line ( ). Parents: Cronus (CROH-nus) and Rhea (REE-uh) Married to: Persephone (per-SEF-oh-nee), daughter of Zeus and Demeter Home: the Underworld Title: King of the dead Weapon of Choice: Cap of invisibility Sacred Symbols: None Powers: Bringing about death and ruling the Underworld Pastimes: Helping people to die; listening to mourners weep; riding around in his golden chariot, pulled by four black horses Background: This god ruled the dead, who were believed to be mere shadows of their former selves on Earth.
Be sure to have students cut out eyeholes so that they can see where they’re going. 3 After students have cut out the faces that they drew, instruct them to tape a ruler or stick to the back of their masks. A few inches should stick out from the bottom of the mask for use as a handle. 4 Throughout the play, the actors should use the ruler or stick as a handle to hold the mask over their faces. Make sure they speak loudly since the masks will undoubtedly muffle their voices. C. Since the list was created by the ancient Greeks, it is not surprising that it included mostly Greek structures.
Parents: Zeus and Semele (SEM-uh-lee), a mortal Married to: Single Home: Mount Olympus Title: God of wine and parties Weapon of Choice: None Sacred Symbols: Grapes, ivy, and the rose Powers: Bringing great joy and productivity or misery and destruction to mortals Pastimes: Attending the many parties and festivals held in his honor by mortals. Background: This god loved mortals perhaps more than any of the other gods. He went far and wide teaching people how to grow grapes and make wine, an important part of Greek meals.