Essential Questions: Who were the mythological beings of ancient Greece and Rome, and what did they do?
Who were the accomplished people of these civilizations, and what did they do?
Students will become gods, goddesses, mortals, and mythological creatures in a play based on an ancient Greek myth.
To explore the meanings and purposes of Greek myths, students will become actors, producers, and directors to establish characters and perform a play, "The Hunt for Medusa," based on the ancient Greek myth of Perseus and the Gorgons.
Students will become biographers to research and write a report about a famous (or infamous) ancient Greek or Roman.
To understand the accomplishments of ancient Greeks and Romans, students will select a person from these civilizations, discover their achievements, and describe their lives.
Ancient Greece: People
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Ancient Greek games
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Students look at ancient Greek pottery, learn to identify the 3 main styles of Greek pottery, the various types of pots and their uses. They draw and cut out a symmetrical pot of their choice and decorate it in the ancient Greek style. They also design a stamp to create a "Greek style" border around their work.
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