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Ancient Greece - Are you looking for ways to enhance your Ancient Greece unit? Look no further! Here is a collection of ideas that your students will love. source

Ancient Greece - A printable word search puzzle about ancient Greece source

Ancient Greece - Online activities and cartoons teach students about ancient Greece. Click on Teachers and Parents for lesson plans and printable worksheets about the Olympics and Greek warfare source

Dress Like an Ancient Athenian - Information and illustrated directions for arranging a cloth in the manner of the Ancient Greeks. Students can make a chiton or himation source

Even Gods Have Bad Hair Days - Students research a mythological character, then write a story about the character conquering a modern students problems source

Greek Newspaper Project - A lesson plan with printable handouts that guides students in making a newspaper about ancient Greece source

Greek Urns - A lesson plan that helps students reproduce patterns on Ancient Greek urns source

Hoops - Printable directions for playing an Ancient Greek game that develops concentration and agility source

Make a Mask of Medusa - Print out patterns and directions for making a mask of this mythological Gorgons face source

Myth Teaching Tips - A collection of project ideas for teaching about ancient Greek mythology. Activities include writing a "Dear Aphrodite" newspaper column, and designing an adventure game source

Platos Crito - Students read and analyze an excerpt from Platos description of Socrates reasons for accepting a death sentence. Two printable resources are provided source

The Greek Alphabet - Two very brief activity ideas, and a reproducible chart depicting the Greek alphabet source

The Greeks - From PBS, a multidisciplinary unit about Sparta, Athens, famous Greeks, and Oedipus. You can also download a Virtual Socrates screen saver. Designed for secondary students, but adaptable source

The Greeks Multimedia Projects - Lesson plans and project ideas for teaching about Ancient Greek leaders, wars, architecture, arts, and city states. Students create a newspaper, conduct an interview and perform a readers theater play. Designed for middle school, but adaptable source

The March East: Alexanders Conquest of Egypt and Asia - A printable article and lesson plan about Alexander the Greats empire. Students create an annotated map of Alexanders conquests source

Who Were the Greeks? - Four printable PDF format worksheets about Ancient Greece. Students learn about primary and secondary resources, everyday life, gods and goddesses, and Greek theater source

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