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Ancient Greece (Grades 4-8) by Sean Price

By Sean Price

An entire source choked with heritage details, Cross-Curricular actions and video games, Library and net hyperlinks, paintings tasks, & a Play comprises Poster-Map!Bring the wealthy tradition of historic Greece into your lecture room (and stimulate pupil studying) with attractive actions and video games that contain enjoyable and demanding pondering! scholars develop into specialists on old Greece as they play a polis method video 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 masses extra! Plus a full-color map of old Greece.

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Now I have nothing to hold on to. Everything went wrong while it was in my hands. It was as if a heavy fate I could not carry leapt upon me. [Exit Creon] Chorus: Judgment is the greater part of good fortune. You cannot disrespect the gods, for the great words of a boastful person will be repaid with great blows. And this, as one grows old, teaches judgement. THE END 54 Making Masks h Greek drama relied on few props, but all characters wore costumes. In ancient Greece, actors covered their head and face with masks that were often quite elaborate.

48 Antigone: Yes. Creon, the leader of Thebes, has decreed that no one can bury our brother Polynices (pol-uh-NY-seez) because he led the attack against our city. Ismene: But that decree flies in the face of Zeus himself. Everyone must be tended to and buried as a way of honoring the gods. Creon is our uncle. Surely he will change his mind. Antigone: I doubt it. He has said that it would be death for anyone who disobeys. However, we must disobey, Sister, in order to fulfill our family obligations and to obey the gods.

C. might have served up fried grasshoppers as an appetizer. The recipe is easy: Put the (presumably live) grasshoppers in a covered pan coated with olive oil and lightly brown them. h MATERIALS ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ Greek Treats (page 31) HERE’S HOW h Ancient Greece © Sean Stewart Price, Scholastic Teaching Resources Whether they were eating grasshoppers or not, Greeks knew how to live it up at a meal. A large feast, called a symposium, was a great chance for men—and only men—to get together to talk, drink wine, and eat delicacies, such as eel.

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