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Greek Myths

In the Spring Term, our History topic is all about the Ancient Greeks. Here are links to a film clips, animations, audio books as well as some exciting websites...

We write our own version of a greek myth using all the typical features

 


HEROES
http://www.mythweb.com/heroes/heroes.html    

Icarus myth presented through dance
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/znqkjxs


LISTEN TO THE STORY OF ICARUS
http://www.storymuseum.org.uk/1001stories/detail/81/icarus.html

 

 

In class we learn to be oral storytellers of this myth. We write a joint version and learn to tell it off by heart. We need to include plenty of 'powerful verbs' and tell it in an exciting way.

 


FILM CLIP - Ancient Greek writing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/z4djmp3

MYTHS & LEGENDS - ANIMATION OF ICARUS
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/view_myth.php?id=1598

BBC SCHOOLS
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/

TIMELINE
http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/time/explore/exp_set.html

PANDORA'S BOX - (with an easy-read version to click on the bottom right)
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/view_myth.php?id=562

 

Explore Ancient Greece - an interactive website
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/greece/exploreancientgreece/

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