Ancient Greece was a fascinating time in world history. From ancient spiritual beliefs to the governmental changes and forthcoming democracy, the study of ancient Greece can be a great unit study to do with kids of all ages. You could probably teach an entire year of it because of it’s complexities, but if you are looking for a way to put together an awesome unit study on ancient Greece quickly, here are some ancient Greece study unit resources to help you do just that.
Ancient Greece Unit Study Resources
Ancient Greece Lesson Plans
MrDonn.org has a great page for finding different aspects of ancient Greece to use for your lesson plan. Check out this page on Ancient Greece Unit Plans.
This activity on comparing Athens with Sparta from Discovery Education is great for older kids. This lesson plan is made for middle school level.
Ancient Greece Lapbooks and Printables
This Ancient Greece Lapbook is free from Homeschool share. It seems to be geared towards younger students, but it could be adapted.
ABC Teach has an entire page of Greek Printables for Middle Elementary to Middle School on their website.
Ancient Greece tutorials and crafts
Make Paper Mache Greek Pottery Vases as an extra art history lesson during your Greek unit. This one is done in 7th grade by Art Lessons for Kids.
This free art lesson on How to Draw a Trojan Horse from Draw and Write Through History is a great way to illustrate the concept.
Ancient Greece Videos and Clips
This 11 minute clip from Crash Course History on comparing Persia and ancient Greece is entertaining and full of lots of great info.
History.com has a good full-length documentary on The Golden Age of Civilization.
Additional Ancient Greece Resources
Check out PBS’s resources for developing lesson plans based on the Greeks.
ED Teacher has a great resource list of Greek information on their Ancient/Biblical History on the Greeks page.
This interactive Ancient Greece website from Primary Homework Help has games, facts and puzzles for kids to do.
BBC has a great timeline and a way to explore Ancient Greece on their site.
Ancient Greece Books for Kids
Ancient Greece: DK Eyewitness Books by Anne Pearson
Ancient Greece by Sandra Newman
Tools of the Ancient Greeks by Kris Bordessa
Mythology: The Gods Heroes and Monsters of Ancient Greece by Lady Hestia Evans