Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Ancient Greece Unit Study

We have been studying Ancient Greece and Ancient Greek Mythology since shortly before Christmas break. The unit has been wonderful - we have all learned so much...and we are all ready to move on to a new unit study now! This week wraps up our Ancient Greece and Greek Mythology Unit study. I have listed below all of the books, videos, and teacher resources that we used during our rather long unit study.

Videos
  • DVD - The History Channel Presents: Last Stand of the 300, The Legendary Battle at Thermopylae (My FAVORITE video - excellent to watch with an older child.)
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: The Labor of Heracles
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: The Journeys of Odysseus
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: Defying the Gods
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: Nature Myths
  • DVD - Greek Mythololgy for Students: The Trojan War
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: Theseus & the Minotaur
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: The Gods of Olympus
  • DVD - Discovery Education Ancient Greece
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: Perseus & Medusa
  • DVD - Greek Mythology for Students: Constellation Myths
  • DVD - Clearvue & SVE History Alive for Students Living in Ancient Greece (very just OK)
  • DVD - Ancient Civilizations for Children - Ancient Aegean
  • DVD - Beyond the Movie: Troy (Excellent to watch with an older child)
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (movie)

Books

  • You Wouldn't Want to Be a Slave in Ancient Greece! A Life You'd Rather Not Have by Fiona Macdonald
  • You Wouldn't Want to Be a Greek Athlete! Races You'd Rather Not Run by Michael Ford
  • Olympia: Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece by David Kennett
  • Usborne Beginners Ancient Greeks
  • Percy Jackson & The Olympians Book One, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  • Percy Jackson & The Olympians Book Two, The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
  • Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of the Iliad by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • The Wanderings of Odysseus: The Story of the Odyssey by Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Magic Tree House #16, Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Magic Tree House Research Guide #10: Ancient Greece and the Olympics: A Nonfiction Companion to Hour of the Olympics by Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce, and Sal Murdocca
  • Usborne Internet-Linked Greeks
  • D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
  • D'Aulaires' Greek Myths Student Guide by Cheryl Lowe and Leigh Lowe
  • The Nature Company Discoveries Library Ancient Greece
  • Eyewitness Reader Trojan Horse: The World's Greatest Adventure by David Clement-Davies
  • The Librarian Who Measured the Earth by Kathryn Lasky

Teacher Resources

  • D'Aulaires' Greek Myths Teacher Guide by Cheryl Lowe and Leigh Lowe
  • History Pockets Ancient Greece
  • Literature Pockets Aesop's Fables
  • Hands of a Child Ancient Greece Project Pack
  • Hands & Hearts Ancient Greece and Rome Discovery Kit
  • Color and Learn Ancient Greece (Edupress)

1 comment:

momluvs4kidz2000 said...

Do you have any pictures? I am attempting to start a lapbook with my 11yodd, she read the Percy Jackson books and we saw the movie...just overwhelmed at doing yet another lapbook from scratch, lol. :) Thanks for all the resources though!!