EVERYDAY LIFE IN ANCIENT GREECE

National Curriculum Subject Area/s: Classics
Length of session: 1 hour
Max group size: 30 pupils

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Knowledge and understanding of key aspects of everyday life in Ancient Greece
  • Explore primary evidence, draw conclusions and share ideas
  • Develop close observational looking skills
  • Experience handling real Ancient Greek artefacts

SESSION OUTLINE

In this session, students will explore everyday life in Ancient Greece using primary evidence.

Students will search for objects to explore key aspects of Greek life: the symposium, religion, gods and goddesses, crafts, women, festivals and sport, male citizens, myths and legends, and slavery.

Activities will include gallery searches, discussion and object-handling.

Sessions can be tailored in discussion with the teacher to meet the needs of students.

INSET and teacher training can also be arranged.

CONTACT US

Clare Cory, Education Officer: Secondary & Young People
Tel: +44 (0)1865 288075
Email: clare.cory@ashmus.ox.ac.uk

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