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Learning Resources

The following 13 resources are available for the theme Ancient Greece.

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A Taught Gallery Session: Life in Ancient Greece

Information about the Ashmolean’s Key Stage 2 taught gallery session in the Greek galleries. Includes curriculum links and suggested pre and post visit activities.

A Taught Gallery Session: The Olympic Games

Information about the Ashmolean’s Key Stage 2 taught gallery session in the Greek galleries. Includes curriculum links and suggested pre and post visit activities.

Coin Information Sheet for teachers

Background information about Ancient Greek coins for teachers.

Focus on Ancient Greek Pottery teacher notes

Background information and examples of different styles of Ancient Greek Athenian Pottery. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Focus on Greek Objects teacher notes

Background information and examples of different Ancient Greek objects. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Focus on Greek Sculpture teacher notes

Background information and examples of different styles of Ancient Greek Sculpture. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Focus on Hercules teacher notes

Background information about objects showing Hercules. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Focus on The Iliad and The Odyssey teacher notes

Background information about objects showing the The Iliad and The Odyssey. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Focus on The Palace at Knossos and Crete teacher notes

Background information about objects from The Palace of Knossos and Crete. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4.

Made in Mount Olympus: a film project for secondary students - Student Guide

Step by step guide on how to create your own 'Made in Mount Olympus' style film.

Made in Mount Olympus: a film project for secondary students - Teacher Guide

Guidance about how to create a 'Made in Mount Olympus' style film project with your class.

Pottery Information Sheet for teachers

Background information about using Ancient Greek pots as evidence

Secondary Teachers' notes: Studying Classics at The Ashmolean

Guide to using The Ashmolean for teaching Classics. Includes teaching ideas for Key Stage 3 and 4 .

 

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Image Gallery

The following 19 zoomable images are available for the theme Ancient Greece.

Athenian pot with gorgon head

Cast of Nike of Paionios

Clay Drain Pipe

Cycladic Figure

Dionysus vessel

Heracles with wife and child

Linear B tablet

Nike pot

Octopus Jar

Odysseus pot

Panathenaic Runners Amphora

Pandora’s Box pot

Pithos

Shoemakers pot

Symposium pot

The Choice of Hercules

The Metrological Relief

Theseus and the Minotaur pot

Wedding of Peleus and Thetis

 

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The following 4 resources are also available for the theme Ancient Greece.

Made in Mount Olympus Episode 1: Confrontation

Made in Mount Olympus Episode 2: Leda is Pregnant

Made in Mount Olympus Episode 3: Another Bloody Wedding

Made in Mount Olympus Episode 4: God of GoodTimes

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