Take a trip through history and discover cultures at another era of time with hands-on projects and activities that drive the lessons home in a fun way! Included are 25 "Stops" that can spread across 8-12 weeks, where you will witness exciting events and meet interesting people of Ancient Greece. Topics include: The Archaic Period, Greek Government, Athens and Sparta, Everyday Life, Farming, Business, Transportation, Education, Literature, Science, Medicine & Disease, The Arts, Philosophy, Religion (Myths and Heroes), Warfare, The Golden Age, Alexander the Great, The Hellenistic Age, Archaeology, and much more!
Each stop has Guide Book Text to read on a topic, and a Travel Itinerary for project choices and directions. Masters for all printables are included.
A "Dining Out Guide" of Recipes
A File Folder Game
A "Scrapbook of Sights" for storing notebook projects
A Newspaper "Greek Weekly"
A "Snapshot Moments in History" Scrapbook Timeline
"Postcards from Famous Folks"
Souvenir Craft Cards with a dozen 3-D projects to make
Over a dozen Lap Book Projects ...and much more!
Also included are eight Dramatized Audio Tours, over an hour of listening! Join "Trojan Horse Tours" as Graham (your tour guide) and Blaine (your coach driver) take you on various excursions, such as visits to cities such as Sparta, Athens, and Troy, a trip to the Olympic Games, and interviews with important people of history, such as Archimedes and Xenophon!
(Go to "Download Sample" below to listen for yourself!)
The CD includes directions and masters for over 50 projects and activities. The menu contains photo buttons, should you wish to get a good view of what a finished project can look like. Choose the projects that work best for your family!
Also included are Travel Tips, teacher keys, Additional Resources (should you wish to include more reading or viewing to enhance the study), and a Quick-Stop Itinerary. This three-page travel planner will allow the teacher to see the whole schedule of upcoming topics and projects at a glance. Tastefully laid out for inclusion in your three-ring binder, this history study will give both the teacher and students a thorough, exciting adventure into the past!
Included is a notebook cover made to slip into the clear cover of your 3-ring binder (in a choice of both color and black & white).
The teacher's Guide Book will house the reading Guide Book Text, the Travel Itineraries of project directions, as well as Travel Tips, teacher keys, and any of the other teacher helps.
The student will accumulate many notebook items specific to each stop. Included are activities such as a "Snapshot Moments in History" timeline, "Souvenirs & Gifts" with instructions for a dozen 3-dimensional projects to make, various maps of ancient Greece, the grandeur of Athens and the might of Sparta, government, architectural columns, clothing of the era, fables and poetry, the Greek home, warfare and so much more!
Finally, to prepare you for your journey, we have equipped you with a passport and luggage folder, which once made will take you through all the Project Passport studies to come!
PROJECT PASSPORT: ANCIENT GREECE SCOPE & SEQUENCE