Thursday, January 19, 2012

New history unit: Ancient Greece

Last week we moved from Ancient Eygpt to Ancient Greece. The first lesson centred around locating the Greek islands (thanks Google earth) and how the Greek Navy was formed by the Minoan King to protect merchants and travellers from pirates. Miss K colored a Navy ship and a map of the islands...
k12 hstory curriculum

k12 history curriculum
The ship has a picture of a bull on the sail and the lesson also included a look at 'Bull leaping'. This is an ancient sport that took alot of skill and courage if you watch some of the modern athletes that compete in Crete.