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Investigate the Ancient Greeks

Daily life in Ancient Greece

Meet the Greeks  Easy to understand descriptions of what life was like for the men, women, boys, and girls of Ancient Greece.
Greek Names  A simple list of Greek names for girls and boys.

 

Education in Ancient Greece 

Education  Artifacts with brief description.
Education in Ancient Greece  Learn about how kids from different parts of Ancient Greece were educated.
Education in Athens  Good description of education in Athens.
Education in Sparta  Wow!  These Spartans were a rough crowd!
The Greek Alphabet  The writing of the Ancient Greeks.
Greek Alphabet  Not fancy but thorough. 

 

Dress in Ancient Greece

Dress in Ancient Greece  This slide show gives a good feel for the dress of the Ancient Greek.
Dress like a Greek  Good information on the look of Ancient Greeks.
Clothing and Costumes of Ancient Greece  Good descriptions with links to clear images.
What did the Greeks wear? Clear description of Greece Dress?

 

Entertainment in Ancient Greece

Toys and Games O.K.!  There was no Nintendo but the kids had a blast anyways!
Athletics in Ancient Greece  Being a good athlete was very valued by the Ancient Greeks.
What did the Greeks like to do?  You can learn what the people of Ancient Greece did for fun!
Greek Sports  The Greeks really love sports.  Free Greek Men held Olympic games to test their athletic abilities.

 

Homes in Ancient Greece

Houses  What were the homes like in Ancient Greece?
The Ancient Greek House  detailed description of an Ancient Greek House.
Greek Architecture  Good descriptions.  Follow the links to some great illustrations.
Where do Greeks Live?  Clear description of Greek Homes from Odyssey.

 

Food in Ancient Greece

Food  Chow Down Ancient Greek style!
Greek Foods and How To Prepare Them   Yummy!
Greek Agriculture  Very clear description of Greek Food!
What did the Greeks like to eat?  Most Greeks ate well.  Check it out!

 

Maps of Ancient Greece

Cultural Map Of Ancient Greece  Dry Presentation but the information is excellent!
Maps of Ancient Greece  Learn all the hot spots in Ancient Greece!
Interactive Map of Ancient Greece  Great Start to find general locations of places.
Maps of Greece  Great close up maps of Ancient Greece.
Map of Ancient Greece  The Way that it was in Ancient Greece.

 

Greek City States and Daily Life

Argos

Argos (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site.

Argos (Theater and Agora)
Argos (Larissa "Castle")

You are an Argive

 

Athens

The Ancient City of Athens  Difficult reading but there is some great information.
Athens in Images Lot's of modern photographs of the Ancient Sites!
Athens (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site.

Athens (Acropolis)
Athens (Agora)
Athens (South Slope)
Athens (Pnyx and Philopappus Hill)
Athens (Roman Agora)

You are an Athenian  What would your life be like if you were a Athenian?
Education in Athens  Good description of education in Athens.
Images of Ancient Athens  The name says it all.

 

Corinth

Corinth in Images  Lot's of modern photographs of the Ancient Sites!
Corinth (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site 
You are a Corinthian  What would your life be like if you were a Corinthian?

 

Delphi

Delphi in Images Lot's of modern photographs of the Ancient Sites!
Delphi (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site 
Images of Delphi  The name says it all.

 

Mycenae

Mycenae in Images  Lot's of modern photographs of the Ancient Sites!
Mycenae  (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site 

 

Megara

You are a Megarian  What would your life be like if you were a Megarian?

 

Olympia

Olympia in Images  Lot's of modern photographs of the Ancient Sites!
Olympia (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site 

 

Sparta

Sparta (Quick Time) Interactive exploration of an archeology site 
You are a Spartan What would your life be like if you were a Spartan?
Education in Sparta  Wow!  These Spartans were a rough crowd!
Military  The Spartan army was a great army.

 

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Explore Character Traits of the Heroes

Myths

 The Creatures of Ancient Greek Myths  Very brief encyclopedia like descriptions make this a good starting point.  
Odyssey: What is a myth?  Great description of what makes a myth a myth.
Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology Great resource to keep all the characters straight.
Origins of Greek Mythology 
The Greek Mythology Page  Great resource for myths!
Infostructure@Mt. Olympus  Good greneral resource for myths!
Mythology  Fun site for Greek Myth Resources!

 

Ancient Greek Heroes

Labors of Hercules  Great stories with illustrations and artifacts to liven them up!
Hercules and Hesione, the Trojan Princess  Well told stories!
The Struggle for the Delphic Tripod  Hercules faces the challenge of a life-time!
Megara, Hercules' First Wife  Hercules in love?  Excellent images decorate this story.
Hercules and the Giants  Let's go way back in time.  Near the beginning!
Hera Made Hercules' Life Difficult  Boy, is this ever an understatement!
Who is Hercules?  This site describes Greece in the time of Hercules.
Athena, goddess of wisdom  A great Friend!
Omphale, the Barbarian Queen  Hercules was a slave at one time?  Find out!
The myth of Jason, the Argonauts and the Golden Fleece  A quest!
The Adventures of Bellerophon  He flirted with the wrong girl!
The life of Theseus  He lifted a boulder and that was just the start.
Odyssey, Homer's epic  It's a long one but it is great!
The Golden Fleece  Well written myth with a glossary included.

 

 

Ancient Greek Titans and Gods

The Olympians (Gods) Very brief encyclopedia like descriptions make this a good starting point.  
The Lesser Gods  Very brief encyclopedia like descriptions make this a good starting point.  
Images of the Gods  Brief description of the god with great images.
Images of Women and Goddesses
  Great images with a brief description of the goddess.
A list of God's  Just a list with a name and brief description.
List of the Immortals  Great descriptions of the Greek Gods.
Greek Names Vs. Roman Names  A helpful tool to sort out who is who in Greek gods.
Very Thorough List of the Gods  Quick look at the gods.
The Titans  Very brief encyclopedia like descriptions make this a good starting point.  
Creation of the World  A Brief Story but you'll get the jist!


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Discover the Myth Maker in You 

 

Modern Hero Search 
Search the web to Find Great Information about Your Modern Hero

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Writing Resources

Process Writing Rubric  A great resource to help assess your writing.
Writing Center  This site is made for a research paper tips but it has great hints for writing myths, too!
Character Traits  A great list of character traits (how a character acts.)
Proofreading, Editing, and Revising  Great ideas for self-conferencing.
Tips For Revising  good suggestions for revising your paper.
Creating A Mental Picture  This .pdf gives some good ideas for detailed writing.
Merriam Webster Dictionary  Use this online dictionary to check your spelling!
Thesaurus.com  A good online thesaurus!
Tips-o-Matic  Writing Tips!

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Inspire others to be Good People


Mythtelling Resources

Storytelling Ideas
Definition and Purpose
Choose Your Story
Finding Your Story
Preparing Your Story
Learning Your Story
The Telling of Your Story
Telling Your Story
Voice and Gestures
Final Hints
Story Telling Skills Rubric

 

Dress Like an Ancient Greek

Dress in Ancient Greece  This slide show gives a good feel for the dress of the Ancient Greek.
Dress like a Greek  Good information on the look of Ancient Greeks.
Clothing and Costumes of Ancient Greece  Good descriptions with links to clear images.
What did the Greeks wear? Clear description of Greece Dress?

 

Greek Food

Food  Chow Down Ancient Greek style!
Greek Foods and How To Prepare Them   Yummy!
Greek Agriculture  Very clear description of Greek Food!
What did the Greeks like to eat?  Most Greeks ate well.  Check it out!

 

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