Greek myths-TES Recommended Free
Resource This is a four week unit prepared for a Year 3 class. 4 weekly plans and 4 Powerpoints with all the resources needed.
Ancient Greece- talk4writing newspaper report unit based on Theseus
Lesson Using Pie Corbett's talk4writing materials a theme of work based on recounting the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur as a news report. Other news reports included for reading analysis.
Ancient Greece- BBC
Video 7 learner guides + 5 class clips for Ancient Greece
Heroes of Troy-BBC radio
Website Full on-line music resources for Heroes of Troy from the BBC.
Ancient Greece Reading Comprehension (Yrs 4-6)-TES
Resource Students start by reading through the information sheet including the basics of geography in Ancient Greece.They then use dictionaries to look up geographical terms and write or draw definitions.Finally, they answer one of two levels of differentiated questions about the reading.
The Labours of Heracles texts and pictures-TES
Resource A set of texts for each of the labours of Heracles to help pupils gather information from a range of sources, with an additional set for the introductions and endings. Used with the graphic text by Marcia Williams to introduce the overview or the story.There is also a set of pictures from Greek pots for each labour.
Ancient Greek writing-BBC Class clips
Video The Ancient Greeks recorded details about aspects of their life using writing and the alphabet.
Theseus and the Minotaur-PowerPoint TES
Lesson A PowerPoint telling the story of Theseus and the minotaur. Used in Ancient Greece topic and in ICT to show how to create digital stories.
New Greek God-TES
Resource TES: This text is used to model the layout and features of a non-chronological text. It is about the newly invented Daskalos - god of education. It is mainly for fun but might be useful in a writing lesson!
Percy Jackson printables
Resource Printables from the film site.
The Lightning Thief- Discussion guide- Scholastic
Resource A summary of the book by Rick Riordan and suggested answers to 15 discussion questions
Percy Jackson from Fabulous Classroom
Website Lots of resources for Percy Jackson on this American site.
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief-TES
Lesson TES: PowerPoint and scheme of work .
Percy Jackson-Teachit
Resource A comprehensive set of text based teaching activities to support these popular series by Rick Riordan. Through the books children will learn more about ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman cultures and about the gods and myths that they meet in each series.
Pandora's Box- Teachit
Resource Explore the Greek myth of Pandora's box through comprehension questions and considering alternative endings.
King Midas- comprehension-Teachit
Resource Check children's understanding of key events in the story using this simplified version of this popular Greek myth.
Planning a quest-Teachit
Lesson A useful step by step guide to planning a quest story whereby the hero defeats the monster and all ends happily.
Write your own Greek Myth- Teachit
Lesson A writing frame which helps children to plan a fight scene between a hero and monster in their very own Greek myth.
Greek Myths-TES
Website Myriad resources on Greek myths from the TES.
Greeks-SATS reading assessment
Resource TES: A worksheet of questions that get students to identify quotations and explain them. The students will need a copy of Icarus to answer the SATS style questions. Can be used as a reading assessment but you may need to adapt to suit your class.
Ancient Greeks Myths and Music-TES
Lesson TES: A fantastic BBC resource, especially for a non-music specialist like me! Everything is provided for a series of lessons which link Ancient Greek Myths to Music - words, music, activities, IWB resources, a story and even a playscript!
Narcissus-BBC
Video Narcissus is the most beautiful man ever but he will lose it all if he ever sees his reflection. His friend Ameinias tries his best to help him, but when Narcissus becomes famous he starts to lose the people who once supported him.
Midas-BBC
Video Midas and Pactolo are rival rappers. At a show, Midas comes down with a cold and cannot carry on singing. This leaves his rival to take all the glory. He wishes that it was he who was famous. But things don't turn out as Midas planned and soon everything he touches turns to gold - in a negative way.
Jason and Medea-BBC
Video Jason and Medea are too busy playing games and listening to music to look after the diamond that keeps the planet alive. So when it is stolen they are sent on a mission to retrieve it. But first they have to get through three tasks – will they save the planet?
King Midas and Arachne -Literacy Shed
Video Scroll down the page to watch King Midas and Arachne myths with a modern twist.
The Gorgon's Head-BBC

The Gorgon's Head-BBC

Video A dramatised version of a classic Greek myth told by Anthony Horowitz. Perseus approaches Medusa's cave, passing figures turned to stone. Instead of looking at Medusa, he uses the reflection on his shield to help him slay the monster.  
Greek Myths- BBC Schools radio

Greek Myths- BBC Schools radio

Resource

Listen to Ancient Greek myths and legends for KS2.This collection of stories includes some of the best-known tales from Ancient Greek mythology - among them you'll find Persephone, King Midas, theMinotaur, Medusa and Orpheus and Eurydice.Each story is a full-cast dramatisation, featuring Hermes - winged messenger of the gods - as our guide.The style of the stories is lively and engaging and particularly suited to young listeners aged 9 to 11.

Greek Myths and legends -TES

Greek Myths and legends -TES

Lesson Using simple Greek Myths - Pandora's Box, Icarus, King Midas, Arachne the Spider Woman for reading and writing tasks in KS2. A list of ideas and associated activity/worksheets.
Greek myths-TES

Greek myths-TES

Lesson A few resources to help when studying Myths and Legends, especially Greek Myths. It contains a blank newspaper format, a set of cards that may be used to randomly select the characters, a writing framework and plot of a students own myth, a synopsis of a handful of Greek myths (Echo and Narcissus, Perseus and Medusa, Theseus and the Minotaur, Hades and Persephone, Orpheus and Eurydice and Jason and the Argonauts).
Greek Myths- Key Stage 2 Literacy

Greek Myths- Key Stage 2 Literacy

Website Ancient Greek Myths are great if you're doing a cross-curricular link with the Olympics or simply finding the features of a myth. This unit of work is great for role play, hot-seating and encouraging boys (in particular) into discussions about mythical beasts and creatures. I
Greek writing -BBC Learning Zone

Greek writing -BBC Learning Zone

Video The Ancient Greeks recorded details about aspects of their life using writing and the alphabet. There were many writers writing in a number of genres during the time of Ancient Greece. The story of the Wooden Horse is discussed, considering where the famous story came from and whether it is likely to be factual.
Greeks-Drama

Greeks-Drama

Lesson TES: 2 weeks of literacy planning for year 5. Involves drama, performance, script editing and writing. Supporting resources can be found at http://www.kidsinco.com/tag/ancient-greece/
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 1o TES - Telling Greek Myths - Revision - Year 6.
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 8 TES - PowerPoint of Arachne the Weaver.
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 3 Pandora’s Box plan and resources.
Ancient Greek myths
Resource Nuffield history planning
Pandora's Box
Resource Pandora’s Box PowerPoint
Greek myths-TES Recommended Free
Resource This is a four week unit prepared for a Year 3 class. 4 weekly plans and 4 Powerpoints with all the resources needed.
Ancient Greece- talk4writing newspaper report unit based on Theseus
Lesson Using Pie Corbett's talk4writing materials a theme of work based on recounting the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur as a news report. Other news reports included for reading analysis.
Ancient Greece- BBC
Video 7 learner guides + 5 class clips for Ancient Greece
Heroes of Troy-BBC radio
Website Full on-line music resources for Heroes of Troy from the BBC.
Ancient Greece Reading Comprehension (Yrs 4-6)-TES
Resource Students start by reading through the information sheet including the basics of geography in Ancient Greece.They then use dictionaries to look up geographical terms and write or draw definitions.Finally, they answer one of two levels of differentiated questions about the reading.
The Labours of Heracles texts and pictures-TES
Resource A set of texts for each of the labours of Heracles to help pupils gather information from a range of sources, with an additional set for the introductions and endings. Used with the graphic text by Marcia Williams to introduce the overview or the story.There is also a set of pictures from Greek pots for each labour.
Ancient Greek writing-BBC Class clips
Video The Ancient Greeks recorded details about aspects of their life using writing and the alphabet.
Theseus and the Minotaur-PowerPoint TES
Lesson A PowerPoint telling the story of Theseus and the minotaur. Used in Ancient Greece topic and in ICT to show how to create digital stories.
New Greek God-TES
Resource TES: This text is used to model the layout and features of a non-chronological text. It is about the newly invented Daskalos - god of education. It is mainly for fun but might be useful in a writing lesson!
Percy Jackson printables
Resource Printables from the film site.
The Lightning Thief- Discussion guide- Scholastic
Resource A summary of the book by Rick Riordan and suggested answers to 15 discussion questions
Percy Jackson from Fabulous Classroom
Website Lots of resources for Percy Jackson on this American site.
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief-TES
Lesson TES: PowerPoint and scheme of work .
Percy Jackson- Rick Riordan site
Website Teachers' guides and project ideas.
Percy Jackson-Teachit
Resource A comprehensive set of text based teaching activities to support these popular series by Rick Riordan. Through the books children will learn more about ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman cultures and about the gods and myths that they meet in each series.
Pandora's Box- Teachit
Resource Explore the Greek myth of Pandora's box through comprehension questions and considering alternative endings.
King Midas- comprehension-Teachit
Resource Check children's understanding of key events in the story using this simplified version of this popular Greek myth.
Planning a quest-Teachit
Lesson A useful step by step guide to planning a quest story whereby the hero defeats the monster and all ends happily.
Write your own Greek Myth- Teachit
Lesson A writing frame which helps children to plan a fight scene between a hero and monster in their very own Greek myth.
Greek Myths-TES
Website Myriad resources on Greek myths from the TES.
Greeks-SATS reading assessment
Resource TES: A worksheet of questions that get students to identify quotations and explain them. The students will need a copy of Icarus to answer the SATS style questions. Can be used as a reading assessment but you may need to adapt to suit your class.
Ancient Greeks Myths and Music-TES
Lesson TES: A fantastic BBC resource, especially for a non-music specialist like me! Everything is provided for a series of lessons which link Ancient Greek Myths to Music - words, music, activities, IWB resources, a story and even a playscript!
Narcissus-BBC
Video Narcissus is the most beautiful man ever but he will lose it all if he ever sees his reflection. His friend Ameinias tries his best to help him, but when Narcissus becomes famous he starts to lose the people who once supported him.
Midas-BBC
Video Midas and Pactolo are rival rappers. At a show, Midas comes down with a cold and cannot carry on singing. This leaves his rival to take all the glory. He wishes that it was he who was famous. But things don't turn out as Midas planned and soon everything he touches turns to gold - in a negative way.
Jason and Medea-BBC
Video Jason and Medea are too busy playing games and listening to music to look after the diamond that keeps the planet alive. So when it is stolen they are sent on a mission to retrieve it. But first they have to get through three tasks – will they save the planet?
King Midas and Arachne -Literacy Shed
Video Scroll down the page to watch King Midas and Arachne myths with a modern twist.
The Gorgon's Head-BBC

The Gorgon's Head-BBC

Video A dramatised version of a classic Greek myth told by Anthony Horowitz. Perseus approaches Medusa's cave, passing figures turned to stone. Instead of looking at Medusa, he uses the reflection on his shield to help him slay the monster.  
Greek Myths- BBC Schools radio

Greek Myths- BBC Schools radio

Resource

Listen to Ancient Greek myths and legends for KS2.This collection of stories includes some of the best-known tales from Ancient Greek mythology - among them you'll find Persephone, King Midas, theMinotaur, Medusa and Orpheus and Eurydice.Each story is a full-cast dramatisation, featuring Hermes - winged messenger of the gods - as our guide.The style of the stories is lively and engaging and particularly suited to young listeners aged 9 to 11.

Greek Myths and legends -TES

Greek Myths and legends -TES

Lesson Using simple Greek Myths - Pandora's Box, Icarus, King Midas, Arachne the Spider Woman for reading and writing tasks in KS2. A list of ideas and associated activity/worksheets.
Greek myths-TES

Greek myths-TES

Lesson A few resources to help when studying Myths and Legends, especially Greek Myths. It contains a blank newspaper format, a set of cards that may be used to randomly select the characters, a writing framework and plot of a students own myth, a synopsis of a handful of Greek myths (Echo and Narcissus, Perseus and Medusa, Theseus and the Minotaur, Hades and Persephone, Orpheus and Eurydice and Jason and the Argonauts).
Greek Myths- Key Stage 2 Literacy

Greek Myths- Key Stage 2 Literacy

Website Ancient Greek Myths are great if you're doing a cross-curricular link with the Olympics or simply finding the features of a myth. This unit of work is great for role play, hot-seating and encouraging boys (in particular) into discussions about mythical beasts and creatures. I
Greek writing -BBC Learning Zone

Greek writing -BBC Learning Zone

Video The Ancient Greeks recorded details about aspects of their life using writing and the alphabet. There were many writers writing in a number of genres during the time of Ancient Greece. The story of the Wooden Horse is discussed, considering where the famous story came from and whether it is likely to be factual.
Greeks-Drama

Greeks-Drama

Lesson TES: 2 weeks of literacy planning for year 5. Involves drama, performance, script editing and writing. Supporting resources can be found at http://www.kidsinco.com/tag/ancient-greece/
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 1o TES - Telling Greek Myths - Revision - Year 6.
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 8 TES - PowerPoint of Arachne the Weaver.
Writing stories - myths and legends

Writing stories - myths and legends

Lesson plan 3 Pandora’s Box plan and resources.
Ancient Greek myths
Resource Nuffield history planning
Pandora's Box
Resource Pandora’s Box PowerPoint