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Lesson Two – City of Athens

This history teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and describe the lives of people living in an Ancient Greek city state using a range of different primary sources. The children can record and caption illustrations on pots to show one aspect of daily life in Athens in the past.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe the lives of people living in an Ancient Greek city state using a range of different primary sources

Learning Objectives

Know characteristic features of past non-European societies. Understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain how people lived in an Ancient Greek city state. I can explain how to find out about the past from historical sources.

City of Athens

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and describe the lives of people living in an Ancient Greek city state using a range of different primary sources

Ancient Greek Pots

Display posters to help the children identify and describe what a range of different historical artefacts can reveal about the past

Discussion Questions

Table display card to help the children investigate and record aspects of daily life in Ancient Greece using a primary source

Athens Pot

Template to help the children create an example of an Ancient Greek pot to illustrate an aspect of daily life in Ancient Greece

City of Athens

Interactive activity to help the children identify and describe the lives of people living in an Ancient Greek city state using a range of different primary sources

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and describe the lives of people living in an Ancient Greek city state using a range of different primary sources

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