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Who were the Ancient 


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Free Lesson Resources 

The 'Introduction to Ancient Greece' lesson is the first lesson in our popular Ancient Greeks Unit for KS2.



You can download this full lesson as a free sample!

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'Who were the Ancient Greeks Lesson

FREE to download

A FREE downloadable lesson for KS2 introducing the Ancient Greeks, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greece Pack for Key Stage 2.

Who were the Ancient Greeks?
This free-to-download lesson introduces the who, when and where of the Ancient Greek civilisation. Pupils will look at maps and timelines to place Ancient Greece in context and then zoom in to find out more about key events from the five distinct time periods associated with Ancient Greece . Pupils will engage with historical sources to find out clues about life in Ancient Greek times.


  • To find out when and where the Ancient Greeks lived

  • To make a timeline of key events

  • To use historical sources to infer information about the past

The lesson plan includes differentiation ideas to adapt the activities for the needs of your class.

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The download folder contains 1 Powerpoint file and 1 PDF file with the lesson plan and pupil resources. Please download both files.

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