What were the Ancient Greek gods known for?
A lesson for KS2 about the Ancient Greek gods and goddesses, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets.
This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2.
Lesson: What were the Ancient Greek gods known for?
This lesson looks at Ancient Greek gods and goddesses and how they were recognised. Pupils will play a game to find and identify hidden gods and goddesses using their associated symbols, before applying their knowledge to sourcework by identifying the deities on an Ancient Greek wall relief. Then pupils will work in groups to focus on one particular Olympian god in a super-size poster challenge ready for a lightning quiz at the end of the lesson.
To learn about the twelve Olympian gods and their associated symbols
To identify key Ancient Greek gods and goddesses from historical sources
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