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1. Who were the Ancient Greeks? (FREE)

1. Who were the Ancient Greeks? (FREE)

A 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.


This lesson is free to download. When you go through the checkout process, you will not be asked to enter any payment.


Lesson 1. Who were the Ancient Greeks?
This 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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Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2: A fully-resourced unit of 10 history lessons for KS2, covering the Ancient Greece topic.

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