Unit Plan

The Ancient Greek Civilization Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

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A read-aloud anthology explores the ancient greek civilization. Over four weeks, second graders explore Mount Olympus, Sparta, Athens, the olympic games, philosophers, and Alexander the Great. Scholars listen to and discuss a reading, practice word work, then participate in extension activities for the classroom and home.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Instead of homework, plan additional time for assignments to be done in class
  • Create a focus wall to highlight the unit's concepts and pupils' finished products
Classroom Considerations
  • The third unit in a series of 12 by Core Knowledge for second graders
  • Requires projection and prep time to make copies and gather materials 
  • The unit builds from its previous units—conduct units in order
  • The resource comes with helpful information, detail, and, clear lesson plans
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