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Ancient Greece

 

 

 

OBJECTIVES:
Participate in a discussion about ancient Greek people.
Simulate an ancient Greek scroll.
Use a variety of media.
 

VOCABULARY:

Scroll, Scribe, Sponging, Texture

 

MATERIALS:
2 toilet paper rolls, gold wrapping paper, gold paint, ribbon, sponges or
rags , and a 4" by 24 " strip of white paper

 

PROCEDURE:

1. Discuss how the the Ancient Greeks used scrolls rather than

books to write down important things.

2. Dilute gold paint. ( 2 parts paint to 1 part water)

3. Sponge or rag the paint all over the white strip of paper to

give it an antique look. If time allows do both sides.

4. Wrap each tube in gold wrapping paper.

5. When paint is dry, tape each end of the paper strip to a

different gold tube.

6. Roll the scroll up and tie with a piece of yarn or ribbon.

7. Scroll can be left blank or can be used to write a Greek

poem, Greek alphabet, etc.

 

EVALUATION:

 

Sponging technique shows texture.

 

Identify use of a scroll.

 

Favorite Greek Links

 

More Lesson Plans on Ancient Greece

 

Ancient City of Athens

 

Ancient Sites

 

Greek and Roman Coins

 

 

Created by Tabitha Miller