Ancient Greece Free Lesson Plans for Ancient Greek Art & Architecture Illustration

Ancient Greece Free Lesson Plans for Ancient Greek Art and Architecture

Lesson Plan: First have your students read the stories below. In small groups, or as a whiteboard activity, have them brainstorm a list of the many ancient Greek arts including dance, literature, theatre, and more. Then have them write a story of their own using any of the ancient Greek arts as an important story element. Here are some stories from the Case Files of the Hercules Detective Agency:

Art: The Stone Zoo

Music: The Golden Lyre

Poetry: The Rhyming Poet

Theatre: The Awesome Actor

For Teachers: Ancient Greek Art and Architecture lessons and activities

The Architecture of Ancient Greece, lesson plan and classroom activity

Ancient Greece Architecture lesson plan, teaching with primary sources

Going Greek with architecture, lesson plan, 1-2 class periods

Engineer Like an Ancient Greek (STEM, lesson plans, free from teachers pay teachers)

Architecture Lesson Plans - The affect on modern furniture (Utah Ed)

The Acropolis of Athens, handout, important buildings

Lesson Idea: The year is 432 BCE. As dawn breaks over Athens, Pheidias is late for work. He is the chief builder for the Parthenon, Athens’ newest and largest temple. When he arrives onsite, city officials accuse him of embezzling gold from the temple’s sacred central statue. He has until sundown to prove his innocence or face the courts. A Day in the Life of an Ancient Greek Architect (Ted-Ed, lesson plan, video)

The Parthenon lesson plan with free download and assignment

Greek sculpture lesson plan

Art from ancient Greece, the use of marble and ideas and artifacts, lesson plan, background, student handouts

For Teachers: Ancient Greek Pottery, Urns, Vases lessons and activities

Greece Vase Painting Project, complete lesson plan

Story on a Vase, lesson plan

Greek Vases: Ode to a Grecian Urn, scratch-out project

Greek Pots lesson plan, classroom activity

Olympic Games Urn - printout activity, have students put their favorite sport on their vase (can also be used for daily life)

For Teachers: Ancient Greek Drama, Music, Theatre, Literature lessons and activities

Ancient Greek drama and theatre lesson plans

Explore Greek Myths - lesson plans & myths

Aesop's Fables - lesson plans & fables

For Teachers: Lesson Plans for Ancient Greece and Classroom Activities


For Kids: Ancient Greece

The Parthenon for Kids

Greek Columns for Kids

Greek Art and Architecture for Kids

Greek Theatre for Kids

Dance, Stories, Myths, Fables