Lesson six - verbs practice and philosophy activity

Ancient Greek lesson six:
Ancient philosophy and verb endings practice

Part one: philosophy

Ask the class "what is beauty" and encourage answers and discussion

Ask the class "what is fairness" and discuss

Using powerpoint presentation, introduce Socrates and his methods

Ask them to transliterate the word "philosophia"and introduce the idea of philosophy

Introduce Plato and the analogy of the cave and the shadows

Ask the children to get into groups and plan their ideal city

Part two: verb endings practice

Revise the stem and endings paradigm introduced last lesson

Hand out worksheet to practise adding endings to stems

If time, ask the groups to introduce their ideal cities to the class



Philosophy (ppt)

Verb-stem worksheet (pdf)

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