Take a guided tour through Greece and Macedon by way of Headmaster Galahad and the acclaimed Horrible Histories series: a fun and accessible introduction to wicked, weird and woeful events of the ancient world. Our end goal? To instill an unbridled love of history and the desire to go forward and explore in-depth even more world events, Horrible and otherwise. In and outside the webinars, this class will focus on the stories of the people of these ancient empires, while also beginning to introduce critical thinking skills and primary source analysis in supplement to the Horrible Histories.
This course covers:
- The Greeks
- Alexander the Great
This is 6-session early middle school workshop. Bi-weekly webinars are 50 minutes long. Recordings are available for students who must miss a session.
Links to required books:
- Horrible Histories: Groovy Greeks
- Horribly Famous: Alexander the Great and his Claim to Fame or Dead Famous: Alexander the Great
The best source for Horrible Books in the United States is Horrible Ray in California. Some books may also be available at your local library. Any edition is acceptable, so if you find an inexpensive used copy, feel free to purchase. Reading assignments are posted by section, not page number.