Ancient Greece Religion

Updated: 12/16/2020
Ancient Greece Religion
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Ancient Greece for Kids

Ancient Greece

Lesson Plans by Liane Hicks

Ancient Greece was a thriving civilization that made impressive strides in many fields such as art, architecture, engineering, medicine, astronomy, mathematics, philosophy and government. Many of their ideals were the foundation of future civilizations and their influence is still with us today.
GRAPES for Social Studies

G.R.A.P.E.S. and Social Studies

Lesson Plans by Liane Hicks

Ancient Civilizations are typically taught focusing on the key areas of: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economy and Social Structure using the acronym G.R.A.P.E.S. By utilizing this acronym, students can compartmentalize their findings and compare and contrast different civilizations. There are other similar acronyms that teachers may use, like P.I.R.A.T.E.S., P.E.R.S.I.A.(N)., and, G.R.E.A.T.S., and they all address similar areas of civilization. Any of the graphic organizers shown here can be adapted to fit the acronym of your choice!


Ancient Greece

Storyboard Description

The Ancient Greeks practiced polytheism. Illustrate the pantheon of Olympians!

Storyboard Text

  • HEPHAESTUS
  • DIONYSUS
  • ZEUS
  • HERA
  • ARES AND ATHENA
  • Hephaestus was the blacksmith for the gods and the god of fire.
  • Dionysus was the god of wine, theatre, and festivities. He was the youngest of the major gods and the only one born to a mortal.
  • Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning, and thunder and ruler of all the gods on Mount Olympus.
  • Hera was queen of the gods, wife of Zeus, and goddess of love and marriage. She also created the peacock.
  • Ares was Zeus and Hera's son and was the god of agriculture and war.Athena was the goddess of wisdom, professions, the arts, and war.
  • APHRODITE
  • DEMETER
  • RELIGION: ANCIENT GREEK GODS
  • APOLLO AND ARTEMIS
  • POSEIDON
  • HERMES
  • Aphrodite was the goddess of love, family, victory, and beauty.
  • Demeter was the goddess of agriculture and of the seasons.
  • Apollo was the god of music, poetry, and archery. His twin Artemis was the goddess of the hunt, archery, and animals. Her symbols included the moon, snake, and bow.
  • God of the sea, brother to Zeus and the patron of horses. Poseidon's weapon was his powerful trident.
  • God of trade, wealth, luck, and travel. Hermes was often pictured with winged sandals, a winged cap and carrying a caduceus (staff).