Intro to Greece
Greece has a long and interesting history. Many famous warriors, thinkers, inventors and writers came from Ancient Greece. In this section there are activities based around Greece, both ancient and modern.
Have a look at a world map and see if you can find Greece. Now have a look online or in a book for a map of the empire of Ancient Greece. Which countries were part of the Greek empire?
Find out some information about Greece:
- What does the flag look like?
- What language / languages are spoken there?
- What is the population (how many people live there)?
- What is the most popular religion?
Have a look at the Greek alphabet
It looks different to the English alphabet. But did you know the word alphabet is actually made up from the Greek letter ‘A’ = ‘Alpha’ and the Greek letter ‘B’ = ‘Beta’.
This page has a good, clear layout of the Greek alphabet:
- Have a go at writing out the Greek alphabet
- Try writing your name
- Can you spell your name out loud with the names of the Greek letters?
- See if you can find out some words or phrases in Greek