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Roman Gods and Goddesses
This lesson aims to help students to understand that the Romans believed in many Gods and Goddesses and that each one had a particular role to play.
The students will identify the main Gods and why they were important.
The lesson details are as follows:
1. Night At The Museum - a statue game - good warm-up.
2. Mirroring Exercise - Using the Museum exhibits.
3. Mime - Worshipping The Gods - Sculpting the Gods (paired activity). Identifying which God to go to if needing help in a particular scenario. Thought Tapping.
4. Crisis On Mount Olympus - A situation in the "God World" will then require that each God's role is to be scrutinised and when Jupiter needs replacing, they find themselves in competition with each other. Who will be chosen?
5. Ceremonial Tableaux- The new God takes control.
6. The Myth of Jupiter Juno and Little Io - Short fun story for the students to enact alonside the narration script and to develop into writing.
The key skills in this lesson are mime, thought tracking,meetings,presentation, ceremony,improvisation, captioned story pictures/writing.
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