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Greek & Roman Toys & Games

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This podcast is part of the series: Ancient Greece & Rome




Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City


Greek & Roman toys for children are compared.  What is the purpose of the toys?  How do these toys compare with simple games that we play today?  Knucklebones seems to be the precursor to our current game of "Jacks".   Some of the games are for role playing to prepare them for the future position in society.

Length: 1:35

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA2015] (8) 41: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.8.6]

National/Other Standards:

Standard 3-Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

Standard 7-Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts 

Standard 8-Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes 


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