Lesson Plan - Dolphins in Captivity - History Year 7 - Historical Knowledge and Understanding

Category Lesson plan
Subjects & Topics "Citizenship / Rights and responsibilities", "Citizenship / Rules, laws and justice", "Cross-curricular topics / Animals and pets", "History", "History / Ancient history", "Philosophy and ethics / Moral philosophy"
Year Levels Year 7
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Dolphins! The Heroes of Ancient Greece

The learning sequence for this activity begins by exploring how dolphins were depicted in Ancient Greece. Their presence in folklore, where they were often seen saving human lives, is well-documented for students in the source entitled ‘Delphinia!’ Following this reading, students choose from several tasks to show their understanding of the connection between humans and dolphins in Ancient Greece. Finally, consideration is given to the legacy of this ancient Greek connection on human-dolphin interactions in the modern world.


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Dolphins - Activity 4 (History, Yr 7) _ Voiceless.pdf
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