The Iliad

Lesson Plan

By Kate Mills, Buckinghamshire, published 11th January 2011

The aims of this Iliad lesson for year 4/5 children are:

  • to develop an understanding of the weapons and tactics used in ancient Greek warfare
  • to be able to read and understand a challenging text and extract information from it.

Literacy objectives are to develop the children's skills in:

  • extracting information from a narrative poem
  • re-structuring the poem
  • writing poems in different forms.

(These resources are attached below)

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