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An Ancient Celebration

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As part of their social studies curriculum, sixth graders at Oakdale-Bohemia Middle School recently enjoyed a celebration of ancient Greece. Prior to this, the students had been assigned different ancient Greek heroes, gods, goddesses and famous historical figures to research. At the celebration, they creatively presented information on their assigned people, even dressing up to resemble them. The students also enjoyed participating in mythology-themed readers’ theater and a game of trivia on ancient Greece.