Ancient Athens & Sparta! Compare Athens & Sparta with first-person accounts!
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The slight differences between classical Athens and Sparta are magnified in this lesson because it provides for good issue-based discussion. In reality Athens and Sparta were both fairly militaristic, and at other times both were fairly democratic. Contrary to the way they are commonly portrayed,
This is a 3-4 day mini-unit that explores the differences and similarities between the ancient Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. The mini-unit includes a dynamic 37 slide PowerPoint presentation, notes, student note-taking sheets, a Venn Diagram, individual readings on Athens and Sparta with
Here's everything you need to teach about democracy, social classes, rights and responsibilities in ancient Athens. Students will learn what a democracy is, the different types of Athenians, and their rights and responsibilities. Using a multimedia online activity, students will explore the variou
Ancient Greece: Athens and Sparta Activities
The contrasting qualities of the Greek city states of Athens and Sparta always make for great classroom discussion. Keep class engagement high with this interactive package!
This big package of resources contains everything you need to complete an enga
Athens is one of the great cities of the world. It is the birth place of democracy and the heart of the Ancient Greek civilization.
As your students learn about Ancient Athens they uncover facts while learning to read for information and using research skills.
Athena, Aphrodite, Ares, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus too, Oh, we call on you to help us learn about the things of Greece that are ancient and old. Athena, give us wisdom to learn about the great architecture of Greece and the Olympics too! We must not forget about democracy, on which the U.S governmen
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This one page historical reading plus one page of questions gives an overview of the Ancient Greek city-state of Athens. It examines life in the polis, the role of women and direct de
Athens and Sparta Comparison Chart and Reading
This fantastic resource for your Ancient Greece unit features a 1 page reading that describes the major differences between Athens and Sparta. Several major aspects of society are described so that students can get a clear understanding of how the two
A rare and unique set of 11 printables showing the different attitudes between Athens and Sparta. Each page shows an Athenian and Spartan character with speech bubbles of their statements about Greek life. Great for ancient history!
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2 page cloze notes sheet
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This cross-curricular performance task that focuses Athens and Sparta can be used in any ELA or Social Studies classroom. It contains three scaffolded tasks that students will be responsible for completing. In addition, this product also includes links to research materials and teacher models that s
This is an ideal activity for students to complete after studying the Greek city-states. It is a class activity/worksheet that allows students to compare and contrast the ideologies and cultures of ancient Athens and Sparta by looking at twenty-three statements and linking them to either the Athenia
Students will read about the Ancient Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta and then create a postcard.
This download includes:
Information sheets for Sparta and Athens (2 pages)
Student Instructions (2 different versions, 1 page each)
Blank postcard template (1 page)
Pre-made postcards for student
A three day lesson used to compare and contrast Ancient Athens and Ancient Sparta.
• Ancticipation Guide
• Visual Word Wall
• Reading on Athens
• Reading on Sparta
• Athens and Sparta Vocabulary Sheet
• Athens and Sparta webs
• Athens and Sparta T-Chart
• Athens and Spar
It's the battle of the Greek city-states in this fun lesson! Students complete a reading and a chart about the Athenian and Spartan city-states, then are guided through a structured debate activity to determine which society was more successful overall.
Students are assigned city-states and debate
This is a beautiful PowerPoint Lesson on Ancient Athens during the Age of Pericles. Based on state and Common Core Standards, this lesson covers all of the major aspects of Athenian culture and achievements over 15 visually-engaging slides.
Topics covered include:
1. Pericles & Athenian Democ
My students absolutely love this activity! Have students compare and contrast the lives of people in Athens and Sparta. Once they have become experts they get to test their skills by placing a modern family in the appropriate city-state for a vacation! Included in this lesson you will find:
2 page text, maps & pics about men, women, & children living in the Athenian city-state. Greek root vocabulary, map, worksheet, comprehension questions, and photos will explain life in Athens. by Don Nelson
2 page text, maps & pics about the Athenian city-state's people, culture, government, the agora, & Cleisthenes. Greek root vocabulary, map, worksheet, comprehension questions, and photos will explain the Athens. For only $0.99, it is a bargain! by Don Nelson
This worksheet is designed to work with the Pillars of Athenian Democracy SmartBoard lesson, and / or with the Voices in Democracy textbook.
Through this file, students will explore / review the three "Pillars of Athenian Democracy," which included The Assembly, The Council of 500, and The Courts.
In this lesson, students read about the Ancient Greek City-States of Athens and Sparta. For each city-state, students are given a 1 and a half page article that discusses:
3. Role of Women
More specifically, the articles describe:
1. why Sparta was devoted to creating a
Your students will enjoy this hands-on project in which they will create a foldable comparing life in the ancient Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta. All of the images and categories are provided, as are a complete set of illustrated directions to help you walk your students through the constru
Ancient Greece: This ancient Greece booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research or show what they have learned by writing different facts on the provided blank lines about each Term Associated with Ancient Greece. A completed booklet
This is a FUN activity to use with your study of Ancient Greece! This activity focuses on the similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta. The activity includes a detailed Power Point and worksheet that goes through key similarities and differences. Finally, students will summarize the
Peloponnesian War Web Quest! Athens, Sparta, the Thirty Tyrants, and More!
This Athens after the Peloponnesian War lesson is included in the larger "Ancient Greece Unit" located here:
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- Read about key aspects of the Athenian & Spartan cultures
- Fill out a comparison chart of the two cultures regarding the following items:
> City Setup
> Government & Citizenship
> Role of Women
Depth and Complexity lesson on the Peloponnesian War.
Students are asked to complete four different tasks on the worksheet.
1) “Language of the Discipline” - Define five vocabulary terms in their own words. (Sparta, Athens, Peloponnesian peninsula, truce, and plague)
2) “Details” – Place details i
Ancient Greece: Athens and Sparta - Informational Text and Poster Project
Ancient Greece: Athens and Sparta - Informational Text and Poster Project is a fun and engaging way for students to demonstrate their knowledge of these two very different city-states!
Two separate detailed information shee
Students will be able to infer as to what the Parthenon was and its purpose in Greece, before they actually read a passage on it. Once the students identify its purpose they will look at how Athena came to be so important in Acropolis. Students will then create their own sacred shrine for the god th
This is actually two activities; a compare/contrast chart and a "word sort" that also compares Athens and Sparta.
The compare/contrast chart is basically like a venn diagram but it's better because it has categories on the side. Sometimes students have difficulty figuring out the useful and impo
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This is a bundle of 2 GREAT activities within your Ancient Greece unit! This bundle includes an activity on the 4 main governments of Ancient Greece as well as an activity that focuses on examining the similarities and differences of Athens and Sparta. Here are
What a great opportunity to use the Winter Olympics as a reading incentive! Start them off in Athens and have them read, read, read their way to Marathon just like the ancient Greeks! The packet contains 22 pages of everything you will need including directions, bulletin board art, fun road signs, a
Directions for students to use close reading strategies to read information about democracy in Athens, Greece.
- a student worksheet with a reading and questions for students to complete
- teacher answer key
The student worksheet has content about ancient Athens and how thei
In this lesson students will compare and contrast what life was like for people in Athens and Sparta, in ancient Greece. Students will examine what life was like for men and women, as well as their jobs and the values of each city-state. After students have compiled this information, they will have
The Athens vs. Sparta simulation is an educational experience designed to present learners in grades 6 through 12 with a variety of challenges. They must work together in groups to research, present, debate and ultimately decide which ancient city was the best.
The simulation takes place in 421BCE
Students debate which is the best city state of Ancient Greece, Sparta or Athens. Student groups research debate points, brainstorm slogans, and logos for their city state in preparation for a full class debate.
This dynamic presentation on Athens and the Peloponnesian War provides visuals, video links, guided notes, and reflection questions to keep your students engaged for the entire lesson.
For a brief shining moment in history the cultural heart of the Western World was Athens. From this city, democrac
Using this graphic organizer, students will create a paragraph with a claim by deciding which city state (Athens or Sparta) was stronger and why. A sample is given that can be used to demonstrate what a final paragraph will look like. This is great for those struggling writers to begin the process o
The PowerPoint and handouts will be the basis of a fun class simulation where your World History students will be asked to change the course of Athenian history. They will take their places in the Athenian Assembly, nominating and voting on up to 20 laws that realistically reflect issues of Ancient
This lesson plan explores the major differences between ancient Athens and Sparta. It looks at government, family life, education, trade, and military. This lesson contains all material and directions for 2 collaborative activities. One activity is a sorting activity and the other is a poster act
This short powerpoint presentation utilizes my personal primary source photo collection in capturing the history of Ancient Greece in Present Day Athens! A great supplemental resource for creating discussion on Ancient Greek Architecture.
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This package includes no prep, ready to use notes on the assembly, council of 500, and the courts. Have your students go through the notes individually, or in groups ( jigsaw) and then fill out the summarizer page ( 3 key points). And then move onto the fun part...
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Document-based lesson and questions. DBQ.
Ancient Greece Unit: The Polis: Sparta and Athens. Four to six day lesson (adjustable based on multiple pieces).
Teacher and students explore the concept of the polis as unique from other city-states. Students explore primary sources (edited to be approp
This activity is one in a series of interactive notebook lessons on ancient Greece.
After a lesson on the Greek city states Sparta and Athens, students will use this graphic organizer to compare the two. This activity has three parts. First, students will illustrate a Spartan and Athenian on the
Ancient Greece: This ancient Greece lapbook is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research or show what they have learned by writing different facts on the provided blank lines about each Term Associated with Ancient Greece. A completed booklet
The Festivals and Events Committee will be hosting the first annual festival to celebrate the achievements and discoveries of Athenians during the Golden Age in ancient Greece. All aspects of the festival have been inspired by the Golden Age. The purpose of the festival is to teach people about th