In this activity, students will read Pericles' famous "Funeral Oration," as recorded by the historian Thucydides and answer comprehension questions. Then, they work with a small group to paraphrase this complex speech into modern language. Finally, as an extension or homework activity, students wil
Students read and paraphrase Pericles' Funeral Oration. An introduction with historical background begins the worksheet. Footnotes of difficult words or phrases are included to help with literacy. Last page is a rubric for grading the assignment.
Here is a great resource for teaching about Ancient Greece. It's an excerpt from the funeral oration of Pericles, as written by Thucydides. There are six reading questions attached to the document, that direct students to practice upper-level critical thinking skills about the culture of the Ancient
In this short document analysis activity, an excerpt of Pericles' famous funeral oration is presented. Students will then be prompted to answer 3 critical thinking and document analysis questions (Feel free to edit, remove, or whatever you desire)This is a very basic document analysis assignment. Ho
“Funeral Oration” – Pericles
Primary source document from the leader of Athens, Pericles. His speech gives great insight into Athenian life and culture, especially government. The reading is followed by 4 comprehension and critical thinking questions perfect for class discussion.
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Students read excerpts from Pericles' famous speech at a public funeral during the depths of the Peloponnesian War verse Athens' rival, Sparta. At the time, Athens was in dire straits, as Sparta laid seige outside the city walls and plague was breaking out. Pericles gave an uplifting and impassioned
Pericles has three purposes for The Funeral Oration: Praise Athens, Honor the Fallen, and Support those who Remain. Use this graphic organizer to guide students to understanding how specific passages from the speech work toward supporting each goal.
This activity is a perfect assessment for the common core reading standards. It includes an excerpt from the primary sources Pericles Funeral Oration and the Melian Debate to investigate the true nature of Athens during its Golden Age. The first source glorifies the city, the second shows their impe
3 Lesson Plan Bundle that Covers Ancient Athens during the Golden Age & the Peloponnesian War
- Crucible of Civilization Movie Guide & Key
- Pericles Funeral Oration Primary Source Worksheet
- Making Comparison: Athenian Government vs. American Government Chart & Key
This product consists of two primary source essay analysis prompts for high school students who have studied Ancient Greece.Includes:1. Essay prompt with excerpt from primary source "Pericles' Funeral Oration"2. Audio reading of this excerpt that includes explanations in plain English3. Essay prompt
Powerpoint with 48 slides (notes, maps, pictures, activities) that focus on characteristics of Ancient Golden Ages with the example Athens during the rule of Pericles. Focus on the Parthenon and the leadership of Pericles. Activity comparing Pericles funeral oration and the Gettysburg Address.
Help your students to gain a more in depth insight into the histories and cultures of ancient peoples by looking the following sources:Mesopotamia – Hammurabi’s Code Mesopotamia - Proverbs of Ahikar the WiseEgypt – The Prophecies of Neferti Egypt – Herodotus - The Mummification ProcessGreece – Per
Students study the background, methods , and results of the Peloponnesian War in this complete lesson, especially focusing on Athens' involvement in the Peloponnesian War. They examine maps and images, take concise notes from a PowerPoint, and analyze excerpts from Thucydides' famous "Melian Dialogu
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 assignment contains 5 primary sources, 1 secondary, covering the social and governmental structure of Ancient Athens.The sources includes;(1.) Athens: Population Distribution circa 432 BCE(2.) Aristotle on Class Distinctions 4th Century BCE(3.) “The Oration of Pericles,” The Complete Writings
This lesson focuses on how the Persian Wars lead to the rise of Athens as a power (entered a golden age) and how the Peloponnesian War lead to the downfall of Athens with the plague.
It includes review notes, main ideas explained in detail as well as fast facts to provide students with different w
This 85 slide PowerPoint begins following the Persian Wars, with the rise of Athens and its Golden Age going through the Peloponnesian War, through to the rise and death of Alexander the Great. This PowerPoint really has it all! The first section covers the following:The goals of Pericles;Informati
In a classroom with many different learning styles and needs, GooseChase is one of the most exciting, engaging ways to differentiate for all students. They are able to choose from 45 missions with different difficulty levels and point values to compete in a digital scavenger hunt related to the lega
This test bank includes twelve original sets of multiple-choice questions, which are written in the new stimulus-style came into use on the 2017 AP World History test. Each set includes a short primary- or secondary- source excerpt, and 2-5 questions over the excerpt. The bank includes a total of
Break up the monotony of lecture notes with an Age of Pericles interactive notebook. This flipbook-style, interactive notebook offers a myriad of different activities for your students to engage in including: persuasive writing, research, primary source analysis, discussion prompts, differentiated