Alexander the Great: an analysis activity for grades 5-8 {no prep!}

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This eight page printable includes everything you need to introduce Alexander the Great to your students. This ready-to-use packet provides primary resources to analyze, including multiple quotes from two ancient historians (Plutarch, Arrian), a current and ancient map showing Alexander's empire, reading comprehension questions, and a writing activity to wrap up the lesson. Can be used in interactive notebooks, notes, as a partner activity or for homework.

Page 1: photographs, short bio, fun fact
Page 2: end of bio, comprehension questions
Pages 3-6: Primary sources and analysis
Page 7: Map work: compare ancient and modern map
Page 8: Writing prompt

This activity is appropriate for grades 5-8. For more lessons on Ancient Greece, check out the links below for more of my printable, ready to use lessons!

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