Presentation with videos, discussion questions, glossary and explanation of Athenian democracy.
Students will examine and review the main points of the ancient Athens social structures and democratic models in order to answer the essential questions.
The historical analysis of these community from the past, the connection with the present time and personal reflection about justice, equality and fairness contribute directly to the lifelong aspiration of this unit: to have students appreciate their rights, carry out their responsibilities and become engaged, active and responsible citizens in our society.
Was Athenian society fair and equal?
How did the model of government, values and participation within a society impact citizenship and identity in Ancient Athens?