This lesson incorporates a 38 slide PowerPoint presentation with animation that tells the story of the early Greeks and includes a wide variety of information on the early civilizations focusing on Athens vs. Sparta. Then students are also challenged to create their own hoplon (Greek shield) in the style of the ancient Greeks! A template for a Greek hoplon and a student handout on Greek to English are included. Great for multiple intelligences!
The Minoans and Mycenaeans
Greece's Geography and Economy
The City-States - Athens vs. Sparta
Forms of Greek Government
Greek Warfare - Hoplites and the phalanx system.
For a fun and educational Ancient Greece project check out Ancient Greece Project