PowerPoint Download: Ancient Greece Day 9 - Persian Dominance
[Immerse your students in this lesson based on building an understanding on the Persian Empire before it attempts to conquer Greece. Cooperative learning and formative assessment is built in throughout the lesson! A primary source analysis warm up starts the lesson and is followed by a notes setup slide including a daily objective, a daily relevance statement, and an essential question. Front-loaded vocabulary sets students up for success! Lead your students through a discussion on Cyrus the Great and his Persian empire; discuss the policies under Cyrus and how his ideologies helped create the largest empire the world had seen! Breakdown the Persian government and territory with a discussion on Satraps and Satrapies. Wrap up your discussions with an introduction to a new aged, monotheistic religion that swept through Persia - Zoroastrianism - as students discover that theocracy can be powerful! Lesson concludes with an exit card rooted in student choice - build a democratic classroom! Make your classroom the most engaging in the school! Empower your students!
- Warm Up
- Daily Objective
- Daily Relevance Statement
- Essential Question
- Front-Loaded Vocabulary
- Cyrus the Great
- Entrance of Persia
- Persian Satraps and Satrapies
- Zoroastrianism and Theocracy
- Cooperative Learning Built In
- Formative Assessment Throughout
- Exit Card Based on Student Choice
- Video Link Included
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