The following is a common core-based lesson/worksheet on ancient Athens that focuses on whether or not the city-state of Athens was truly a democracy.
In small groups, students are presented with a series of primary and secondary source documents offering both sides of the issue. Students analyze each document and discuss and answer a series of questions. After this process is completed, the group creates a thesis statement that answers the question, "Was the city-state of Athens truly a democracy?" For homework, students will write a DBQ-based paragraph that uses the group-created thesis statement and supporting evidence to answer the question.
NEW! DBQ Paragraph Assignment with rubric included.
NEW! Answer key included.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. Follow me to receive notifications for newly uploaded products. If you have a moment, please rate this worksheet. Thank you!
I also offer this worksheet bundled with several others from the Ancient Civilizations unit...
Bundle #2 - Ancient Civilizations - Global/World History Common Core