These digital social studies activities cover the standards relating to Ancient Greece and geography in third-grade in Virginia.
These resources are 100% online and can be used on Google Classroom and Google Drive. This resource for Google Slides also includes an answer key.
This product includes:
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify where Greece is on a world map
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify where Greece is on a map of Europe
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort the descriptions as either climate or land
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort the descriptions to the vocabulary terms Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, peninsula, Ionian Sea
♥ Drag-&-drop: identify where Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, peninsula, Ionian Sea is on a map
♥ Image search: use Google Image Search to find real-life photographs of Mediterranean Sea, Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea
♥ Drag-&-drop: match the environment to the ways that the Ancient Greeks adapted
♥ Drag-&-drop: fill-in-the-blanks about city-states
♥ Image search: use Google Image Search to find real-life photographs of the Acropolis
Maps through time
♥ Drag-&-drop: match the description of location to the correct time period (location at the beginning of the culture/greatest influence/culture today)
♥ Short answer: look at the map of where Ancient Greece began and explain why the river was a good place for the civilization to grow
♥ Drag-&-drop: show the spread of the Ancient Greek civilization
♥ Short answer: look at the map of modern-day countries around the Mediterranean Sea and answer observational questions
♥ Web search: use a given website to answer questions about modern-day Greece
This products covers Virginia VA SOLs:
SOL 3.1: The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
SOL 3.1b: using geographic information to support an understanding of world cultures
SOL 3.1c: interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in world cultures;
SOL 3.1f: determining relationships with multiple causes or effects
SOL 3.1g: explaining connections across time and place;
SOL 3.1j: accessing a variety of media, including online resources
SOL 3.3: The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government (direct and
representative democracy), and sports.
SOL 3.4: The student will describe the oral tradition (storytelling), government (kings), and economic development (trade) of the early West African
empire of Mali.
SOL 3.5: The student will develop map skills and an understanding of change over time by locating major ancient world cultures on world maps
SOL 3.5a: at the beginning of their culture;
SOL 3.5b: during their period of greatest influence; and
SOL 3.5c: today.
SOL 3.6: The student will develop map skills by using globes and maps to locate and describe major rivers, mountain ranges, and other geographic features of
SOL 3.6c: Europe
SOL 3.7: The student will describe how people in ancient world cultures adapted to their environment.
What do I receive?
Each product comes in the form of a PDF, which contains a link to the Google Slides resource, as well as a teacher guide and answer key.
How do I use this?
This resource works great with laptops, iPads, and Chromebooks. These paperless resources can be used independently, with partners, in small groups, and even whole groups! Don't worry, you do not need technology for every student in order to use this product.
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