This interactive notebook includes 10 activities for Ancient Greece. The following is an overview of the concepts and information covered in this product:
1-Geography of Ancient Greece—This lesson includes a map of Greece (with and without a legend) that helps students identify and evaluate various cities, battle sites, water, and land masses. Students will then apply what they have learned about these locations through a map quest and scavenger hunt activity.
2-Sticky Note Summaries—This activity includes several sticky notes with images that students will cut out, color, and glue into their notebooks. Then, they will label and describe what each image represents. Information covered in this lesson include: Agora and Acropolis, Trojan War, Greek Alphabet, Dark Ages, Hoplite, and Trade.
3-Compare and Share—This lesson is used to discuss the birth of democracy and citizenship. It includes a brief overview of Greek, and US citizenship. Then students use an accompanying venn diagram to compare and contrast the two.
4-Sparta an Athens Citizen—This activity is a compare and contrast activity to help students evaluate the two main city-states in Ancient Greece (Sparta and Athens). Students use a silhouette of a person and draw what they think each citizen would look like using knowledge of the city-state. Then they write a description of the person and explain the differences among them.
5-Government Wheel—In this lesson, students will discuss and compare various government systems, including oligarchy, monarchy, and democracy.
6-Persian War Look Book—This flip-book foldable will help students evaluate the Persian War. Topics covered include: Persians and Immortals, Causes of Persian War, Sparta and Athens Unite, Important People, Major Battles, and Fall of Persian Empire.
7-Star Summaries (Peloponnesian War)—This activity will help students evaluate Ancient Athens and the Delian League, as well as its influences that led to the Peloponnesian War. The foldable includes 5 tabs with pictures that represent the following: Delian League, Peloponnesian War, Pericles, Direct Democracy and Representative Democracy, and the Parthenon. Students will write a brief summary of each of the following topics.
8-Alexander the Great Facebook—This lesson is used to help students evaluate the life of Alexander the Great. Students will describe his childhood, traits, and accomplishments. They will also include how he was viewed by others.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents and Rubric/Grade Log
Geography Map Quest and Scavenger Hunt
Sticky Note Summaries
Ancient Greece Citizenship-Compare and Share
Sparta and Athens Comparison-Brains or Brawn?
Ancient Greece Government Spinner
Persian War Look Book
Peloponnesian War and Delian League Star Summaries
Alexander the Great Facebook