Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation

Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
Ancient Greece: The Persian Wars PowerPoint Presentation
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How did a rag tag group of Greek city-states stop the mighty Persian Empire from invading and conquering Europe?

Teach your students about the Persian Wars by comparing the battle strategies used by the Persians and the Greeks. This lesson enables your students to use critical thinking skills as they analyze the strengths and weaknesses of these warring opponents as they struggled to determine the fate of Europe.


This slide show presentation teaches students organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.


-Students organize dates and facts on a time line and battle strategies in a two column compare and contrast summary.

-Students analyze the battle plans examining terrain, strategies, goals and objectives for each battle.

-Using critical thinking the students discuss and write about the reasons behind each victory and loss using specific examples to support their assertions.

This presentation on the Persian Wars covers:
-the history of the Persian Empire
-the background of Athens and Sparta
-the four battles between the Greeks and the Persians


Graphic organizers are used to clarify and organize the information. Lots of pictures, illustrations, and maps are included in every section. Throughout the slide show are discussions paired with writing activities. I have been successfully using this presentation with my 6th graders for the last seven years, however the content is appropriate up through high school. This product includes my presentations on:
The Persian Empire Presentation
The Persian War Academic Vocabulary


The Persian Wars
gives your students the opportunity to examine and explore the goals and objectives of the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states. Built into the lesson are:
-academic vocabulary
-create 2 time lines (Persian & Greek)
-time for reflection and discussion
-short academic writing activities
-standards based questions with answers


This is an excellent resource to use either on its own or to supplement the text book. To better facilitate a multi-day presentation, there is a table of contents with hyperlinks to each section.


Product format:

PowerPoint Show made in Microsoft 8.1
Features include: slide sorter, laser pointer, digital pen, high lighter, and presenter’s notes. This makes it possible to add or highlight notes directly onto the slides. It is possible to check out these features on the preview, by right clicking on the screen. A tool box will appear so that you can experiment with the various tools. *earlier versions of Microsoft may not have all the tools available.*



Topics:
-History of the Persian Empire
-Persian Rulers: Cyrus the Great, Darius the Mede, & Xerxes
-Greeks: King Leonidas, Phidippides, and Themistocles
-Timelines of the Persian Empire & Ancient Greece
-Battles: Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis, Plataea
-Constructing the pontoon bridge over Hellespont in the Dardanelles

Contents:

186 slides
75 presenter's notes
Hyperlinked Table of Contents
2 Timelines: Persian Empire, Ancient Greece
19 vocabulary words, definitions, and illustrations
14 maps: geographic, political, and military strategies
45 different photos & illustrations
15 discussions
6 writing activities

Graphic organizers: Timeline, T chart, outline (tree map)
1 analogy
2 test questions with answers
1 page of supplementary resources

ELA Common Core Standards
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.3,RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.7, SL.6.1a, SL.6.1c, SL.6.3,
WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.1a, WHST.6-8.2b, WHST.6-8.1b

Duration:
2-3 days


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Total Pages
186 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 hours
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