Athens and the Peloponnesian War - Lesson Plan, PowerPoint, and Worksheets

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Students study the background, methods , and results of the Peloponnesian War in this complete lesson, especially focusing on Athens' involvement in the Peloponnesian War. They examine maps and images, take concise notes from a PowerPoint, and analyze excerpts from Thucydides' famous "Melian Dialogue" and Pericles' "Funeral Oration."

Students compare and contrast Spartan and Athenian strategies in the Peloponnesian War and examine Pericles' plan to save Athens. The lesson additionally teaches the concept of imperialism to students by examining case studies of Athenian imperialistic actions and has students compare Athenian foreign policy to its democratic ideals.

Materials include:
- Detailed lesson plan
- Corresponding PowerPoint presentation
- "Melian Dialogue" reading excerpts and worksheet
- "Funeral Oration" reading excerpts and worksheet
- Complete teacher answer key

Files are left in Word so you may edit them according to the needs of your class.

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Athens and the Peloponnesian War - Lesson Plan, PowerPoint
Athens and the Peloponnesian War - Lesson Plan, PowerPoint
Athens and the Peloponnesian War - Lesson Plan, PowerPoint
Athens and the Peloponnesian War - Lesson Plan, PowerPoint
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