CLASSICAL GREECE UNIT: N.Y. Regents Based with Enduring Issues, CRQ (13 DAYS)

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13 Days of ancient Greece lessons: geography, philosophers, government, achievements, Greco-Persian War, Pelopenessian War, Alexander the Great, Hellenistic Age -- it's all here! Completely done-for-you lessons specifically designed for the New York teacher. This is part of Unit 3, Classical Civilizations. NYS Regents-Based skills are weaved throughout the unit (Enduring Issues questions, Constructed Response Questions (CRQ) and Stimulus-based multiple-choice questions).

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Topics covered:

Day 1: Geography (with modified reading)

Day 2: Sparta, notetaking, video, document analysis (with modified reading)

Day 3: Governments of Greece (Simulation, students vote democratically and using Sparta's "shout" method))

Day 4: Philosophers, notes, video, quote analysis (Group work)

Day 5: Achievements, gallery walk (Enduring Issue question included)

Day 6 & 7: Create your own Greek contribution (2-day project)

Day 8: Greco-Persian War (court simulation; Persian is suing Greece for starting the war)

Day 9: Peloponnesian War (CRQ)

Day 10: Alexander the Great, notes, video, reading and interview questions for Alexander (Conclusion, students write Enduring Issues intro paragraph)

Day 11: Hellenistic Era (Students play game)

Day 12: Overview/Review, modified reading included. Students engage in various activities that encourage close reading (review)

Day 13: Enduring Issues Essay (Modified version included)

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97 slides, 75 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.
By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.


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