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Daily Life in Athens and Sparta Unit: Compare and Contrast Passages

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2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Your students will love learning about Athens and Sparta with this resource! It includes reading passages and activities to compare and contrast these two ancient Greek city-states!

There are 3 informational articles on the following topics:

⭐Life in Athens

⭐Life in Sparta

⭐The Way of Life for Boys and Girls

This unit includes many interactive activities:

✔Comprehension Questions

✔Athens OR Sparta?

✔Hidden Word Fact Sort (cut-n-sort activity)

✔Venn Diagram

✔Writing Prompt


There are three main activities:


Read the informational articles about Athens, Sparta, and the way of life for boys and girls. Have students answer the comprehension questions for each section to check for understanding.

Hands-on Activities:

There are several activities for students to apply their knowledge and compare and contrast Athens and Sparta. Visual Directions are included for the Hidden Word Fact Sort.


Have students connect the information to their own lives by deciding which city-state they would have rather lived in Athens or Sparta. They need to explain their answers and give details to support it.

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