Assessment of the Greece/Roots of Democracy unit for Georgia 3rd grade.
Standards assessed include:
SS3H1 The student will explain the political roots of our modern democracy in the United States of America.
a. Identify the influence of Greek architecture (columns on the Parthenon, U. S. Supreme Court building), law, and the Olympic Games on the present.
b. Explain the ancient Athenians’ idea that a community should choose its own leaders.
c. Compare and contrast Athens as a direct democracy with the United States as a representative democracy.
SS3G1 The student will locate major topographical features.
d. Locate Greece on a world map.