K.I.S.S. (Keep It Social Studies) wants to provide you with basic tools to introduce students to various social studies topics. This viewing guide is designed to touch on essential terminology dealing with the Ancient Persians and Greeks. This fill-in activity follows John Green's Crash Course World History: Episode 5 in order and the sentences are word-for-word. There are several copies on one printout, so it is economical but you will have to cut.
Crash Course World History: Episode 5: In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains two of the great powers of the ancient world, all WITHOUT the use of footage from 300.