Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

by Lin Donn, Don Donn



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Ancient Greece by Lin Donn, Don Donn

Presenting lessons proven on the firing line, creative teacher Mr. Donn and his circus dog Maxie show how to immerse students in learning world history and keep them coming back for more. Sections feature well-structured plans supported by reproducible activities plus special lessons for the computer lab (which links and handouts) and for substitute teachers. Units can be adapted for every learner. Activities include creative writing, map work, reading comprehension and vocabulary, arts and crafts, music and drama, simulations, discussion starters, critical thinking and higher-level skills, and unit culminations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596474093
Publisher: Good Year Books
Publication date: 01/28/2012
Pages: 137
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

Setting up the Room 3

Section: 1 Greece Geography 5

Geography Comparison Chart 8

Map of the Ancient Greece World (outline) 9

Map of the Ancient Greece World (labeled) 10

Section: 2 Minoans 11

Theseus and the Minotaur 13

Daily Life in Ancient Crete 15

Section: 3 Mycenaeans, Trojan Horse 17

The Legend of the Trojan Horse 20

Section: 4 The Iliad and The Odyssey 22

Homer's Odyssey 24

The Achilles Rap 26

The Grecian Dark Ages 28

Section: 5 Greek Language and Alphabet 31

Gifts from the Greeks-English Language 33

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Alphabet 34

Section: 6 Greek Art 35

Section: 7 Greek Gods 37

Apollo and Cassandra 41

Broadcast Schedule 42

Hades and the River Styx 43

Hermes 44

List of Greek Gods and Goddesses 45

Pandora 46

Persephone and Demeter (Creation Story: Seasons) 47

The Olympians 48

Zeus and Hera 50

Section: 8 Rise of Athens 53

Athenian Democracy 56

Daily Life in Ancient Athens 58

Section: 9 Mock Trial, The Trial of Socrates 61

Background Information for "Defense of Socrates" 65

Gifts from the Greeks-Trial by Jury 66

Guidelines for Conducting the Mock Trial 68

Juror Questionnaire 69

Section: 10 The City-State of Sparta 71

Compare Life in Athens with Life in Sparta 73

Compare Governments: Athens and Sparta 74

Daily Life in Ancient Sparta 75

Section: 11 War with Persia-Marathon 79

Outline Map of the Persian Empire 80

Labeled Map of the Persian Empire 81

The War with Persia: Battle of Marathon 82

Section: 12 War with Persia-Thermopylae 85

The War with Persia: Battle of Thermopylae 86

Section: 13 War Three with Persia-Salamis 87

The War with Persia: Battle of Salamis 90

The Oracle at Delphi 93

Section: 14 Other City-States 95

Daily Life in Other City-States 97

Map of the Ancient Greek City-States (blank) 101

Map of the Ancient Greek City-States (labeled) 102

Section: 15 Create Your Own City-State 103

Create Your Own City-State 1 105

Create Your Own City-State 2 106

Section: 16 Simulation, Ancient Greek Olympics 107

Olympic Games Event Schedule 110

Olympic Tongue Twisters 112

Section: 17 Peloponnesian Wars 113

Types of Government 114

The Peloponnesian Wars 115

Section: 18 Great Greeks 117

Section: 19 Alexander the Great 119

Alexander the Great 121

Map of the Alexander the Great's Empire (outline) 123

Map of Alexander the Great's Empire (labeled) 124

Section: 20 Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts 125

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Architecture 128

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Art 129

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Clothing 130

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Inventions 131

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Philosophy 132

Gifts from the Greeks-Greek Theater 133

Section: 21 Final Activity 135

Section: 22 Ancient Greece: Lesson for a Substitute Teacher 137

Make a Myth 139

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