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Young scholars identify the important facts about Athens and Sparta.  In this research lesson students read an article then fill out a Venn diagram. 
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Shakespeare's Timon of AthensStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, learners respond to 11 short answer and essay questions about William Anderson's Timon of AthensStudents may check some of their answers online.
Learners examine the characteristics of the Greek city-states, Athens and Sparta. They compare and contrast the city-states and compose an essay which includes any similarities and differences of Athens and Sparta.
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece. Students define democracy and relate to ancient Greece.
Students are taught the differences between totalitarianism and democracy. They discuss the historical roots of the democratic tradition. Students are introduced to the term totalitarianism and are told that it is a form of government that uses force and power to rule a people.
For this world history worksheet, students study the government of Athens, read surviving court cases, and try making a water clock. They read about Atlantis and design a plate showing the festivals of ancient Greece which they paint using the main colors of Greek pottery.
Seventh graders explore the democratic republic principles of U.S. government. In this U.S. government lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast the governments of ancient Athens,the Roman Republic, and the United States today. Students write letters to their representatives from the perspective of citizens in ancient Athens or the Roman Republic.
Seventh graders compare the democracies of ancient Athens, the Roman Republic and the United States today. They illustrate the similarities and differences in the three governments with a Venn diagram.
Students view a graphic of the Athens of 2004 Olympic medal. They discuss the symbols on the medal. Students view the "Greek Alphabet animation" and name the letters in the two Greek words on the medal, They transcribe Greek text by substituting the equivalent English letters.
In this Greek history worksheet, students read an excerpt about how the Greeks lost their marble structures. They identify which goddess the Parthenon was build for; why the Greeks wanted the marble returned to Athens; and why the British wanted them kept in London. Students also explain what they would do in this situation with the marbles.
Students research the Greek alphabet and the origins of the alphabet. In this Greek alphabet lesson, students explore the Phoenician origins to the Greek alphabet. Students compare Greek letters to current letters and write a paragraph about the Greek alphabet. Students identify Greece and Athens on a map and describe contributions of the Greeks to history.
Young scholars become familiar with the philosophical, political, economic, military and social differences between Athens and Sparta. They recruit new settlers to their respective city. They are to recruit new settlers based on information that they.
Three regents questions, a compare and contrast exercise, and a bit of topical review on the similarities and difference of Athens and Sparta. Kids review the material, read several passages (not included), then work together to complete the regents questions and Venn diagram. Ancient Greek review, check.
Students investigate the civilizations of Ancient Greece while focusing upon the city-states of Greece and Sparta. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used to create the context for a variety of activities.
Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta. Each text-rich slide provides a simple description of both Athenian and Spartan life, their governments, and their societies. Use this presentation to introduce a compare and contrast essay, or for review.
For this Athens worksheet, students watch slides on Athens and fill in the blanks to sentences about what they see. Students fill in the blanks for 14 slides.
Pupils explore the history of the Olympics. They read a story about London's bid to host the Olympic games. In groups, students produce an arena for the Olympics and create a creed for the competition. Pupils discuss and share their creeds witht the class.
For this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 11 multiple choice questions regarding Athens and Hellenic culture. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Sixth graders study Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders complete 16 lessons to learn about Ancient Greece. Students complete a quiz for assessment.

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