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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: Ancient Greece
Combine subjects with a cross-curricular writing exercise. Although limited as an engaging or interactive activity, this Ancient Greece assignment has learners responding to 3 clear and simple prompts, each of which can easily lead into...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Rome and the Roots of Western Civilization
Western civilization was built upon many Roman ideals, beliefs, and political constructs. Share the foundations of western society through the legacy left by Roman culture. Each slide provides examples of Roman roots that have affected...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Warring City-States: Greek History
Ever wonder about Sparta, Greek city-states, or the Persian Wars? Cover these topics and several more, with this well-put-together presentation. Easy to follow and good for note taking, your class will be able to clearly understand the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Greeks and Persians
Considering the evolution of democracy and civilization to this day, is there any reason to believe the Persians should have defeated the Greeks in the Persian War? Why could the legacy of Ancient Greece be considered "profoundly...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics
Discover Aristotle's view of happiness, or eudaimonia, with a short video that analyzes the Greek philosopher's Nicomachean Ethics. An applicable example of finding the golden mean when pursuing happiness connects ancient Greek...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Geeky Greeks and Robust Romans: A Look at How a Few Folks a Few Thousand Years Ago Began a Few Trends
Have a blast comparing and contrasting ancient Greek and Roman cultures with this entertaining and educational powerpoint, which is as well-organized as it is thorough. Students will find the differences between the Greeks and Romans...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Music and Creativity in Ancient Greece
Take a fascinating look into the many ways in which music played an absolutely integral role in the culture of ancient Greece. Rooted in ancient Greek mythology and the common medium through which all core disciplines were taught and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable