Learning Targets


Ancient Greece

Learning Targets :

·  I can describe the geography of Greece and tell how it impacted the lives of these people.

·  I can identify the first Greek civilization and its cultural aspects.

·  I can compare different forms of government systems which developed in Greece and analyze their impact on our government today.

·  I can analyze the impact of mythology/literature and language in Ancient Greece and its impact on my world today (speaking and writing).

·  I can show evidence of knowledge of the Ancient Persian Empire.

·  I can compare the city-states of Athens and Sparta, including various aspects of their lives.

·  I can identify the influence Alexander the Great had on Greek culture.

·  I can discuss, and explain the lasting contributions of the Ancient Greeks in the arts, philosophy, sports, and science.

Unit Assignments :

1.  Interactive Notebook assignments

2.  Quizzes

3.  Essay on Alexander the Great

4.  Post Test

5.  Open Response

6.  Handouts

Unit Vocabulary:

·  Polis, Classical, Acropolis, Democracy, Aristocrats, Oligarchy, Tyrant, Pericles, Mythology, Homer, Aesop, Fables, Cyrus the Great, Darius I, Persian Wars, Xerxes I, Alliance, Peloponnesian War, Phillip II, Alexander the Great, Hellenistic, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hippocrates