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Unit 4 The Greeks
Chapter 11 Cultural Contributions
775 B.C. - 338 B.C.

 


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Day 1
Topic   11-1 Religious Practices 
Objective
Describe how the Greeks honored their gods and goddesses.
State Goals
17.C.3a Explain how human activity is affected by geographic factors.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Oracles: Greek priests and princesses who spoke with the gods
Prophecy: a statement of what might happen in the future
Olympic Games:
a sporting event to honor Zeus held every 4 years
Hippodrome:
oval track with grandstands around
Pancratium:
boxing and wrestling, no holds barred, no biting no eye gouging
Pentathlon:
run, jump, throw the discus, wrestle, and hurl the javelin
Soliloquy: talk in which personal thoughts and feelings are expressed to the audience
Tragedies:
stories about suffering
Comedy:
play with a happy ending

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Herodotus: "Father of History"
Aeschylus: wrote about power and its effects on people
Sophocles: wrote about how suffering makes you a better person
Euripides: wrote about people suffering because they did bad things
Aristophanes: found something funny about everyone

IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Places to Locate
Mount Olympus: home of the gods
Olympia: festival to honor Zeus; Olympic Games held here
Delphi: location of the "Oracle"

Delphic Oracle  1:25
Mystery of the Delphi Oracle  2:07
Delphi Greece Part 1  9:34

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 11-1 Religious Practices pp. 178-185
Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus
The Olympic Games
The Theater

Resources
atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Map of Olympia   German excavations

star.gif (2279 bytes) Historical Event Report

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Time Line Project Worksheets

 

Day 2
Topic Gods and Goddesses of Mount Olympus    
Objective
Discuss the Greek beliefs in Gods and myths.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
GODS and GODDESSES
Greek Gods and Goddesses  2:46

GREEK GODS AND GODDESSES
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 1/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 2/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 3/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 4/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 5/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 6/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 7/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 8/9  10:00
Greek Gods and Goddesses Part 9/9  10:00

Note02.gif (247 bytes) List of Greek Gods

Pencil.gif (434 bytes)
Greek Gods

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)The Greek Gods   Identify the pictures

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Panathenaic Festival

THEATER
History of Theater  10:40   Greek to Roman
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Gorgons of Ancient Greek Myth

Resources

 

Day 3
Topic    Olympic Games
Objective
Define Olympics.
List some events that took place during the Greek Olympics.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Ancient Olympia Part 2  7:48

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Olympic Games Assembly   6 pages that describe the Olympics

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)  The Modern Olympic Games 5 pages

Resources

 

Day 4
Topic 11-2 Science
Objective
Discuss how Greek thinkers influenced the development of world civilization.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Terms to Learn
Intellect: ability to learn and reason
Philosophia:
studying the laws of nature and loving wisdom
Socratic Method:
questioning to make someone arrive step-by-step at a final conclusion
Political Science:
the study of government
Classify: group together
Scientific Method:
process used by scientists to study something
Hypothesis:
possible explanation
Syllogism: reasoning using three related statements

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Socrates:
philosopher interested in the thinking process
Plato: quit political life, traveled 12 years, set up school called the Academy.
Aristotle: Plato's brightest student, founded a school, wrote 200 books
Thales:  developed the first two steps of the scientific method
Hippocrates: "Father of Scientific Medicine"

Socrates: Encyclopedia Channel  6:58
Plato: Encyclopedia Channel  6:59
Hippocrates: The Father of Medicine  4:15

Greek Inventions and Discoveries  4:59

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 11-2 Science pp. 185-190
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
Discoveries and Inventions

 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Suicide of Socrates  written by Plato

Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Greek Scientists

Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Greek Phiosophers

Resources

 

Day 5
Topic  Cultural Contributions Foldable  
Objective
Cite contributions in science, history, and philosophy emphazing Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Section 1 p. 185 Olympic Events
Section 2 p. 190 Steps of the Scientific Method
Assessment p. 191 Greek Ideas or Inventions
Resources

 

Day 6
Topic    Review of Ancient Greece
Objective
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Important Words About Ancient Greece  10 pages in color
Resources

 

Day 7
Topic    Test on Ancient Greece
Objective
To evaluate knowledge.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork/ Homework
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Ancient Greece Unit Test
Resources

 

Day 8
Topic    Virtual Field Trips
Objective
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Olympians Gods Index
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Socrates: The Great Teacher Choose Your Way Story
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) The Trojan War
Resources

 

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Assignments    crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Art Activity    BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Lesson Plan      braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Tests      IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Maps     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Resources    
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Field Trips     Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Computer     bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Book    Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Games    star.gif (2279 bytes)Extra Credit

ALPHABET
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)A Letter Home   Find the mistakes
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Greek Alphabet
ARCHITECTURE
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Greek Columns
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Architecture in Ancient Greece   Column example and buildings
ART
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Grecian Urn Coloring Page
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Parthenon Coloring Page
GODS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Greek Olympian Gods Word Search  includes chart to fill out
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Recognition of Nouns, Adjectives, and Verbs  Use sentences about Greek gods
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Ancient Gods: The Olympians
HERODOTUS  
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Herodotus Histories
MYTHOLOGY
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Greek Hero and Heroine Crossword Puzzles
 Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Greek Mythology Flashcards   A game of "Fish" using the most well-known characters and events in Greek mythology.
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Perseus and Medusa  Flash story
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Theseus
 Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) WebQuest: Classical Mythology
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Encyclopedia Mythica
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Greek and Roman Mythology Fact Monster
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Greek Mythology
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Homework Help 200 pages to help you with your mythology projects
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) List of Gods
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes)  Monsters in Greek Mythology  Argus, Cerbeus, Cyclops, Gorgons, Hydra, Minotaur, Scylla and Charybdis, and Sirens
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Myth of the Month
OLYMPICS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Panathenaic Festival  Quardanant Locations and Myth of Demeter
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Ancient Olympics
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Olympians   Family Tree
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Olympians Gods Index
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Were There Women at the Olympic Games?  Three sources say Maybe.
PEOPLE
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Famous Greeks
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Famous Men of Greece
PHILOSOPHY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Greek Philosophy
THEATRE
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Greek Theatre   Questions and answers
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Ancient Greek Style Theatrical Mask
TRIREMES
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) The Athenian Fighting Ship
WRITING
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) A Letter Home to Athens
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Rome Writing Sheet

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