World History



Unit 4 The Greeks
Chapter 12 The Hellenistic Period
335 B.C. - 145 B.C.

 

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Day 1
Topic   12-1 Phillip II of Macedonia 
Objective
Know who Philip of Macedonia was and what he established.
Summarize how the spread of Greek culture influenced people from Gibraltor to India.
Explain how Phillip of Macedonia gained control of Greece.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
17.C.3a Explain how human activity is affected by geographic factors.
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Hostages:
reson held by an enemy until certain promises are carried out
Phalanx:
foot soldiers 16 Deep with overlapping shields
Alliance:
partnerships
Orator:
public speaker

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People to Know
Philip II of Macedonia: ruler of Macedonia 338 BC
Demosthenes: Athenian orator that tried to warn Greeks that Phillip II was dangerous

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Places to Locate
Macedonia: small mountainous country north of Greece
Chaeronea: battle site where Phillip defeated the Greek cities of Athens and Thebes 

Phillip II of Macedonia  5:30  Good Introduction
Heroes of Charonea: The Great Macedonians  338 BC   7:51
Macedonia: Archaeology at Vergina, Greece  3:00

ANCIENT WARRIORS: MACEDONIANS  25:21
Ancient Warriors: Macedonians 1 of 4  6:26
Ancient Warriors: Macedonians 2 of 4  6:20
Ancient Warriors: Macedonians 3 of 4  6:15
Ancient Warriors: Macedonians 4 of 4  6:20

Resources
Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Kingdom of Macedonia Powerpoint

 

Day 2
Topic    Macedonian Battle Tatics
Objective
State Goals
1
6.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
17.C.3a Explain how human activity is affected by geographic factors.
Classwork/ Homework
Spartan Phalanx  2:23
Macedonian Phalanx  1:54
Macedonians Crush the Greeks  8:56  Battle of Chaeronea from movie Alexander the Great

readme.gif (802 bytes) Read Section 1 Philip II of Macedonia pp. 193-195
Resources

 

Day 3
Topic 12-2 Alexander the Great
Objective
Discuss how Alexander tried to unify his empite.
Describe how Alexander's empire changed after his death.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
16.C.1b (W)  Explain how trade among people brought an exchange of ideas, technology and language.
16.C.2b (W)  Describe the basic economic systems of the world's great civilizations including Mesopotamia, Egypt, Aegean/Mediterranean and Asian civilizations, 1000 BCE - 500 CE.
Classwork-Homework
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Terms to Learn
Factories: places where godds are made
Emigrated:
left one place to settle in another

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
Alexander the Great: ruler of the world at age 33
Euclid: geometry
Eratosthenes: Earth was round
Archimedes: inventor

Alexander's Genrals Divided the Empire
Antigonus: King of Macedonia
Ptolemy: established the dynasty of Ptolemies in Egypt
Seleucus: formed the Seleucid Empire in Persia

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Places to Locate
Alexandria: two harbors, protected by breakwaters, and a lighthouse

Alexander the Great: Encyclopedia Channel  6:59

ALEXANDER THE GREAT: ANCIENT BATTLES
Alexander the Great: Ancient Battles part 1  10:39
Alexander the Great: Ancient Battles part 2   9:47
Alexander the Great: Ancient Battles part 3  10:39
Alexander the Great: Ancient Battles part 4  8:20
Alexander the Great: Ancient Battles part 5  5:26

Eratosthenes: The Brilliant Scientist of Antiquity  7:50

THE STORY OF ARCHIMEDES
The Story of Archimedes part 1/3  8:45
The Story of Archimedes part 2/3  7:53
The Story of Archimedes part 3/3  3:22

readme.gif (802 bytes) Read Section 2 Alexander the Great pp. 195-200
Alexander's Empire
Alexandria
End of the Empire

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Alexander Defeats the Persians, 331 BC Greek historian Arrian's account 
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Alexander the Great Chronology

 

Day 4
Topic   Conquests of Alexander the Great 
Objective
Be able to recreate Alexander's route on his conquest.
Explain the spread of Hellenstic culture by Alexander the Great.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
Battle of Granicus River 334 BC  6:53
Battle of Issus Nov 333 BC  8:13
Siege of Tyre  July 332 BC
Battle of Gaugamela 1 Oct 331 BC  9:53

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readme.gif (1442 bytes) Altlas of World History pp. 32-33

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Conquests of Alexander the Great  18a & 18b

crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) The ancient Greeks loved words and public monuments. Imagine that you are a stone mason. Alexander the Great has died and his body will be brought to Alexandria for burial. Design Alexander's burial monument to show his greatness, and write an epitaph (words in praise of him) on the bottom of the monument.

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Day 5
Topic    Death of Alexander the Great
Objective
Expalin the theories on the Death of Alexander the Great 
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork/ Homework
THE MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF ALEXANDER  36:47
The Mysterious Death of Alexander the Great 1/5   8:52
The Mysterious Death of Alexander the Great 2/5  9:11
The Mysterious Death of Alexander the Great 3/5  9:02
The Mysterious Death of Alexander the Great 4/5  9:07
The Mysterious Death of Alexander the Great 5/5  9:35
Resources

 

Day 6
Topic    Virtual Field Trip
Objective
State Goals
Classwork/ Homework
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Hellenistic Self-Check Quiz 
Resources

 

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Classwork/ Homework
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ALEXANDER the GREAT
Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Ancient Greece Part One: Alexander the Great Part 2  Powerpoint
EMPIRE
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Route of Alexander
GORDIAN KNOT
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Gordian Knot In 333 BC, wintering at Gordium, Alexander attempted to untie the knot. When he could find no end to the knot, to unbind it, he sliced it in half with a stroke of his sword.
PHALANX
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) The Phalanx Formation
PHILIP II OF MACEDONIA
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Philip of Macedon Biography  History of Macedon.org site
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Macedon and Philip II
 
 

 

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