Monday, May 12, 2014

Athens and Sparta

Warm Up  Based on the research you have done, what do you already know about the city-states of Athens and Sparta? Share your knowledge on your class Padlet wall. 3rd Period, visit your wall here. 6th Period, you can find your wall here.   

Compare and Contrast: Athens vs. Sparta (Overview)  Today we will discuss the similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta. You will find a venn diagram in your Social Studies folders that you will use to compare and contrast these two city-states. Fill out your venn diagram as you watch the video below.  

Compare and Contrast: Athens and Sparta (Family and the Role of Women) Continue to compare and contrast Athens and Sparta using your venn diagram while watching this very humorous take on Ancient Greek families and the role of women from Horrible Histories below. 


Compare and Contrast: Athens and Sparta (Ancient Greek Rap Battle)  Our last compare and contrast video features a rap battle between an Athenian and Spartan. If you learn any new similarities and differences please add them to your venn diagram. WARNING: There are a few offensive lyrics features in the video, which I will do my very best to censor.   

Homework  (1.) Complete the Athens/Sparta Venn Diagram. (2.) Deadline: The Ancient Greek Writing Assignment is due tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13.