Monday, April 20, 2015

Theseus and the Minotaur and the Rise of Greek City-States

 Today's Learning Objective  Discuss the connections between geography and the development of city-states in the region of the Aegean Sea. 

Greek Myth: Theseus and the Minotaur Greek mythology was an important part of ancient Greek culture and religion. Greek mythology often included stories about heroes. One such story is of Theseus and the Minotaur. Let's read about Theseus and the Minotaur today and then watch the short video below.

The Rise of Greek City-States Learn more about the Greek city-state, which was called a polis by watching/reading the video below. Next, complete the assignment The Greek Poli which can be found in your Social Studies folders.