Thursday, May 5, 2016

Ancient Greece: Athens and Sparta

 Today's Learning Objective  Compare and contrast life in Athens and Sparta.

Video Warm-Up In order to continue to familiarize ourselves with the legacy of the ancient Greeks check out this video. 

Compare and Contrast: Athens vs. Sparta (Overview) Today we will discuss the similarities and differences between the two most famous groups of ancient Geeks: the Athenians and the Spartans. You will find a Athens and Sparta - Venn diagram in your Social Studies Google Classroom that you will use to compare and contrast these two city-states. Learn about what a city-state is, as well as the similarities and differences between Athens and Sparta as you fill out your venn diagram and watch the videos 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.