Thursday, May 18, 2017

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 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.

Finally, check out the Horrible Histories video examining the different roles of women in Spartan and Greek societies here