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1 Ch. 7, The Early Greeks Gr. 6, History

2 Discuss “Elbow” partners—what’s an accomplishment? How can a group of people’s accomplishments affect others?

3 *Study – accomplishments/contributions of several civilizations 1.Greeks – concept of “citizenship” -created first democratic gov’ts 2. Next – Romans -rule of law [foundation of judicial system in existence today] 3. Christians – religious beliefs [influential— followers today]

4 Map/Timeline p. 328 What does the map show that time line doesn’t? Conversely, what does time line show that map doesn’t?

5 Answers Map shows where different civilizations were located [Note: What can we say about how colors change along the way?] The time line highlights important events and when they occurred. Note: Don’t forget Atlas in front of book pgs. 54, 55

6 *People to Meet Binder paper [fold, flaps] Add these names to outside flap As you read along, complete graphic about each of these people. -Homer -Pericles -Alexander -Augustus -Jesus -Paul [was Saul who originally persecuted Christianity – talk about turning over new leaf!] -Constantine -Theodora

7 *Ch. 7, The Ancient Greeks pgs Olives were 1.staple [leading crop] in diets of ancient Greeks 2. also used for lighting lamps 3.“lotion” [washing, exercising] 4.so vital to Athenian economy a.Focus of Spartan attack on Athens – destroy olive groves around Athens b. Spartans wanted to weaken Athens economic base

8 *Places to Locate Look at numbers on map then look at correlating picture/number and identify general area/significance: #1 is ?EuropeGreek Parthenon #2AfricaAlexandria Lighthouse #3EuropeRoman aqueduct [irrigation] #4Europe Roman Pantheon #5Middle East – Rise of Christianity [Mount of the Beatitudes

9 Timeline p. 328,329 What three subjects are being presented?

10 Answers *The three subjects being presented in “parallel” timeline: 1.Ancient Greece 2.Ancient Rome 3. Rise of Christianity

11 Which Event? Identify which event occurred first: – The death of Caesar or birth of Jesus? – What happening to Pax Romana as Cr

12 * Physical geography affect development/downfall of civilizations. A.Three physical geographical conditions in/around Greece played a major in its history 1.Mountains 2.Climate 3.Surrounding Seas B.Earliest Greek civilizations 1. Minoans 2. Mycenaeans


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