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2 BC & AD BC = Before Christ Years count towards 0 Ex. 19 BC, 18 BC, 17 BC,... AD = Anno Domini (Latin for “in the year of our Lord”) Years count away from 0 Ex. 1 AD, 2 AD, 3 AD,...
3 Centuries Centuries are 1 ahead of years Ex. 1900’s = 20 th century Why? 0-99 AD was the 1 st Century, so 100 AD- 199 AD was the 2 nd century 1500= 16 th Century
4 Ancient Greece Greece is a country in Europe. In ancient times, people lived along the huge coastline where food was plentiful.
5 The Ancient Greeks settled in areas around cities. New Towns Together, the city and the surrounding area was called a city-state.
6 The most famous city- states were Athens, Sparta, and Olympia. They each had their own laws and rulers. Olympia Sparta
7 At the center of each city-state was an acropolis. The acropolis is the place where men gathered to discuss politics and worship their gods and goddesses.
8 3-Minute Pause 1 minute to think about the following: –1 thing that you learned –1 thing that you were interested in 2 minutes to discuss.
9 Definition Category ExamplesDraw City-State A city and its surrounding area Political Athens, Sparta, Olympia
10 Definition Category ExamplesDraw Acropolis The place where men went to discuss politics and worship their gods and goddesses Political
11 Passport Rubric Topic – City-States Picture – related to topic Size of Picture Neatness Colored (no marker) Sentence – I drew __________, because ______________.
13 Religion The Ancient Greeks worshiped and believed in many gods and goddesses.
14 The Ancient Greeks wrote myths, or stories, that explain the origins of the world and details the lives and adventures of their gods and goddesses.
15 Zeus- king of the gods. Most powerful god. Would hurl his thunderbolt if he was angry.
16 Poseidon- god of the sea. Has control of the waves and oceans. Brother of Zeus.
17 Hera- The queen of the gods. Wife of Zeus. Goddess of marriage, children, and the home.
18 Aphrodite- goddess of love and beauty.
19 Greek Myth Book Rubric Title Page – Decorated Identify the correct information from the myth (Title, Characters, Setting, Point of View, Conflict) Scene from Each Myth Size of Picture Colored (no marker) Neatness
20 Greek God/Goddess Poster Rubric God/Goddess Name and Power Ex.: Zeus – King of the Gods 7-10 “Kid Friendly” Pictures (drawn or printed) Ex.: Sculptures of the god/goddess; Paintings of the god/goddess Shape (must be unique for your god/goddess) Ex.: Lightning Bolt = Zeus Index Card (4 questions & answers) Neatness
21 1.What type of powers, or talents, does your god/goddess posses? 2. Who is one parent of your god/goddess? 3. Name 5 siblings (brothers & sisters) of your god/goddess. 4. List five additional interesting facts about your god/goddess.
22 One-Sentence Summary ______________ and ____________ are similar in that they both _______________, but ______________ while ___________.
23 One-Sentence Summary I found out ____________________.
24 One-Sentence Summary Questions that I have are: a. b.
25 R (role or writer) = God/Goddess of Your Choice A (audience) = Humans F (format) = Promise T (topic) = If they please you, what could you do for them
26 Passport Rubric Topic – Greek Gods/Goddesses Picture – related to topic Size of Picture Neatness Colored (no marker) Sentence – I drew __________, because ______________.
28 One-Sentence Summary “Jason and the Golden Fleece” begins with __________, then __________ happens, and it ends with _________.
29 One-Sentence Summary ______________ wanted _________, but _________, so ___________.
30 One-Sentence Summary _____________ happens because ____________.
31 The first Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. in the city-state of Olympia.
32 During the first Olympic Games there was only one event, the stadion. The stadion was a short sprint that lasted the length of the stadium.
33 Over the years many other events were added to the Olympic Games. –Boxing –Wrestling –Pankration (Martial Arts) –Chariot Racing –Pentathlon
34 Participation in all athletic events during the Ancient Olympic Games was limited to males only. Sorry girls!
35 Champions were awarded an olive branch from a tree that was dedicated to the king of the gods, Zeus. All champions were viewed as heroes for the rest of their lives.
36 The Olympic Games were not held just for the athletic events. The spectators and the athletes spent most of their time worshipping and honoring the gods.
37 One-Sentence Summary I was surprised that ________________.
38 Sentence Synthesis Use three of the following words in one sentence: WomenPankration godsChariot Racing MenOlympia Four YearsOlive Branch *Your sentence must show meaning!
39 Greek Art The Ancient Greeks painted images of important events on their pottery.
40 The Parthenon is located at the acropolis in Athens. It served as the temple for the Greek goddess Athena.
41 Parthenon- Ancient Greece Lincoln Memorial- Washington, DC
42 Picture of 1 of the Following: Olympic Events (Chariot Racing, Wrestling, Chariot Racing, Boxing, Pankration, Stadion) Size of Picture Neatness Colored (no marker) Answer in 1 paragraph: Which Ancient Olympic event would you most like to compete in? Why?