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What can we learn about the Ancient Greeks? Starter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v= TmZTkSK1S9c L.O to work independently to develop knowledge about the Ancient Greeks.
When and Where? The earliest Greek civilizations thrived nearly 4,000 years ago. The Ancient Greeks lived in Greece and the countries that we now call Bulgaria and Turkey. The Ancient Greece empire spread over Europe as far as France in the East. The Greek Empire was most powerful between 2000 BC and 146 BC
Were they clever? The ancient Greeks developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art. Ancient Greece was split into many different states, each one was ruled in its own way. Each state had its own laws, government and money but they shared the same language and religion. The two most important city states were Athens and Sparta.religionAthensSparta
Ancient GreeceModern Greece
Legacy of the Ancient Greeks Trial by Jury Greek Myths Democracy The word 'democracy' is Greek. It means 'government by the people. We have a form of democracy in Britain, and this is a legacy of the Athenians and their assemblies and councils.
More achievements…… Theatre The word 'theatre' is Greek. Most modern theatres follow the Greek plan. Theatre The Olympics The first Olympic Games were held in 776 BC at the Greek city of Olympia. The Olympics Marathon Pheidippides ran from Athens to Sparta to ask for help against the Persians just before the Battle of the Marathon (490 BC). Building styles (Architecture) Throughout the world, buildings have been constructed in the style of Ancient Greece. Building styles
Many, Many Gods………. Zeus Poseidon Hades Aphrodite
Task: Record information into your books about Ancient Greece. This information can be presented in whatever form you choose. A mind map Lists with headings Drawings Cut stick and colour.
Challenge What can you infer about the Ancient Greeks from your prior knowledge and what you have learned today? e.g The Ancient Greeks were………….because….. Also,……………….because Furthermore,……………because………… Finally, in my opinion………………..