Do Now: List 2 facts you know about Ancient Greece
People of Ancient Greece lived in city-states ruled by powerful leaders. They developed arts, literature, philosophy, and science. Their legacy has had a lasting impact on the world today.
Olympic Games: A sporting event held every four years in Ancient Greece, where athletes from all over Greece competed in a variety of sports. Democracy: A form of government in Ancient Greece where citizens voted on laws and elected officials. Mythology: A collection of stories about gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, and other mythical creatures from Ancient Greece.
Ancient Greeks used to practice a form of swimming called “breaststroke”, which was a combination of swimming and diving. The ancient Greeks believed that throwing coins into a fountain would bring good luck. Ancient Greek medicine was very advanced and included the use of herbs, diet, surgery, and other treatments.
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Work together in pairs: What is one interesting fact you learned about Ancient Greece today?
Work together in pairs: What ways did the ancient Greeks use to communicate with each other?
Brain break: Draw a banana with legs and arms, dancing in a party. Make it fun and exciting!
What is the name of the famous temple in Athens?
Who was the king of gods in ancient Greece?
Which ancient Greek warrior fought a giant cyclops?
What was the name of the famous battle that took place between Greeks and Persians?
- Battle of Marathon
- Battle of Waterloo
- Battle of Gettysburg
- Battle of Stalingrad
Who was considered to be the father of Medicine in Ancient Greece?