Indicator 6-2.1 Describe the development of ancient Greek culture (the Hellenic period), including the concept of citizenshipand the early forms of democracy in Athens. Notes/Questions/Graphic Organizer for Section 1: Geography and the Early Greeks
Geography Shapes Greek Civilization. Directions: Read pp. 228-230. Then answer the questions. (5 POINTS)
Summarize the geography of Greece.*
What is the mainland of Greece?*
Why are there few flat areas for farmland?
What happened as a result of communities being isolated from one another?*
Why did Greeks turn to the seas and become expert shipbuilders?
Greeks Create City-States. (5 POINTS)
Read Life in a City-State, pp. 232-233, then draw an illustration of a city-state (*polis) in the space provided. Label the following: fortress, walls, acropolis, fields, farms, and streets.
Persian Wars *Peloponnesian War *Alexander the Great reason
Xerxes I *Hellenistic
Indicator 6-2.2 Analyze the role of Alexander the Great (Hellenistic period), Socrates, Plato, Archimedes, Aristotle, and others in the creation and spread of Greek governance, literature, philosophy, the arts, math, and science. Notes/Questions/Graphic Organizer for Section 1: Greece and Persia
Directions: As you read pp. 260-265, complete the timeline below by writing the events by the date.
550 BC: 529 BC: 499 BC: 490 BC: 480 BC: Notes/Questions/Graphic Organizer for Section 3: Alexander the Great
Directions: As you read pages 272-276, complete the timeline below by writing the events by the date.
359 BC: 336BC: 335BC: 334 BC: 332 BC: 327 BC: 323 BC: How was Alexander’s empire divided? Explain how Alexander the Great spread Hellenistic culture by giving three examples.
Notes/Questions/Graphic Organizer for Section 2: Sparta and Athens