Tentative Test Date: Tuesday, December 12.20
Instructions: For each reading assignment, there are questions that help to provide a framework for discussion and help you to prepare for quizzes, tests and essays. They can also help guide you in the reading the textbook. You must answer the questions by the due date. Your answers should thoroughly answer the question (3-5 sentences minimum) and be in complete sentences. All assignments will be collected at the beginning of class on the listed due date.
Definitions (of the vocabulary) are not required but you will find them useful in studying for quizzes and tests. You do not merely want to understand the definition of these words but also their significance.
2.4 Essential Questions (homework) and Vocabulary: pp. 62-64 due 12.2 What made Cyrus worthy of "the Great" added to his name?
How was the Persian Empire structured?
What caused the fall of the Persians?
The Royal Road
4.1 Essential Questions (homework) and Vocabulary: due 12.5 How does geography influence the development of Greece civilization?
Why was the Dark Age of Greece considered "dark"?
4.2 Essential Questions (homework) and Vocabulary: due 12.6 How were Greek city-states structured?
How do Sparta and Athens compare?
4.3 Essential Questions (homework) and vocabulary: due 12.7 What is meant by the Age of Pericles?