Wednesday, January 21, 2015

WHI Day 11: Peloponnesian War/Alexander the Great

For close to 50 years (477 to 431 B.C.), Athens experienced a growth in intellectual and artistic learning.  This period is known as the Golden Age of Athens.  Drama, sculpture, poetry, philosophy, architecture, and science all reached new heights.  However, soon a war between two of Greece's super powers will end this golden era for Athens.

Activities
1.  Peloponnesian War: Athens and Sparta Go to War
        a.  Students were given a map with 7 corresponding questions over the Peloponnesian War. 
             These questions need to be answered for class today
        b.  These will be turned in through Showbie
        c.  Worksheet Attachment
2.  Alexander the Great: 11 Years of Fury
        a.  The fall of the independent city-states
        b.  The fall of Alexander's brief empire as he dies without a
             successor
        c.  Alexander Handout
3.  Study Guides will be handed out for Friday's Ancient Greek Test
        a.  Chapter 5 Study Guide
Objectives
1.  Identify three goals of Pericles
2.  Understand Athens influence on Greek culture and its legacy

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