Setting the Stage
By the end of the Dorian Period (1150-750 B.C.), the method of governing areas had changed from tribal or clan control to more formal governments. Soon, city-states would develop all around Greece. Athens and Sparta quickly became the two most powerful city-states in Greece. Both took very different ways to get their.
1. Explanation of Current Event Project
2. Critical Thinking: Students answered the following question yesterday in class which will lead
to a discussion today.
a. What were the advantages and disadvantages of the city-state as a form of government?
3. Athens and Sparta
a. Students will answer 6 questions that compare and contrast their governments, education,
and way of life.
b. Greek Vocab/Gov't Handout (questions on 2nd page)
c. There will be a 20 point quiz over this information tomorrow!
4. Work on Greek God/Goddess project if time allows.
1. Identify the different political systems that developed in the Greek city-States
2. Describe the government of Athens and Sparta