WH LESSON PLANS

WORLD HISTORY I
Chapter 6: Ancient Greece Unit I

Day 1: August 27th 

Setting the Stage
In ancient times, Greece was not a unified country.  It was a collection of separate lands where Greek-speaking people lived.  The land consisted mainly of a mountainous peninsula that separated these people.  The region's physical geography directly shaped Greek traditions and customs.

Activities
1.  Section 1: Cultures of the Mountains and Sea
         a.  Students will examine how the seas, land, and climate effected the culture of the                Ancient Greeks.
          b.  How do bodies of water, the land, and climate effect our culture? 
          c.  Section 1 Activity Sheet
2. Greek Map - Due Thursday (25 Points)
         a.  Students will be given a map of Greece and will be responsible to find cities,                      bodies of water, and other landmarks considered important. 
         b.  Map

Objectives
1.  Identify ways geography and climate shaped Greek life.
2.  Understand the location of the Greek Homeland