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Social Studies

Ancient Empires: Greece

In this 5-week course, students will learn about the geography, wars, achievements, and the golden age of Ancient Greece
Jacob K
160 total reviews for this teacher
9 reviews for this class
Completed by 21 learners
  There are no upcoming classes.
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 5 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Week 1: 
Students will be able to locate significant geographical features in Greece.
Students will be able to explain why geography influenced the culture of the early Greeks.
Students will be able to explain why the Greeks were so influential in the development of the western world. 

Week 2:
Students will analyze how Greek democracy is reflected in modern-day governments 
Students will evaluate the different forms of government.
Students will classify the democratic principles practiced in Greece.
Students will examine the rights of citizens in Greece.
Students will appraise the contributions of Greek societies

Week 3:
Appraise the contributions of Greek societies.
Categorize the advances in education in Greece.

Week 4:
I can explain the development of the polis, Greek expansion, and rivalries between Sparta and Athens. 
I can explain the importance of Alexander’s conquest, legacy, and the development of the Hellenistic Era.
I can describe the influence of Ancient Greece on other civilizations.
I have been a middle/high school Social Studies teacher for the last four years. I currently hold a 7-12 Social Studies teaching license in the state of Ohio and a Bachelor of Arts in History. I have covered Ancient Greece with my students over the past three years, and have refined these lessons to be very engaging and impactful.
Homework is always optional. I believe learners would benefit from implementing the information they learn in class, however, I also understand that each learner is unique. Learners will analyze primary source documents and answer comprehension questions based on a primary source.  These activities should not take more than one hour to complete
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Learners will be assessed informally in each class through verbal comprehension checks and class discussion. Each class will begin with a quick review of the activities from the previous week's class to ensure students understood the material. At the end of each unit, students will complete a Kahoot, which will act as an informal summative assessment of the unit.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Hart-Davis, A. (2015). History: From the Dawn of Civilization to the Present Day. Dorling Kindersley Limited, a Penguin Random House Company. 

Overy, R. J. (2015). The Times Complete History of the World. Times Books. 

Spielvogel, J. J. (2018). World History; Geography: Modern Times. McGraw Hill Education. 


Jacob K
Lives in the United States
Current Middle/High School Social Studies Teacher
160 total reviews
162 completed classes

About Me

I teach world history, geography, U.S history, psychology, and economics.

I currently teach Social Studies and English Language Arts in the state of Ohio. I have my Bachelor's degree in both education and history.  I have an extensive amount of... 
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