FEB 11 - HW: Early Greeks STUDY GUIDE / Summative is on Thursday, Feb 14th / Feb 14 Current Events are rescheduled for Tues, 2/19
QUARTER 3 In the third quarter we will focus on Ancient Greece. Greek civilization began alomost 4,000 years ago, but Greek ideas about government, science, and the arts are still important today. SECTION 1 - The Early Greeks The earliest civilizations in Greece were the Minoans and the Mycenaeans. Greece's mountains, climate, and surrounding seas played a large role in their history. SECTION 2 - Sparta and Athens Athens and Sparta became the two most powerful city-states in ancient Greece. Sparta focused on its military force, while Athens focused on trade, culture, and democracy. SECTION 4 - The Age of Pericles Under the leadership of Pericles, Athens became a powerful city-state and culture blossomed. CHAPTER 5/SECTION 1 - The Culture of Ancient Greece The Greeks made great strides in the arts. Greek poetry, art, and drama are still part of our world today. GEOGRAPHY TERMS: hill, island, timberline, lagoon, tropics, strait, floodplain, atoll, archipelago, mountain, peninsula, volcano, reef, isthmus, inlet SKILLS: location/names of countries & landforms in Greece, map and chart skills CURRENT EVENTS Dates for Quarter 3 were assigned on Tuesday, January 22nd. Please see your child's assignment notebook for their presentation date.