Tour of Ancient Greece (PowerPoint Presentations)

6 th Grade Social Studies

Mr. Wiegand

 

Goal:   To better understand the contributions of the Ancient Greeks to our world today.
"The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance"
--Socrates

Students will use note-taking skills to gather facts about their topics.   Each student should gather 50-75 facts about the topic he/she is researching.   The facts you gather must include 2 "print" and 2 "online" sources.

*ALL SOURCES MUST BE CITED!   You cannot receive a grade higher than a "C-" without a works cited page.

The area/question of focus for the presentations is:

         How did the Ancient Greek legacies affect our world in 2008?

Step 1:   Students will research their topics in pairs
Step 2: Students will prepare their PowerPoint presentations
Step 3: Students will present their projects to the class
Step 4: Students will reflect and "grade" themselves

SCHEDULE *(Dates subject to change)

Date

Location

Goal in Class...

Goal for Homework...

Feb. 26th

C-18

Introductions

Step 1:   Research

Research

Feb. 27th, 28th, 29th, March 3rd

Media

Center

C-18

Step 1:   Research

Research

March 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th

Media

Center

Step 2:   PowerPoint

Organize Notes

March 10th, 11th, 12th

C-18

Step 3: Presentations

Step 4: Reflections

Reflection

How to Cite a Source

Book

            Author's name, last name first. Full book title . City of publication: Publisher's name, year of publication.

Example:   Gordon, Karen Elizabeth. The Transitive Vampire: A Handbook of Grammar. New York: Cahill, 1985.

Encyclopedia

            Author's name, last name first [if given]. "Article title." Publication title . Edition [if stated]. Year of publication.

Example:   McGrath, William J. "Vienna." The World Book Encyclopedia . 2003 ed. 2003.

Online Database

            Author's name, last name first [if given]. "Article title." Title of database. Publication date or last update. Place of access. Date of access and <URL>.

Example:   Baxevanis, John J. "Athens." World Book Online Reference Center . 2008. [Place of access.]  5 Feb. 2008 <http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Article?id=ar035500>.

Website

Title of Web site. Name of the editor of the site [if given]. Publication date or last update and name of any sponsoring institution. Date of access and <URL>.


Example:   NASA. Jim Wilson. 8 March 2006. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 8 March 2006 <http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html>.

Websites

Women/Slaves

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

http://www.angelfire.com/ca3/ancientchix/

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/aegean/culture/womenofathens.html

http://www.womenintheancientworld.com/women%20in%20ancient%20greece.htm

http://historylink102.com/greece3/women.htm

http://archaeoastronomy.wordpress.com/2007/08/05/did-ancient-greek-women-sunbathe/

http://www.crystalinks.com/greekslavery.html

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/people/slaves.htm

http://www.salariya.com/wouldnt/pages/slave.html


Olympics

http://www.culture.gr/2/21/21107a/og/events.html

http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/consortium/ancientolympics.html

http://www.museum.upenn.edu/new/Olympics/olympicorigins.shtml

http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Greek_World/Index.html

http://www/perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/classics/classics.shtml

http://www.ancientgreece.com/

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/

Theater

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/classics/classics.shtl

http://www.ancientgreece.com/

http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110tech/Theater.html

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110tech/graphics/theaterdiagram.jpg&imgrefurl=http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110tech/Theater.html&h=282&w=323&sz=23&tbnid=eF138Sd5a7NCZM:&tbnh=103&tbnw=118&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dgreek%2Btheater%26um%3D1&start=1&sa=X&oi=images&ct=image&cd=1

http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/spd130et/ancientgreek.htm

http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/netshots/tragedy.htm

http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/classics/dunkle/studyguide/tragedy.htm

http://www.theatrehistory.com/ancient/comedy001.html

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

Mythology

http://greece.mrdonn.org/zeus/html

http://greece.mrdoon.org/theseus/html

http://www/perseus.tufts.edu/Hercules

http://www.historyforkids.ogr/learn/greeks

http://www.ancientgreece.com/

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://www.greekmythology.com/

http://www.desy.de/gna/interpedia/greek_myth/greek_myth.html

http://www.theoi.com/

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

Trojan War:

http://library.thinkquest.org/CO119366/end/apple.htm

http://www.ancientgreece.com/

http://www.stanford.edu/~plomio/history.html

http://www.timelessmyths.com/classical/trojanwar.html

http://www.archaeology.org/0405/etc/troy.html

http://www.mala.bc.ca/~johnstoi/clas101/troy.htm

http://www.2020site.org/trojanwar/

http://www.ryalty.nu/legends/Troy.html

Democracy:

http://www.historylink102.com/greece3/democracy_athens.htm

http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/Main_Page/

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://ablemedia.com/ctcweb/showcase/greenwaldgreece10.html

http://greece.teachingmatters.org/

http://www.fsmitha.com/h1/ch09.htm

http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture6b.html

http://www.crf-usa.org/cityyouth/greece.htm

Architecture

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/

http://www.ancientgreece.com/

http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110Tech/Parthenon.html

http://www.ancient-greece.org/architecture/parthenon.html

http://www.kecl.ntt.co.jp/parthenon/html/intro)e.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/10098/greek.htm

http://web.kyoto-inet.or.jp/org/orion/eng/hst/greek.html

http://academic.reed.edu/humanities/110Tech/Parthenon.html

http://www.ancient-greece.org/architecture/parthenon.html

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

Technology/Medicine

http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk/ancientgreece.htm

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/greek/index.html

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/aegean/culture/greekmedicine.html

http://www.fjkluth.com/gmed.html

http://www.e-telescope.gr/en/cat05/art05_021129.htm

http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~loxias/archimedes.htm

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

Daily Life

http://www.museum.upenn.edu/Greek_World/Index.html

http://ancienthistory.mrdonn.org/Greeklife/html

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/

http://depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu/classics/dunkle/atnlife/index.htm

http://library.thinkquest.org/CRO210200/ancient_greece/daily_life.htm

http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/Main_Page/

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

Trade/Warfare

http://www.ancientgreece.com/s/Main_Page/

http://www.ancient-greece.org/

http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/

http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/GREECE/PELOWARS.HTM

http://library.thinkquest.org/17709/wars/peloponn.htm

http://www.laconia.org/gen_info_literature/Peloponnesian_war.htm

http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/peloponn/

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/greece.html

 

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