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I created this webquest for an 6th grade social studies students. The webquest comes complete with instructions, and includes five sections: introduction, Athens, Sparta, Olympia, and Mt. Olympus. Each page is complete with questions. Students will answer the questions by completing the different activities in each section.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

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Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

Ancient History
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SOC.7.7.24: History and Social Science

On a historical map of the Mediterranean area, locate Greece and trace the extent of its influence to 300 BC/BCE. On a modern map of the Mediterranean area, Europe, England, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent, locate England, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, and other countries in the Balkan peninsula, Crete, Egypt, India, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Turkey.

SOC.7.7.25: History and Social Science

Explain how the geographical location of ancient Athens and other city-states contributed to their role in maritime trade, their colonies in the Mediterranean, and the expansion of their cultural influence.

SOC.7.7.26.A: History and Social Science

the "polis" or city-state

SOC.7.7.26.B: History and Social Science

civic participation and voting rights

SOC.7.7.26.C: History and Social Science

legislative bodies

SOC.7.7.26.D: History and Social Science

constitution writing

SOC.7.7.26.E: History and Social Science

rule of law

SOC.7.7.27: History and Social Science

Compare and contrast life in Athens and Sparta.

SOC.7.7.28: History and Social Science

Describe the status of women and the functions of slaves in ancient Athens.

SOC.7.7.29: History and Social Science

Analyze the causes, course, and consequences of the Persian Wars, including the origins of marathons.

SOC.7.7.30: History and Social Science

Analyze the causes, course, and consequences of the Peloponnesian Wars between Athens and Sparta.

SOC.7.7.31: History and Social Science

Describe the rise of Alexander the Great and the spread of Greek culture.

SOC.7.7.32: History and Social Science

Describe the myths and stories of classical Greece; give examples of Greek gods and goddesses, heroes, and events, and where and how we see their names used today.

SOC.7.7.33: History and Social Science

Explain why the city-states of Greece instituted a tradition of athletic competitions and describe the kinds of sports they featured.

SOC.7.7.34.A: History and Social Science

Thales (science)

SOC.7.7.34.B: History and Social Science

Pythagoras and Euclid (mathematics)

SOC.7.7.34.C: History and Social Science

Hippocrates (medicine)

SOC.7.7.34.D: History and Social Science

Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle (philosophy)

SOC.7.7.34.E: History and Social Science

Herodotus, Thucydides, Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Aristophanes, and Euripides (history, poetry, and drama)

SOC.7.7.34.F: History and Social Science

the Parthenon, the Acropolis, and the Temple of Apollo (architecture)

SOC.7.7.34.G: History and Social Science

the development of the first complete alphabet with symbols for consonants and vowels
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