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Greece Unit

Ancient Greece Complete Unit Plan Lesson & Activity Set Common Core 5-8
Grade levels 5th – 8th, Homeschool (mostly used with 6th)
Subjects: Social Studies – History, Ancient History, World History
Description

This Ancient Greece packet has rigor, versatility, and fun! This is a complete unit of BUNDLE!!! Check out the preview for a closer look!

CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key “big idea” Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:

• Economy.

• Government /Leadership

• Social Classes

• Geography

• Religion

• Achievements

Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically and make comparisons as young social scientists.

This Ancient Greece bundle is divided into IV parts and includes a scope and sequence for easy planning:

I. ANCIENT GREECE NOTES, POWERPOINTS, GEOGRAPHY, VOCABULARY and CONTENT INSTRUCTION

– The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:

⚡1. PowerPoint Notes

⚡2. Two Page Printable Notes with Graphic Organizers

⚡3. Student-Centered Reading Stations that are labeled and categorized with the key concepts.

⚡4. Just Added! Big Ideas Folding Assignment

⚡5. Geography of Greece Mini Bundle- This bundle includes seven geography lesson choices for both student-centered learning and direct instruction. Now it includes a geography quiz!

⚡6. Vocabulary of Ancient Greece Vocabulary Set-This bundle includes three assignment vocabulary options, review games, and class games. Now includes Quizlet links for online learning practice with the same words and definitions.

⚡7. Ancient Greece Introductory Investigation This lesson is a great introduction and has a summative piece. Students analyze visuals, primary source excerpts and map to make predictions about the content they will learn about.

⚡8. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Students make inferences and predictions from the text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.

⚡ 9. Doodle World History Summary Activity- Fun creative note-taking graphic organizer that allows students to detail the 6 key “big idea” concepts

II. ANCIENT GREECE ACTIVITIES, WORKSHEETS, CLOSE READINGS and LESSONS

Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information. This packet includes:

⭐1. Text a Greek Thinker Assignment.

⭐2. Greek Achievements iPhone playlist (a similar product)

⭐3. Common Core Information Text Templates (3 to choose from)

⭐4. Common Core Writing Pre-Write and Template for a Perfect Informational Paragraph

⭐5. Greek Thinker Character Doll

⭐6. Ancient Greek Thinker Trading Card Activity Set. This Ancient Greece FUN activity includes readings for Greek thinkers, a trading card template for students to write in and a fun class trading card competition!

⭐7. Common Core Primary Source Quote Activities (4 to choose from)

⭐8. Post Card from Ancient Greece Geography Assignment

⭐9. Alexander the Great Primary Source Literacy and Writing Activity

⭐10. FaceTime with Socrates Common Core Literacy and Fun Activity

⭐11.Ancient Greece Historical Snapshot. This Ancient Greece Close Reading includes an annotation guide, worksheet and graphic organizer based on the big ideas of social science. Now includes a comprehension quiz with ananswer key!

⭐12. Jingle Mingle Fun Review Interactive – Students mingle about the room finding partners. When the music stops, students address essential learning questions together!

⭐13. What’s Your Destiny?-Close reading and fun comprehension game. Students read and compete in a displayed class game board. Winning students choose a fictitious destiny that is shared with the class!

⭐14.Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Resource Pack

⭐15.A key concept Field Report

III. ANCIENT GREECE REVIEW and GAMES

☀️1. A Storyboard Assignment and Perfect Paragraph/Essay Writing Guides

☀️2. Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the “big Idea” key concepts for Social Studies.

☀️3. Key vocabulary Wager This, Password and matching FUN class games!

☀️A comprehensive test study guide- students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions.

☀️5. A Folding Key Concept Review/Assessment Interactive Notebook Resource Pack. Students support a claim with evidence from the text or research (a condensed version is included with over 60 templates).

IV. ANCIENT GREECE TESTS and ASSESSMENTS

✍1. Vocabulary Quiz with academic and content vocabulary geography quiz, and a reading comprehension quiz with answer keys

✍2. Common Core Literacy and Writing Multiple Choice Test in editable WORD and PDF

This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!

This product was designed for a remote or distance learning environment. It suits the needs of an online classroom that fits perfectly with a Google Classroom platform. This is a virtual learning experience that teachers can guide students through the curriculum. Through Google forms quizzes and tests, students test out of important skill and content areas including unit-specific vocabulary, geography, and historical content. Every online learning bundle of resources includes Google forms quizzes and tests that have students cite and find the best supporting evidence from a primary or secondary source reading passages.

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!