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Lesson Plan #5 Imports for Pareus Ancient Greece
EALRS: World History, Research reporting and recording, compare and contrast, analysis, use of resources, role of trade, Economic factors, economic systems
Anticipatory Set: Using the activity of the market from the previous day. Introduce where things come from that we use here in America such as: oil, cars, certain foods, spices, material; raw, natural, manufactured. Next, lead the students into discussion of Imports. Talk about what kind of things they might have traded or sold in the previous lesson that would be considered imported.
Objective: Students will use the map on the overhead to identify and answer questions related to imports that came into the Port of Athens at Piraeus.
- With the overhead on the students can either work in pairs, or small groups to identify the imported goods into Piraeus by answering the questions from the overhead into their travel logs.
- The students will need to name at least 5 imports and why they would be important or how they would be used in Ancient Greece.
- Also by looking at the pictures from page 34 and 35 of the Guide How would be move the goods to Athens once in Piraeus what role do you think slaves have in importing and exporting. Answer in your log.
Assessment: Logs will be checked for completeness of the activity.
Lesson Plan #6 Ancient Greece
EALRS: World History, model making, trading goods, art representation of a historical event
Anticipatory Set: As a review to the Port of Piraeus, we can talk about all the goods and how they were transported and kept fresh, because they did not have refrigeration like we have now. It was important to keep their foods from going bad. They combined their art with their containers, or their beautiful pottery.
Objective: Students will make a replica of an Amphora one that will hold perfume not 10 gallons of olive oil. And will record the steps into their travel log.
- Students will follow directions for an Amphora on Pages 52, 53, and 54 from Spend a Day in Ancient Greece
- The will paint and decorate their Amphora in representation of an Olympic sport or god or something appropriate to Ancient Greece.
- The students will record the steps in making their own Amphora into their travel log and write what the Amphora is used for and also sketch a drawing of their own Amphora into their log.
Assessment: The Amphora needs to represent something from Ancient Greece And Participation and Following Directions grades will be given.