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Daily Life in Ancient Greece for Kids

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Ancient greece

  1. 1. ANCIENT GREECE<br />
  2. 2. Who were the Ancient Greeks?<br />
  3. 3. GOVERNMENT<br />Athens<br /> Capital of Greece<br /> Independent city-state<br />• Economy<br /> Based on agriculture<br />• Money<br /> Trading<br /> Eventually they start exchanging metal coins<br />
  4. 4. CLOTHING <br />The rich had clothes made out of silk. <br />Women wore sandals <br />and wool cloth. <br />Men wore short tunics with long wool cloth <br /> wrapped around the body. They were <br />usually barefoot.<br />
  5. 5. HOUSING AND PETS<br />Greek homes were built with mud bricks, while the floors were made with mosaic or plaster.<br />All the windows were high up so thieves could not break in.<br />Birds, dogs, goats, tortoises, and mice were all popular pets. Cats, however, were not!<br />
  6. 6. FOOD andDRINK<br />Eel, octopus, and squid--Greeks ate many different kinds of fish.<br />Wine was prevalent.<br />Using honey was a popular way to sweeten food.<br />
  7. 7. Children were allowed to play until age seven.<br />Once they were seven girls had to learn domestic skills and boys had to go to school.<br />CHILDREN<br /><ul><li>If they are not wanted, some babies are left outside to die. Sometimes people pick them up and consider them slaves.</li></li></ul><li>SCHOOL<br />Only boys went to school because it was thought that girls needed to learn <br /> domestic skills.<br />Students used papyrus to write.<br />Subjects: reading, writing, math, music, poetry, sports, and gymnastics.<br />
  8. 8. By the numbers:<br />There are 12 main Greek Gods. <br />All of the Gods, except for Hades, lived on Mount. Olympus<br />A few Gods and Goddesses<br />Poseidon= God of the sea. <br />Hades= God of the underworld. <br />Zeus=God of all of the Gods. He had a wife named Hera.<br />Apollo= the God of the sun and medicine. <br />Artemis= Goddess of hunt.<br />GREEK GODS<br />
  9. 9. GREEK CREATIVITY<br />The Greeks created drawings on pots and vases to tell stories of battles and events.<br />Looms were used to make clothes. <br />To honor the Gods, Greeks carved statues of them. <br />
  10. 10. MATURITY<br />At 20 a boy would officially come of age.<br />Around the age of 14, a girl’s father would choose a husband for her. The husband was usually much older than her, since men started to marry around 30. <br />Brides would wear purple.<br />
  11. 11. Questions<br />1) What was the capital of ancient Greece?<br />2) Describe the shoes worn in ancient Greece.<br />3) List 3 typical pets.<br />4) Name one difference in the education of boys and girls.<br />5) Which God had the title “God of all the Gods”?<br />6) At what age did ancient Greeks marry?<br />
  12. 12. THE END<br />