January 27, 2009 <ul><li>Objective:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The students will review the Trojan War through film. </li></ul...
Greece
Polis - A Greek city-state (independent)
Acropolis – The main gathering place in the polis on a fortified hill
Acropolis – Safe Refuge from invaders
Acropolis – Religious center with altars to gods and goddesses
Acropolis
Acropolis
Acropolis
Acropolis
Agora – Large open area usually used as a market
Agora – Market place and a place to meet for discussion and debates
Polis - Varied in size from a few miles wide to several hundred miles
Polis-   The population varied from as few as 50 to upwards of 300,000 people in Athens
Geography <ul><li>According to the Graph: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the average temperature in the summer months? </li...
Famous Artists! <ul><li>Please show us your drawings!! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Mainland Greece is considered a. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you see?? </li></ul>Geography Mountains (yellowish/brow...
Geography & a Way of Life <ul><li>After looking at the geography of Greece, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it affect the G...
Seeing Double <ul><li>What do polis have in common? </li></ul><ul><li>Common language </li></ul><ul><li>Customs & beliefs ...
Independent Polis <ul><li>Due to the Geography each polis has its own. . .  </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li...
Government <ul><li>Who can participate in the government??  </li></ul><ul><li>Native Born Greeks </li></ul>Male Own land a...
Greece Vs. Mesopotamia <ul><li>Greece:  VS.  Mesopotamia: </li></ul>I have a say in MY  government!!! You do as I say!!!! ...
Rights & Responsibilities <ul><li>Can Vote </li></ul><ul><li>Own Property </li></ul><ul><li>Hold Political Office </li></u...
Women & Children <ul><li>They could be considered citizens but they had none of the rights that went with it! </li></ul>
Pride in your Polis <ul><li>Now that you know what a polis consists of both physically and culturally!  It is your turn to...
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  1. 1. January 27, 2009 <ul><li>Objective: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The students will review the Trojan War through film. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The students will discuss the different points of a polis and how it affects the lives of the Greeks. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homework: Dark Ages notes should be finished </li></ul>
  2. 2. Greece
  3. 3. Polis - A Greek city-state (independent)
  4. 4. Acropolis – The main gathering place in the polis on a fortified hill
  5. 5. Acropolis – Safe Refuge from invaders
  6. 6. Acropolis – Religious center with altars to gods and goddesses
  7. 7. Acropolis
  8. 8. Acropolis
  9. 9. Acropolis
  10. 10. Acropolis
  11. 11. Agora – Large open area usually used as a market
  12. 12. Agora – Market place and a place to meet for discussion and debates
  13. 13. Polis - Varied in size from a few miles wide to several hundred miles
  14. 14. Polis- The population varied from as few as 50 to upwards of 300,000 people in Athens
  15. 15. Geography <ul><li>According to the Graph: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the average temperature in the summer months? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the average temperature in the winter months? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare it to our temperatures. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Famous Artists! <ul><li>Please show us your drawings!! </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Mainland Greece is considered a. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you see?? </li></ul>Geography Mountains (yellowish/brown areas) and lots of water Peninsula
  18. 18. Geography & a Way of Life <ul><li>After looking at the geography of Greece, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How does it affect the Greek way of life? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How do they retrieve most of their food? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is it easy to travel in Greece? </li></ul></ul>Only 20% of the land is farmable! (wheat, barley, olives, grapes, sheep & goats) Usually fish for their food No rivers which makes traveling – rutted roads which they use mules for
  19. 19. Seeing Double <ul><li>What do polis have in common? </li></ul><ul><li>Common language </li></ul><ul><li>Customs & beliefs </li></ul>They didn’t have much to do with each other. By 750 BCE they learned how to work together and became a group of unified individuals!!
  20. 20. Independent Polis <ul><li>Due to the Geography each polis has its own. . . </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Local Gods </li></ul>Sparta Athens
  21. 21. Government <ul><li>Who can participate in the government?? </li></ul><ul><li>Native Born Greeks </li></ul>Male Own land and property
  22. 22. Greece Vs. Mesopotamia <ul><li>Greece: VS. Mesopotamia: </li></ul>I have a say in MY government!!! You do as I say!!!! Sit down and Be Quiet!! – Says the King Citizen Subject
  23. 23. Rights & Responsibilities <ul><li>Can Vote </li></ul><ul><li>Own Property </li></ul><ul><li>Hold Political Office </li></ul><ul><li>Make Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Defend themselves in court </li></ul><ul><li>Go to War </li></ul>
  24. 24. Women & Children <ul><li>They could be considered citizens but they had none of the rights that went with it! </li></ul>
  25. 25. Pride in your Polis <ul><li>Now that you know what a polis consists of both physically and culturally! It is your turn to take pride in your mighty polis and show your talents! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First read over the paper secretively with your group do not let others hear. This is your behavior! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make a flag that symbolizes your polis – you will have to explain what each color and symbol used signifies. Neatness counts!!! </li></ul></ul>

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