STAGE 4 HISTORYTopic 2:ANCIENT GREECE<br />Inquiry Questions:<br />What can we learn about societies and civilisations of ...
Outcomes to be included<br />Expected Topic Outcomes:<br />4.1	describes and explains the nature of history, the main feat...
Layered Curriculum<br />C Layer : : Basic knowledge, understanding. The student builds on his/her current level of core in...
C - Layer<br />Maximum 65 points in this layer (Assignments with an * are required) <br />Read a passage about theatre in ...
5. Find words with Ancient Greek origins and create a word bank ( 5 words 5 points, 10 words ten points).<br />6. Write a ...
. <br />	10. C- Layer Sample Activity <br />Using the textbook and general knowledge (as well as the answers to the cloze ...
 was known as the bravest Greek city state.
What was the name of at least one other city state?
Greek people believed in one/ many gods? (delete the wrong answer).
The political system in Greece was one of the first _______________.
What was the Agora?
The Olympics were held every __________years
Both men and women could compete in them T/F (delete the wrong answer).
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EDST4093 History Differentiated Unit

  1. 1. STAGE 4 HISTORYTopic 2:ANCIENT GREECE<br />Inquiry Questions:<br />What can we learn about societies and civilisations of the past?<br />What have been the legacies of past societies and civilisations?<br />EDST4093 Special Education 2: Inclusive Strategies Group 11: Quetzal Bell, Rachel Eriksen,Zoe Radcliffe and Catherine Naghten.<br />
  2. 2. Outcomes to be included<br />Expected Topic Outcomes:<br />4.1 describes and explains the nature of history, the main features of past societies and periods and their legacy<br />4.5 identifies the meaning, purpose and context of historical sources<br />4.8 locates, selects and organises relevant information from a number of sources, including ICT, to conduct basic historical research <br />4.10 selects and uses appropriate oral, written and other forms, including ICT, to communicate effectively about the past.<br />Other outcomes we could cover in this unit:<br />4.4 identifies major periods of historical time and sequences people and events within specific periods of time<br />4.9 uses historical terms and concepts in appropriate contexts<br />
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  4. 4. Layered Curriculum<br />C Layer : : Basic knowledge, understanding. The student builds on his/her current level of core information.    B Layer : : Application or manipulation of the information learned in the C layer. Problem solving or other higher level thinking tasks can be placed here. A Layer : : Critical Thinking and Analysis. This layer requires the highest and most complex thought. Create leaders, voters. <br />
  5. 5. C - Layer<br />Maximum 65 points in this layer (Assignments with an * are required) <br />Read a passage about theatre in Ancient Greece and answer related comprehension questions (10).<br />Locate, colour and create a key defining the major Greek cities, city states and regions on a map (5).*<br />Create a timeline of Ancient Greece including ten important dates (10).<br />Create a family tree of the Greek Gods and Goddesses ( 10).<br />
  6. 6. 5. Find words with Ancient Greek origins and create a word bank ( 5 words 5 points, 10 words ten points).<br />6. Write a daily routine or journal entry describing the daily life of a member of society of your choosing such as a female servant or a male soldier (10).<br />Watch the five- minute documentary on the birth of the Olympics and answer the comprehension questions(10)*.<br />Write your name with the Greek alphabet (5).<br />Research Ancient Greek society structure and create a pyramid illustration depicting the societal structure (5).<br />Complete the cloze passage exercise to move on to the B- Layer (10).<br />
  7. 7. . <br /> 10. C- Layer Sample Activity <br />Using the textbook and general knowledge (as well as the answers to the cloze passage below), students are to complete the following questions: <br /><ul><li>Greek foot soldiers were called .
  8. 8. was known as the bravest Greek city state.
  9. 9. What was the name of at least one other city state?
  10. 10. Greek people believed in one/ many gods? (delete the wrong answer).
  11. 11. The political system in Greece was one of the first _______________.
  12. 12. What was the Agora?
  13. 13. The Olympics were held every __________years
  14. 14. Both men and women could compete in them T/F (delete the wrong answer).
  15. 15. Was an enemy of Ancient Greece
  16. 16. A Greek colony was called a .
  17. 17. Military training was compulsory for Greek men and women in which city state? </li></ul>Answers to cloze questions <br />Hoplites Persia democracies Sparta Polis Four<br />
  18. 18. WELL DONE! <br />You have now completed the Kappa- Layer; otherwise known as the mortal layer. Pick up your bronze laurel and move to the Beta- Layer and test your mortal strength!<br />
  19. 19. B-Layer<br /> Minimum 15 points and maximum 45 points to be scored in this layer <br />11. Create your own drama mask to be used in either a Greek comedy or tragedy, and explain why you chose this particular design for the genre (15).<br />12. Create a mock Facebookor Myspaceprofile for a Greek God or Goddess. Include a picture, personal information such as interests and include wall posts from other Gods and Goddesses within the Greek pantheon (15).<br />13. From the map activity in Kappa- layer pick a city state such as Athens or Sparta and create a tourist poster or leaflet advertising the key landmarks (15).<br />
  20. 20. 14. Write a newspaper article about one of the main battles or heroes of Greek history (15).<br />15. Research what democracy meant in Athens and/or what autocracy meant in Sparta (15).<br />16. Students are to make up a virtual ‘time capsule’ which will be used to tell people today about the everyday life, culture and beliefs of people in Ancient Greece. Beside each object they are to write one sentence explaining why this object was important in Ancient Greece (15).<br />
  21. 21. CONGRATULATIONS! <br /> You have conquered the challenges of the Beta- Layer successfully. You can now progress from mortal strength activities to those of the demi-gods. Good Luck as you proceed to the Alpha- Layer!<br />
  22. 22. A- Layer<br /> Maximum 40 points in this layer <br /> Choose ONE of the following: <br />17. Create a play about a myth or an actual event in Greek history. It must conform to the conventions of a comedy or tragedy play (20)<br />18. You are an event planner for a wealthy Greek family. You are to plan an invitation and itinerary for an event of your choosing. In this you must refer to the dress code, the entertainment and menu for the event (20).<br />19. You are to create two letters to the editor debating women’s right to vote in Ancient Greece. One letter is to debate the “ for” argument and one letter to debate the “ against” argument (20).<br />
  23. 23. A- Layer<br />20. You are almost there! The final compulsory assessmentinvolves a one-on-one interview with your teacher to determine what you have learned in this topic.<br />BONUS: Answer the question of the day each day to receive extra bonus prizes.<br />
  24. 24. YOU HAVE NOW ACHIEVED IMMORTALITY!<br />

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