Extended Writing: What were the achievements of the Ancient Greeks?

In today's lesson, we will be writing an essay about the Ancient Greeks. We will write about their greatest achievements and how these have an impact to the present day. This lessons will give you a chance to apply everything that you have learnt in this unit!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who is often referred to as the 'Father of Western philosophy'?

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Q2.Which type of government is Athens best known for helping to develop?

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Q3.The phrase "Let no one untrained in geometry enter" is best associated with which philosopher?

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Q4.When were the first Ancient Olympics held?

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Q5.Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which led to the first modern Olympics in 1896 AD. Where were these games held?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who is often referred to as the 'Father of Western philosophy'?

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Q2.Which type of government is Athens best known for helping to develop?

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Q3.The phrase "Let no one untrained in geometry enter" is best associated with which philosopher?

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Q4.When were the first Ancient Olympics held?

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Q5.Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which led to the first modern Olympics in 1896 AD. Where were these games held?

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Essay: What were the great achievements of the Greeks? - End of Lesson Quiz

Ancient Greece: End of lesson quiz

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Q1.Who are considered to be the first great Greek civilization?

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Q2.How many seas is modern day Greece surrounded by?

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Q3.Which Persian king invaded the Greek mainland in 492 BCE?

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Q4.After Cleisthenes reforms introduced democracy in Athens, which institution was in charge of the everyday running of government?

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Q5.How many Olympian Gods were there?

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Q6.Which Ancient Greek god was considered to be the ruler of the Underworld?

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Q7.Which Ancient Greek philosopher was tried and executed for 'corrupting' the minds of Athenians?

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Q8.Who won the Peloponnesian Wars?

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Q9.In which year did Alexander the Great die?

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Essay: What were the great achievements of the Greeks? - End of Lesson Quiz

Ancient Greece: End of lesson quiz

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Q1.Who are considered to be the first great Greek civilization?

1/9

Q2.How many seas is modern day Greece surrounded by?

2/9

Q3.Which Persian king invaded the Greek mainland in 492 BCE?

3/9

Q4.After Cleisthenes reforms introduced democracy in Athens, which institution was in charge of the everyday running of government?

4/9

Q5.How many Olympian Gods were there?

5/9

Q6.Which Ancient Greek god was considered to be the ruler of the Underworld?

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Q7.Which Ancient Greek philosopher was tried and executed for 'corrupting' the minds of Athenians?

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Q8.Who won the Peloponnesian Wars?

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Q9.In which year did Alexander the Great die?

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Lesson summary: Extended Writing: What were the achievements of the Ancient Greeks?

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