Bring history to life by role playing the founding of three Greek colonies. Students will identify locations of colonies in the Mediterranean Sea and push/ pull factors that motivated Greeks to establish settlements across the Mediterranean. They deepen their understanding their understanding by making choices that will affect their wealth and life.
- Location of colonies
- Push and Pull Factors
- Three Historical Examples - Thera, Ischia and Taras
- Oracle at Delphi
- Expectations of colonies
- and much more!
The activity concludes with a day two letter or poster activity. In the letter activity, students will reflect on their experience as their character while working on writing skills.
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