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Greek Settlements Simulation - Ancient Greece - FREE

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Teacher Contributor:
World History Rawks
Grade Level:
6-8
Resource Type:
Google files
Pages:
60+
Answer Key:
N/A
Teaching Duration:
90 mins
Standards:
CCSS CCRA.W.10, CCSS CCRA.W.4, CCSS CCRA.W.3, CCSS CCRA.W.2, CCSS CCRA.W.1
  • Greek Settlements Simulation - Ancient Greece - FREE
  • Greek Settlements Simulation - Ancient Greece - FREE
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Description

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.

Topics covered

- 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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