Hello. To those of you that know me, welcome back! For my new students and parents welcome to my blog. On this website I will share what we are doing in class at least once per week. Things you can find here include resources for social studies, examples of student work, videos or just some random thoughts. Continue to check in as the year goes on.
Click HERE to see a great study tool for help with Egypt vocabulary!
Another gift of the Nile, papyrus is a plant used to make paper. Watch this short tutorial to see more.
Greek- person in Greece or an adjective to describe something that is from Greece
plunder- to steal or stolen goods often taken after a war
democracy- government ruled by the people
immortal- to live forever
philosopher- person who studies truth and knowledge
mercenary- hired soldier
plague- quick spreading often deadly disease
marathon- city in Ancient Greece. Also a 26.2 mile race.
gods- rulers atop Mt Olympus
myth- story usually involving a god/goddess explaining a natural event
legend- story involving a hero
aristocracy- government ruled by the rich and privileged
reason- logical way of thinking
agora- outdoor market place
Socratic Method- questioning technique used by teachers and students