Monthly Archives: February 2015

Greek Vase Painting

Most of what we know about Greek art comes from pictures the ancient Greeks painted on pottery. 3 periods/styles of Greek vase painting are: 1) Geometric Period 2) Archaic period (black & red figures) and 3) classical period During the … Continue reading

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The Minoans

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Word of the Day 1. Thermopylae (name means”hot gates”) was a pass the Greeks tried to defend in battle against the Persian forces led by Xerxes, in 480 B.C. The Greeks (Spartans and allies) knew they were outnumbered and hadn’t … Continue reading

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Ancient Egypt K-W-L Chart

Class Starter. Create a K-W-L chart on Ancient Egypt. On notebook paper draw a chart with 3 columns. Label them the following way. If you are doing this in your Penzu Journal labelĀ  K- (What I Know)   W- (What … Continue reading

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