This is one lesson from a sixth grade unit that is designed to help students understand key characteristics of Ancient Greek culture including writing and religion. Through this lesson, students will examine a piece of Ancient Greek literature and how it reflected the social structure and religious beliefs of the time.

Learning Objectives

(1. Culture) Identify and explain the importance of the following key characteristics of civilizations:

  • Culture
  • Religion
  • Social structure
  • Writing


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