About the Ancient Greece Lesson
This lesson provides an overview of Ancient Greece. It discusses the major cities, accomplishments, religion, and people.
• To be able to identify 3 major cities in Ancient Greece and what they were known for.
• To be able to describe the culture and religion of the Ancient Greeks.
• To be able to name some famous Greeks and what they were known for.
The Ancient Greeks lived in an area located in south-western Europe. The land there had many mountains and was close to the sea. The Greeks learned how to be very good at farming as well as sailing ships on the sea. The Greeks lived on many islands and peninsulas, and they began to form cities. These cities were centers of a lot of trading with other peoples. The most famous of these cities were Sparta, Athens, and Corinth. Even though these cities were very different from each other, all of them showed the intelligence and skill of the Ancient Greeks.