Topic - Ancient Greece

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Say when the Ancient Greek people lived and order some events from the time on a timeline.

  • Describe some key facts about the Battle of Marathon and the Trojan War and demonstrate their understanding.

  • Talk about some Ancient Greek gods and know some features of Greek myths.

  • Explain how and why the Greek Empire was so successful and be able to confidently explain how the political system worked.

  • Describe elements of the Battle of Marathon and the Trojan War in significant detail and write their own Greek myth containing the relevant elements.

  • Examine artefacts in order to draw conclusions about what life was like in Ancient Greece.

Key Vocabulary

  • chronology
  • empire
  • timeline
  • BC / AD
  • locate/location
  • country, city, state
  • democracy, democratic
  • ancient, modern
  • politics
  • ruling, ruler
  • dikasteria, boule, ekklesia
  • Polis, metic
  • sprint, wrestling, boxing, long jump, javelin, discus, chariot racing, pentathlon
  • pankration
  • battle 
  • Marathon 
  • eye witness
  • Sparta(n), Athens(ian), Persia(n)
  • battle formation, hoplite, defensive, strategy, retreat. 


Topic - Earth and Space

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