Complete document for all sessions. This is a large file and should be downloaded (right-click on link) and viewed in Adobe Reader.
Session 1. Locating Ancient Greece
In this lesson students use geographic terms such as hemispheres, continents, and direction to describe the relative location of Greece within the world, within Europe, and within the Aegean Basin. In addition, students extend and refine their ability to identify various types of physical features on maps at a variety of scales. Students examine maps to identify and describe the physical environment of Greece.
- Where is ancient Greece located?
- What are physical features of the Aegean Basin?
- How did the location of Greece and its physical environment influence its interaction with the rest of the world?
Note: The following files contain layered pdfs. In order to manipulate the map layers, you must download each file.
Lesson with attachments. This is large file and should be downloaded (right-click on link) and viewed in Adobe Reader.
- Attachment A: Locator Map of Greece
- Attachment B: The Aegean Basin with Labels
- Attachment C: Image Map of the Mediterranean Basin
- Attachment D: Physical Map of Europe (blank)
- Attachment E: Physical Map of Europe with Geographic Features Labeled
- Attachment F: Map of the World (list of geographic features included on map)
- Attachment G: Greece and Bordering Features Outline Map
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