WHI.5 The student will demonstrate knowledge of ancient Greece in terms of its impact on Western civilization by assessing the influence of geography on Greek economic, social, and political development, including the impact of Greek commerce and colonies; describing Greek mythology and religion; identifying the social structure and role of slavery, explaining the significance of citizenship and the development of democracy, and comparing the city-states of Athens and Sparta; evaluating the significance of the Persian and Peloponnesian wars.

Students will be learning about and discussing Ancient Greece and the upcoming Persian War. Daily topics will include:

- Ancient Greece maps, geography, landforms, and surrounding waterways

- Minoans and Mycenaeans

- Greek Mythology

- City-states