Golden Age of Athens Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the Golden Age of Ancient Athens. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this time period. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, and video watching options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below: 


Building the Ancient City: Athens. (2016). BBC.


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Watch on Prime Video

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Extension activities