Overview of Ancient Sparta Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the key events in Sparta in Ancient Greece. They will develop an awareness of the social structure of Spartan society, including the roles of the Spartiates, Perioikoi and Helots. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and 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:

Sparta Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Spartans Research.docx
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Option 3: Watch documentary

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

Brutal History of Sparta Viewing Questio
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:

Watch on YouTube

Test your learning

Extension activities

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