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Big Question: How have

ancient cultures influenced


modern ones?

Author:
Kim Covert
Genre:
Expository Nonfiction
Small Group
Timer
Review Games
 Story Sort
Vocabulary Words:
 Arcade Games
 Study Stack

 Spelling City: Vocabulary

 Spelling City: Spelling Words


Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
Big Question: How have
ancient cultures influenced
modern ones?

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Vocabulary Words
Vocabulary Words More Words to Know

 architecture  ethics
 democracy  frescoes
 empire  acropolis
 ideal  agora
 mythology  temples
Monday

Question of the Day


How have ancient
cultures influenced
modern ones?
Today we will learn about:
 Build Concepts
 Graphic Sources

 Graphic Organizers

 Build Background

 Vocabulary

 Fluency: Characterization/Dialogue

 Grammar: Conjunctions

 Spelling: Related Words

 Ancient Greece
Fluency
Characterization/Dialogue
Fluency:
Characterization/Dialogue

 Listen as I read “Naming the City.”


 As I read, notice how I use tone
of voice, volume, and rate to
convey the various characters’
personalities.
 Be ready to answer questions

after I finish.
Fluency:
Characterization/Dialogue

 Why did the city in this story


flourish?
 Why did the gods feel that the
city should carry Athena’s name?
Concept Vocabulary
 acropolis – high fortress of an
ancient Greek city
 agora – marketplace of ancient
Greece
 temples – buildings used for the

service or worship of a god or gods


 (Next Slide)
acropolis
agora
temples
Concept
Vocabulary
(To add information to the graphic organizer, click on end show,
type in your new information, and save your changes.)
Build Concept Vocabulary
chortled, slain, sword

Geographic
Features

Ancient
Daily Life
Greece

Architecture
Graphic Sources,
Graphic Organizers
Turn to Page 672 – 673.
Prior Knowledge
We will begin an outline about the different systems of government used in ancient Greece.
Prior Knowledge

 This week’s audio explores


ancient Greek theater. After
we listen, we will discuss what
you learned. How is ancient
theater different from today’s
theater?
Vocabulary
Words
Vocabulary Words
 architecture – style or special
manner of building
 democracy – government that is
run by the people who live under it
 empire – a group of countries or

states under one rule or


government
Vocabulary Words
 ideal – just as you would wish,
perfect
 mythology – a group of legends or
stories about a particular country
or person
More Words to Know
 ethics - the study of standards
of right and wrong; the part of
philosophy dealing with moral
conduct, duty, and judgment
 frescoes - pictures or designs

created by painting with water


colors on clean, fresh plaster
 (next slide)
frescoes
Grammar
Conjunctions
 it would be criminall to destroy
those greek temple
 It would be criminal to destroy
those Greek temples.
 the greek oficial opened the
olympic games
 The Greek official opened the
Olympic games.
Conjunctions
 When they became adults, children
brought their toys to the temple.
 When is a subordinating
conjunction because it introduces
a subordinate clause in a complex
sentence. Subordinate clauses
are also called independent
clauses.
Conjunctions
 A conjunction is a word that is used
to join words, phrases, or
sentences.
 Coordinating conjunctions such as
and, but, and or are used to combine
two or more subjects, predicates, or
sentences to make compound
subjects, predicates, or sentences.
Conjunctions

 Chariot races and foot races were


part of the games.
 Athletes might become good at
many different sports or focus on
one sport.
 I wanted to see the long jump, but I
was too late.
Conjunctions
 Subordinating conjunctions such as
because, if, then, when, although,
before, and after are used to link
dependent clauses and independent
clauses in complex sentences.
 Before the games began, all wars
stopped. She is a good runner
because she practices.
Conjunctions
Choose the correct coordinating conjunction.

 The Greeks built palaces (or, and)


covered the walls with paintings.
 and

 The Iliad and The Odyssey are epic


Greek poems, (or, but) historians
disagree about their authors.
 but
Conjunctions
Choose the correct coordinating conjunction.

 Do you want to learn about


Phoenicians art (but, or)
shipbuilding?
 or

 Free male citizens of Athens could


vote on laws (or, but) women and
slaves could not.
 but
Conjunctions
Choose the correct coordinating conjunction.

 The Minoan king Minos was


supposedly the son of Zeus, (and, or)
his people built a huge palace to
honor him.
 and

 Our class will read about Athens


(but, or) Troy.
 or
Conjunctions
Choose the correct coordinating conjunction.

 Athens and Sparta were both


powerful and wealthy, (but, or) they
had different forms of government.
 but

 Our study included the


Peloponnesian War (but, and) the
Delian League.
 and
Conjunctions
Find the conjunction in each sentence. Tell if it is a coordinating conjunction
or a subordinating conjunction.

 The Trojans accepted the wooden


horse because they did not know
Greek soldiers were hiding inside.
 because, subordinating

 Pericles was a military general and a


leader of Athens.
 and, coordinating
Conjunctions
Find the conjunction in each sentence. Tell if it is a coordinating conjunction
or a subordinating conjunction.

 When Alexander was twenty, he


became king.
 when, subordinating

 Alexandria was an important place


for learning and trade.
 and, coordinating
Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
Tuesday

Question of the Day


How did Alexander the
Great rise to power?
Today we will learn about:
 Context Clues
 Graphic Sources
 Graphic Organizers
 Draw Conclusions
 Vocabulary
 Fluency: Choral Reading
 Grammar: Conjunctions
 Spelling: Related Words
 Social Studies: Archaeology
 The Odyssey
 Ancient Greece
Vocabulary Strategy:
Context Clues
Turn to Page 674 - 675.
Ancient Greece
Turn to Page 676 - 683.
Fluency
Choral Reading
Fluency: Choral Reading

 Turn to page 683, “The Golden


Age of Athens.”
 As I read, notice how I change my

tone of voice to make Pericle come


alive for listeners.
 We will practice as a class doing
three choral readings.
Grammar
Conjunctions
 these colums is indicativ of greek
influence
 These columns are indicative of
Greek influence.
 the marathon runner, lighted the
olympic torch
 The marathon runner lit the
Olympic torch.
Conjunctions
 A conjunction is a word that joins
words, phrases, or sentences.
 A coordinating conjunction is used

to combine two or more subjects,


predicates, or sentences.
 A subordinating conjunction is used
to link independent and dependent
clauses in sentences.
Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
Wednesday

Question of the Day


How does ancient Greek
theater compare to modern
theater?
Today we will learn about:
 Graphic Sources
 Graphic Organizers

 Context Clues

 Vocabulary

 Fluency: Characterization/Dialogue

 Grammar: Conjunction

 Spelling: Related Words

 Social Studies: Greek Word Origins

 Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece
Turn to Page 684 - 692.
Fluency
Characterization/Dialogue
Fluency:
Characterization/Dialogue
 Turn to page 684-685, “Alexander
the Great.”
 As I read, notice how I vary my
tone of voice as I read Don
Quixote’s dialogue.
 Now we will practice together as a

class by doing three echo readings.


Grammar
Conjunctions
 the restorration of the temple it
took three weaks
 The restoration of the temple
took three weeks.
 nick couldnt addapt to the new
culture
 Nick couldn’t adapt to the new
culture.
Conjunctions
 A conjunction is a word that joins
words, phrases, or sentences.
 A coordinating conjunction is used

to combine two or more subjects,


predicates, or sentences.
 A subordinating conjunction is used
to link independent and dependent
clauses in sentences.
Conjunctions
 Use conjunctions to combine short
related sentences to make your
writing smoother and more
readable.
 Choppy: They learned Greek

dances. They ate Greek foods.


 Smoother: They learned Greek

dances and ate Greek foods.


Conjunctions

 Review something you have written


to see if you can combine short,
choppy sentences with
conjunctions to make your writing
smoother.
Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
Thursday

Question of the Day


If a person from ancient
Greece were to “time travel”
to America today, what are
some things that he or she
might find that would be
familiar.
Today we will learn about:
 Newspaper Article
 Reading Across Texts

 Content-Area Vocabulary

 Fluency: Partner Reading

 Grammar: Conjunctions

 Spelling: Related Words

 Social Studies: Compare the

Olympics
“Opening Ceremony in
Athens: Fire and Water”
Turn to Page 694 - 697.
Fluency
Partner Reading
Fluency: Partner Reading

 Turn to page 684-685, “Alexander


the Great.”
 Read this three times with a
partner. Be sure to read with
proper emotion to characterize
and offer each other feedback.
Grammar
Conjunctions
 both plato or socrates was greek
philosophers
 Both Plato and Socrates were
Greek philosophers.
 jim excells at the high jump, and
the pole vault
 Jim excels at the high jump and
the pole vault.
Conjunctions
 A conjunction is a word that joins
words, phrases, or sentences.
 A coordinating conjunction is used

to combine two or more subjects,


predicates, or sentences.
 A subordinating conjunction is used
to link independent and dependent
clauses in sentences.
Conjunctions
 Test Tip: Put a comma before a
conjunction in a compound sentence.
Do not put a comma before a
coordinating conjunction that joins
two items.
 He likes Greek literature and
drama.
Conjunctions
 Sometimes a semicolon is used
instead of a coordinating
conjunction to connect two related
main clauses.
 He likes Greek literature; he also

enjoys Greek drama.


Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
Friday

Question of the Day


How have ancient
cultures influenced
modern ones?
Today we will learn about:
 Build Concept Vocabulary
 Graphic Sources

 Point of View

 Context Clues

 Grammar: Conjunctions

 Spelling: Related Words

 Time Line

 Ancient Greece
Point of View
 Point of view is the perspective
from which an author presents a
text. The point of view
determines how much information
the reader will be given and in
what way. A literary point of view
is reflected in the choice of
personal pronouns used in a text.
Point of View
 First Person: Every day, we take part
in activities invented by the ancient
Greeks.
 Second person: Every day, you take

part in activities invented by the


ancient Greeks.
 Third person: Every day, they take part
in activities invented by the ancient
Greeks.
Context Clues
 You can use context clues to
figure out the meanings of
unfamiliar words.
 List any unfamiliar words you

found as you read Ancient Greece.


 Complete a chart for these words.
Context Clues
Word Context CLues Meaning
Time Line
 A time line is a graph that shows
events in the order in which they
take place.
 A time line looks like a ruler. It is

a straight line with evenly spaced


intervals marked along it. On a
time line, each mark represents a
date.
Time Line
 The date span on a time line
depends on the information
covered. It may be one day or
several hundred years and it can
cover general or specific topics.
Time Line
 Dates are shown on a time line in
proportional distance to one
another. The years 1900 and
2000 will be twice as far apart on
a time line as the years 1900 and
1950.
Time Line
 If a time line has to show events
happening in two eras with nothing
happening in the middle, you can
break the time line. A gap in the
line will show that a number of
years has been omitted to save
space.
Grammar
Conjunctions
 nobody were interested in the
economey
 Nobody was interested in the
economy.
 we wont never visit the parthenon
 We won’t ever visit the Parthenon.
 We will never visit the Parthenon.
Conjunctions
 A conjunction is a word that joins
words, phrases, or sentences.
 A coordinating conjunction is used

to combine two or more subjects,


predicates, or sentences.
 A subordinating conjunction is used
to link independent and dependent
clauses in sentences.
Spelling Words
Related Words
• alternate • restoration • crime
• alternative • indicate • criminal
• office • indicative • deprive
• official • gene • deprivation
• economy • genetic • initiate
• economics • excel • initiative
• normal • excellence • contaminate
• normality • adapt • contamination
• restore • adaptation
We are now ready to
take our story tests.

 Story test
 Classroom webpage,

 Reading Test

 AR
 Other Reading Quizzes

 Quiz #