Why were Athens and Sparta so different?

Why were Athens and Sparta so different?

A lesson for KS2 about Athens and Sparta, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets.

This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greece Pack for Key Stage 2.

 

Lesson: Why were Athens and Sparta so different?

In this lesson, pupils will learn how Ancient Greece was divided up into ‘city-states’, each with its own laws and armies. They will draw contrasts between two of the most powerful city-states – Athens and Sparta – and use their knowledge to develop a balanced argument about which one they would prefer to live in.

 

Objectives:

To know what city-states were

To compare the city-states of Athens and Sparta

To make a balanced argument based on historical knowledge

 

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