What was Alexander the Great’s impact on the Greek empire?
A lesson for KS2 about Alexander the Great and the Greek Empire, including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets.
This lesson is part of our popular Ancient Greeks Lessons Pack for KS2.
Lesson: What was Alexander the Great’s impact on the Greek empire?
This lesson explores the life and impact of Alexander the Great. Pupils will look at sources that give clues about Alexander’s global impact and then they will act out the story of his crucial role in expanding the Greek empire. Once familiar with Alexander’s story, pupils will be given a map work challenge to record the four stages of the expansion of Alexander’s empire.
To find out why Alexander the Great was a significant figure
To analyse the historical impact of Alexander the Great’s rule
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