Geography of Greece
Compass/Geography
Ancient Greece Map
City-States
100

What is a geographical feature? 

naturally created in the Earth, non man- made

Include landforms and ecosystems

100

Label Northeast on the compass 

In between North and East

100

What is a peninsula?

Identify a peninsula of Ancient Greece.


peninsula: is a land surrounded by water on all sides 

ex.Peloponnesus

100

Identify a city-state on the map


Sparta, Athens, Delphi, Knossos, Thebes

200

What continent is Greece located in?


Europe 

200

Label Southwest on the compass 

In between West and South 

200

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What is the name of the island circled above on this map of Ancient Greece?

Crete 

200

What is a city-state?

City-States: is an independent city with its own government and economic system.

300

Label two continents and two oceans on the map. 


300

What are the three geographical features of GREECE?

Seas

Mountains

Islands

300

Approximately how many islands are in Greece? Identify an island of Ancient Greece

over 1,000

ex. Crete, Delos, Rhodes, Euboea

300

What is one similarity between the city-states Athens and Sparta?

Saying they are both city-states is not a valid answer. 

They spoke the same language.

They believed in the same gods  

They fought in the same Persian war 

Boys were sent to train for war at an early age.

Women were not equal to men.

400

What seas surround the peninsula of Ancient Greece? Why were the seas so vital for the people of Ancient Greece?

Mediterranean Sea, Ionian , Agean Sea 


Seas were vital for fishing and trading for the Ancient Greeks 

400

List three geographical features 

ex. 

  • Mountains 

  • Rivers, seas, oceans

  • Deserts

  • Plateaus 

  • Plains

400
What is the name of the tallest mountain of Ancient Greece?

What did Ancient Greeks believe about that particular mountain?

Mount Olympus 

Ancient Greeks believed Mountain was high to show that greek gods lived on top of Mount Olympus?

400

What is one difference between the city-states Athens and Sparta?

In Athens, there was a democratic government that encouraged the arts and leisure time. While in Sparta, war was a dominating part of Spartan culture.


500

How can the geographical feature mountains, help or hinder the development of Greece civilization?

Mountains were natural barriers that provided protection for city-states from invaders.

500

Complete the entire compass 


500

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Label a city-state and a sea of Ancient Greece


500

What was one cause of the development of many small independent city-states in ancient Greece?

a. Greece and Rome were often at war.

b. The mountainous terrain of Greece resulted in widely scattered settlements.

c. Military leaders found small Greek settlements easy to control.

d. The Greek people had many different languages and religions.

b. The mountainous terrain of Greece resulted in widely scattered settlements.

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