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YEAR 3: ANCIENT GREECE (five lessons): Lesson 2. Athens: Birthplace of Democracy

The aim of this lesson plan is to explain to the students about Athenian democracy and its institutions.
The lesson includes a reenactment of Athenian elections and explains  the terms pnyx, boule, ecclesia, tyranny, democracy. The lesson also refers  to videos on Athens and the Parthenon.

This lesson offers group activity in which the class acts as  Athenian citizens who participate in the democracy. It is spec(...)