Greece and Rome
Age 11-13: Concept 2 - Semester 2: Unit 1

Many of the cultural traditions that began thousands of years ago in ancient Greece and Rome are still influential today. In this unit, you'll explore the history of these two civilizations, learn about their governments and cultures, and make connections between these ancient European civilizations and your own life today.

In your final project, you'll explore government, daily life, and culture through creative visual, performance-based, and written projects.

Other Items You May Need

The Age 11-13 social studies units utilize a Timeline of Ancient Civilization along with a stack of timeline cards to enhance your child's understanding of the chronology of historical events. Cards are color coded so your child can easily see and compare what was happening in different parts of the world at the same time.
$6.99 #780 Timeline of Ancient Civilization
$5.00 #781 Ancient Civilization Timeline Cards


  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 7th or 8th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay

Table of Contents

  • Lesson 1: Early Greece
  • Lesson 2: Archaic Greece
  • Lesson 3: Classical Greece
  • Lesson 4: Everyday Life in Ancient Greece (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Macedonia and the Hellenistic World
  • Lesson 6: Early Rome
  • Lesson 7: The Roman Republic
  • Lesson 8: The Roman Empire
  • Lesson 9: Everyday Life in Ancient Rome (2 Days)
  • Lesson 10: The End of the Empire
  • Final Project: A Greek and Roman Menu (3 Days)

Summary of Skills

Moving Beyond the Page is based on state and national standards. These standards are covered in this unit.
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