1- What do the ruins in the middle of a city tell you about how the Greeks feel about their heritage?
2- Write a story about visiting a city in Ancient Greece. What do you think you would see? Describe the sights and smells.
3- Why was Greece called the "Cradle of Western Civilization"?
4- People have lived in Athens for thousands of years. Name three things that may attract people to live in a city.
5- What does demokratia mean and how does it affect you today?
6- Why do you think the Greeks worshipped so many gods? Why do you think al the gods lived on Mount Olympus?
7- What did the people have in common in the many city-states of Greece? How did they show their differences?
8- Why do you think slavery was considered natural in Ancient Greece? Where did the slaves come from? How could a slave be freed?
9- Why do you think they built houses of stone in Greece?
10- Why did they keep the fire in the household hearth lit all the time?
11-Write a menu for an Ancient Greek child and then write your menu for a day. How do they differ?
12- Why do you think the father ate separately and reclined on a cushion?
13- Why did they not like to drink water?
14- What did they use instead of sugar?
15- What is a thetes?
16- What was life like in Sparta?