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The Ancient Greeks

LPS Matrix


As part of the LPS Matrix approach, we discussed our prior knowledge, discussed what we would like to learn about, created questions to explore and identified skills we would need to use throughout the topic.


Here are the questions we created: 


  1. Why did the Greeks build so many monuments?

  2. How did the Greeks build their buildings?

  3. How did the first Olympic games develop?

    1. Who competed in them?

    2. What events did they have?

    3. How have they changed over time?

  4. Why are the Greek Myths still popular today?

  5. How did the Greeks develop democracy across the country?

    1. Who was allowed to vote?

  6. What was the diet and lifestyle like in Ancient Greece?

    1. What jobs did the people have?

    2. Who was a ‘free citizen’ and a ‘non-citizen’?

    3. What did they do in their free time?

  7. How was the Greek civilisation so strong? Why were the city states so important?

  8. Were the Greeks the most advanced civilisation of their time?

  9. Why were the Greek Gods so important?

    1. How have the Greek Gods affected other cultures over time?

  10. How did the Roman Empire end the Greek civilisation?

  11. Greek Inventions:

    1. How does the maths created by the Greeks affect our lives?

    2. How did philosophy develop in Ancient Greece?

  12. Where did the terms ‘BC’ and ‘AD’ come from?

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