Mediterranean and Southern Europe
How have the cultures of Mediterranean Europe shaped the world?
What adaptations have been required for people in southern Europe to survive and thrive?
We will explore the unique geography and contributions of those who have lived in Mediterranean Europe.
Students will identify and evaluate the long-lasting contributions of Greece and Italy, as well as the ways people there have adapted to the environment.
See the handout.
Every four items on the assignment will be worth five points.
Click here to view the assignment card for this packet.
Click here to view the map portion of this assignment.
Here is an excellent link for information about the cultural influence of Italy. If you get a log in screen, just enter the information it requires. This site is paid for by the State of Idaho.
Here ia a good link to information about Greek literature. The same information applies to this link as the link for Italy.
This is a link to very simple article about Greek influence. It is hosted by Kahn Academy.
Here is an another one about Greece.
This is a good link to information about the contributions of Rome.
Here is another link about Rome's influence.
This is yet another great link about Rome's influence on our world.
Click here to access the PowerPoint about Greece and Rome we used in class.