Introduction to the Ancient World
This course is intended to give middle school students an introduction to ancient history. Through this course students will gain a basic understanding of the people and events which shaped the period from the first formation of human societies through the decline of the Western Roman Empire. This course will focus on the civilizations in Egypt, the Near East, Greece, and Rome. Mapwork and excerpts from primary source material will be used frequently!
The goal of this course is to provide students with a solid foundation for understanding the ancient world, and thereby providing a framework for future studies. The ideas and themes touched upon in this course will assist students in gaining a broader appreciation and understanding of the cultures that laid the foundation for the western world. An emphasis will be placed on developing critical thinking and writing skills as well as learning the basic geography of the regions covered in the course.
Fall 2020 Registration for this Course Opens on February 27.
Instructor: Sarah Smith, B.A.
Age Level: 11 - 14 years
Minimum Enrollment: 6
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Tuition per Semester: $270
Early Registration Discount (before June 1): 10% off!
Class Meets: Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific
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