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Diadochi and the Hellenistic Period

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Title:

Diadochi and the Hellenistic Period

URL:

https://youtu.be/AgYVtucDPt8

Content Source:

Other
Khan Academy
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

This video from Khan Academy tells the story of Alexander the Great and his rule over Greece during the Hellenistic Period.  The video is 5 minutes 59 seconds in length.  

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 8
World History to 1500
5 ) Describe the role of Alexander the Great in the Hellenistic world.

Examples: serving as political and military leader, encouraging cultural interaction, allowing religious diversity

•  Defining boundaries of Alexander the Great's empire and its economic impact
•  Identifying reasons for the separation of Alexander the Great's empire into successor kingdoms
•  Evaluating major contributions of Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought
Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History to 1500
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Evaluate the achievements, influence, and contributions of Alexander the Great and Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Hellenistic
  • economic impact
  • successor kingdoms
  • philosophy
  • scientific thought
  • political thought
  • aristocracy
  • oligarchy
  • democracy
  • Socratic method
  • monarch
  • tyrant
  • city-state
  • influence
  • invasion
  • inspiration
  • conquer
  • engineers
  • artisans
  • Epicureanism
  • Stoicism
  • drama
  • playwright
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The role of Alexander the Great played in the Hellenistic World.
  • The economic impact of Alexander's empire.
  • The reasons for separation of Alexander's empire after his death.
  • The major contributions of Hellenistic art, philosophy, science, and political thought.
Skills:
Students are able to:
    Analyze textual evidence of primary and secondary sources.
  • Locate places on a map.
  • Identify the boundaries of an empire and its political and economic impact.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The achievements, influences, and contributions of Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age had effects on later civilizations.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.8.5- Recognize that civilizations and empires thrive under strong leadership using Alexander the Great as an example; identify characteristics of strong leadership.


Tags: Alexander the Great, Greece, Hellenistic Period
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Author: Ginger Boyd