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Interactive video lesson plan for: Battle of Thermopylae (copy)

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For educational purpose - NobleStarr

13 questions

1. Make a prediction about the Battle of Thermopylae. (00:23:37)

2. The battle has just begun but the Greeks are doing well. What did you see in the documentary that you think made them successful on day 1? (00:34:01)

3. What is Themistocles going to do to help Greece win this battle? (00:39:06)

4. 1-What was the battle at sea like?
2-Which navy won day 1, Greece of Persian?
(00:43:25)

5. Two days into the battle...how is it going so far? (00:51:04)

6. What happens on day 3 of the battle? (00:56:47)

7. This is one battle of a looooong war! What do you think is next for Team Greece? (00:57:58)

8. Why did the Greeks decided to have the battle at Thermopylae? (00:06:47)

9. Why do you think it was so important for Athens and Sparta to put their differences to the side and unite during this war? (00:07:20)

10. Give two examples that show the Spartan's valued the military above everything else. (00:19:36)

11. When the Greek spy sees the size of the Persian army ready to attack Athens they panic! They ask their allies (friends) for help but the other countries don't respond. How come? (00:20:44)

12. Why would Leonidas agree to help the Athenians when for years the two were rivals? (00:21:27)

13. Who was attacked by the Persian Empire? And who do you think they will turn to for help? (00:22:10)

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