Introduction to Ancient Greece Essential Questions: How does the geography influence the development of ancient civilizations? How do ancient cultures influence our world today? Day 5: Ancient Greece and its Contributions to the World Connection: Yesterday you learned about some of the Greek gods and goddesses and the connection of the early Greeks to our modern day Olympics. Today we will learn about the contributions the Greeks made to our lives today. We will also complete our Ancient Greece minibooks. Teaching Point: The ancient Greek culture has many influences on our lives today. Active Engagement: [Hand out the Ancient Greece minibooks. Read the section on the contributions and have the students answer the questions that follow on pp. 13] How have these contributions made our lives easier? Link: You are going to review what you have learned by completing page 13. Please turn it in for correcting when finished.