Mr. Christopher Patten

Lesson #5: Rome

What was the historical context for the rise of classical civilizations in Rome?

Classical Roman Republic (Docs)

Roman Republic (Slides)

Republic Graphic Organizer (Docs)

Lesson #3: Alexander the Great 

What were the effects of Alexander the Great's empire?

Effect of Alexander the Great (Docs)

Alexander the Great (Slides)

Birth of Hellenistic Culture (Video)

Museum Exhibit: Greece & Rome

Lesson #9: Beliefs of Christianity

How did Christianity form? What are the major beliefs of Christianity?

Founding & Beliefs (Slides)

Graphic Organizer (Docs)

Miracles Performed by Jesus

Lesson #10: Impact on Christianity

How did Christianity impact the lives of Christians living in the Roman Empire?

​Impact on Christians (Docs) 

Impact on Christians (Slides)

Lesson #4: Mediterranean Sea

What was the Mediterranean Sea Complex? How did the Mediterranean Sea Complex affect the civilizations connected by it?

Geography of Rome (Docs)

Mediterranean Sea Complex (Docs)

Geography & Mediterranean (Slides)

Lesson #8: Pax Romana

What led to the Roman Golden Age, Pax Romana? How did Pax Romana impact Rome, other regions, and later periods in history?

Golden Age of Rome (Docs)

Rome Golden Age Brochure (Docs)

Pax Romana (Slides)

Lesson #1: Greece

What was the geographic and historical context for the rise of classical civilizations in Greece?

Rise of Greece (Docs)

Geography & City-States (Slides)

Twelve Tables

The ancient legislation that stood at the foundation of Roman law

Lesson #7: Twelve Tables 

What can we as historians learn about Roman society from The Twelve Tables of Rome?

Twelve Tables Close Read (Docs)

Twelve Tables (Slides)

Lessons & Resources

Lesson #2: Golden Age of Athens

What led to the Golden Age of Athens? How did the Golden Age of Athens impact Greece, other regions, and later periods in history?

Golden Age of Athens Exhibits (Docs)

​​Greece Golden Age Brochure (Docs)

Golden Age (Slides)


Is a periods of great wealth, prosperity, stability, and cultural and scientific achievement.

Lesson 11: Fall of Rome

How and why did the Roman Empire lose power?

Fall of Rome Primary Sources (Docs)

Fall of Rome (Slides)

Graphic Organizer (Docs)

explore Geography

Museum Exhibit: India & China

"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others."


Pericles, a Leader of Athens

Unit 9.3: Classical Civilizations - Greece & Rome

Hellenistic Culture

A combination of Greek, Persian, and Indian culture that was created through contact between people ruled by Alexander the Great and spread by those that traveled in his empire.