Enquiry Grid 3

What were the lives of boys and girls like in ancient Greece?

  GIRLS
[Choose either Spartan OR Athenian]
BOYS
[Choose either Spartan OR Athenian]
Did they go to school?    
What subjects were they taught at school?    
What sort of clothes did they wear?    
What toys did they have to play with?    
At about what age were they expected to marry?    
Once married, what sort of work would they have done?    
Now, for both a girl and boy from your two chosen groups above, write a diary entry for a typical day in their childhood, showing what sort of things they would have done. Use the Daily Life and Sparta chapters of the website to help you.