The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

The Peloponnesian War: Athens Versus Sparta

Informational (nonfiction), 2,202 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1140L

The Peloponnesian War: Athens vs. Sparta introduces students to this important historical event, as well as details its timeline, causes, and effects. Fought from 431 to 404 bce, this devastating civil war pitted ancient Greece's two leading city-states against each other. This riveting story from ancient Greek history will pique students' interest while also giving them the opportunity to retell as well as identify cause-and-effect relationships in a nonfiction text.