Directed Inquiry Activity (DIA)

These DIA Questions are based on a chapter from a secondary textbook for World History.

  1. Looking at a map of ancient Greece, how do you think geography influenced the economy and society?

  2. What historical events laid the groundwork for the rise of the Greek City-States?

  3. What form of government guided the city-state and society of Athens?

  4. How did the society in the city-state of Sparta differ from that in Athens?

Thomas, K. J. (1986). The Directed Inquiry Activity: An Instructional Procedure for content reading. In E.K. Dishner, T.W. Bean, J. E. Readance, & D. W. Moore (Eds) Reading in the content Areas. Hillsdale, NJ:Erlbaum.