Honors Western Humanities A December 2008

Ancient Roman society provided the ideological and political foundation for modern Western society

EQ: Who is Western Man?

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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Understand that the Roman Republic failed because of class conflict, political corruption, social unrest, economic disparity.

Know and be able to: identify specific examples of  political, social, and economic causes of the fall of the republic; determine  why Julius Caesar was embraced by  Roman citizens as "Dictator for Life", and support with evidence how Caesar's  assassination  was the final demise of the Roman Republic.

HW:

Octavian Rules as Emperor Augustus

Rome Expands reading qs 1-4

See Rome Expand

 

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The Roman Empire

Mapping an Empire

 

HW:  What does the changing role of women reveal about Roman Society in the Empire?

'Our ancestors, in their wisdom, considered that all women, because of their innate weakness, should be under the control of guardians.' Cicero on Roman Status of Women (The Roman Republic) Scroll Down to Women

vs. INTRIGUE AND THE EMPEROR'S WOMEN (The Empire)

For fun: Emperor of Rome Game

 

 

 

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Sources:

The Roman Empire: Romans Pages

Illustrated History

Time line of the Roman Empire

Roman Emperors

Christianity Time line

The Book of Martyrs

 

 

 

 

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Mapping an Empire

Map Analysis Questions

 

 

 

Essay II: Has Greece Conquered her Rude Conquers? Due 12-19 @ 7:20 am

 

Outline Due Tuesday

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HW: Christianity: a Cultural Revolution?

Rise of Christianity Secondary Source (Text) Reading Complete section assessment questions in your notes.

Early Christianity primary docs and qs

Perpetua (please print and bring to class)

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Schema: Perpetua
  • Early Christianity: Determine why Christianity could be considered a cultural revolution ... were Romans trapped in a  "Cave"?
  • Roman Values vs Christian Values
  • Martyrs: Symbols of faith and integrity. Read and discuss Perpetua

    HW: Read Tacitus on Germanic tribes  Question: How did threatening Germanic tribes contribute to the fall of Rome?

    Work on your essay!

 

 

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Why does Rome Fall?

HW: Essay Hints and Reminders

Roman Architecture Power Point and Questions

More Art and Architecture

 

 

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Why does Rome Fall?

Using this chart, and the primary documents  determine the greatest contributions to the fall of Rome. Take notes and begin to compile compelling evidence to support your claims. 

Graphic Organizer for docs

Rank reasons for the fall  in order from 1-6; identify the excerpts that best support your claim.

Roman Legacies Power Point with Questions

Note: Make sure you reviewed the  "reminder" link f you are having trouble with the essay. The essay is due Tomorrow  but will be counted  a rough draft  - I will score/comment and you will then resubmit to turn it in (resubmission will be considered the first draft).

19 Essay Due

Turn it in should be working now so you can submit your essays . Thanks for emailing them!

Go out sledding,  build a snow man, have a snowball fight...Enjoy! 

Happy Hanukah!

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HW: Seminar and Essay

Essay Due to Turn it in by January 5th!

Socratic Seminar:

Are we the next Rome? Use the unit documents and the current articles to support your position.

Enjoy the Break!

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Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

Honors Western Humanities B December 2008

Ancient Roman society provided the ideological and political foundation for modern Western society

EQ: Who is Western Man?

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  1

Understand that the Roman Republic failed because of class conflict, political corruption, social unrest, economic disparity.

Know and be able to: identify specific examples of  political, social, and economic causes of the fall of the republic; determine  why Julius Caesar was embraced by  Roman citizens as "Dictator for Life", and support with evidence how Caesar's  assassination  was the final demise of the Roman Republic.

 

HW:

Octavian Rules as Emperor Augustus

Rome Expands reading qs 1-4

See Rome Expand

 

2 3

 The Roman Empire

Mapping an Empire

 

HW:  What does the changing role of women reveal about Roman Society?

'Our ancestors, in their wisdom, considered that all women, because of their innate weakness, should be under the control of guardians.' Cicero on Roman Status of Women (The Roman Republic)

vs. INTRIGUE AND THE EMPEROR'S WOMEN (The Empire)

For fun: Emperor of Rome Game

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5

 

Mapping an Empire

 

HW:

Christianity: a Cultural Revolution?

Rise of Christianity Secondary Source (Text) Reading Complete section assessment questions in your notes.

Early Christianity primary docs and qs

 

 

Essay II: Has Greece Conquered her Rude Conquers? Due 12-19 @ 7:20 am

 

 

 

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Complete Map

Map Analysis Questions

Work on your essay!

 

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HW: Essay!Outline Due Monday

Perpetua (please print and bring to class)

 

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Why does Rome Fall?

Using this chart, and the primary documents  determine the greatest contributions to the fall of Rome. Take notes and begin to compile compelling evidence to support your claims. 

Graphic Organizer for docs

Rank reasons for the fall  in order from 1-6; identify the excerpts that best support your claim.

HW: Essay!

Roman Legacies Power Point with Questions

Essay Hints and Reminders

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Make sure you reviewed the  "reminder" link f you are having trouble with the essay. The essay is due Tomorrow  but will be counted  a rough draft  - I will score/comment and you will then resubmit to turn it in (resubmission will be considered the first draft).

19 Essay Due

Why does Rome Fall?

Groups will argue their claims using evidence from the documents for support.

 

Prepare for Socratic Seminar

See Updated Rubric

Turn it in should be working now so you can submit your essays . Thanks for emailing them!

Go out sledding,  build a snow man, have a snowball fight...Enjoy! 

 

Happy Hanukah!

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HW: Seminar and Essay

Essay Due to Turn it in by January 5th!

Socratic Seminar:

Are we the next Rome? Use the unit documents and the current articles to support your position.

Enjoy the Break!

 

 

Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HWCIV December Calendar 06-07

 

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Chapter 4: Roman Republic        Map Activity 1 Roman Values: Cato the Elder

Rome Qs 1-10

Chapter 4: Roman Republic 4  Primary Readings w/ Qs 5 6 Complete Rome qs 1-10 7 Assign Chapter qs (groups of 3) 8 Complete Chapter Qs 
Chapter 4:

Imperial Rome

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I will be back Monday - Be Good!

 

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Notes on the Roman Republic

Roman Values

What do these ideals reveal about Roman society? What did the Romans value and how does it compare to what the Greeks value?

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Roman Slavery, Gladiators, & the Spartacus Revolt

Reading Questions

 

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Spartacus

 

15   Happy Hanukkah!

Imperial Rome Qs Due Monday


 

 

 

 
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Review the Republic

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Roman Government Activity

Sample Chart

 

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Rome/US comparison

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 Quiz Today: Roman Government

Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year!

  Christmas Break -- Enjoy!