Western Humanities

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The Roman Empire: Romans Pages

Illustrated History

Time line of the Roman Empire

Roman Emperors

Christianity Time line

The Book of Martyrs

For fun: Emperor of Rome Game

Annotated Map

 

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Roman Ideals

Politics

Roman Republic

  • What do the 12 Tables reveal about Roman society in the early Republic?
  • Bill of Rights vs. 12 Tables
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Roman Ideals: Roman Values - Roman Law

Politics:

Roman Republic

  • What do the 12 Tables reveal about Roman society in the early Republic?
  • Bill of Rights vs. 12 Tables

HW: Perpetua and Felicity:

1. Read the secondary source and answer the questions.

2. Critically read the primary source using SOAPS.

We will discuss martyrs as symbols of faith and assess the historical significance/importance of  primary document vs. secondary source.

 

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Ascent of the Ladder of Virtues
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Roman Values vs. Christian Values

  • Early Christianity:  
    • Why were Christians considered enemies of Rome?
  • Perpetua: Ideal Christian? Martyrs as Symbols of faith and integrity. 

Finish Early Christianity document questions

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  1. Roman Values vs. Christian Values

 

 

HW: Study for Quiz

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  1. Quiz
  • Values
  • Politics: Early Republic to Empire
  • Christianity
  1. Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

HW: Art and Architecture power point: Know examples of technological advancements and their application; art technique, inspiration, advancements and examples.

 

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Guiding Question: What was the primary reason for the fall of the Roman Empire: political, social, economic, military failures, religious problems, or outside forces?

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. 

Military, Religion, and Outside forces documents

Graphic Organizer for docs

Document Translations

In class Activity:

  1. Groups will divide documents, critically read, and teach each other the information.

  2. Individuals: Take notes and begin to compile compelling evidence to support your claims. 

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

 

 

 

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Fall of Rome Activity Continued

 

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Rome Review and Writing Tutorial:

  • Thesis
  • Support Analysis

HW: Socratic Seminar

Guiding Question: What was the primary reason for the fall of the Roman Empire: political, social, economic, military failures, religious problems, or outside forces?

Thesis,  supporting evidence with analysis will be collected.

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Happy Thanks Giving!

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Writing Tutorial:

  • Thesis
  • Support
  • Analysis

Socratic Seminar: Use docs, chart, unit material and relevant outsidesources (optional).

Guiding Question: What was the primary reason for the fall of the Roman Empire: political, social, economic, military failures, religious problems, or outside forces?

1-6 reasons, Your primary and secondary reason, supporting evidence for ALL 6

HW: Begin Reviewing for Rome test!

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Review Session

Test Monday