Western Humanities A  - October Calendar

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HW: Alexander the Great reading qs

 

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Discuss: How did Greek art and sculpture set the standard for the ideal Western man?

Greek Theater: Question to consider: To what extent was theatrical performance and production the most enduring Greek Cultural Innovation?

Theater Power Point

Greek Theater Notes

 Antigone excerpt

HW: Alexander the Great Doc and questions

 

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Alexander The Great's legacy and  influence on Western culture.

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar!

 

 

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  • Socratic Seminar
  • SS Rubric and Reflection Questions

HW: Intro Rome:

The Etruscans Reading

Etruscan Power Point

SS Rubric and Reflection Questions (DUE MONDAY)

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In Class: Roman Map Activity

How you will be evaluated

 

HW:

SS Rubric and Reflection (if you have not completed already)

Roman Republic

Bring Socratic Seminar Self Assessment, Etruscan and Republic question to class Monday. Responses must be typed and written in complete sentences.

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Content Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the political, economic, and social structures of Greece and Rome.
  • Trace the rise and fall of the Greek and Roman civilizations;
  • Determine and defend Greece and Rome’s most enduring contributions to western society.
 

Skill Objectives:

Students will be able to:

  • Form an opinion based on relevant information

  • extract and apply relevant information from primary documents.

Focus Questions:

  • Who were the Etruscans and why were they overthrown by the Roman people?
  • Why is Cato the Elder considered the “ideal Roman”?
  • How do Roman values compare to the Greek ideal?
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SA:

  • Who were the Etruscans and why were they overthrown by the Roman people?  Rape of Lucrecia Critical Read

 

Rome:

 

HW: Consider the legend of Lucrecia and why it was so important to the Roman Republic. Can you identify a legend in US history that is comparable?

 

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SA: Modern Day Lucrecia legend Share

Intro the Republic:

From Village to Empire

 

HW: None

 

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Intro the Republic:

Finish From Village to Empire

HW: None

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