HWCIV January 2009

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Marcus Aurelius

 

A Day Calendar

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Rome:

The fall of the Republic

Roman Society

See Rome Expand

5

Seminar: Are we the next Rome?

Review Rubrics for Wednesday

HW:

Review the class list of why Rome fell and find at last one modern (US) example for each Roman example.

Research class in America: can the poor really achieve the "American dream" through hard work and thrift?

War and Culture: Is our objective solely to spread democracy? Is this rational - from the perspective of opposing governments as well as our own?

6 7

Seminar Continued

Rome Review

(will do this Friday if there is a snow day)

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Seminar Continued

Rome Review

Turn it in is fixed - please submit if you have not done so already

 

 

 

 

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   Rome Review

Rome Review

  • Outside Forces: What's so barbaric about Barbarians?
  • Rome Power and Glory

 

HW:

Barbarian Invasion interactive map

Byzantium and the rise of Islam

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In class Essay: The Fall of Rome

 Horace Exemplar  This is a Beyond Mastery (6) essay. Please read and be prepared to discuss what makes this essay exemplary. Use as a model for your own essay as you begin the rewrite process.

Intro and Thesis: Simple vs Complex

Transitions

 

 

 

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20 Review

 

21 Review

 

22   Midterm 23  Midterm
  26 27

 

28 29

 

HW: Early Middle Ages Map

 

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  When and How did the Ancient world transition to Medieval "Christendom" ?        

B DAY Calendar 2009

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Rome:

The fall of the Republic

Roman Society

See Rome Expand

5 6

Seminar: Are we the next Rome?

HW:

Review the class list of why Rome fell and find at last one modern (US) example for each Roman example.

Research class in America: can the poor really achieve the "American dream" through hard work and thrift?

War and Culture: Is our objective solely to spread democracy? Is this rational - from the perspective of opposing governments as well as our own?

7 8

Rome Review

Turn it in is fixed - please submit if you have not done so already

 

 

 

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12

Rome Review

  • Outside Forces: What's so barbaric about Barbarians?
  • Rome Power and Glory

 

HW:

Barbarian Invasion interactive map

Byzantium and the rise of Islam

13 14

In class Essay: The Fall of Rome

 

HW: Begin Reviewing for Exam

15 16

Byzantium and the rise of Islam

Horace Exemplar  This is a Beyond Mastery (6) essay. Please read and be prepared to discuss what makes this essay exemplary. Use as a model for your own essay as you begin the rewrite process.

Intro and Thesis: Simple vs Complex

Transitions

 

  19 20 Review Days 21 Review Days 22   Midterm 23  Midterm
  26    Midterm 27    Midterm

 

28 29

 

Early Middle Ages Map

HW: Richer of Rheims:
Journey to Chartres, 10th Century: Qs 1-4

 

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    When and How did the Ancient world transition to Medieval "Christendom" ?      

 

HWCIV January 2007

The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Marcus Aurelius

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Rome:

The fall of the Republic

Roman Society

 

 

2 MP2 Self Assessment and goal setting

HW: Text chp. 4 pgs 139-149

ID/Hist. Significance: : Pompey, Caesar, Crassus, Plutarch, Octavian, Mark Antony, Cleopatra , 1st/2nd Triumvirate

3 Discuss the fall of the Republic

Roman Society Docs

4 Drop Day 5

Discuss Roman Society

Period 2 Quiz retake

HW: This will help prepare you for the midterm!

  1. Early Rome and Roman Law Assignment
  2. Octavian Rules as Emperor Augustus
Chapter 5: The Roman Empire 8 A Day in the Life of a Roman Citizen

Text page 169-174

9 A Day in the Life of a Roman Citizen

Due Thursday end of class

10 Drop Day 11A Day in the Life of a Roman Citizen Discussion

Begin Preparing for the Midterm!

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 Presentations

Mid Term Review 15 No School 16  Finish Presentations

Mid Term Review

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18  Mid Term

10:00 (period 2)

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The Roman Empire: The Military 22 23 Midterm

7:30 (period 6)

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The Citizen Army to The Rise of the General

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From Conquest to Occupation

HW: Rome Expands reading qs 1-4

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The Roman Empire: The Rise of Christianity 29

Period 2 Drop

Discuss:

HW: Augustus Obituary

30

Period 6 Drop

Discuss:

  • Augustus Caesar
  •  Pax Romana
  •  Christianity

HW: Augustus Obituary

 

31

Active Reading Tutorial:

  • Active vs Passive
  • SQ3R

The Rise of Christianity Text 174-178: Apply SQ3R

HW: Early Christianity doc and qs

1

Christianity as a Cultural Revolution:

  • Discuss Early Christianity docs
  • Determine why Christianity could be considered a cultural revolution ... were Romans trapped in a  "Cave"?

 

 

HW:  Read Perpetua (please print and bring to class)

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Period 2 Drop

Continue: Christianity as a Cultural Revolution

  • Roman Values vs Christian Values
  • Martyrs: Symbols of faith and integrity
  •  

HW: The conversion of Constantine