5.02 assignment is an interview with someone who’s voted! ①Ask the questions ②Write the answers in a paragraph summary (sentences ALL together, not separate.) ③Answer the focus question ①Do you think a direct democracy (every person has a vote) is a fair kind of government? Why or Why not? *You can ask your mom, dad, principal, aunt, older cousin.
5.02Questions to ask In which election did you vote? Who ran for office? What office did they run for? Did the person you voted for win or lose? How did you feel about that? Do you feel that the person who won has kept their promise? Why or Why not? Do you feel your vote matters? Why or Why not?
Focus question for 5.02 Do you think a direct democracy (every person has a vote) is a fair kind of government? Why or Why not?
5.03 Roman Society and Culture Patricians and Equestrians= Roman citizens (some were rich, gov’t workers) Plebeians=Roman citizens (mostly rich, farmers, traders) Freedmen=(freed slaves, not citizens) Slaves=worked on farms/mines (prisoners of war, not citizens)
Roman Women Women took care of the household. Always had a guardian (first father, then husband) Couldn’t work in gov’t Could own property
Rich Roman Children Have private tutors or attend school Girls are under strict rule of father Could be fun but girls got married at 14 and learned how to take care of the home.
Poor Roman Children Poor slave children worked for master Usually don’t go to school (no $) Still under strict rule of father. Don’t get to play, only work Don’t always get enough food
5.03 Text Assignment Starter What would a rich Roman child say about school? What would they say about being able to play outside? What would a poor Roman child say about school? What would they say about having to work all the time?
Here are some ideas! Rich Roman: My dad is a rich plebeian. We have money because he goes to the market and sells items. Poor Roman: My dad is a slave. We have a mean master we have to work for. Rich Roman: I am always under the strict rule of my father. But my mother teaches me how to take care of the home. Poor Roman: I am under the strict rule of my father too! I will always be a slave and work for the master.
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