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Friends, Romans, Countrymen… Lend Me Your Ears 7 th Grade Social Studies Lockland Middle School
Social Studies Skills and Methods Describe historical events and issues from the perspective of people living at the time in order to avoid evaluating the past in terms of today's norms and values. From the point-of-view of an assigned Roman identify, describe, and analyze the historical events and issues of Roman times.
Social Studies Skills and Methods Compare multiple viewpoints and frames of reference to important events in world history. Share varying perspectives of ancient Roman culture and events.
History Describe the enduring impact of early civilizations in Rome after 1000 BC including: a. the development of concepts of government and citizenship; Rome was a republic that turned into an empire. Wealthy citizens were allowed to participate in the representative democracy. The Roman Republic was threatened the people turned to a more authoritarian style government, dictatorship.
History Describe the enduring impact of early civilizations in Rome after 1000 BC including: b. scientific and cultural advancements; Architecture Learned how to use the vault and dome Were the first to make widespread use of concrete Invented the stadium Coliseum Engineering Built roads & bridges 50,000 miles connected the empire aqueducts Delivered water from the mountains to the cities
History Describe the enduring impact of early civilizations in Rome after 1000 BC including: c. the spread of religions; Christianity was developed and spread throughout the Roman Empire. Christianity is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ Christians were persecuted for their beliefs Those who died were called martyrs Christianity was spread by missionaries Christianity was accepted by Emperor Constantine in 313 CE
History Describe the enduring impact of early civilizations in Rome after 1000 BC including: d. slavery and systems of labor. As the Roman Empire expanded, prisoners from the wars were made into slaves. Slaves worked on farms and in the city Slaves were treated very harshly Spartacus, a slave in 73 BCE, led a revolt by the slaves Slaves took the jobs of free Romans creating unemployment
People in Societies Analyze the relationships among cultural practices, products and perspectives of early civilizations.
People in Societies Give examples of contacts among different cultures that led to the changes in: belief systems, art, science, technology, language or systems of government.
People in Societies Describe the cultural and scientific legacies of Rome.
Geography Identify the location of significant physical and human characteristics on a map of the relevant region.
Geography On a map, identify places related to the historical events being studied and explain their significance.
Geography Use physical and historical maps to analyze the reasons that human features are located in particular places.
Geography Describe the geographic factors and processes that contribute to and impede the diffusion of people, products and ideas from place to place including: a. physical features; b. culture; c. war; d. trade; e. technological innovations.
Economics Compare the endowment of productive resources in world regions and explain how this endowment contributed to specialization, trade and interdependence in ancient times.
Government Compare direct and representative democracy using examples the Roman republic and the United States today. Both had/have a republic. Both elected/elect representatives. Romans had/have three branches of government. Both used checks and balances to control power of each branch of government.
Government Describe the essential characteristics of the systems of government found in city-states, kingdoms and empires from ancient times through the Middle Ages. Romans formed a republic form of government in 509 BCE. The rich patricians had most of the control. The majority of Roman, plebians, had no say in the government. Romans adopted a dictator form of government in 49 BCE with Julius Caesar. Eventually, the Roman Empire expanded to covering most of Europe, northern Africa, and the Middle East.
Citizenship Rights & Responsibilities Explain how the participation of citizens differs under monarchy, direct democracy and representative democracy. Romans formed a republic form of government in 509 BCE. Romans elected their leaders in representative form of government. Romans adopted a monarchy form of government in 49 BCE. Power was in the single hand of a supreme ruler, the emperor.
Project Create a personal journal narrative of your assigned Roman. Write the journal narrative from the perspective of the assigned Roman. Assign appropriate dates to match events that address each learning goal. Use content from the text and research to address each learning goal. Use imagination to create the journal narrative.