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Greeks and Romans

The following unit will focus on two grand empires of world history - Greece and Rome. The beginning of the unit will study the origins of ancient Greece, Greek culture, and will include the influence of Alexander the Great. The unit finishes with a detailed look into the development of the Roman Empire, the emergence Christianity and its spread, as well as an examination of the decline and fall of the empire.  Below is our unit essential question and calendar detailing each day throughout the unit.

Unit Essential Question
 How did Greece and Rome contribute to the development of the western civilization?

October 16

I can describe Greek monarchy, oligarchy, and democracy using representative city-states like Athens and Sparta.

V 1-3

SA1-2

October 17

I can list the causes and effects of the Peloponnesian Wars.

V 4-8

SA 3

 

 

October

I can identify key philosophical ideas and  developments of the Greek culture.

V 9-16

SA 4

October 23

I can compare and contrast the way Rome’s government under the republic and the empire affected the daily life of the people.

V 17-23

SA 5

October 24

I can explain how Rome succeeded in expanding in Italy and developing its Mediterranean empire.

V 24-30

SA 5

 

October 25

I can explain how Christianity began and how the early Christian Church developed.

V 31-33

SA 7

 

October 26

I can analyze and evaluate the economic, social, political, and military problems that led to the fall of Rome.

V 34-36

SA 6

October 27

I can analyze and evaluate the economic, social, political, and military problems that led to the fall of Rome.

V 34-36

SA 7

October 30

Unit Review

October 31

Unit Exam

November 1

Unit Exam

 

 

 

Quizlet

Unit Prezi**Will have to scroll through prezi or slide to the Mediteranean to view the "Greeks and Romans" information. 

PDF Ancient Greece Printable   --  If you would like to print the notes, this is one quick/good option.
document Study Guide Greeks and Romans   --  Not a homework assignment, but a good idea of what to study for the test. One point of extra credit will be given for using this tool.
document Jeopardy Review   --  Great tool to study from!