Grade 8 – Decline and Fall of Rome

The objective this week is to understand and articulate the reasons for the decline and fall of Rome.

To check you knowledge we have a section assessment due on Thursday and a comprehensive Roman test on Friday.

Finish reading chapter 5 in Human Legacy by Friday.

We will use the text, videos, discussions, maps, homework and quizlet.

Homework Section 5 Assessment, page 178, 1 to 9, DUE THURSDAY

http://quizlet.com/36448458/roman-geography-and-history-flash-cards/

Monday – Wrap up Roman Religion,  page 172.The Decline, pages 175 to 177

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Tuesday – The Fall, pages 177 to 178

Wednesday – PM Schedule.

Section 5 Assessment, page 178, 1 to 9, DUE

Thursday – Review. Chapter 5 Activities pages 180 to 183

Friday – TEST

Some things to study for the test: Greek/Roman Gods, Quizlet, worksheets, quizzes/tests, vocabulary, the textbook, your notes, web links.

Learn the word that each of these describes:

the city where the Roman lived; locate on the western coast of Italy

1.

the country where Rome was; shaped like a boot!

2.

river that flowed through Rome

3.

the sea around which the Roman Empire flourished; the Roman called it Mare Nostrom- “our sea”

4.

a large island at the southern tip of Italy; looks like the “football” that the “boot” of Italy is kicking

5.

a country just to the east of Italy; Roman culture was influenced in many ways by Greek

6.

one of the seven hills of Rome; where Romulus began Rome; later on, emperors built their large royal homes palaces on this hill

7.

the tallest (but smallest in area) of the seven hills; overlooks the Forum; three major temples were on top; Jupiter’s, Juno’s, and Minerva’s.

8.

a large rectangular area at the base of the Capitoline and Palatine hills which served as the business and political center of Rome.

9.

the founder and first king of Rome

10.

legendary date of the founding of Rome

11.

powerful Roman general and political; later becalm dictator; NOT AN EMPEROR

12.

date of Julius Caesar’s assassination by a group of senators who feared that he would become a tyrant

13.

original name was Octavian; Julius Caesar’s grandnephew and heir; became the first emperor of Rome

14.

a volcano in southern Italy that erupted in A.D. 79, burying the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae, among other in a flow of volcanic ash, mud, and lava

15.

Know the Roman Gods, write their Roman name, Greek name and areas of influence.

March 3 to 7, 2014

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