Grade 8 – Greco-Roman World

Week of February 9 to 13, 2015

The Roots of Rome

Physical Map of Italy, Italy Mountains, Italy Map, Landforms of Italy

Know the seas, mountains and rivers that were important to ancient Italy.

Monday – Geography of Italy, People, Places, and Change pages 261, 268-271

Etruscan Origins of Roman and Italy:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWudBCYO8ZE

Tuesday – Enigma of the Etruscans, Part 1:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNG8YtR665U

HOME WORK: Watch, take notes and write a summary of  Enigma of the Etruscans, Part 2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5zmNWxGCE8  Due Thursday, February 12, 2015.

Wednesday – The Rise of Rome, Glencoe World History, pages 148-154

Phoenicians:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLHNh4caX4Y

What if Carthage won the Punic Wars?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XDv6-3XbWU

HOMEWORK: Chapter 5, Section 1 Assessment page 154, 1 to 7, Due Friday, February 13, 2015.

Thursday – Due: Notes and summary of  Enigma of the Etruscans, Part 2

Ancient History Timeline:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpD01pXsTAE

Maps: Color map and chalk drawing

Friday – Glencoe World History, pages 155-162, Section 2 Assessment, page 162 1-7, due Wednesday, Febraury 18, 2015.

 

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