Week 3 Q4 April 13-17

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #April 6-10 2020
Unit of InstructionAncient Rome
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.3.10- Describe the government of the Roman Republic and its contribution to the development of democratic principles (separation of powers, rule of law, representative government, civic duty).

SS.6.W.3.16- Compare life in the Roman Republic for patricians, plebeians, women, children, and slaves.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Students will discuss how the government of the Roman Republic influenced the development of democracy in the modern United States.
  • Students will describe the conditions that led to the transition from a republic to an imperial form of government.
  •  Students will compare and contrast Roman life and culture under the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.
  • Focus on examples may include, but are not limited to, centralized and efficient government, religious toleration, expansion of citizenship, the legion, the extension of road networks
Classroom Activities

Students will describe the geography of Rome, identify influences of Roman life and culture, and compare the relationship of the Patricians and the Plebians. 

Students will answer a list of questions or riddles on the beginning of the Roman Republic, and the geography of this region. These activities are available on Edmodo. 

Assignments Due

Roman Questions or Riddles Assignment

Additional Resources

If there are any questions or concerns, please contact me at taylorh@ivyhawnschool.org


Digital Resources







IEP and ESOL Accommodations: Complete the readings of only the National Geographic Article, the Etruscans Article, and the Khan Academy Social and Political Structures Video. Using these resources, answer 7 questions or riddles.