Week 7 Q4 May 11-15

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #May 4 -8, 2020
Unit of InstructionAncient Rome
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.3.15- Explain the reasons for the gradual decline of the Western Roman Empire after the Pax Romana.

SS.6.W.3.17- Explain the spread and influence of the Latin language on Western Civilization.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals:

  • Students will explain how Rome’s conquests helped spread the Latin language.
  •  Students will discuss the widespread use of Latin in law, medicine, government, religion, and education due to roman expansion into neighboring areas.
  •  Students will discuss the Latin language influence in the development of modern-day languages because of its widespread use.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, education, law, medicine, religion, and science.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, internal power struggles, constant Germanic pressure on the frontier, economic policies, overdependence on slavery, and mercenary soldiers.
Classroom Activities

Students will choose one activity from the Choice Board to complete. The Choice Board includes:

Emperors of Pax Romana


Create a timeline including the names of the emperors of Pax Romana, the dates of when they started their rule to the end of their rule, and one important fact about them.

Life and Culture during Pax Romana


A festival is taking place in honor of the gods, and you are in charge of hosting the Emperor! What food and celebrations will you plan to please the emperor? Explain your celebration planning in 2 paragraphs, or 5 PowerPoint slides.

Pax Romana and Expansion


As the Roman Emperor, you must inspire your military to continue expanding, and defending your territory. Where are you located? How will you encourage them to follow you? Base your ideas on the expansion taking place during Pax Romana, and how these emperors continued to expand. Answer in 2 paragraphs, or 5 PowerPoint slides.

Pax Romana and the Fall of Rome


Take the quiz about how Pax Romana ended, and the fall of the Roman Empire took place.

 The Fall of Rome


Create your own 7-10 question quiz about how and why the fall of the Roman Empire took place.


The Fall of Rome and Others


You are the leader of one of the tribes invading Rome, and causing the fall of the Roman Empire. How do you inspire your troops? How will you conquer the Roman Empire? Base your answers off of what took place during the Fall of the Roman Empire. Answer in 2 paragraphs, or 5 PowerPoint slides.

Assignments Due

Roman Choice Board Activity

Additional Resources

Digital Resources:





IEP and ESOL: Choose 1 activity to complete. If you choose Life and Culture during Pax Romana, Pax Romana and Expansion, or the Fall of Rome and Others, then only complete 1 paragraph, or 3 slides to finish the activity.