Mon. 10.23
Tues. 10.24
Wed. 10.25
Thur. 10.26
Fri. 10.27
SWBAT: Evaluate the “greatness” of Alexander using primary and secondary sources
SWBAT: Explain the rise of Christianity in Rome
SWBAT: Compare and contrast the fall of Rome with the fall of Han
SWBAT: Analyze and evaluate the greatness of civilizations using evidence.
SWBAT: Analyze and evaluate the greatness of civilizations using evidence.
Do Now:
Read “10 Innovations of Rome” and respond to
“How has Ancient Rome made contributions to modern times?”

1. Do Now
2. Section Summary
3. Ancient Rome DBQ Docs 1- 5
4. Guiding Question
5. Peer Evaluations for Guiding Question Responses

HMWK: Watch video, :Rick Steves, “Rome: Ancient Glory”
HMWK: Section Summary 5.4 The Rise of Christianity
Do Now: Using the Chromebooks, students are to investigate why Christianity emerged and spread so quickly in the Roman Empire.

Agenda:
1. Discuss do now
2. Why were Christians persecuted?
>Students will be given a few passages from the Christian Bible and determine the theme of the passage as well as analyze why the message of that passage would be at odds with the Roman Empire.
3. SHEG Documents: Why were Christians persecuted (and to what degree)? Students read and analyze the SHEG docs.

HMWK: SHEG Docs, How would you re-write the textbook excerpt?
Do Now: Read the Fall of Rome in Packet and annotate

1. In groups, identify 3 reasons for the fall of Rome
2. __Crash Course: Fall of Rome__
3. Using the Freeman-pedia docs, compare and contrast the fall of Rome, Han, and Gupta empires. Use the venn diagram provided

Exit: How was the fall of Rome and the fall of Han similar?

Hmwk (2nd Period): 4 Paragraph Rough Draft on Downfall of Rome and 3 Reasons
PREP DAY

Great Civilization Debate: Students will work with a team to present why their assigned civilization is the “greatest”. Students will be presenting the Aztecs, Mesopotamians, Egypt, Han, Greece, or Rome. Students presentations must include Claim, Evidence and Reasoning. Students must respond thoughtfully to their peers using their responses to build upon their own argument.

HWK: Complete Preparations for Debate.
DEBATE DAY

Great Civilization Debate: Students will work with a team to present why their assigned civilization is the “greatest”. Students will be presenting the Inca, Mayans, Aztecs, Han or Rome/Greece. Students presentations must include Claim, Evidence and Reasoning. Students must respond thoughtfully to their peers using their responses to build upon their own argument.
**See teacher in L04 after school for Form A