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6th Grade Social Studies Essential Standards: Ancient Rome


Instructional Unit

Ancient Rome





Instructional Days


Objectives and Clarifying Objectives

Essential Questions

Learning Targets

Key Vocabulary




History

6.H.1 Use historical thinking to understand the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions over time.

6.H.1.1 Construct charts, graphs, and historical narratives to explain particular events or issues over time.

6.H.1.2 Summarize the literal meaning of historical documents in order to establish context

6.H.1.3 Use primary and secondary sources to interpret various historical perspectives.




What led to the expansion of the Roman Empire, internal problems and its decline?

What makes a civilization great?



6.H.1.1

Create their own charts, graphs, and historical narratives to explain events or issues.

6.H.1.2

Establish a theme or point of historical document by determining the word for word, or literal meaning of the context.



6.H.1.3

Use different sources of information from multiple perspectives to understand a particular event or issue.




Villa

Gladiator

Jesus

Messiah


Disciple

Epistle


Martyr

Constantine

Mercenary

Inflation

Emperor

Forum


Frigidarium

Gladiator

hypocaust



6.H.2 Understand the political, economic and/or social significance of historical events, issues, individuals and cultural groups.

6.H.2.1 Explain how invasions, conquests, and migrations affected various civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., Mongol invasion, The Crusades, the Peopling of the Americas and Alexander the Great).

6.H.2.2 Compare historical and contemporary events and issues to understand continuity and change

6.H.2.3 Explain how innovation and/or technology transformed civilizations, societies and regions over time (e.g., agricultural technology, weaponry, transportation and communication).

6.H.2.4 Explain the role that key historical figures and cultural groups had in transforming society (e.g., Mansa Musa, Confucius, Charlemagne and Qin Shi Huangdi).


How did economic/political factors impact societies and governments in Ancient Rome?

6.H.2.1

Understand that invasions, conquests, and migrations may have political, economic, social and technological consequences.

6.H.2.2

Evaluate important historical events and issues.



6.H.2.3

--Innovation and/or technology can cause social and cultural change, political change, and economic change.

--Innovation and/or technology can be temporary or long lasting.
6.H.2.4

--Historical figures and cultural groups can have cultural, political, economic and military influence.

--What motivates the decision making of key historical figures and groups.

--The lasting impact of the contributions of various historical figures and groups.




Aqueduct

Auditorium

Barbarian

Britannia

Caesar

Cauldarium



Circus

Civilzed


Centurion

Century


Cloaca

Cohort


Consul

colosseum



Geography and Environmental Literacy

6.G.1 Understand geographic factors that influenced the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions over time (i.e. Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas).

6.G.1.1 Explain how the physical features and human characteristics of a place influenced the development of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., location near rivers and natural barriers, trading practices and spread of culture).

6.G.1.2 Explain the factors that influenced the movement of people, goods, and ideas and the effects of that movement on societies and regions over time (e.g., scarcity of resources, conquests, desire for wealth, disease and trade).

6.G.1.3 Compare distinguishing characteristics of various world regions (e.g., physical features, culture, political organization and ethnic make-up).

6.G.1.4 Explain how and why civilizations, societies and regions have used, modified and adapted to their environments (e.g., invention of tools, domestication of plants and animals, farming techniques and creation of dwellings).

6.G.2 Apply the tools of a geographer to understand the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions.

6.G.2.1 Use maps, charts, graphs, geographic data and available technology tools to draw conclusions about the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions.

6.G.2.2 Construct maps, charts and graphs to explain data about geographic phenomena (e.g., migration patterns and population, resource distribution patterns).









How have geographic factors influenced past decisions and events in Ancient Rome?

How can the five themes of geography be used to interpret and evaluate the impact of human settlement and the interaction of humans with their environment in Ancient Rome?

How do maps illustrate Ancient Roman History?

How do geography and climate shape cultures?

What is culture and how did it develop?


6.G.1.1

-- Understand physical features and human characteristics may influence the emergence, expansion and decline of civilizations, societies and regions.

--Understand the human characteristics of a place contribute to the order and stability of a society or civilization.

--Know the physical features of a place may include climate, landforms, soils, and vegetation.

--Know human characteristics of a place may include language, religion, political systems, economic systems, population distribution and quality of life.

6.G.1.2


--Understand the movement of people, goods and ideas can affect a society or regions culturally, politically and economically.

--Understand the factors that motivate the movement of people, goods and ideas.

6.G.1.3

--Understand the world regions have distinguishing characteristics.



--Understand regions develop differently because of their distinctive characteristics.

--Understand regions are the basic unit of study in geography.

-- a region is defined by unifying characteristics: physical, human, and economic.

--Understand regions can be formal or informal.

6.G.1.4

--Understand people depend on the physical environment for survival.



--Understand civilizations and societies adapt to the environment in order to meet needs.

--Understand people modify the environment in order to meet needs.

--Understand people modify the environment in order to meet human needs.

--Know modifications of the environment can include irrigation systems, terracing, and the building of dams.

--Humans may adapt their behavior as their environment changes.

6.G.2.1


Understand maps, charts, graphs, geographic data, and available technology tools can be used to organize information around the five themes of geography.

Interpret maps, charts, graphs and geographic data.

6.G.2.2

Draw conclusions from maps, charts, graphs, geographic data.

Draw conclusions from maps, charts, graphs, geographic data and available technology tools.

Know parts of maps, charts and graphs.

Create their own maps, charts and/or graphs to explain pre-existing data.


Insula

Imperator

Latin

Legion


Magistrate

Monotheism

Orchestra

Patricians

Pax Romana

Plebians


Province

Polytheism

Senate

Stadium


Tepidarium

Thermae


Toga

tribunes



Civics and Governance

6.C&G.1 Understand the development of government in various civilizations, societies and regions.

6.C&G.1.1 Explain the origins and structures of various governmental systems (e.g., democracy, absolute monarchy and constitutional monarchy

6.C&G.1.2 Summarize the ideas that shaped political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., divine right, equality, liberty, citizen participation and integration of religious principles).

6.C&G.1.3 Compare the requirements for (e.g., age, gender and status) and responsibilities of (e.g., paying taxes and military service) citizenship under various governments.

6.C&G.1.4 Compare the role (e.g., maintain order and enforce societal values and beliefs) and evolution of laws and legal systems (e.g., need for and changing nature of codified system of laws and punishment) in various civilizations, societies and regions.


What role does government play in Ancient Rome?

6.C&G.1.2

--Understand political thought is often influenced by cultural and economic factors.

--Know the origins of political thought in various civilizations, societies and regions.

6.C&G.1.3

--Understand citizens have certain roles and responsibilities in a society.

--Understand government has certain obligations to citizens.

--Governmental structure shapes the role of the citizens.

--Know the expectations for citizens vary depending on the form and structure of one’s government.

--Know the meaning of citizenship varies depending on the form and structure of one’s government.

6.C&G.1.4

--Understand the role of law and legal systems within a society evolves in response to political, economic and social factors.

--Know structures of legal systems in various civilizations, societies and regions.

--Know functions of legal systems in various civilizations, societies and regions.


Republic

Patricians

Plebians

Consuls


Veto

Dictator


Romulus + Remus

Etruscans

Julius Caesar

Octavian
Rome

Italy

Carthage


Tiber River

Province


Caligula

Hadrian


Greece

Collosseum

Martial

Seneca


CULTURE

6.C.1 Explain how the behaviors and practices of individuals and groups influenced societies, civilizations and regions.

6.C.1.1 Analyze how cultural expressions reflected the values of civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., oral traditions, art, dance, music, literature and architecture)

6.C.1.2 Explain how religion transformed various societies, civilizations and regions (e.g., beliefs, practices and spread of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism)

6.C.1.3 Summarize systems of social structure within various civilizations and societies over time (e.g., Roman class structure, Indian caste system and feudal, matrilineal and patrilineal societies




What is culture and how did it develop?
In what ways have societies been shaped by ancient philosophies, architecture, and literature?

How can man benefit from developing a greater appreciation of Ancient Rome?

What are the basic shared ideas of all religions? What are the major differences between world religions?


6.C.1.1

--Understand culture is often expressed through art, dance, music, literature and architecture of a society or civilization.

--Understand cultural expressions can reveal the values of a civilization, society or region.

6.C.1.2


--Understand religion is a belief system that humans use to explain their ideas about human nature and the universe.

--Understand religion is a belief system that humans use to explain their ideas about human nature and the universe.

--Understand the spread of religious beliefs can influence or alter societies, civilizations and regions.

--Know the basic tenets of major world religions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism.

6.C.1.3

--Understand systems of social structure have positive and negative impacts on society.



--Understand stratified systems of social structure can affect the way a society’s people interact economically and socially.

--Know the difference between class and caste systems.

--Know how hierarchy affects social systems.



Gods and Goddess of Ancient Rome

Lares and Penates

Janus

Vesta


Jupiter

Juno


Bacchus

Ceres
Diana

Fortunna

Mars


Mercury

Minerva


Neptune

Saturn


Venus

Vulcan


Economics and Financial Literacy

6.E.1 Understand how the physical environment and human interaction affected the economic activities of various civilizations, societies and regions.

6.E.1.1 Explain how conflict, compromise, and negotiation over the availability of resources (natural, human and capital) impacted the economic development of various civilizations, societies and regions (e.g., competition for scarce resources, unequal distribution of wealth and the emergence of powerful trading networks)

6.E.1.2 Explain how quality of life is impacted by economic choices of civilizations, societies and regions.









How have economic factors impacted societies and governments in Anicent Rome?

How has competition fueled growth within and between regions of the world?



6.E.1.1

--Competition over natural resources such as oil, water, wood and minerals often causes conflict.

--Conflict over the availability of natural, human and capital resources impacts economic development.

--Compromise and negotiation over the availability of natural, human and capital resources impacts economic development.

--Understand that a a civilization, society or region has various types of resources (natural, human and capital).

--Understand that natural resources can be renewal and nonrenewable.

--Understand capital resources are tools, machines and/or factories used to produce goods.

--Understand trading networks can influence economic development both negatively and positively.

--Understand leaders make economic choices that impact citizens’ quality of life.

6.E.1.2


--Know quality of life can be measured by social and economic indicators.

--How the development of trading networks impacted citizens’ opportunities to engage in commercial activities and access to new products.

--Understand government structure depends on a number of factors including, but no limited to: location, leadership, economy and historical influence.

--Understand the forms of government in a particular region may evolve over time in response to social and economic changes.

--Understand functions of government may be altered in response to social and economic changes.

--Know the basic organizational structures of various governmental systems.











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