Roman Civilization Guided Reading Lesson 1: The Roman Way of Life



Download 20.26 Kb.
Date19.01.2021
Size20.26 Kb.
#100418

Name:

 




 Class:

 




 Date:

 





Roman Civilization Guided Reading Lesson 1: The Roman Way of Life







ROMAN CIVILIZATION

 

Lesson 1 The Roman Way of Life

 

Guided Reading

 

Essential Question



What makes a culture unique?

 

Daily Life

 





1. Identifying Write two facts about wealthy Romans.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





2. Listing Write two facts about poor Romans.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





3. Identifying Write two facts about Roman fathers.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





4. Listing Write two facts about Roman women.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





5. Identifying Write two facts about Roman enslaved persons.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





6. Describing Write three sentences that describe Roman religious beliefs.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





7. Assessing Identify one characteristic that made Roman culture unique.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________





Science and Art

 

Analyzing Consider a historian documenting the various contributions Romans made in engineering, architecture, and literature. Describe some of those contributions on the lines below.

 





8. Engineering

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________

 




9. Architecture

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________

 




10. Literature

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________

 




11. Comparing Describe four ways that Greek culture influenced Roman culture.

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________

 

___________________________________________________________________



 

___________________________________________________________________



Answer Key



1. Answers will vary. Responses may include: sent sons to school; lived in large homes; had marble walls, running water, and baths; had villas



2. Answers will vary. Responses may include: performed unskilled labor, lived in wooden apartment buildings, had very little education, the women worked



3. Answers will vary. Responses may include: had complete control of family, responsible for children’s education, could sell his children to slavery



4. Answers will vary. Responses may include: not full citizens, had few rights; wealthy women could pursue art, literature, and fashion; poor women worked as priestesses, hairdressers, and doctors



5. Answers will vary. Responses may include: mostly prisoners of war; worked in homes and on farms, helped build structures; worked long hours, poorly treated



6. Answers will vary, but could include the following: Romans believed that gods and spirits controlled all parts of life. Greek gods and goddesses were popular but given Roman names. They worshiped by praying and offering food. All homes had altars for the household gods.



7. Answers should demonstrate an understanding of Roman culture and identify what students believe are unique aspects of it.



8. Possible answers: constructed roads to all parts of the empire; built aqueducts



9. Possible answers: developed concrete; perfected the use of domes and arches



10. Possible answers: writers wrote about the meaning of life; honored their gods but used humor to describe their mishaps; poked fun at people's flaws



11. Possible answers: Galen’s study of anatomy, gods and goddesses, architecture style, writing styles, and works of art




Powered by Cognero

Page 





Download 20.26 Kb.

Share with your friends:




The database is protected by copyright ©essaydocs.org 2022
send message

    Main page