Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Day 14: The Beginnings of the Empire (9/1/2011)

Key Points:
1. The type of government in the Roman Empire changed.
2. The Roman Empire lasted for hundreds of years.
3. Creation myths are popular in many cultures.
4. Romulus and Remus are characters in the Roman creation myth.

Objective: The junior historians of 2017 will be able to define creation myth and describe, in writing, the creation myth of the Roman Empire. The historians will also make connections between the creation myth of the Romans to other cultures.

Task 1: Submit your homework here. If you already submitted it online, you do not have to submit it again.

Task 2 Quick Question: How do you think empires, cities, or countries start? Think critically and creatively when answering this question.

Task 3: Track the video. As we watch the video we will be pausing and making sure we are getting the information we need. You may go back to the video on your own time after class.

Task 4: Open your notes on the Roman Empire so we can add notes for the founding of the Roman Empire.

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