Ancient Rome

Lesson 18

Essential Task

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Objective

Explain the significance of the heading “The empire lives on."

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13 by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce (April 2006)  pp. 103 – 104

  • Book: Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome  pp. 42 – 45

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Explain the significance of the heading “The empire lives on.”

Mastery Response

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Key Questions

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  • Ancient Rome and Pompeii: What gifts did the Romans leave behind?
  • Why were Roman structures able to last for so long?
  • Are all Roman structures in the same condition as they were when they were first built? Defend why or why not.
  • How does the information from Eye Wonder build on to the information from Ancient Rome and Pompeii?

Vocabulary

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.3.3 — Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Spiral Standards

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L.3.4

L.3.6

RF.3.3

RF.3.4

RI.3.1

RI.3.10

RI.3.4

RI.3.5

RI.3.7

SL.3.1

W.3.10