Roman Republic Daily Life worksheet: Patricians Vs. Plebeians
• Examine the various social classes in the Roman Republic and classify the information into a graphic organizer
• Compare and contrast a Modern American teenager to an Ancient Roman teenager
Bell Ringer: Draw an American Teenager and give them five items they may or need or want in their daily lives, make sure to label each item and list why it is important.
Directions: Read your assigned sub-chapter, and choose what you believe to be the four most important ideas in the reading and write them in the appropriate box below.
Rich Teenager (Patrician) Poor Teenager (Plebian)
Law and Order
Food and Drink
Name _____________________________________ Date_____________
Conflict of Orders Humanities 7
STORY TIME…. Be CREATIVE
YOU as 7th GRADERS MAKE UP much of the population at Guajome Park Academy- and you all work very hard for your grades
The rest of the school does nothing and earns A’s , while the highest grade you can earn is a D+. But… that’s not your only problem as a 7th graders….
Unlike the rest of the school, you are not allowed to:
Hold public office, or have a voice in decisions
Know the rules of the school/community- but you would get punished for not adhering to them
Date anyone outside of the 7th grade class
Go to events that the 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th , 11th, or 12th grade attends
Get out of the 7th grade… your stuck!!!!!
How would that make you feel?
What are you going to do (if anything) to change this and get more rights?
Write a letter of your grievances (showing your emotions) to anyone of your choice. Be sure to include a solution to this problem. If you don’t get what you want, what will you do? (you CANNOT Quit)
Write a general posting/ mission statement to be places in the center lobby of GPA. Be sure to show your grievances and a solution.
Lesson: Roman Daily Life Jigsaw
1. Break into 8 groups. ( 8 different aspects of Roman Daily Life).
2. Reading in Group. Choose 4 main ideas of the reading. Point out difference and similarities between rich and poor Romans
3. Create Posters/ plan short skits?
• Cut poster into a simple shape related to topic
• 4 main points in poster (rich and poor)
• 4 images relate to the main points
• Colored, neat, and use large letters for presentation
• Each person in the group will present one main point
• If time permits, students can perform a short skit/ charade skit before presenting poster
• Exit Slip: Student will verbally tell teacher 1 fact of information before leaving the classroom.