Period 2 – World History (S.D.A.I.E.) Lesson Plan (8-15-2016)

Period 2 - World History


Greece and Rome.


The Democratic Tradition

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

10.1 – Students  will be able to relate the moral and ethical principals in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.

*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators

Today’s Objective:

Students will be able to understand the difference between Greece and Rome.

Students will be ready for a vocabulary quiz.

*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide

Classroom Rules:

Mr Tylers Classroom Room (V2)


Warm Up

Directions: When you come in today you will see small pieces of paper on the desk next to the door. Please take one, write your name on it, and then answer the question below.

Question – “What is the biggest difference you saw between Greek and Roman culture?”

Task #1 – Quick review.

On Friday we started looking at the differences between Greece and Rome through notes and video.

Video 1 – Forgotten Empires: Ancient Greece

Video 2 – Ancient Rome


Task #2 – Venn Diagram 

With the information from Friday we are going to be making a Venn diagram first thing today.


venn Diagram Example


Task #3 – Vocabulary

In partners grab a Chromebook. We are going to look at the vocabulary we need to know in this unit. The vocabulary is listed below. We are going to make a reference vocabulary sheet right now that also works as a flashcard for helping study the definitions.


Vocabulary list:


Greek Terms

Downloadable Textbook Section 5.3 -> 5.3-Democracy and Greece’s Golden Age

Website Version -> Section 5.3: Democracy and Greece’s Golden Age

-Direct  Democracy

– Classical Art

– Comedy


– Tragedy

– Peloponessian war



– Aristotle


Roman Terms

Downloadable Textbook Section 6.1  -> 6.1-The Roman Republic

Website Version -> Section 6.1: The Roman Republic



– Consul

– Dictator

– Punic Wars

– Patrician

– Tribune

– Senate

– Legion

– Hannibal


Chart we are going to use.

Left column = Term

Middle Column = Academic Definition

Right Column = Translated

Chart Example:

Three column chart

Ticket Out the Door:


1.What would you say is the most important fact about Greece a person should remember?

2. What would you say is the most important fact about Rome a persons should remember?


Review the material from today and be ready for a brief quiz tomorrow morning right after the bell.

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