Monday, September 8, 2014

3-Week Exam Re-Take Questions

#1 - JUSTICE
Tell me five different ways in which the word justice could be used. You may use fictional examples, but you must include at least three examples from real life.

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#1 - JUSTICE
Using at least three examples from the Twelve Tables as a resource, explain, in your opinion, whether you think Roman law was JUST or UNJUST.

#2 - ACADEMIC VOCABULARY
Show me that you know the difference between conversational vocabulary, academic vocabulary and domain-specific vocabulary. Give three examples of each kind of word. Be prepared to explain why you chose each.

#3 - ROMAN NUMERALS
Get 80% or higher on the online quiz. Practice here: http://www.manythings.org/fq/m/2982.html

#4 - FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Tell me three different causes for the fall of the Roman Empire. Then tell me which one you think is most similar to a problem we have in the US today.

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#4 - FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
DO THIS PART IN YOUR STUDY AT HOME: Examine the five paintings in the Course of Empire series. Print the paintings and pick out a total of five different details within the paintings (circle where they are on the paintings), then . . .
DO THIS IN CLASS: Use the evidence you gathered at home to answer this question: What message is Thomas Cole trying to send to Americans in his paintings?

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