Thursday, September 14, 2017

Oral Essay - 9/14/2017

HW: Rome's Greatest Legacy - Oral Essay due MONDAY at 3:00pm.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What was Rome’s greatest legacy? What is the Roman Empire’s most valuable and most lasting contribution in our lives today?
  1. Welcome, attendance, write down HW
  2. Continue "Bringing Latin Words to Life!" presentations
  3. Instructions for "Rome's Greatest Legacy" Oral Essay
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ROME'S GREATEST LEGACY - ORAL ESSAY FORMAT

Part 1: "Rome's greatest legacy is ________________. There are three reasons why this is true..."
Part 2: "Our first piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
Part 3: "Our second piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
Part 4: "Our third piece of evidence is _____________." Explain that evidence.
Part 5: "Now some people may claim that ______________ is Rome's greatest legacy. While it is true that... <explain first piece of evidence for counter-claim> and it may also be true that ... <explain second piece of evidence for counter-claim>.
Part 6: However, there is still no doubt that Rome's greatest legacy is ______________. For your last section, offer your listener some brain candy.

HISTORY TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Causes of Death - Roman Emperors
2. 5-4-3-2-1 notes for 1:3
3. The Western Empire Collapses
4. Rome’s Legacy in Words: Latin Roots in the English Language
5. Bringing Latin Words to Life! (turn in using GOOGLE CLASSROOM)
6. The Legacy of Rome - PRESENTATION HERE and NOTES SHEET HERE
7. Rome's Greatest Legacy Oral Essay (turned in using GOOGLE CLASSROOM)

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