Ancient Rome Government Spider Map Storyboard

Ancient Rome Government Spider Map Storyboard
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Ancient Rome for Kids

Ancient Rome

Lesson Plans by Liane Hicks

Ancient Rome was a kingdom, then a republic, and finally an empire that lasted from 753 BCE to about 476 CE, over a thousand years! Although their ideas and innovations in art, architecture, engineering, and politics were two thousand years ago, their legacy is seen all around and still influences us today.

GRAPES for Social Studies

G.R.A.P.E.S. and Social Studies

By Liane Hicks

Ancient Civilizations are typically taught focusing on the key areas of: Geography, Religion, Achievements, Politics, Economy and Social Structure using the acronym G.R.A.P.E.S. By utilizing this acronym, students can compartmentalize their findings and compare and contrast different civilizations.

Ancient Rome

Storyboard Description

Create a spider map storyboard depicting the government of ancient Rome!

Storyboard Text

  • All free adult male citizens could participate in assemblies. The votes of the wealthy usually counted for more than the poor. Assemblies elected magistrates and passed laws. This was a form of direct democracy.
  • Magistrates were elected and often moved from lower to higher offices. There were Quaestors, Aediles, Tribunes of the Plebs, and Praetors. The top two Consuls led the state, the military, and were the highest judges.
  • The senate were the wealthiest and most well-known older Roman men, often former magistrates. Senators were chosen by an official called the Censor. They helped pass laws, control foreign policy and government money.
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