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Greek & Roman Government

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This podcast is part of the series: Ancient Greece & Rome




Bluff Park Elementary,  Hoover City


Many of our words in government as well as the style stem from ancient Greece & Rome.  Roman government modeled its style after the Greek democracy.  This podcast is an overview of Greek, Roman, and United State government.  Similarities are drawn between the progress made in ancient governments (who can vote) as well as that of the United States. History repeats itself with only wealthy males ruling in government in ancient times as well as beginning government in our own country.

Length: 01:07

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[ELA2015] (8) 41: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression. [L.8.6]

National/Other Standards:

Standard 3-Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

Standard 7-Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts 

Standard 8-Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes 

Standards 8-Students use a variety of technological and informational sources to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge. 


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