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Topic: Roman cultural achievements 

World History

 Standard 9.  Understand how major religious and large-scale empires arose in the Mediterranean Basin, China, and India from 500 BCE to 300 CE
  Level III (Grade 7-8)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the significant individuals and achievements of Roman society (e.g., the major legal, artistic, architectural, technological, and literary achievements of the Roman Republic; the influence of Hellenistic cultural traditions; the accomplishments of different, famous Roman citizens [Cincinnatus, the Gracchi, Cicero, Constantine, Nero, Marcus Aurelius])
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the significant individuals of Roman society
     2.Understands the achievements of Roman society
     3.Knows the major legal achievements of the Roman Republic
     4.Knows the major artistic achievements of the Roman Republic
     5.Knows the major architectural achievements of the Roman Republic
     6.Knows the major technological achievements of the Roman Republic
     7.Knows the major literary achievements of the Roman Republic
     8.Understands the influence of Hellenistic cultural traditions on Roman culture
     9.Knows the accomplishments of different, famous Roman citizens (Cincinnatus, the Gracchi, Cicero, Constantine, Nero, Marcus Aurelius)