Cradle of Democracy

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After learning about the development of democracy in ancient Athens and Rome with an informational text, your young historians will complete a Venn diagram comparing the two cities' versions of democracy.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask learners to draw simple illustrations on the back of their worksheets representing a republic and a direct democracy to support language development
Classroom Considerations

  • Worksheet is a broad overview of the beginnings of democracy, and is best used as part of civics curriculum rather than a world history course
Pros

  • Explains the difference between a direct and representative democracy, as well as reviews the concept of a republic
Cons

  • None