Discuss virtue as observed in the present day. What well-known people are known to be virtuous? How so? Discuss virtuous acts from personal life and common people that have virtue.
Monolgues and acts
In small groups, find a scene to re-enact. A solo act of a monologue reading is OK.
In small groups, compare and contrast the responsibilities of a Roman Emperor to the President of the United States.
History repeats itself
Compare a current event that is comparable to an historical event that is at least 50-years-old. How do they parallel one another?
Interpret and represent Claudius' triumph in Rome in an artistic form. It can be a model, painting, video, etc.
Have the students write an essay describing their own self-concept.
If I was emperor...
As a class discussion, have the students finish the sentence, "If I was emperor...
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