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You have a job to do; you need to teach a unit on Ancient Rome. But first, you need to read the teaching tips, scroll to the bottom of the page, and then use the great downloadable teaching tools! There are two fun collaborative projects, a writing assignment, an extensive presentation, guided notes, vocabulary, and unit test, all ready to use. Teaching the class about Ancient Rome will be fun for you and for them!
Ancient Rome continues to fascinate. Visit the ruins, test your knowledge of Roman mythology, play memory games and complete jigsaw puzzles. Loaded with images and information, this app is engaging and interactive.
Young scholars create an online newspaper about Ancient Rome. In this history lesson, students use their knowledge of Ancient Rome to write articles for a newspaper. Articles may feature Roman politics, culture, leisure activities, etc. Young scholars use WebBlender to publish the newspaper.
Third graders use the Big 6 to research their chosen topic about Ancient Rome. They use the information they have gathered from print and electronic resources to create a diorama depicting their topic. Students produce a "scroll" to accompany their diorama, explaining their creation and key facts that they discovered through their research.
Ninth graders investigate how Rome evolved from a republic to an empire. In this ancient Rome lesson, 9th graders listen to a SMART Board lecture about the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. Students then play 4 games that require them to identify vocabulary, categorize the republic structure, map locations, and compare the republic to the empire.
In this climate of ancient Rome worksheet, students read about climate and how to make a climate graph, then use a table of information to complete a climate graph of ancient Rome, answer 5 related questions, and follow instructions to complete a physical features map of Rome.
Students research slavery in ancient Rome and compare and contrast it to slavery in the United States. For this slavery lesson, students investigate the differences of slavery in different parts of the country, write a paper to report their findings, and create drawings that also depict the results of the research.
Students investigate information about the leaders of Rome. In this ancient Rome activity, students research Roman warfare and military leaders in order to write and present their own one-act plays based on Scipio, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Augustus as well as others.
Do you ever wonder what was life like in Ancient Rome? Wonder no longer, this slide show is here to answer your questions about ancient Roman clothing, food, religion, social structure, government, and education. Each slide provides an image and key facts pertaining to Roman life. Did you know Romans lived in apartments?
Ninth graders compare ancient and modern technology in water transporting. In this instructional activity on the evolution of the aqueduct, 9th graders build a working aqueduct model and examine its components. They explain the importance and use of the aqueduct in ancient Rome.