Cold Case Rome

This Cold Case Rome activity & project also includes:

Pupils are transformed into detectives in the case to solve the motive behind the assassination of Julius Caesar. This resource includes eight engaging "exhibits" of unique primary and secondary sources for students to analyze during their investigation, which they must use as evidence to when they determine who should be indicted.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • This investigative activity style can be used for many other topics in which students are working on analyzing sources and stating claims. Consider having students design their own investigations that their class members can take part in, which will encourage them to develop an expertise in their chosen topic and allow you more variety of activities to choose from
Classroom Considerations

  • The PowerPoint presentation displays grayed out slides in the left column; however, the slides can still be edited and displayed using the slide show option in the lower-left corner of the application
Pros

  • All exhibit/learning station materials included
  • Engaging, hands-on learning experience
  • Employs a variety of media as part of activity
Cons

  • None