Students explore the influence of the Roman Empire. They analyze how Roman contributions affect the modern world today. They rotate in small groups throughout 10 stations in the room that represent one contribution of the Roman Empire.
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The Making of a Superhero
Thor, Loki, Iron Man, and Captain America. As part of their study of Greek and Roman gods and heroes, middle schoolers compare the characters in The Avengers to Greek counterparts. Individuals then create their own superhero, describe...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Roman Holiday in Google Earth
Students plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. In this research skills lesson, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Students also set up blogs to share their progress through...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
The Legacy of Ancient Greece and Rome
Where did the inspiration for the US government system come from? From the ancient Greeks and Romans, of course. Scholars define nine terms relating to Greek and Roman government, complete a graphic organizer, and list the greatest...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Roman Record
Using Google Earth, Google Docs, and other Google Tools, collaborative groups of seventh graders research and then create and share online newspapers reporting on the early development, geographical features, political issues, and family...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable