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The Republic; Roman History, Democracy
Students explain the ways in which current American system of government both resembles and differs from the system of government in Rome form about 510 to 264 B.C.
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Citizenship Then and Now: Comparing Ancient Rome and Contemporary American Society
Class members research citizenship in Ancient Rome and in the United States and use the provided graphic organizers to compare the rights and responsibilities of citizens in these two democracies.
6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Rome Map Worksheet
It wasn't just the great leaders of ancient Rome that shaped their civilization—the geography of the region played a major role as well. After first identifying major land masses, bodies of water, and city states on a map of Europe,...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Roman Holiday in Google Earth
Students plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. In this research skills instructional activity, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Students also set up blogs to share their...
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Roman Republican Government
What were the rights of citizens in ancient Rome, and who could actually call themselves citizens? From the wealthy patricians to the working plebeians, offer your learners a broad overview of the structure and constitutents of the Roman...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
Your class can follow along with this PowerPoint to learn about all the triumphs and defeats that led to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Each slide contains key information related to Roman rule, law, religion, philosophy,...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Roman Empire. Or Republic. Or... Which Was It?
Who and what exactly constituted the Roman republic? Mr. Green begins this history presentation by detailing Julius Caesar's rise to power and his impact on the republic. He reviews government structure and leadership roles, achievements...
12 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who's Who in Roman History
Students, in groups, produce a classroom documentary about important historical figures from the Roman Empire. They create posters to be part of a classroom timeline showing when each of these people lived and their impact on the empire.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Great Conspiracy Against Julius Caesar
What would you do if you thought your country was on the path to tyranny, and one man was gaining too much power? This animated video will engage your young historians with a thought-provoking query as it reviews the personal and...
6 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable