Ancient Rome (ebook Gr: 4 to A)

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Ancient Rome
Publisher: Rainbow Horizons Publishing
67 pages
Grades 4 to Adult
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In this unit, students will learn about the powerful civilization of Ancient Rome. They will learn about the many Roman influences on our modem world. "Part I -Core Teaching Lessons" includes five lessons about Ancient Rome that are designed in a very structured format. "Part II -Optional Lessons" adds a degree of flexibility to the unit and possible enrichment activities. "Part III -Major Project" allows the students to demonstrate further knowledge of Ancient Rome by completing a group project. A rubric and contract are included to give the students a sense of responsibility and ownership over their work. The teacher acts only as a facilitator during this project. "Part IV Extension Activity" can be modified to meet your needs. This unit is filled with a variety of teaching strategies and a range of activities that use all modalities while integrating subject matter. Students and teachers alike will enjoy learning about Ancient Rome using this format.

PART I -CORE TEACHING LESSONS

In this section, students will learn about different aspects of Ancient Roman life. Teacher instruction followed by student assignments helps the students to initially explore Ancient Rome in a structured setting. The lesson titles and subsequent activities are as follows

  1. Introduction to Ancient Rome - Interesting Facts Game
  2. Time and Place of Ancient Rome - Map Activity
  3. Life in Ancient Rome - Learning Centers
  4. Famous People from Ancient Roman Era - Worksheet

PART II -OPTIONAL LESSONS

  1. Creative Writing Assignment
  2. Ancient Roman Vocabulary
  3. Mosaics
  4. Ancient Roman Crossword Puzzle
  5. Roman Numerals Worksheet
  6. Ancient Roman Videos Related
  7. Reading
  8. Ancient Roman Influence
  9. Websites about Ancient Rome
  10. Ancient Roman Day

PART III -MAJOR PROJECT: ANCIENT ROMAN TELEVISION PROGRAM

This section of the unit is a group assignment. Student groups create programs about different aspects of Ancient Roman life. They draw pictures, write scripts, and make televison sets. A rubric and group contract are provided.

PART IV -EXTENSION ACTIVITY: ANCIENT ROMAN DAY

This section provides information for having an Ancient Roman Day at your school or for your class Students will be able to experience different aspects of the Ancient Roman civilization by doing various activities throughout the day.

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