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Ancient Romans

Ancient Romans

Ancient Romans by Scoilnet

Go back in time to the Roman empire. See what it was like to live in the city of Rome. What did the gladiators do? And who were Romulus and Remus?


Information
Roman Numerals
Activities & Quizzes

Just how big was the Roman Empire? What did the Romans do for entertainment? Did Gladiators always die?

The Romans

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/ Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Ionsamhlú

Comprehensive material on different aspects of ancient Rome.
How did the ancient Romans live? What kind of roads did they have? How was the Roman army organised and was the city of Rome big? Includes quizes and activities on each section. A glossary is also provided.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Suggestions for use: How did the ancient Romans live? What kind of roads did they have? Have a look at ancient Rome.

JC
Stair

Strand: Sibhialtacht ársa

Suggestions for use: each section has printable materials that can be assigned as homework

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator

http://www.salariya.com/web_books/gladiator/index.html Added: 12 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Old site but good images and drawings from a book depicting life as a gladiator. Explains how people came to be used as gladiators, the different types of gladiators and the kind of fights that were performed. Uses lots of cartoon-type images.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar ghnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin

Suggestions for use: Though an old site the images are engaging and the information is good. Can be used as a backdrop to a class.

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin

Suggestions for use: Though an old site the images are engaging and the information is good. Can be used as a backdrop to a class.

JC
Stair

Strand: Sibhialtacht ársa

Key Skills: Eolas agus Smaointeoireacht a Bhainistiú Litearthacht

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Plan of a Roman House

http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/house.html Added: 12 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Old site showing a sample plan of a Roman house. Covers all areas from the 'atrium' to the 'vestibulum'. Click on an area and it brings user to detailed notes and some pictures from Roman ruins or paintings of these areas.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Léann Clasaiceach

Strand: Cathair Rómhánach – Pompeii

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin
Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Roman Numerals Chart

http://literacy.kent.edu/Minigrants/Cinci/romanchart.htm Added: 12 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Learn to count using Roman numerals. Roman numerals were the numeric system used in roman times and their use was common up to the Middle Ages. Effectively goes from 1 to 1,800.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin

Suggestions for use: Set the children specific numbers and get them to give the numeral equivilant.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Ten Facts About Ancient Rome

http://ngkids.co.uk/did-you-know/10-facts-about-the-ancient-Romans Added: 12 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

National Geographic resources with ten nuggets of information, like why the Romans buuilt aqueducts and what kind of tunics they wore.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar ghnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin

Suggestions for use: Get the children to write their own 10 Facts

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Roman Numerals Chart

http://literacy.kent.edu/Minigrants/Cinci/romanchart.htm Added: 12 Sep 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Treoir/nótaí

Learn to count using Roman numerals. Roman numerals were the numeric system used in roman times and their use was common up to the Middle Ages. Effectively goes from 1 to 1,800.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Content objective:
Ba chóir go ligfeadh acmhainn seo do pháiste:

  • éirí eolach ar roinnt gnéithe de shaol na bpobal sin

Suggestions for use: Set the children specific numbers and get them to give the numeral equivilant.

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

Death in Rome

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/launch_gms_deathrome.shtml Added: 02 Dec 2010 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Uirlis

BBC site containing a game looking at life in ancient Rome. The reader is asked to become a detective to unravel a mysterious death in Ancient Rome.

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JC Stair
JC Léann Clasaiceach
3-4 OSIE: Stair

How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Stair

Strand: Sibhialtacht ársa

Suggestions for use: An exciting and instructive animation which allows individual students to adopt the role of detective in first century Rome.

JC
Léann Clasaiceach

Suggestions for use: Could be used a revision activity or as homework.

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Suggestions for use: Interactive Game where you must use your detective skills to unravel the events behind a mysterious death!

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

The Romans: Penalty Kick Style Quiz

http://www.schoolhistory.co.uk/games/penaltyshootout/romans_ks2.htm Added: 27 Oct 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Measúnú

Interactive fun Penalty Kick quiz where you must choose a Goalkeeper and see if you can score a penalty by answering a multiple choice question! Test your knowledge and accuracy skills!

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
OSIE: Stair

Strand: Pobail agus sochaithe ársa

Strand unit: Na Rómhánaigh

Suggestions for use: Interactive fun Penalty Kick quiz where you must choose a Goalkeeper and see if you can score a penalty by answering a multiple choice question!

Asset type: Acmhainn ar Líne
Language: Béarla
Rights: Gach ceart ar cosaint
Riachtanais Speisialta:

World Book Web

Roman mosaic

Ancient Rome

The ancient city of Rome was the centre of one of the largest and most powerful empires the world has ever seen . . .


Roman Numerals

Roman numerals are letters that stand for numbers, there are only 7 letters used. to represent all numbers 


Timeline of Ancient Rome

A timeline including all major events in Ancient Rome from 753 BC to 476 AD.

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