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The Romans Learning Path

By Robert Leonard

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20 resources in this Learning Path

1

The Romans - Worksheets

http://www.historyonthenet.com/Lessons/worksheets/romans.htm Added: 11 Sep 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A super site for teachers with links to free worksheets about the Ancient Romans.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Teacher can print these worksheets for the class to use. They open in Word Format.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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2

Family Life in Ancient Rome

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/family_and_children Added: 04 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video / Other

Learn of family life in Ancient Rome - schooling, what they ate, how they wrote and toys from Ancient Rome. View a video which shows the areas of a Roman villa. Take an interactive quiz on Ancient Rome. Includes PDF with nice extension activities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Ideal for project on Ancient Rome. Create a model of a Roman Villa. Make up a menu for a
Roman birthday party. Create a scroll.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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3

Explore The Colosseum

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/launch_ani_colosseum.shtml Added: 10 Aug 2016 Contributor: Emma Taylor Resource type: Simulation

Interactive animation of The Colosseum which allows children explore the workings of a Roman Empire icon.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Children can explore a plan of the Colosseum to investigate six key areas. Each shows an aspect of the sophisticated technology and planning that lie behind this incredible structure.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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4

Know the Romans

http://www.knowtheromans.co.uk/ Added: 24 Jul 2012 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Easily navigated website, with content that is well displayed. Contains videos, quizzes games, images and written content.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Use for project work on the Romans. Record the place of these peoples on a class timeline and compare to other Ancient Societies the class may have investigateed during the year.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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5

The Roman Army: Penalty Kick Style Quiz

http://www.educationforum.co.uk/KS3_2/armyshootout.htm Added: 27 Oct 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

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

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Test your knowledge and accuracy skills!

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

6

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

http://rome.mrdonn.org/dailylife.html Added: 17 Aug 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Guide/notes

If you had lived in ancient times, would you have chosen to become a Roman citizen? You might have! (Contains some advertising.)

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3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: If you had lived in ancient times, would you have chosen to become a Roman citizen? You might have!

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: If you had lived in ancient times, would you have chosen to become a Roman citizen? You might have!

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

7

Objects in Roman Times - Then and Now

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/walk/print/tprint1.shtml Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Print it out and fill in the blanks. A visual activity to explore Roman Times and how people lived on a day-to-day basis.

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3-4
SESE History

Strand: Story

Suggestions for use: A visual activity to explore Roman Times and how people lived on a day-to-day basis.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: A visual activity to explore Roman Times and how people lived on a day-to-day basis.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

8

Romulus and Remus

http://www.historyonthenet.com/Romans/legend_of_rome.htm Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Roman children were told the following legend about how the city of Rome was built. Also contains a link to a word search, quiz and missing word game.

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1-2
3-4
SESE History

Strand: Story

Suggestions for use: Roman children were told the following legend about how the city of Rome was built. Also contains a link to a word search, quiz and missing word game.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Roman children were told the following legend about how the city of Rome was built. Also contains a link to a word search, quiz and missing word game.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

9

Roman Britain

https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/zqtf34j Added: 09 Oct 2018 Contributor: Marie Goulding Resource type: Project

This website from BBC bitesize explores the life of Ancient Romans in Britain. Find out what life was like in the Roman army as well the answer to questions like 'Did the Romans ever invade Scotland?'

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

10

Ancient Rome for Kids

https://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_rome.php Added: 08 Oct 2018 Contributor: aisling mchugh Resource type: Guide/notes

This is a page from Ducksters Educational Site on the topic of Ancient Rome. the page contains facts, maps and links. It even contains an audio recording of the content of the page.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

11

Ancient Rome

http://rome.mrdonn.org/breakfast.html Added: 11 Jul 2017 Contributor: Aisling Brennan Resource type: Project

This website explores the topic Ancient Civilizations. Ancient Rome is looked at in great detail. It is easy to use, child friendly and full of useful information on life in Ancient Rome.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

12

Ancient Rome

http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-rome.html Added: 11 Jul 2017 Contributor: Aisling Brennan Resource type: Other

This website contains useful information on Ancient Rome.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

13

Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome

http://romereborn.frischerconsultin....com/gallery-current.php#videos_2_1 Added: 04 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video / Simulation

Take a virtual tour of Ancient Rome in 320 AD. Get an aerial view of the city center, streets, aqueducts, along the river Tiber in Ancient Rome. Images visible include the Tiber River, Circus Maximus, Palatine, and Colosseum. View images of famous landmarks and read of their importance.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Lovely site to enhance the teaching of Ancient Rome. Virtual tour could be viewed by class on a Whiteboard. Pupils could draw images of famous landmarks. Creative Writing - Tourist brochure for Ancient Rome.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

14

Ancient Rome - BBC Bitesize

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwmpfg8 Added: 19 Aug 2016 Contributor: Liam OShea Resource type: Audio / Video / Presentation / Project

48 class clips on the Roman Empire. Find out about What life was like in Ancient Rome, how the Romans conquered Britain, what life was like in the Roman Army, whether the Romans conquered Scotland and what life was like in Roman Britain.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Set up rotation stations around the room for students to alternate between in collecting information about the Ancient Romans. Pupils will return to groups and share what they learnt to one another before presenting to the class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

15

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/pompeii.htm Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

An eyewitness account of the destruction of Pompeii. Two letters from the eighteen year old Pliny to Tacitus describing the first two days of the disaster provides a direct and graphic insight in to the lives of the people as they faced their death. Some advertising on site.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: An ancient voice reaches out from the past to tell us of this disaster, when in 79AD Mount Vesuvius literally blew its top, spewing tons of molten ash, pumice and sulfuric gas miles into the atmosphe

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: An ancient voice reaches out from the past to tell us of this disaster, when in 79AD Mount Vesuvius literally blew its top, spewing tons of molten ash, pumice and sulfuric gas miles into the atmosphe

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

16

Ancient Rome - Information About Life at the Time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z2sm6sg Added: 10 Aug 2016 Contributor: Emma Taylor Resource type:

A comprehensive, age appropriate overview of Roman life from its early days. Information includes what was Rome like, how it all began, who were the rulers (from Kings, to senators, to emperors), entertainment, common held beliefs and faith and the eventual fall of the empire.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples

Suggestions for use: An initial expository resource for children.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

17

The Expansion of the Roman Empire

https://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsc..._romheight/AC_13_427_romheight.html Added: 10 Aug 2016 Contributor: Emma Taylor Resource type: Simulation

A map that outlines the timeline of the expansion of the Roman Empire. Children progress through the years seeing how the Romans expanded their empire in Europe.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Children create a timeline of the expansion of the Roman Empire using the names of modern day countries.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

18

Roman Gods and Goddesses - Information

http://rome.mrdonn.org/romangods/ Added: 10 Aug 2016 Contributor: Emma Taylor Resource type: Reference

Children explore various Roman gods and goddesses by reading about each in this website.

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3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Child can explore the various Roman Gods and Goddesses and can then create an exposition piece on a God/Goddess of their choice for presentation to the class. Children could use Toontastic or Explain Everything.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

19

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: Guide/notes

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
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples

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

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

20

Ancient Rome: Photos

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2history.html Added: 10 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game / Guide/notes

View a selection of photos of Ancient Roman Ruins from Rome, Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Romans

Suggestions for use: Selection of Photos of Ancient Roman Ruins from Rome, Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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