Chronology: 3 points
What were the main events of the Roman empire?’
Make: 3 points
How great were Roman houses?
Collect a helpsheet http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/handsonhistory/romans.shtml
Or do online here: http://gwydir.demon.co.uk/jo/mosaic/mkmosaic.htm
Add 3+ labels to describe Roman houses!
Research: 3 points
‘Holiday to the Roman empire’
Collect as many snapshots of ancient Rome as you can.
Lay them out as a ‘mood board’ or a ‘photo album’
Label each one.
Explain why you chose them?
Describe / Explain / Research 5 pts
What was the most amazing Roman building?
Write 2+ paragraphs
Use the hamburger paragraph ‘statement, example, explain
Choose which building was most amazing
Describe: 4 points
‘A day in the life of a Roman’
Describe 10 + facts (names, dates, numbers)
Use Roman language (Latin words!)
Take us to 3 + different Roman places
Make us feel like we’re really there – use 1st person voice, speech etc
Describe / Explain: 4 points
Film review: ‘How good is the film’
Watch part of a film set in the Roman empire: Gladiator, Ben Hur etc
Describe 10+ things you see / hear / read
Explain: x3 – does the film tell us about Roman life?
Explain: is the film worth going to?
Describe: 4 points
Welcome to Roman sports channel!
Write / record the sports commentary for a chariot race, or a gladiator combat.
Include real Roman names
10+ Roman facts
5+ things must happen
sounds like a sports report
feels ‘of the time’ – (help sheet available)
Summarise: 5 points
What did the Romans do for us?
Google ‘BBC Romans technology’, or go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/technology/
Summarise in 100 words
4+ important Roman technology inventions.
Research / Describe / Explain: 8 pts
‘Tour guide to the Roman Empire’
Make a tour leaflet / powerpoint / video (your teacher can give a model one)
It must take us to 6+ Roman places- describe them
Explain why an ancient Briton would want to see them
Describe / Explain / Conclude: 8 pts
Were the Romans good for Britain?
Draft your own practice essay / debate
Use Statement, example, explain
To write 2+ paragraphs
Explain / analyse: 8 points
How would the world be different without the Romans?
Think about: Latin language, buildings, law, weapons, technology, history etc.
Use counter-factual sentences: ‘if we hadn’t had ...Latin then...
Research / Link / Analyse: 8 points
Was the Roman empire the greatest ever?
What was the greatest empire: Size? People? In length of time it ruled? Battles? Fame?
present back to the class.