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Pompeii: Past, Present and Future

Pompeii: Past, Present and Future

Analysis of ezine article by James Lloyd, published at the BBC Science Focus online magazine entitled Pompeii: Past, Present and Future. The article examines how technology is revealing the past, present, and future of Pompeii and deals with conservation and preservation of the site. Part of a unit of work - Core Study - Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course.
WayneWoods
Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

Ancient History Escape Room: Social Studies Bundle

This bundle includes all of the escape rooms listed below. Important: All these products sell for $30; as a bundle they are 35% off, for $19! Each escape room has the following contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

Unit of work for the Core Study to the Higher School Certificate course of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. This bundle includes: How did the people of Pompeii access water? Source-based activity What do Pompeii’s mosaics tell us about life in Pompeii? Source-based activity Empathetic activity Magazine article: What’s new in Pompeii Ezine article: Pompeii: Past, Present and Future Worksheet for video: Herculaneum. The other Pompeii Video: Herculaneum. The other Pompeii
WayneWoods
Ancient Rome: Escape Room - Social Studies

Ancient Rome: Escape Room - Social Studies

This breakout escape room is a fun way for students to test their knowledge with ancient Rome. Contents: ♦ Teacher Instructions with Usage Guide and FAQ ♦ 20 Multiple Choice Questions ♦ 5 Decoders for each of the 5 Levels ♦ Student Recording Sheet and Teacher Answer Key ♦ Link to an optional, but recommended, digital breakout room
ScienceSpot
Magazine article:  What's new in Pompeii

Magazine article: What's new in Pompeii

Analysis of article in Current World Archaeology by Joanne Berry and Sarah Court entitled, What’s new in Pompeii. The article focus on various forms of damage to remains and conservation works at both sites. Perfect article on current conservation work. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Higher School Certificate course, Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius Pompeii and Herculaneum.
WayneWoods
Magazine article: Rome's forgotten battle

Magazine article: Rome's forgotten battle

Analysis of article from World Archaeology Magazine, October/November 2017 entitled Rome’s forgotten battle. The article was written by Jesús Torres-Martínes and Manuel Fernández-Götz and examines the archaeological evidence for a battle between the Celtiberian peoples of northern Spain and the Roman army under the leadership of Augustus. The resource is part of a unit of work on Celtic Society or a unit of work on the Augustan Age. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum. Preliminary Course Section 1: Investigating Ancient History Case Study: A8 The Celts. Higher School Certificate Course: Historical Periods - Option I: The Augustan Age 44 BC–AD 14
WayneWoods
LKS2 Romans balanced argument writing

LKS2 Romans balanced argument writing

LKS2 balanced argument plans and resources using Mount Snowdon and the Roman army to introduce, plan and write a balanced argument. Included plan, flipchart, scaffolding and WAGOLL.
ZacFawcett
The Anglo Saxon invasion of Britain

The Anglo Saxon invasion of Britain

Events cards with hand-drawn images to support learning about the key events during the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain in approx. 400AD. This was used as a sorting activity for a lower KS2 class however could be used across the Primary curriculum. Pictures owned by R Coulson 2018
RCHope94
Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

This powerpoint presentation includes 20 fun, not very well-known facts on the Ancient Romans, on topics ranging from daily life to mythological tales. Perfect for starting off a lesson on Rome as a fun introduction to get the students’ interested. Each slide includes notes with further explanation, so that you as a teacher can introduce the fun fact with a bit more of a background story or answer students’ questions that may come up. These facts are carefully selected to trigger students’ curiosity, and will save you as a teacher lots of time in selecting and preparing! I start every Latin or history lesson with a fun fact like this, and my students love it.
CreativeClassics
History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

History Club - All in 1 - 20 sessions.

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
Roman Army - Design a Shield - Battle Tactics Activity - History Club 19

Roman Army - Design a Shield - Battle Tactics Activity - History Club 19

Perfect for History Club sessions – or active and creative lessons - at primary or secondary level. Includes information and video about the topics and a fun practical activity (which can often take more than one session to complete). All sessions include a weekly advertising poster for display boards, websites and screens around the school. Also included is a loyalty card for students to claim rewards after attending enough lessons. Designed by Wolsey Academy and tried and tested with secondary students in the UK. Topics are as follows: Ancient Egypt – Drama Production Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Arts and Craft. Guy Fawkes, 1605 – Gunpowder Hunt. Charles Lindbergh, 1927 – Design & Fly a Plane. Pirates – Make a Movie. Thanksgiving – Fancy Dress and Card Design Benjamin Franklin – Make and fly a Kite. Tudor Christmas – Card Making. Battle of Atlantic – Code Breaking Game Medieval Coat of Arms – Research and Heraldry Making. Brunel – Bridge Building Darwin –Voyage of the Beagle, Art Competition. D-Day – Landing Craft Construction and Testing World Cup History – Kit Designs Battle of Quebec – Crane Construction Angkor Wat – Sunrise Drawings Historical Fashion – Clothing Designs Henry Ford – Assembly Line Competition Roman Army – Shield Design and Battle Tactics Role Play Local History: Ipswich Town Football Club – Badge Design. See them all at www.wolseyacademy.com
WolseyAcademy
The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Strange History of Perfume - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of perfume from Ancient Egyptian burials to the first alcohol based fragrance. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
Roman Invasion of Britain - Thinking Skills Diamond Ranking (KS2)

Roman Invasion of Britain - Thinking Skills Diamond Ranking (KS2)

A thinking skills activity to encourage students to consider why the Romans were such successful invaders. All discussion points are true, students need to order them in a diamond ranking, there are no wrong answers so all students can safely enjoy discussing their ideas, without fear of failure. As a further challenge I asked students to design one more battle tactic to add to the Roman arsenal. Learning Objective is from the new 2014 Curriculum.
susiesee
Ancient Rome Poster

Ancient Rome Poster

This poster is a PDF and can be used in a World History class. It was designed as a 18x24 inch poster but could be stretched to fit other sizes as well.
ashdchristie
Roman Goddess Juno Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords RE History

Roman Goddess Juno Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords RE History

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Roman Goddess Juno’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Ancient Civilizations Poster

Ancient Civilizations Poster

This poster is a PDF and can be used in a World History class. It was designed as a 18x24 inch poster but could be stretched to fit other sizes as well.
ashdchristie
Year 3 End of Topic Roman Quiz

Year 3 End of Topic Roman Quiz

This was a quiz used for a Year 3 History lesson to review their learning of the Roman topic. Questions can be adapted to suit your topics. This quiz currently covers: Timeline knowledge, Villas, Pompeii, Invasion of Britain, Roman Roads, Boudicca, Roman Army and Roman Gods. Roman soldier picture owned by R Coulson 2018 Background picture obtained from Google Images, I do not own this picture.
RCHope94
Romans - Year 4

Romans - Year 4

Collection of resources to support this topic - for a much more extensive collection of resources please check out the paid for resource folder - this is more of a taster :)
Lisawarry
Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

This bundle contains 8 resources and is an ideal resources to teach the topic of Ancient Rome at KS 2 (YR. 6) and KS 3 (YR. 7). The overall resource guides pupils through Ancient Roman History and is intended to be studied in the following order: The Growth of the Roman Empire, looking at how the Empire grew from a city state to ruling large parts of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, also introducing the legend of Romulus and Remus. Ruling Ancient Rome, looks at the change from Monarchy, to Republic and Senate to rule by Emperor, introducing Julius Caesar and the first 5 Emperors. The Roman Army looks at the organisation of the army and its importance in the growth of the Empire. The Life of a Roman Soldier looks at the qualities a Roman Soldier needed and discipline in the army. The Success of the Roman Army concentrates on the equipment soldiers carried as well as the different fighting techniques employed in Battle. Conquering Britain, looks at failed attempts to invade Britain by Julius Caesar, as well as the reasons the Romans wanted to conquer Britain which is taught using a game with follow up work. Roman life looks at what it was like to live in Rome, concentrating on City life and the life of a slave. The Fall of the Roman Empire looks at the reasons why the Empire eventually fell, concentrating on internal and external factors. Each resource is supported by a PowerPoint presentation with learning objectives and starter and plenary exercises. Each topic has worksheets and activities to support it, all of which are differentiated to allow access by pupils of all abilities.
COOK94
Cleopatra ESCAPE ROOM: Ancient Egypt -Shakespeare -Julius Caesar -Marc Antony

Cleopatra ESCAPE ROOM: Ancient Egypt -Shakespeare -Julius Caesar -Marc Antony

The Cleopatra Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Cleopatra. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony or Ancient Egypt. The Cleopatra Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Cleopatra. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Cleopatra. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions are provided. Time needed: 30-60 minutes <a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/julius-caesar-escape-room-ancient-rome-shakespeare-11860752 ">Julius Caesar ESCAPE ROOM!</a>
lisaf5005
Julius Caesar ESCAPE ROOM: Ancient Rome - Shakespeare

Julius Caesar ESCAPE ROOM: Ancient Rome - Shakespeare

The Julius Caesar Escape Room will take students on a secret mission around the classroom! This escape room has students decode interesting facts about Julius Caesar. This is the perfect resource to introduce or review Julius Caesar and Ancient Rome. The Julius Caesar Escape Room has students walking around the classroom breaking codes. Students are given a secret code name and sent on a secret mission. The codes include ciphers, Morse code, cryptograms and a final 4 digit code based on the decoders/clues. Each clue and code is different. The codes require students to think differently to decipher or decode them. Some codes are easier than others. Some codes require critical thinking to determine what a letter/symbol stands for. Each code will reveal interesting facts about Julius Caesar. The use of secret code will keep your students engaged while competing to find the final code. Students can report the final code to you. If you wanted to, you could purchase a 4 digit lock that you program, but it is not necessary at all! No props needed!! This is a NO PREP, PRINT & GO Activity! Students are sent on a “secret mission” and given a back story to ignite their active learning skills. They are given a code name which makes them feel as if they are part of the secret mission. Students practice hands-on, practical problem solving skills all while learning about Julius Caesar. Your students will be inspired to think outside the box! Spy themed music is highly recommended! The best age range for this resource is 8+. Please look at the preview to determine if this resource works for your age group. Younger students may need some help with some of the more difficult codes. You can use the pre-labeled clues or you can challenge older kids to choose/find the decoder that works for each of the clues. A set of labeled and non-labeled decoders are included for differentiation. A “How to Decode” puzzles is also included. In addition to learning or reinforcing the subject matter, my escape rooms encourage teamwork and critical thinking. As a “timed” challenge, students will be engaged from beginning to end. New Feature: This escape room now includes 12 fun, colorful signs to take class pictures with at the end of the mission. Signs include “Puzzle Master”, “She did all the work”, “Genius”, “We did it”, “I Escaped” and more! Hang the pictures in your room, send them in a parent newsletter or share them on social media  An answer key and easy to follow teacher directions
lisaf5005
The Fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire

This resource is for pupils studying Roman History and is designed for KS2 year 6 and KS3 pupils. The resource concentrates on the Reasons why the Western Roman Empire collapsed in the 5th century AD. A PowerPoint Presentation guides pupils through the reasons for the Fall of the Roman Empire and this is accompanied by a workbook, differentiated at 2 levels, which present a number of different activities for pupils to complete to gain an understanding of the reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire.
COOK94
Roman Life

Roman Life

This resource is for KS2 year 6 and KS3 pupils studying Ancient Rome. The resource focuses on Roman Life, looking at Roman inventions as a Starter activity and then concentrating on Roman Cities, the differences between rich and poor people in Roman Cities and Slavery. A Powerpoint presentation guides pupils through these aspects of Roman life, with associated activities which include a city plan to label and describe. A venn diagram to look at the differences between the rich and poor in Roman Cities and a Slaves story with pupils being asked to complete a diary for a day in the life of a slave.
COOK94
Conquering Britain: The Roman Invasion of Britain

Conquering Britain: The Roman Invasion of Britain

This resource is for KS2 year 6 and KS3 pupils. The resource focuses on the reasons why the Romans invaded Britain in 43 AD asking pupils to put events in the conquest of Britain into chronological order. The resource looks at the British resources that were needed by the Romans, but also looks at reasons not to invade Britain. The learning objectives are achieved through pupils planning a simple game on a ‘Snakes and Ladders’ type board, recording reasons for and against the invasion of Britain. This activity (which is differentiated at 3 levels) then enables pupils to complete a piece of extended/guided writing on the Roman Invasion of Britain in terms of its strengths and weaknesses.
COOK94
The Success of the Roman Army

The Success of the Roman Army

This resource is for KS2 yr. 6 and KS3 pupils studying the Roman Army. This resource focuses on the success of the Roman Army looking at the weapons and equipment used by soldiers, the organisation of the army in battle, how they used knowledge of the opposition to defeat them and personal bravery. The resource uses a PowerPoint presentation to guide pupils through the various ways the army was organised to succeed. Activities include are a starter activity, a short film to look at the equipment a soldier carried, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of their enemies and battle tactics. Worksheets support these activities some of which are differentiated at 3 levels to allow access for all pupils.
COOK94
The Life of a Roman Soldier

The Life of a Roman Soldier

This resource enables pupils in KS 2 yr 6 and KS 3 yr 7 to study what life was like for Roman Soldiers. Using a PowerPoint Presentation it looks at different aspects of a soldiers life, including Physical Activity, Training, Health, Discipline, Conditions of Service and Leisure time. The resource also introduces Primary and Secondary sources as a means of identifying aspects of a soldiers life. Pupils are asked to either produce a piece of extended writing using an information sheet and primary and secondary sources, or to produce a booklet for new recruits into the army.
COOK94
The Roman Army

The Roman Army

This resource uses a PowerPoint Presentation to introduce KS3 year 7 and KS2 year 6 students to the Roman Army. The resource concentrates on the type of men recruited into the army, the uniform and weapons soldiers had, as well as looking at how the Roman Army was organised. Linked to the presentation is a ‘Dress up Roman Soldier’ for pupils to identify and label the soldiers uniform and weapons. Pupils are also provided with activities to add labels to a diagram to explain the organisation of the Roman Army, as well as the opportunity to produce a short written piece of work describing how the army is organised. The activities are differentiated at 3 Levels to make them accessible to all pupils.
COOK94
Ruling Ancient Rome

Ruling Ancient Rome

This resource, aimed at KS2 year 6 and KS3 year 7, teaches Students about how Ancient Rome was ruled. Using a PowerPoint presentation it briefly introduces the Legend of Romulus and Remus as a starter activity (with a storyboard exercise included which could be used as an extension/homework activity). The resource then looks at government during the Republic, briefly explaining the role of the Senate. The resource introduces students to Julius Caesar, before looking at the introduction of the system of rule by Emperors, introducing the first 5 Emperors. The resource also includes 2 activities asking pupils to produce a simple explanation of the Republic, as well as producing a timeline of the life of Julius Caesar. The second activity uses a logic puzzle type of activity to get students to identify the first 5 emperors, their period of rule and how their rule ended. Both activities are differentiated at 3 levels to make them accessible to all students.
COOK94
The Growth of the Roman Empire.

The Growth of the Roman Empire.

This resource is intended for KS3 Students, especially year 7 and also year 6 students in KS2. The resource introduces students to basic information on how the Roman Empire grew from 264 BC to 150 AD. This is accomplished through using a Powerpoint presentation of maps to show different stages of expansion. Students are then asked to complete their own maps to show the stages of growth of the Empire and then to use their maps to describe how the Empire grew and to place events into a chronological order as well as developing an understanding of the differences between BC and AD. Activities are also differentiated at 2 levels in order to allow access by less able students.
COOK94
11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats  (Part Two)  Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats (Part Two) Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

This resource contains 11 revision placemats covering Books VII, VIII, X, Xi and XIII (with at least two placemats per Book) of Virgil’s Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
matthew_nolan
Augustus Family Review Game

Augustus Family Review Game

This is a game to teach/revise the members of Augustus’ family. Each card has a name (at the top, in capital letters), and a few words underneath. The aim of the game is for the student to get their group members to guess the name, but they cannot use the words listed in their description. This is such a hit with my class, they absolutely love it and it really works. Great for classics classes at a senior level.
c11mrgs
Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

This set includes twelve Latin quotes, by both famous and lesser known authors, with their English translations, to use as display posters in the classroom, for example when teaching a unit on Romans or Ancient History or in any Latin class. After each poster quote I have included some information for the teacher to introduce the new quote to the classs, including a full grammatical Latin explanation of the quote, background information on the author and time, and a section on the meaning and interpretation of this specific quote so students know how and when they could use it in daily life. I use posters like these every week all school year long in my classes, and students collected them in their books and looked forward to the new quote each week. They starting using the most popular quotes in their conversations with each other, and often told me after a test when asked how it went, “oh, veni, vidi, vici!”
CreativeClassics