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Why did the Romans invade Britain?

Why did the Romans invade Britain?

This is a simple lesson designed to introduce the main reasons the Romans invaded Britain under Caesar. The learning objectives are staggered and your students show their developing knowledge as the lesson goes on by answer set questions. The lesson begins by introducing the Romans Empire and what an empire is. Next the class completes an activity matching the reasons with simple explanations. Finally the class put what they have learnt to use by answering a choice of questions based on ability. The harder question involves weighing up and deciding what they think is the MAIN reason for the Roman invasion. Lesson Includes: 15 slide animated PowerPoint presentation One page worksheet/cardsort. TERMS OF USE: This download (free or purchased) is for your own personal use in your classroom or your home. Please do not share my resources with others unless given explicit consent by me. Please direct them to my store instead. You may not share this download. You may not alter any item in this download, resell and claim as your own work. Similarly, you may not sell or share these resources with anyone and you may not use the contents of this download to create anything for commercial purposes or other commercial products. If you are an education board or school and would like to use my resources district wide, please contact me about licensing. © A. Hughes (MsHughesTeaches), 2014 All rights reserved. Graphics on the preview From the Pond http://frompond.blogspot.com
PerfidiaBlackheart
The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

The Romans Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for students learning or revising knowledge relating to the Romans. It contains comprehensive sections on: Roman Empire map (annotated); Roman Leaders and Emperors; Roman timeline; Roman places and landmarks; Roman daily life. The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included). It is most suitable for children in KS2 and KS3.
TandLGuru
Julio-Claudians - Metalanguage

Julio-Claudians - Metalanguage

Key words and concepts mix and match activity. This resource is designed for the Higher School Certificate course. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Rome in the First Century. Episode 2: The Years of Trial.

Rome in the First Century. Episode 2: The Years of Trial.

Worksheet to accompany the PBS video, Rome in the First Century. Episode 2: Years of Trial. The video covers the state of the empire at the time of Augustus’ death, the reigns of Tiberius, Caligula and Claudius, discrimination against Jews and emergence of the Christian sect and various Roman practices such as the public baths and slavery. The video is particularly useful in meeting some of the required knowledge in: Higher School Certificate course. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Magazine article: Such a stoic

Magazine article: Such a stoic

Analysis of article by Elizabeth Kolbert, Such a stoic. Published in The New Yorker. The article gives a good overview of the life of Seneca, his works, values and conflicted roles in Nero’s life and administration. Perfect resource for: Higher School Certificate course. Section 3 - Personalities in their Times. Option J - Rome - Agrippina the Younger. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
The Praetorian Guard

The Praetorian Guard

Analysis of the information video, The Praetorian Guard by DC History. Only the first 40 minutes deal with the nature and role of the Praetorian Guard during the Julio-Claudian period. It is particularly useful in meeting some of the required knowledge in: Higher School Certificate course. Section 3 - Personalities in their Times. Option J - Rome - Agrippina the Younger. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Ezine article - The Emperor's fatal servants

Ezine article - The Emperor's fatal servants

Analysis of an ezine article by Guy de la Bédoyère entitled The emperor’s fatal servants. The article provides an overview of the nature and role of the Praetorian Guard, focusing on the Julio-Claudian period. It is particularly useful in meeting some of the required knowledge in: Higher School Certificate course. Section 3 - Personalities in their Times. Option J - Rome - Agrippina the Younger. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Caligula with Mary Beard

Caligula with Mary Beard

Worksheet to accompany the BBC video, Caligula with Mary Beard. The video gives a narrative of Caligula’s life, refers to the classical writers who give evidence about (or rather, do not give evidence about) Caligula. Mary takes the viewer to key sites connected with Caligula and provides an explanation to a range of archaeological and architectural connected to Caligula. There is a good discussion on the problem of succession, myth vs reality in the legend of Caligula as depraved madman and Caligula’s successes and failures as emperor. This resource is part of a unit of work for the NSW *Ancient Syllabus *for the Australian Curriculum, Higher School Certificate course, Part 4 - Historical Periods, Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14–69.
WayneWoods
Tony Robinson's Romans - Nero

Tony Robinson's Romans - Nero

Worksheet to accompany the video Tony Robinson’s Romans - Nero. Outstanding overview of Nero, his leadership of the Roman Empire, role of women in the imperial court, problems of the succession and changing image of the princips. It is particularly useful in meeting some of the required knowledge in: Higher School Certificate course. Section 3 - Personalities in their Times. Option J - Rome - Agrippina the Younger. Section 4 - Historical Periods. Option J - The Julio-Claudians CE 14-69. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Millionaire Quiz! (Roman Numerals Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Roman Numerals Edition)

Featuring a Roman Numeral version of my best-in-class Millionaire Quiz, these assessment tools are perfect to engage children with the concept of Roman Numerals. Meeting all of the requirements of the national curriculum for Roman Numerals, this quiz is a fun way to assess and show progress.
GalvaniseEDU
Pompeii. The Talking Walls

Pompeii. The Talking Walls

Worksheet to accompany the video, Pompeii. the Talking Walls. The video examines Pompeii as an example of a Roman provincial town in the first century CE and the range and significance of graffiti found in public and private places throughout the city. This resource is part of a unit of work on Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum. Higher School Certificate course. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriulum.
WayneWoods
Ezine article: Driving the streets of Pompeii

Ezine article: Driving the streets of Pompeii

Analysis of ezine article, Driving the streets of Pompeii by Eric Poehler and published at the *Current World Archaeology *website. The article discusses different types of carts on Pompeiian streets, steerage and vehicle control and maintenance of roads. Excellent resource for the unit of work on Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum. Higher School Certificate course. NSW *Ancient History Syllabus *for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Pompeii. The last day

Pompeii. The last day

Worksheet to accompany the BBC documentary, Pompeii. The last day. The video gives an excellent outline of how each stage of the explosion of Mount Vesuvius affected the people of Pompeii and Herculaneum. It creates a narrative by using the forensic remains to build a possible scenario about who the person may have been and their life in Pompeii. This worksheet is part of a unit of work,* Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum*. Higher School Certificate course. NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town

Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town

Worksheet for the BBC video, Pompeii: Life and death in a Roman town presented by Mary Beard. The video examines aspects of Roman life in Pompeii as evidenced by the archaeological and forensic evidence: wealth and social class, public and private buildings, diet, knowledge of the Roman world and life outside the empire and slavery. An excellent video for the Core Study: Cities of Vesuvius - Pompeii and Herculaneum. Higher School Certificate course of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
Newspaper article: Pompeii: Is this the best they can do with €105m?

Newspaper article: Pompeii: Is this the best they can do with €105m?

Analysis of article from The Guardian Australia, Pompeii: Is this the best they can do with €105m?, written by Jonathan Jones. The article examines the delay in restoration works due to the need to screen companies against corruption and links to organised crime and the impact on tourism and restoration. Student activities are focused on analying these issues. The resource is part of a unit of work on Core Study: Pompeii and Herculaneum, Higher School Certificate course, NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian Curriculum.
WayneWoods
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 Newspaper article: Is this the best they can do with €105m? Worksheet for video: Herculaneum. The other Pompeii Video: Herculaneum. The other Pompeii Worksheet for video: Pompeii. Life and death in a Roman town Video: Pompeii. Life and death in a Roman town Worksheet: Pompeii. The last day Ezine article: Driving the streets of Pompeii Worksheet: Pompeii. The Talking Walls Video: Pompeii. The Talking Walls Word search: Cities of Vesuvius - Pompeii and Herculaneum
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