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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
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
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
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
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