Diocles: Famous Charioteer of Ancient Rome(A Reading Passage)

Studying Ancient Rome? Want to have your students have a reading in the content area of Social Studies? Looking for a resource to use with a substitute or on a Friday? Have students learn about, Gaius Apuleius Diocles (@104 AD-@146 AD), with this reading passage activity. Diocles was one of the most famous charioteers of all times. The reading includes information about the famous Circus Maximum, Did You Know? fun facts, comprehension questions, a map activity and a teacher page with links and several extension activities.

Other resources on Ancient Rome and Italy:

  1. Ancient Rome(a unit with notes/ activities)
  2. Italy: A Webquest:
    3.Ancient Roman Secret Message
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Created: Oct 23, 2019

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