Age range: 11 - 14
Resource type: Lesson (complete)
This brilliant lesson has been field tested many times and has never failed to engage my students who love this topic. The lesson focuses on why was the Roman Army so successful and looks at all the key areas from organisation, recruitment, training and equipment. I usually follow this lesson up with an extended piece of writing or get get my students to design a Roman Army recruitment poster.
When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a four page worksheet as well as an accompanying PowerPoint. They both include information, historical sources, task and activities. However the PowerPoint also includes aims, objectives, differentiated outcomes, starters, plenaries and a homework task.
The aims of this lessons are:
Theme: The Roman Empire
Know: The different roles within the Roman Army?
Understand: What was it like to be a soldier in the Roman Army?
Evaluate: Why was the Roman Army so successful?
Skills: Source Analysis, Cause, Consequence & Collaboration
WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Can You Describe: The different roles within the Roman Army?
Can you Explain: What it was like to be a soldier in the Roman Army?
Can you Evaluate: Sources for their utility?
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