This popular download has been tried and tested over the years and has has never failed to capture the imagination of my students and engage them in some outstanding learning on why the Romans built roads in Britain. The activities involve some straight forward question and answers and a consolidation exercise which gets students to map out and label the Roman Roads in Britain.
When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a three page worksheet and an accompanying PowerPoint. Both include matching pictures, diagrams, historical sources, task and activities. However, the Powerpoint also includes aims, objectives, outcomes, starters and plenaries.
The aims and objectives of this lesson are:
Know: Why did the Romans build roads in Britain?
Understand: How the Romans constructed their roads?
Evaluate: How the Roman roads helped them keep control and led to the development of towns?
Skills: Source Analysis, Cause, Consequence & Collaboration
WILF – What Am I Looking For?
Can You Identify: The different reasons why the Romans build roads in Britain?
Can You Describe: How the Romans constructed their roads?
Can You Explain: How the Roman roads helped them keep control and led to the development of towns?
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