Learning about the Romans

Explore life in Ancient Rome with your pupils with these hand-picked Roman resources

Tes Resources Team

Pupils exploring Ancient Rome and the Romans with primary and secondary resources

Learning about the Romans is usually one of the most memorable and exciting historical topics for primary and secondary learners. From exploring what life was like in Ancient Rome to investigating the lives of famous roman rulers, their beliefs and Gods, there is an abundance of physical legacy the Romans have left behind to satisfy enquiring minds.

So whether you are looking for a fascinating project to engage your learners or planning to teach the Romans for your next topic, this hand-picked collection of resources is perfect for young historians. 

Exploring life in Ancient Rome

Roman Gods and Goddesses
sarahprincess

Roman Gods and Goddesses

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Visual images of the most known Roman Gods and Goddesses. Information about a lararium, house shrines and related symbols. I used this to create a small lararium, also paintings and drawings of the Gods and Goddesses. Children also found out the equivalent Greek Gods and Goddesses and their qualities.
Roman army
leighbee23

Roman army

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A series of three lessons on the Roman Army- based on recruitment and why the army was successful. Includes three tasks labelling, card sort, spy task, recruitment advert task. Lots of high quality resources for KS2 and KS3 students
Roman Invasion of Britain
KS2History

Roman Invasion of Britain

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Download this FREE lesson for KS2, exploring the Roman invasion of Britain - including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets. This free lesson is part of our popular [Roman Britain Planning Pack](https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/romans-planning-11098740), recommende...
Food in Ancient Rome
Rachael Barry

Food in Ancient Rome

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PowerPoint on food in Ancient Rome & worksheet (Plebeian food diary and a 3 course menu for a Patrician meal). Used with Year 7 students. Includes: * Clear learning objectives and title. * Starter: brainstorm on what students know about food in Ancient Rome. * Discussion about Roman food nowad...
Roman Settlements
a_skinner

Roman Settlements

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A lesson about Roman settlements in Britain including a recap starter, a worksheet on Roman towns, an extension on Roman houses, a video and a role play activity on Roman roads.
Ancient Rome Civilzation Study - Roman Empire
YvonneCrawford

Ancient Rome Civilzation Study - Roman Empire

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Ancient Rome, This Kid's Life in History is a booklet that focuses on how a child lived daily life in a different time and country. This particular book tracks the life of a boy named Augustus who lived in Ancient Rome and can write in Latin. Included: 1\. A pre-test to see what your students...
Ancient Roman Society
Michael Cocks

Ancient Roman Society

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A 13-slide presentaton providing an overview of the different classes of Roman society, including patricians, plebeians, patrons, clients, slaves, freedmen, equestrians, and more.

Key figures in Roman history

Legend of Romulus and Remus
joelhistory

Legend of Romulus and Remus

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A reworked presentation of mine that draws on elements from other presentations. A wordsearch and a story board added. Alongside a very simple information sheet that I use to get the students to draw a story board of the most important six parts of the story. I then go on to discuss the significance...
LKS2 History - Julius Caesar Biography Writing Activity
CreativePrimaryLit

LKS2 History - Julius Caesar Biography Writing Activity

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This is a biography writing unit about the life of famous Ancient Roman leader, Julius Caesar. The unit is perfect for students in Year 3 or Year 4 learning about Ancient Rome or Ancient Civilizations. It has been split into four separate lessons which will take students approximately 40-50 minutes ...
Myths and Legends Boudica
EnglishGCSEcouk

Myths and Legends Boudica

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Myths and Legends KS3 English on Boudica, Boudicca, Boadicea that supports students as they explore how key themes are used in Boudica's final speech (as retold by Tacitus). Useful for looking at Myths and Legends, genre, character , language analysis, key themes and moving KS3 students towards Engl...

Roman topical learning

Build a Roman Fort
jamesmansell

Build a Roman Fort

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This resource collection contains the nets to produce a cardboard Roman Fort, including walls and towers, and some internal buildings (barracks, granary and forum) with instructions for building and photographs of the finished fort for reference. I hope that someone else gets as much pleasure ou...
Roman Weaving
TheRomanBaths

Roman Weaving

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Find out how Romans used weaving to create fabric. Have a go at weaving activities inspired by the Romans. Weave a paper plate rainbow, and create a woven owl inspired by the sacred owl of the Roman goddess Minerva.
Roman Numerals mastery KS2
MissFincham

Roman Numerals mastery KS2

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Roman Numeral addition and subtraction questions with numbers missing e.g. LIX - ??? = XIV ??? \+ XXXVIII = XCVI 3 differentiated sheets - bronze, silver and gold. Also, an extension task on roman numeral sequences (quite tricky with square and cubed numbers and prime numbers) All...
Roman Reading Task Cards
krisgreg30

Roman Reading Task Cards

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Roman reading task cards that include a mini fact file for children to read before having five questions to answer linked to the text. These are great for warm-up exercises, quick read tasks or an activity for children to do as they come in at the start of the day/ lesson. Included are 15 different...
Roman Chariot work booklet
eleanorfrancis

Roman Chariot work booklet

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Design Technology Ks 3 Special Needs P8 to level 2 A booklet designed to give children an insight to Roman Chariot, It covers a brief history of chariots, why they were used and why they was made the way they was. Focusing on the importance of Wheels and Axles. Cross curricula with English, ...
Roman Statistics
Danny7107

Roman Statistics

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A range of statistics around a Roman theme. Contains statistics on population and area data during the Roman Republic and Empire. Can be used for maths or computing activities. Statistics have been collected from a range of sources: there may be some inaccuracies due to the long time scales.
KS2 Roman Numerals Game
ClassroomSecrets

KS2 Roman Numerals Game

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This resource has six differentiated levels for Year 4 and Year 5 children to recognise Roman Numerals and match them to digits. You can find more Roman Numerals resources here: https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/search/?fwp_search=roman%20numerals