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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
Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes)

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (Key Events, Characters & Themes) This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes [including assessment]) 5x Worksheets 1x Assessment This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes.
matthew_nolan
Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History is a fun topic that brings Ancient and Medieval Civilizations to life. Class research the way that Medicine was practiced in the Ancient World before playing the game. The rules that are included are easy to adapt. Lots of classes like to add questions, alter the rules to make it their own etc. Medicine and it’s history are huge topics so extending the activity is easy to achieve through out of class work. This game has been used for 18 years now and I have found it to really engage learners.
dmoorhouse
Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

These resources are designed for the new cultural module for the OCR Latin GCSE. They cover the mythology section: Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and the importance of piety linked to Ovid’s feralia. These can be used as a set of lessons introducing the topic or as a revision for the mythology section.
Alexisrgs
11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats  (Part Two)  Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats (Part Two) Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

This resource contains 11 revision placemats covering Books VII, VIII, X, Xi and XIII (with at least two placemats per Book) of Virgil’s Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
matthew_nolan
Augustus Family Review Game

Augustus Family Review Game

This is a game to teach/revise the members of Augustus’ family. Each card has a name (at the top, in capital letters), and a few words underneath. The aim of the game is for the student to get their group members to guess the name, but they cannot use the words listed in their description. This is such a hit with my class, they absolutely love it and it really works. Great for classics classes at a senior level.
c11mrgs
Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

Latin Quotes with English translations, including full grammatical explanations and background info

This set includes twelve Latin quotes, by both famous and lesser known authors, with their English translations, to use as display posters in the classroom, for example when teaching a unit on Romans or Ancient History or in any Latin class. After each poster quote I have included some information for the teacher to introduce the new quote to the classs, including a full grammatical Latin explanation of the quote, background information on the author and time, and a section on the meaning and interpretation of this specific quote so students know how and when they could use it in daily life. I use posters like these every week all school year long in my classes, and students collected them in their books and looked forward to the new quote each week. They starting using the most popular quotes in their conversations with each other, and often told me after a test when asked how it went, “oh, veni, vidi, vici!”
CreativeClassics
Latin GCSE

Latin GCSE

Set of resources aimed at the culture module for OCR GCSE Latin but can be adapted for KS3. These reosurces focus on entertainment.
Alexisrgs
Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

Ancient Greek and Roman Women Vs. Modern women

These resources focus on a range of ancient Greek and Roman women and their modern counterparts. It enables pupils to understand the types of women there were and public reaction to them and how we react in today’s world to similar types of women. This was initially a project aimed at a year 9 Classics class.
Alexisrgs
Mythological Creatures

Mythological Creatures

This lesson was aimed at year 9 but could easily be used for younger years. The lesson involves group work and introduces pupils to a wide range of mythological creatures from Classical myth to Harry Potter. They learn what stories the creatures come from, why they are appealing and why they are still used today in fiction and films. This lesson can be used as part of project work or even something more creative such as designing a film poster.
Alexisrgs
Classical Myth & Religion: Introducing Greek and Roman Religion

Classical Myth & Religion: Introducing Greek and Roman Religion

Designed with the new OCR Classical Civilisation 9-1 GCSE in mind. Students are introduced to Ancient religion in general and the concepts of Hiera & Religio and the contractual nature of worship in the ancient world. In addition to this there is an exercise for students that is designed to compare ancient worship to modern worship and draw out the similarities and differences. There is a wealth of information contained within. The presentation goes through first the Greek gods and then their Roman equivalents. Each of the god's/goddess' areas of patronage are outlined, as are details about their associated mythologies, stories of origin and iconography. An A3 sheet is included to print and photocopy for students to record details about each deity, first for Greece and then for Rome. Primary Sources and GCSE practice questions are included as are model answers which students can use to improve their own answers. A final assessment task is also included which has GCSE rigour and can be used to get an accurate understanding of student's understanding of the topic to GCSE standard. Throughout, all technical terms are explained in 'glossary boxes' and students are encouraged to make a note of these as the lessons progress to build up their own glossary of key terms. The lesson could be easily differentiated for KS3 pupils by cutting out the GCSE style questions and focusing instead on the stories of each god/goddess.
robertsad
Roman Invasion of Britain

Roman Invasion of Britain

A set of lessons introducing students to the Roman invasion of Britain, including Boudica and Cogidubnus. There is a facebook task and a thorough plan for an assessment on the invasion, assessing the impact.
Alexisrgs
Roman Entertainment - Theatre and games

Roman Entertainment - Theatre and games

These lessons were designed for the Common Entrance exams for Latin. But can easily be adapted for year 7-9 alongside the CSCP text books or even as an introduction to the GCSE OCR Latin cultural module.
Alexisrgs
Roman Entertianment lesson for Year 7-11

Roman Entertianment lesson for Year 7-11

This a fun and interactive resource to introduce Roman Entertainment. It covers all forms of entertainment such as chariot racing, gladiatorial games, dinner parties. There are source work for the students and challenging worksheets that can be used for group work or individual work. This lesson can be used for KS3 or as an introduction for the cultural section for the OCR Latin GCSE.
Alexisrgs
Fake Autopsy Report

Fake Autopsy Report

Used as part of lesson to investigate gladiators, students completed the form after reading various primary and secondary sources and looking at the wounds on a 'body' outlined on the floor.
c_downes
Found Treasures Sampler! FREEBIE 10 Clip-Art Pieces!

Found Treasures Sampler! FREEBIE 10 Clip-Art Pieces!

Commercial Use OKAY in your own covers and projects but NO reselling or redistributing as Clip-Art. FREEBIE. This sampler is designed to introduce you to the new "Found Treasures" Clip-Art sets! Each set features a beautiful collection of restored, edited, and reformatted public domain images (now!) fit for TPT classroom and product use!*No restrictions for United States sellers only. Status in other countries is unknown. Set Information: This set includes images that range from 1" to 8" in color, grayscale, and B/W. Due the nature of the images, most clip-art pieces are available in only one version. Images are drawn, painted, or photographs. Some images are taken from ancient sources, others from academic. All images are 300 dpi, png. Background: While viewing public domain images for references, I found myself in awe of the beauty, precision, and uniqueness of these spectacular images. It seemed to be a shame that many of these timeless images would go unseen when they had so much to offer students and teachers. While there were many fantastic pictures available, most needed a variety of edits and touch-up work to be suited for reuse. I decided it would be worthwhile to restore and share my "Found Treasures" in a format that would be better suited for projects. Why choose "Found Treasures"? ALL public domain images were filtered through libraries for "no known copyright restrictions" only. In addition, the bundle includes email transcripts from both sources stating permission to obtain and use commercially! Images were only downloaded from these sources in which commercial usage was guaranteed...and even encouraged! Excellent Selection-Hours of searching. These beautiful and timeless selections were not chosen at random or without thought. Designer viewpoint consideration was involved in each selection. Found Treasures only includes images that were thought to be good choices for products, covers, and classrooms. Appropriateness, aesthetics, subject matter, visuals, and potential for use were considered on each piece. Save yourself the hours of searching through public domain images and questioning their restrictions and determining the best images. The best images for use were determined selected and saved to this bundle! Quality! Last but not least, every single one of these images has been modified in some way to make it a better choice for educators and sellers. Images have been edited for contrast, color, cleanliness, boldness, and lighting.
IllumismartClipArt
Found Treasures: Ancient Greece & Rome ClipArt-50 Pc! Restored Public Domain.

Found Treasures: Ancient Greece & Rome ClipArt-50 Pc! Restored Public Domain.

Found Treasures "Ancient Greece and Rome" Clip-Art features a beautiful collection of restored, edited, and reformatted public domain images (now!) fit for lassroom and product use! These incredible images are inspired by ancient peoples, and in some cases, by the ancients themselves! Enjoy a set of worry-free* selection of 50 images that have been through a variety of digital restoration and reformatting to make them perfect for projects and presentations! *(Email transcripts double checking for permission are included!) *No restrictions for United States sellers only. Status in other countries is unknown. Check public domain laws in your country if you do not live in United States. Most images are older than 1928 or ancient sources. Set Information: This set includes images that range from 1" to 8" in color, grayscale, and B/W. Due the nature of the images, most clip-art pieces are available in only one version. Images are drawn, painted, or photographs. Some images are taken from ancient sources, others from academic. All images are 300 dpi, png. Themes: This set showcases a variety of themes including but not limited to architecture, aquaduct, people, generals, vases, columns, patterns, coins, decoration, illustrations of myths, Socrates, Remus and Romulus, and more! For more detail on included themes,download the preview file. Background: While viewing public domain images for references, I found myself in awe of the beauty, precision, and uniqueness of these spectacular images. It seemed to be a shame that many of these timeless images would go unseen when they had so much to offer students and teachers. While there were many fantastic pictures available, most needed a variety of edits and touch-up work to be suited for reuse. I decided it would be worthwhile to restore and share my "Found Treasures" in a format that would be better suited for projects.
IllumismartClipArt
Virgil's Aeneid Revision Placemats (Books I, II, IV, V and VI)

Virgil's Aeneid Revision Placemats (Books I, II, IV, V and VI)

This resource contains 10 revision placemats covering Books I, II, IV, V and VI (two placemats per Book) of Virgil's Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
matthew_nolan
KS2 Rome Bundle

KS2 Rome Bundle

Featuring fully-interactive Millionaire Quizzes for Ancient Rome, Roman Britain, two differentiated Roman Numerals quizzes and two Roman Numerals activities, this bundle will save you time and hours of work.
GalvaniseEDU
Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Rome Edition)

Millionaire Quiz! (Ancient Rome Edition)

This fully interactive high-quality gameshow features all the exciting sounds, background music and drama of the TV show. Each possible answer is linked to either a pass or fail screen indicating the amount of money ‘won’. A free trial of my best-in-class version is available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/millionaire-quiz-free-trial-edition-11697409 There are 15 questions, testing children's knowledge of: - Roman Politicians - Poets - Roman army - Roman geography - Gods and Goddesses Please see my shop for other gameshows, worksheets, activities and time-saving ideas. All feedback is welcome so please do comment and rate. N.B The original logos for Who Wants to be a Millionaire are property of Sony Pictures Television. For this reason they have not been included, but a similar non-trademarked version has.
GalvaniseEDU
KS2 Romans Bundle

KS2 Romans Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of the Romans. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

KS2 Anglo-Saxons (Invaders and Settlers) Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of Anglo-Saxons. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Autopsy Report

Autopsy Report

Blank worksheet for students to complete. Create your own scenario and have students complete the worksheet. Originally used for students to investigate the death of a gladiator.
caron_downes
Slavery in Ancient Rome

Slavery in Ancient Rome

Helping students understand Slavery in Ancient Rome using 5 activities. Skills include reading for meaning, bringing in prior knowledge, understanding types of relationships in an Ancient context, identifying primary sources.
fcottee
Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet Bundle (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet Bundle (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet Bundle (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 3x PowerPoints 1x Chronology of Events in Book I Worksheet 2x Key Events Worksheets 1x Plot, Language, Themes & Characters Homework/Revision Questions 5x Character Worksheets 2x Themes Worksheets This resource is suitable for the new OCR Classical Civilisation A-Level course: ‘The World of the Hero’. This bundle gives the teacher all the resources needed to teach Book I of Virgil’s Aeneid to a high standard covering the key events, characters and themes. All of the lessons come completely resourced and all the tasks are accessible and have an ‘aim higher’ section to extend the most able in your class.
matthew_nolan
Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (Themes) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (Themes) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (Themes) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 1x PowerPoint 2x Themes Worksheets This resource is suitable for the new OCR Classical Civilisation A-Level course: ‘The World of the Hero’. This lesson reflects on the key events and characters in Book I of Virgil’s Aeneid and links them to the key themes shown in the Book. Students use the worksheets given to find examples to support the key themes and then share with the rest of the class. All tasks are accessible and have an ‘aim higher’ section to extend the most able in your class.
matthew_nolan
Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (key events) [New OCR A-Level: 'The World of the Hero']

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (key events) [New OCR A-Level: 'The World of the Hero']

Virgil’s Aeneid Book I: Storm and Banquet (key events) This resource contains: 1x PowerPoint 1x Chronology of Events in Book I Worksheet 2x Key Events Worksheets 1x Plot, Language, Themes & Characters Homework/Revision Questions This resource is suitable for the new OCR Classical Civilisation A-Level course: ‘The World of the Hero’. The lesson introduces students to the chronology of Book I and reinforces the key events that occur. Students reflect on the first 11 lines of the poem and being to recognise similarities between Virgil and Homer. Students learn the chronology of events and finally summarise the Book in three sections so it is easy to recall when it comes to revision. All tasks are accessible and have an ‘aim higher’ section to extend the most able in your class.
matthew_nolan
Harry Potter characters and their links to classical (Roman & Greek) mythology

Harry Potter characters and their links to classical (Roman & Greek) mythology

Did you know that most of the names of characters and magical creatures in the Harry Potter series have roots in classical mythology and Latin and/or Ancient Greek? Do your students love Harry Potter? This is a ready to use, editable Powerpoint presentation with slides of 24 different characters and creatures from the Harry Potter series, where possible with images from the movie. In the notes for each slide you will find the description of that slide: the connection between that specific Harry Potter character and Latin or Ancient Greek language and/or mythology. Let the students recognise the characters and teach them about the links with the classics, to let them discover once again that the classics really are all around us, if only we learn to see them!
CreativeClassics
Discover your Roman name

Discover your Roman name

This fun activity includes instructions for students to discover what their Roman name would be, according to the three-part Roman naming system. It teaches them about the Roman nomenclature system and, in a step-by-step instruction, it creatively encourages them to think about their own Romanised name. It can be printed as a poster or as a handout activity.
CreativeClassics
Activity Pack to go 'worksheet-less' for a Classics trip to the British Museum

Activity Pack to go 'worksheet-less' for a Classics trip to the British Museum

I use this for our Year 9 trip to the British Museum. It is inspired by Richard Woff who gave us some great INSET on 'worksheet-less' activities to engage students. This is a sheet - but it can be downloaded onto ipads and it's just giving the students four activities to do: film a shopping-channel advert, create a Kahoot (or similar) quiz, write a murder-mystery story and create the 'treasured possessions' of King Cogidubnus. It can be adapted for any museum trip!
sarah278
Roman Calendar Assignment

Roman Calendar Assignment

Our calendar is based on Julius' Caesars Roman calendar. How did the Roman calendar work? This assignment teaches students 1) the origins of our modern calendar 2) how to read and write Roman numerals 3) how to read and write Roman dates in step-by-step explanations and practice assignments 4) interesting facts about Romans and their daily life related to their calendar It includes 5 ready-to-use pages full of explanations and small assignments, and an answer key to all the assignments. This is a great combination with my resource "Roman Calendar", which is a printable calendar with all the dates of each month written according to the Roman system.
CreativeClassics
Ancient Rome Bundle

Ancient Rome Bundle

I love to teach my students about life in ancient Rome. They were an amazing civilsation and were highly advanced. These presentations are designed to encourage students to look more careful at ancient Rome buildings and the lives of Roman gladiators and soldiers.
peterfogarty
Ancient Civilisation Bundle

Ancient Civilisation Bundle

This is a set of presentations and teaching resources about a wide range of different ancient civilisation. Your students will be able to look at life in ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Egypt and ancient Rome. The slides are a great way of getting your students to think about how people lived in the past, using primary and secondary sources.
peterfogarty
GCSE Latin OCR MessalinaTranslation

GCSE Latin OCR MessalinaTranslation

Memory aid in the form of flashcards translated sentence by sentence of Messalina, GCSE Latin literature prose set text 2017. Good class activity or revision for students
tia_xn