High School ancient history lesson plans and activities: Rome

Resources and ideas for history, ancient history, rome, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

City of Rome Year 11 Historical Investigation

City of Rome Year 11 Historical Investigation

Created for Year 11 Ancient History Class.As part of the Preliminary Year 11 Study students are asked to complete a Historical Investigation writing an essay of 1,000 words. For this Investigation students are research choices confined to a study of Ancient Rome.This 7 Page documents gives;Assessment Notification for students.Subjects areas they may choose to study (within the Ancient City of Rome)How to create a Question for their Historical InvestigationMarking Guidelines for StudentsThe Process of the Investigation - All information to help studentsBibliography / WritingMarking Criteria for Teachers.Instant Assessment

By teen91113

Roman Army boardgame

Roman Army boardgame

Informative boardgame I developed that helps teach about the Roman Army and its perils: pupils have to get to the end of the board to reach their retirement. Dice or spinners, and counters (could use little plastic soldiers) needed. For use on A3 paper.

By rmackay1

The Fall of Rome

The Fall of Rome

A lesson which describes the Fall of Rome and gives students the chance to explain for themselves how it happened in a Creative Writing Task

By StevenRoberts33

Roman Britain crossword and word search

Roman Britain crossword and word search

I designed these puzzle worksheets to use in school sessions in connection with my class reader, 'The Leopard in the Golden Cage', used to teach KS2 children about life in Roman Britain.The series website also has Roman recipes, a Roman timeline, and a page about famous Romans, all written for KS2 children.For more information, go to www.scargatherer.co.uk.

By juliacedwards

History: Bumper Resource Pack

History: Bumper Resource Pack

Last few days of this bundle now. £49.50 at normal prices for these resources. Until early next week they are less than half price!!! Grab them at the knock down price while you can. Now includes new materials on the topical area of the Russian Revolution and worksheets on the Norman Conquest.

By dmoorhouse

History: Booklet on Ancient Rome to complete

History: Booklet on Ancient Rome to complete

3rd/4th Class, age 8+ This document is a booklet on Life in Ancient Rome. It can be printed out in A5 and a copy given to each pupil. It can be used as an assessment after the unit of work is completed. It could also be used alongside a presentation on Ancient Rome that the children fill in after each section. This booklet has questions on areas such as Emperors, slaves, education, clothing, homes, daily life, architecture, etc

By mcleanedel

Romans army lesson

Romans army lesson

Full lesson that uses the opening scene from the movie 'Gladiator' to explain why the Roman army was effective. Printable resources, links to interactive resources, tasks and exam style Qs and scaffolded, differentiated resources.

By ballyduffboy

GCSE Public Health A3 info-mat: Ancient and Arabic Medicine

GCSE Public Health A3 info-mat: Ancient and Arabic Medicine

A3 info-mat introducing Hippocrates, Galen, Avicenna and the Arabic contributions to European medicine. Includes strategies to master key terminology and historical context. Contains wider reading homework/extension task and content checklist for revision purposes. Can be used as a resource during lesson, a stand alone lesson or a revision/exam technique lesson. Contains AQA GCSE questions to improve exam technique (type 2,3 and 4, see below);1. Has the role of the individual been the main factor in the development of medicine in Europe since medieval times? 2. Compare the bedside manner of Hippocrates in Ancient Greece with that of the NHS in the twenty-first century. In what ways are they similar?Significance (Question Type 2: AO1 and AO2, 8 marks) 3. Explain the significance of Arabic doctors in the development of Western European medicine.

By johnleehough

Part 1 AQA Health & The People / Medicine Through Time: Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain

Part 1 AQA Health & The People / Medicine Through Time: Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain

This is Part 1 of Health & The People, it consists of 12 lessons with worksheets that cover Ancient Greece, Rome & Medieval Britain. There are two other parts that I have uploaded to help make planning and preparing for your lessons simple,easy and less time consuming. In turn I hope that these resource allow you to gt back to teaching rather than planning all the time.Enjoy!

By JamesLeopoldStuart

OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision; DIRT; Exam Prep]

OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) [Revision; DIRT; Exam Prep]

This download contains one Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) designed for the OCR A-level Ancient History (H407) Specification, for first assessment in 2019, including: Greek period study; Greek depth study; Roman period study; Roman depth study.The first side is a PLC with two ways for the student to rate confidence and the second side features a key-word check as well as various DIRT tasks.This double-sided A4 worksheet is great for:-Revision lessons-AfL-Fostering teacher-student dialogue-Directed Individual Reflection Time (DIRT)-Exam preparationThis is an ideal tool for your students to help them keep track of their learning, and help you monitor the classes strengths and weaknesses. It serves as a highly efficient form of self-assessment.On the reverse of the sheet are other useful measures that allow teachers to gauge a student's confidence and reflective abilities.The worksheet:-Allows the student to see clearly what they need to know for the exam.-Allows the student to communicate to their teacher how they can be best helped.-Gets the student to analyse their progress in relation to their target grade.-Encourages students to reflect in a structured manner on their necessary revision focusses.-Gets students to establish both a revision and an exam technique focus.

By Maxi88

Reading Comprehension Bundle 2

Reading Comprehension Bundle 2

A mixed reading comprehension bundle that has a range of reading comprehensions that work on building understanding/ improving knowledge about particular facts.

By krisgreg30

Romulus and Remus

Romulus and Remus

Here is a resource that will make your life a lot easier. It is designed to supplement your planning and fit in with your own scheme of work. I am aware that each school is different and some buyers are international so schemes of work will vary from school to school. This pack takes that into consideration!The legend of Romulus and Remus is a well-known legend. This pack has a set of engaging activities that link to history and English. (Myths and legends). It also includes a smart board / PowerPoint presentation. The images are flattened and can be lifted from the PowerPoint and pasted on to your smart board. The pack includes:Two detailed lesson plans on the legend of Romulus and Remus with a cross curricular link to English: *** Exploring the legend (suggested differentiated activities)*** Comprehension skills (suggested differentiated activities)• The legend of Romulus and Remus (clear font – 3 pages)• 2 pages of comprehension questions – linked to lesson plan but can be used independently • Full page character description activity (Romulus, Remus, Amilius, Rhea, shepherd and shepherd and wife). This is open to detailed description or key words depending on the ability of your children.• Comprehensive adjective bank• True or False activity - children can do this in pairs, as a group or individually• Sequencing activity – differentiated to two levels• Theatre characters for play- characters are in full colour, can be cut out and if glued to cardboard can make their very own Romulus and Remus theatre!• 2 Foldable character booklets*** update- What if? Activity- Cloze 'pre-input' (holding) activityVery interactive, engaging clip art, visual, made with the English as an additional language learner in mind.This pack will be updated on a regular basis.

By KatQatresources

Crime and Punishment GCSE lessons Bundle - save 38%

Crime and Punishment GCSE lessons Bundle - save 38%

Save 38% Five GCSE Crime and Punishment lessons. Lessons include Highwaymen Transportation Smuggling Prison Reform *Crimes & punishments Also includes past (1999-2015) OCR exam paper questions organised into topics on an exam mat - prefect for revision, homework, exam practice for the whole Crime and Punishment course. NEW to bundle *Lesson - Did the punishment fit the crime - match the crimes to the punishment in Early Modern Britain NEW to bundle Learning grid to focus progress in learning on Early Modern Britain

By lesleyann75

Top Trumps Bundle: Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid

Top Trumps Bundle: Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid

A great revision bundle using the Top Trump game on Homer's Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid. These teach the key characters, their impact on the plot and key themes. I have used these with my sixth-form classes and they loved them.The Bundle also includes a revision guide for Athenian Democracy which covers the reforms of Solon to Kleisthenes.

By matthew_nolan

Virgil's Aeneid Top Trump Revision Cards

Virgil's Aeneid Top Trump Revision Cards

This resource consists of Top Trump cards on all of the main characters from Virgil's Aeneid - both mortal and immortal. I have used these with my class, getting the students to say an event the character does or theme they develop when playing the card. It makes the students make links to themes and also other characters. But most of all - it makes revision fun.

By matthew_nolan

World History Digital Notebook Ancients to Renaissance for Google Drive

World History Digital Notebook Ancients to Renaissance for Google Drive

Save a bundle with over 150 ready-to use digital notebook pages on World History topics. Great for Google Drive and 1:1 classrooms, each set of digital notebook pages includes: - clickable graphic organizers for students - teacher tips - possible responses for student notes - PLUS full set of blackline masters This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

By DocRunningHistory

World History Interactive Notebook Pages: 11 sets! Ancients to Renaissance

World History Interactive Notebook Pages: 11 sets! Ancients to Renaissance

World History: Interactive Notebook Pages Bundle is a bundle of templates, template directions, and possible responses for notes on 11 world history topics (10 - 15 notebook pages per topic). Over 300 pages. Pictures of each notebook page included. Great for middle school or remedial high school students. This purchase is for one teacher only. This resource is not to be shared with colleagues or used by an entire grade level, school, or district without purchasing the proper number of licenses. If you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at docrunning@kulikuli.net. This resource may not be uploaded to the internet in any form, including classroom/personal websites or network drives.

By DocRunningHistory

Secret weapons and Crafty Warfare of the Ancients

Secret weapons and Crafty Warfare of the Ancients

Chemical warfare is not something new. Throughout ancient times different nations have experimented with potions and toxins to eradicate the opposition. Despite an aversion to using unfair, cruel tactics in ancient cultures evidence shows such weaponry was indeed used. The use of crafty tactics, secret weapons and at times ruthless warfare has a very ancient origin.This 19 page PPT covers Ancient techniques incuding;Poison Arrows (Stone Age / Greeks / Scythians and Remedies), Germ Warfare (Ancient China), Siege Tactics (Greeks and Romans), Poison Wells, Flying Jars of Scorpions, Flaming Oil, Assassination Techniques, Snake bombs, The Art of Deception (The Art of War9, Greek Fire and Flaming Archery.Great Visuals provides a fascinating overview of Warfare techniques in the Ancient World.Students were engaged and enjoyed this PPT.

By teen91113

What do Pompeii's mosaics tell us about life in Pompeii?

What do Pompeii's mosaics tell us about life in Pompeii?

Magnificent works of art created by expert tradesmen for the wealthy residents of Pompeii, the mosaics of Pompeii give us clues about the creation of the works and the lives of both the tradesmen and mosaic owners. This source-based homework task is designed for students of the NSW Ancient History Syllabus for the Australian CurriculumHigher School Certificate courseCore: Cities of Vesuvius - Pompeii & Herculaneum

By WayneWoods