Middle School ancient history lesson plans and activities: Rome

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

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Roman Shields

Roman Shields

Powerpoint showing several photos of Roman shields that I made leading into an activity where children design their own Roman shield based on certain criteria.The children went on to design their own Roman Shields and then made then with cardboard and painted them.Perfect for giving them ideas! NEW! (Oct, 2015)As a BONUS I have now included a completely unique animated Roman timeline I made that can be included in your own presentations as I have converted to movie format. Thank you to all those that have downloaded and commented upon my resource.

By dave_orritt

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KS2 Planning Packs - Mega Bundle!

KS2 Planning Packs - Mega Bundle!

Download our most popular and well-loved planning packs from KS2history, all in one brilliant mega bundle! Each pack contains a full unit of work (detailed planning and accompanying resources) and is built around the 2014 National Curriculum for KS2. This is an excellent investment for KS2 teachers, subject co-ordinators and school leaders. All of our lessons are planned by outstanding teachers. History packs: - Stone Age to Iron Age Pack - Romans in Britain Pack - Shang Dynasty - Benin Kingdom Pack Literacy Packs - Escape from Pompeii - How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth - Egyptian Cinderella - Victorian Poetry - Beowulf - Romans Literacy Pack (Instructions) - Stone Age Boy

By KS2History

St. George The Dragon Slayer

St. George The Dragon Slayer

A great resource for both KS1 and 2 to be used for St.George's Day. Includes a fact sheet, the legend written in child friendly vocabulary, creative, imaginative and descriptive writing sheets, composing poetry, writing diary extracts, newspaper articles, discussing themes, looking at characteristics of the characters in the legend and a few drawing activities. Also grammar brainstorming adjectives and a few comprehension questions.

By teachercellar

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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 mastery 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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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Romans Planning Bundle - Literacy & History

Romans Planning Bundle - Literacy & History

This bundle will save you lots of planning time! It includes a full history scheme of work for Year 3/4 based on the topic 'Romans in Britain' and two literacy units. 1. Romans in Britain - full history unit for Y3/4 including detailed lesson plans, teacher guides and pupil resources. 2. 'Escape from Pompeii' Literacy Pack - a two-week literacy unit for Y3/4 based on the book 'Escape from Pompeii', with a final written outcome for pupils of writing their own Pompeii narrative. 3. Romans Instructions Literacy Pack - a two-week literacy unit for Y3/4 based on reading and writing instructional texts. Pupils will follow instructions to make a Roman road out of chocolate and biscuits and then write their own instructions about how to be a Roman gladiator champion. All lessons are written by Ofsted-rated outstanding teachers.

By KS2History

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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

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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

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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

Roman Numerals Hundred Square Activities

Roman Numerals Hundred Square Activities

Roman Numerals Hundred Square Activities: 2 activities to aid recognition of Roman Numerals - Complete the hundred square in Roman Numerals following the rules & Roman Numeral hundred square jigsaw.Includes Roman Numeral 100 square poster.For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

History of Medicine Revision Dominoes

History of Medicine Revision Dominoes

These revision dominoes are suitable for all GCSE specifications that focus on the History of medicine and health. Suitable for Edexcel and AQA specs.Students/groups receive a set each and should aim to match the correct question to answer. Teachers can then use the results of the task to ascertain gaps in student knowledge. The dominoes can also be used chronologically and thematically.

By mobaynham

OCR GCSE (9-1) Ancient History - J198 Personal Learning Checklist [Revision, DIRT; Exam Prep]

OCR GCSE (9-1) Ancient History - J198 Personal Learning Checklist [Revision, DIRT; Exam Prep]

This download contains one Personal Learning Checklist (PLC) designed for the OCR GCSE Ancient History (J198) Specification, for first assessment in 2019,including: The Persian Empire, 559–465 BC (+ depth study) ; The foundations of Rome: from kingship to republic, 753–440 BC (+ 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

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National Reading Test practice for KS2 Wales. Yr. 4, 5 & 6. (Nine tests)

National Reading Test practice for KS2 Wales. Yr. 4, 5 & 6. (Nine tests)

Premium bundle: Nine National Reading Test style practice papers for Upper KS2 pupils (Years 4,5&6). Topics include Inventors, Romans, Philippe Petit Newspaper report (The Walk), British birds, a biography of children's author David Walliams, a non-fiction text about Tudor punishments and an extract from 'The War of the Worlds' by H.G. Wells.Save money with this exclusive bundle!!!

By hifisher

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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