||THE ROMAN EMPIRE
|1. Go to the following site click
'Roman Index', and then 'Go to classroom version'.|
2. a) Leave a blank page in your book for a title page on Ancient Rome.
b) On the next page put the heading: The city of Rome and the Roman Empire
c) Then answer in complete sentences, the three questions on the left of the web
page about the 'City of Rome'.
(Write a few sentences for each answer, and make sure you explain the words highlighted,
and who the 'praetorian' guard were.)
I How did Rome gets its name?
II How was Rome Ruled?
III Who were the Roman Emperors?
3.Find and write out the two 'Fun Facts'.
4. Do the quiz at the bottom of the web site page. Record
your score and then write out the
5. a)Go to the following map web site:
6. Print off this blank
map of Europe or get a photo copy from your teacher, and paste it in
|7. a) Study the following map, and
then write out and complete the following sentence in your book, (heading
for your book is TRADE):|
b) The Romans imported ________from North Africa, _________from China and _______from Roman Britain (England).
A Typical Roman Town Port
8. Go to the following
time line and write out:
(Optional) Extension Research. Find out and write down six main points
|10. a) View the following video clip
about how modern scientists are working with archaeologists to unearth more
secrets of the Gladiators:
(You may need to borrow earphones from the librarian. If the school does not have the movie player needed , watch it at home.)
b) Go to the following site and play and watch the animation on The Colosseum: Building the Arena of Death then answer the following questions. For some links you might to right mouse click and select 'open in new window'.
(Make sure you also click the six interactive areas at the end including the posts on the top of the Colosseum and watch the animation of how the shade awning was raised.)
I) How many amphitheatres do we know the Roman built?
II) How many people could the Colosseum in Rome hold?
III) What were the cages under the Colusseum used for?
IV) Why was sand scattered in the arena?
V) Why do you think sailors were employed to fix and operate the giant canvas awnings over the Colusseum?
|11.Now you be the Gladiator! Play
the game: Gladiator: