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Unit 5 The Romans

Chapter 15 The Roman Empire
27 B.C. - 410 A.D.



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Day 1
Topic   Map: Roman Empire 
Objective
Identify and locate physical and geographical locations in Italy and the Mediterannean area.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Map of Roman Empire Directions  
atlas.gif (474 bytes) Use Map of Roman Empire page 36
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Map of the Roman Empire 2nd Century AD
Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Roman Empire Slide Show   72 slides
Resources 
Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Ancient Roman Empire Study Guide
BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Ancient Rome   nice maps of Roman Empire and Italy  93 pages
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Ancient Rome Coloring Pages
atlas.gif (474 bytes) Map of Roman Empire 
atlas.gif (474 bytes) Same map as above, different address
atlas.gif (474 bytes) The Roman Empire Map  

 

Day 2
Topic  15-1 The Rule of Augustus  
Objective
Introduce the emperors of Rome
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
Roman Writing Sheet

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
Terms to Learn
Freedmen:
former enslaved people                                                             
Census: population count
                             
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) People to Know
List of Emperors Just the Names on board

JULIO CLAUDIAN DYNASTY 27BC - 68AD
Augustus  27BC-14AD
Tiberius 14-37
Caligula 37-41
Claudius 41-54
Nero 54-68

INTERMIZZO 69AD YEAR OF 4 EMPERORS
Galba 69
Otho 69
Vitellius 69

FLAVIAN DYNASTY 69-96
Vespian/Vespasian 69-79
Titus 79-81
Domitian/Domitianous 81-96

ADOPTIVE EMPERORS 96-192
Nerva 96-98
Trajan 98-117
Hadrian 117-138
Pius 138-161
Lucius Verus 161-169
Marcus Aurelius 161-180  Gladiator movie
Commodus 180-192 Gladiator movie

INTERMIZZO 192-193
Pertinax 192-193
Julianus 193

SEVERAN DYNASTY 193-235

Septimius Severus 193-211
Geta 211
Caracalla 211-217
Macrinus 217-218
Heliogabalus 218-222
Alexander Severus 222-235

ROARING 3RD CENTURY SOLDIER EMPERORS
Maximinus Thrax 235-238
Gordianus I 238
Gordianus II 238
Balbinus 238
Pupicinus 238
Gordianus III 238-244
Phillipus Arabs 244-249
Decius 249-251
Trebonianus Gallus 251-253
Aemillanus 253
Valerianus 253-260
Gallienus 253-268
Claudius Gothicus 268-270
Quintillius 270
Aurullanus 270-275
Tacitus 275-276
Florianus 276
Probus 276-282
Carus 282-283
Numerianus 283-285
Carinus 283-285

TETRARCHY
Diocietianus/Diocletian
 284-305
Maximianus 285-305
Constantius Chlorus 293-306
Gallerius 293-311
Maxentius 306-312
Maximinus Daia 305-313
Licinius 308-324
Constantine the Great 306-337
Julian the Apostate 361-363
Romulus Augustulus 475-476
Justinian
Constantine XI

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Places to Loacate

Danube River:
Rhine River:

THE WORLDS GREATEST EMPIRE
The World's Greatest Empire: Age of Emperors i  9:23
The World's Greatest Empire: Age of Emperors ii  9:49
The World's Greatest Empire: Age of Emperors iii  9:45
The World's Greatest Empire: Ahge of Emerors iv  9:30
The World's Greatest Empire: Age of Emperors v  6:48

Augustus  8:43
Caligula: The Most Evil Men in History 8:05
Nero: The Most Evil Men in History 7:43

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Roman Time Line & Leaders

 

Day 3
Topic  Hadrian's Wall
Objective
Explain how Augustus ruled the Roman Empire.
State Goals
18.A.3a  Explain how language, literature, and the arts, architecture, and traditions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Hadrian's Wall  2:05   122AD
Hadrian's Wall: The History Channel  9:01

readme.gif (802 bytes) Section 1 The Rule of Augustus pp. 233-236

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Hadrian's Wall Information Sheet, Word Search, Fact or Fiction, Fill in the Blank, and Questions.

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Fortunes Predict the results of a survey
Name a Famous Roman
Name a Roman Sport or Entertainment
Name a Town or city of Roman Britain
Includes one source page emperor names from 27 BC to 68 AD

Resources

 

Day 4
Topic 15-2 Pax Romana  22BC -180 AD
Objective
Analyze what happened to trade and law during the Pax Romana.
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
Terms to Learn
Tariffs: taxes placed on goods
Jurius Prudentes: Special lawyers and legal writers that help Roman judges 
Standarized: legal procedures were the same in all parts of the empire

Pax Romana Photostory  3:02

readme.gif (802 bytes) Section 2 Pax Romana pp. 234-236
Trade
Law

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) History of the Roman Empire

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Atlas of World History

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Altlas of World History pp. 36-37

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Height of the Roman Empire  20a & 20b

 

Resources

 

Day 5
Topic   15-3 Daily Life 
Objective
Describe daily life during the Pax Romana.
Describe the Roman gods and goddesses.
State Goals
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
Terms to Learn
Domus:
rich persons house
Islands: 6 story apartment houses
Rhetoric: speech and writing school
Gladiators:
persons who fought animals and one another

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 15-3 Daily Life pp. 236-240
The Family
At Leisure

Social Classes in Ancient Rome  :56
Ancient Roman Daily Life 1:31
Virtual Roman House  2:50
Slavery  2:06
Ancient Roman Baths of Diocletian  3:09

I am gathering assignments to use where each student can choose from a list of activities. 
I would assign a point value to each project.
Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Ancient Rome Research Cards

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) A Roman Menu

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Roads

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Interview With a Gladiator

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Gladiator From Ed Helper

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Aqueducts   Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Sewers

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Tombs and Burials pages 11-15  Read tombstones to identify life in Rome

Resources

 

Day 6
Topic Pompeii
Objective
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Perished Nations: The End of Pompeii  7:33
Pompeii the Last Day  5:00
People of Pompeii  2:26
The Wonders of Pompeii  2:53
Pompeii 2007  4:29
HOUSES OF THE ROMAN ELITE
Houses of the Roman Elite: Pompeii Part 1  2:01
Houses of the Roman Elite: Pompeii Part 2  7:16
Houses of the Roman Elite: Pompeii Part 3 7:34
Resources
Brief History of Pompeii  7:32  Interesting reading

 

Day 6
Topic    15-4 Fall of the Empire
Objective
Summarize why the Roman Empire declined.
Discuss the efforts to save the Roman Empire.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
Terms to Learn
Inflation: period of ever-increasing prices
Barter:
exchange goods without using money
Rule by Divine Right:
Emperor's powers and right to rule come from god not people                         
Villas: country estates
Praetorian Guard: Emperor's bodyguards

Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes)
People to Know
Marcus Aurelis: movie Gladiator Emperor
Commodus:
son of Marcus Aurelis
Diocletian:
Constantine I: first Christian emperor
Huns:
nomadic herders from Mongolia
Alaric: Germanic chief

atlas.gif (474 bytes) Places to Locate
Constaninople
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Chalkboard.bmp (15654 bytes) Reason for Fall of Roman Empire
1. Political. No succession rules.
2. Economic: Higher taxes and inflation
3. Foreign enemies: Frontiers left open

INFLATION AND THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire Part 1  10:18
Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire Part 2  10:45

CONSTANTINE: ROME"S FIRST CHRISTIAN EMPEROR
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 1  5:59
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 2  8:12
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 3  4:56
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 4  7:18
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 5  5:59
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 6  9:21
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 7  5:06
Constantine the Rise and Fall of an Empire 8  5:36

The Sacking of Rome: The Dark Ages Part 1 410 AD  7:23

readme.gif (1442 bytes) Section 15-4 Fall of the Empire pp. 240-244
Diocletian and Constantine I
End of the Empire


Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Collapse of the Roman Empire   Note02.gif (247 bytes) 12 Problems of Rome

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Legacy of Rome Poster

Note02.gif (247 bytes) Contributions of Rome

Resources

 

Day 7
Topic    Decline of the Roman Empire                                  
Objective
State Goals
16.A.3b  Make inferences about historical events and eras using historical maps and other historical sources.
18.A.5  Compare ways in which social systems are affected by political, environmental, and economic and technological changes.
Classwork-Homework
The Dark Ages: Part 2 The Waning Empire  4:59
Germanic Tribes  1:35

atlas.gif (1202 bytes) Altlas of World History
                                          
readme.gif (1442 bytes) Altlas of World History pp. 40-41

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Decline of the Empire  22a & 22b

 

Resources

 

Day 8
Topic    Roman Empire Foldable Book
Objective
Create a resource of information about the Roman Empire.
State Goals
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Roman Empire Foldable Book
Section 1   p. 234  Augustus's Achievements
Section 2  p. 236  Pax Romana
Section 3  p. 240  Compare Roman & US Family Life
Section 4  p. 244  Cause For the Fall of the Roman Empire
Asessment p. 245 Compare Roman and US Education

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Empire Research Cards

Resources

 

Day 9
Topic Rome Test
Objective
Demonstrate knowledge about the Roman Empire.
State Goals
18.B.3a  Analyze how individuals and groups interact with and within institutions.
18.B.3b  Explain how social institutions contribute to the development and transmission of culture.
Classwork-Homework
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Test on Rome

braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Test on Rome 2

braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Roman Unit Test  4 pages

Resources
Note02.gif (247 bytes) Rome Study Guide with Answers

 

Day 10
Topic 
Objective
Compare the culture of Mesopotamia and Rome.
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
Classwork-Homework
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Compare and Contrast: Mesopotamia to Rome  pages 18-24
Resources

 

Day
Topic    Virtual Field Trip
Objective
State Goals
16.B.2a (W)  Describe the historical development of monarchies, oligarchies, and city-states in ancient civilizations.
Classwork-Homework
bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) You Wouldn't Want to be a Gladiator  WEB BOOK
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Virtual Tour of Pompeii
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Tour of Roman Villa 1 A.D. in 27 images in Germany
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes)Lepcis Magna  A tour of a North African Roman city 1-200 AD
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Walk the Plank: Augustus  I got 7 correct!
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Pentalty Shootout: Rome  I scored 3 goals.
braininjar.gif (1615 bytes) Walk the Plank: Romans
crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Make a Roman Mosaic
Dice.bmp (3974 bytes)Roman Board Game
Resources

 

Day
Topic
Objective
State Goals
Classwork-Homework
Resources

 

Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Assignments    crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Art Activity    BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Lesson Plan      braininjar.gif (1615 bytes)_Tests      IconMap.bmp (3402 bytes) Maps     Note02.gif (247 bytes) Resources    
Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Web Sites    
SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes)_Field_Trips      Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Computer      bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Book      Dice.bmp (3974 bytes) Games    star.gif (2279 bytes)Extra_Credit

AQUEDUCTS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Aqueducts   Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Sewers
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Public Health and Water
 Dice.bmp (3974 bytes)Construct an Aquaduct
AUGUSTUS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Augustus: 31 BC - 14 AD Biography
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Augustus Caesar: The Dictator's Heir
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Augustus: Images of Power
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Caesar Augustus
ART / COLORING PAGES
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Bulla
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Clay Pots
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Mosaics
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Roman Soldier
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Geometric Street Signs
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) Tombstone
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) 6 Roman Worksheets   Jewelery, Roman Soldier, Vase, Shopping, Bulla, Games
 crayon0a.gif (328 bytes) 10 Coloring Pages of Ancient Rome
ARTIFACTS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Artifacts Pictures of objects
ATTILA the HUN
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Attila the Hun   from Ed Helper
BATHS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Baths at Caracalla    Includes a diagram.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Baths
BOUDICCA
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Boudicca Revolt Activity  Scrambled sentences and Wanted Poster Information
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Boudicca's Revolt
 Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Boudicca Powerpoint
BRITAIN
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Place Names   Chester and caster (castle) are Roman endings
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Roman Britain
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) TimeLine of Roman Britain
BRUTUS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Brutus
BUILDINGS and MONUMENTS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Bathhouses     From Ed Helper
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Hippodromes and Amphitheaters     From Ed Helper
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Buildings of Artifical Stone  Concrete!
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Circus Maximus Chariot Racing
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Pantheon Built as a Roman temple and later converted to a Catholic Church.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Colessium
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman House
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Temples
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Virtual Rome The most famous monuments in Rome.
CALENDAR
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Calendar
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Early Roman Calendar
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Calendar
CITIES
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Herculaneum
CLOTHING
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Clothing
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Dress
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Womens' Clothing
CONSTANTINE
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Constantine: Favored the Christian Church
DAILY LIFE
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) A Roman Menu
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Food and Dining
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Bulla
 Note02.gif (247 bytes)  Roman Clothing Handout
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Roman Food Handout
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Family Structure
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Life
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Medicine
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Women in Ancient Rome
ECONOMY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Prices in Ancient Rome
EMPERORS
 star.gif (2279 bytes) Emperor Report
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Constantine and Christianity     From Ed Helper    312-337 AD
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Constantine Historical Report
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Hadrian   From Ed Helper   One of Five Good Emperors    117 AD
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Nero  From Ed Helper   Story Questions, Vocabulary 54-68 AD
 Pencil.gif (434 bytes) Roman Emepror Report
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Trajan From Ed Helper    One of Five Good Emperors 98 AD
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Famous Emperors of Rome
GLADIATORS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Interview With a Gladiator
 Computer.gif (1114 bytes) Gladiator Images
 bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Gladiators, 50 AD
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Arena: Gladitorial Games Types of gladiators, Training, A day at the Arena
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Civilzation: Gladiators
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Gladitorial Games
HADRIAN
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Hadrian's Wall Information Sheet, Word Search, Fact or Fiction, Fill in the Blank, and Questions.
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Hadrian's Wall
LAWS
 The Twelve Tables
LEPCIS MAGNA
 SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes)Lepcis Magna  A tour of a North African Roman city 1-200 AD
MAP
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Map of Roman Empire  Clicable provinces
MOUNT VESUVIUS
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Mount Vesuvius
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Vesuvius, Italy
POMPEII
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) A Message of Ancient Days   The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. Compare an authentic source to a secondary source
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD   Authentic source
 SchoolBus5.bmp (6174 bytes) Virtual Tour of Pompeii
POWERPOINT
 Computer.bmp (3254 bytes) Greece and Rome Jeopardy Game
RELIGION
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Religion In Rome
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes)Roman Gods
 BookOpen.bmp (16686 bytes) Tales of Rome Curriculum Guide using Ovid's Metamorphosis he tells stories of Rome's origin and culture   43 pages
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Gods
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roaman Gods and Goddesses
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Religion
ROADS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Roads   History, Tools, Questions, Map Need map of England
Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Roads
bookpages.gif (1592 bytes)Roman Roads in Briton  1903 Thomas Codrington
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Roman Roads Diagram Map locations in England of Roman Roads
ROMAN NUMERALS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Life Shopping
ROME
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Rome Spelling Test
bookpages.gif (1592 bytes) Burning of Rome, 64 AD Tacitus's Eyewitness acoount
SCIENTISTS
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Archemedes
TECHNOLOGY
 Earth.gif (6650 bytes) Roman Technology
TIME LINES
 Pencil.gif (1165 bytes) Roman Britain Time Line
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Roman History Time Line
WORDS
 Note02.gif (247 bytes) Latin Words and Their Meanings


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