Ancient Rome: A Complete Resource That Helps Kids Learn by Alexandra Hanson-Harding

By Alexandra Hanson-Harding

Investigate existence in historical Rome with the engaginghands-on actions during this e-book. From early Roman background and executive to everyday life in historic Rome, the actions during this wealthy source may also help scholars discover all of the facets of this attention-grabbing civilization. scholars' realizing will develop as they perform a read-aloud play approximately Julius Caesar, build versions of Roman mansions and residences, create ancestor mask, learn Roman mythology, examine Latin root phrases and some Latin words, and extra. additionally contains a full-color poster of historic Rome. to be used with Grades 4-8.

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XX; 4. X; 5. CM; 6. X; 7. III; 8. XI; 9. D; 10. C 60 How does our system, the Arabic numeral system, compare with the Roman system? Which is easier? Ancient Rome © Alexandra Hanson-Harding, Scholastic Teaching Resources Studying the Heroes Children were often exhorted to learn the lessons of brave Romans of long ago days. Some of the real and legendary people students learned about were: Coriolanus; Lucius Junius Brutus; Cincinnatus; Aeneas; Romulus; and Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi. Ask students: Who are some American heroes whom you learn about in school?

Apollo—god of music and light Ceres—goddess of the harvest Diana—goddess of the hunt Janus—god of doorways Juno—queen of the gods Jupiter—king of the gods Mars—god of war Mercury—messenger of the gods Minerva—goddess of truth Neptune—god of the sea Pluto—god of the underworld Saturn—god of agriculture Venus—goddess of love Vesta—goddess of the hearth God’s name: God’s name: Where god came from: Where god came from: Special powers: Special powers: Special weaknesses: Special weaknesses: Details (example of their prowess): Details (example of their prowess): 57 Ancient Rome © Alexandra Hanson-Harding, Scholastic Teaching Resources SECTION 5 Children’s Lives in Rome A Day in a Roman School From the ages of 7 to 11, boys and girls whose parents could afford it were sent to an elementary school called a ludum, run by a litterator or teacher.

Roman Recess Now that your students have done hard work during their Roman school day, why not let them try playing games that were played by Roman children? You can set aside a day for them to try a special Roman fun day. The Romans played a number of board games. Some of them were very similar to games we play today. Although rules may have changed slightly, Roman kids amused themselves by playing games very much like the following: backgammon, ludo, chess, and checkers. Archaeologists have recently found ancient checker boards scratched in the dirt of ancient soil.

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