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Rome Unit

Ancient Rome Complete Unit Plan Lesson Activity Bundle Common Core Grades 5-8
Grade levels 5th – 8th, Homeschool
Subjects: Social Studies – History, Ancient History, World History
Description

This Ancient Rome printable complete unit bundle has rigor, versatility, and fun!

CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key “big idea” Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:

· Economy

· Government /Leadership

· Social Classes

· Geography

· Religion

· Achievements

Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically, and make comparisons as young social scientists.

This Ancient Rome bundle is divided into IV parts and includes a scope and sequence for easy planning:

I. ANCIENT ROME NOTES, POWERPOINTS, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, STATIONS AND CONTENT INSTRUCTION

The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:

⚡1.Ancient Rome PowerPoint Notes

⚡2.Two Page Printable Notes with Graphic Organizers 

⚡3.Ancient Rome Student Centered Reading Stations that are labeled and categorized with the key concepts. 

⚡4. Student-Centered Big Ideas Foldable: A Mini Project!

⚡5. Complete Vocabulary Mini Bundle including: vocabulary assignments (varying format options in WORD and PDF), games, review and a quiz. Now includes Quizlet links for online learning practice with the same words and definitions.

⚡6. Complete Geography Introduction Mini Bundle including: Satellite Map physical geography introduction, map assignment, fun scavenger hunt activity, Where in the World class game and three physical geography assignment options. Now includes a geography quiz and answer key!

⚡7. Ancient Rome Introductory Investigation This lesson is a great introduction and has a summative piece. Students analyze visuals, primary source excerpts and map to make predictions about the content they will learn about.

⚡8. Doodle World History Summary Activity. Fun creative note-taking graphic organizer that allows students to detail the 6 key “big idea” concepts.

⚡9. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Student make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.

II. ANCIENT ROME ACTIVITIES, CLOSE READINGS, WORKSHEETS AND COMMON CORE WRITING

 Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information. This packet includes:

⭐1. Interview with Augustus iPad Time Machine Activity!

⭐2. FUN iPOD Playlist for a Roman Citizen!

⭐3.The 12 Tablets- FAIR? YOU DECIDE! Common Core Information Text Reading and Writing

⭐4.Common Core Writing Pre-Write and Template and Teaching Resources for an Informative Paragraph

⭐5.Common Core Aligned Research Project Packet and Activity (6 ideas and Templates with the SAME rubric)

⭐6.Common Core Primary Source Quote Activities (5 to choose from)

⭐7. DBQ- Roman Achievements Document Based Question Reading and Writing Activity

⭐8. What’s Your Destiny?-Close reading and fun comprehension game. Students read and compete in a displayed class game board. Winning students choose a fictitious destiny that is shared with the class!

⭐13. Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Resource Pack

⭐14. A key concept Field Report

III. ANCIENT ROME REVIEW AND FUN GAMES!

☀️1. A Storyboard Graphic Review Assignment and Perfect Paragraph/Essay Writing Guides

☀️2.Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the “big Idea” key concepts for Social Studies.

☀️3. FUN Vocabulary and Geography Class Games now with Quizlet online learning links!

☀️4. Jingle Mingle Fun Review Interactive – Students mingle about the room finding partners. When the music stops, students address essential learning questions together!

☀️5. A comprehensive test study guide- students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions.

☀️6. A Folding Key Concept Review/Assessment Interactive Notebook Resource Pack. Students support a claim with evidence from the text or research (a condensed version is included with over 60 templates).

III. ANCIENT ROME TESTS AND ASSESSMENTS

✍1. Vocabulary Quiz with academic and content vocabulary, a geography quiz, and a reading comprehension quiz with answer keys

✍2. Common Core Literacy and Writing Multiple Choice Test in editable WORD and PDF

✍3. The DBQ listed above is also an extraordinary assessment!

 

This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!