By Alexandra Hanson-Harding

Examine lifestyles in historic Rome with the engaginghands-on actions during this publication. From early Roman historical past and govt to way of life in historical Rome, the actions during this wealthy source can assist 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 types of Roman mansions and residences, create ancestor mask, examine Roman mythology, examine Latin root phrases and some Latin words, and extra. additionally incorporates a full-color poster of historical Rome.
For use with Grades 4-8.

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2. Tell them to dip the newspaper strips in paste and lay them on top of overturned bowl until covered. After the strips have dried, have them repeat the process. 3. Demonstrate how to shape cardboard into a circular wall on which the papier mâché dome can rest. Show students how to securely tape the circle closed. Have them cover it with white paper, and then carefully place the dome on it. Model how to cut the small box into the shape of a portico and attach it to the front. Build an Arch/Build an Aqueduct What makes arches so strong—stronger than square door frames—is that they don’t just bear the weight of the wall above them, but because of their shape, force the weight down into strong supports.

Resources Books Food and Feasts in Ancient Rome, by Philip Steele, New Discovery Books, 1994. Gladiator, by Richard Watkins, Houghton Mifflin Co, 1997. Make This Model Roman Amphitheatre, an Usborne Cut-Out Models, Usborne Publishing, LTD, 1994. 55 Name ______________________________________________ Toga Wrap Ancient Rome © Alexandra Hanson-Harding, Scholastic Teaching Resources Follow these directions to dress like a Roman. 1. Get a long piece of fabric— 15 feet for a 5-foot person, 18 for a 6-foot person, and cut it into a long semi-circle, thin at each end.

Build an Arch/Build an Aqueduct What makes arches so strong—stronger than square door frames—is that they don’t just bear the weight of the wall above them, but because of their shape, force the weight down into strong supports. To show students how arches work, try this: Take a long thin stick. Have students bend it. What do they feel? Encourage students to try making an arch—and, if they want, an aqueduct—with this activity. Again, this works well as a group activity. 42 Materials clay knife small cup cake pan Ancient Rome © Alexandra Hanson-Harding, Scholastic Teaching Resources 1.

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