Monday, May 19, 2014

Welcome to Ancient Rome

Warm Up  Welcome to Ancient Rome. Romulus and Remus are the legendary twin brothers who according to myth founded the city of Rome. Read about Romulus and Remus here and then take the quiz here. If you have time, watch the Romulus and Remus video below.  


Introduction to Ancient Rome: Digital Guided Reading  Read along with Mr. Dowling as he introduces you to the new rising power of the ancient world - Rome. After reading, complete the worksheet that accompanies the text that has been placed in each of your Social Studies folders.  

The Geography of Ancient Rome: Map Exploration  If time permits, check out the site here and using a set of digital maps explore how the geography of Rome changes over time.  

Homework  Complete the "Ancient Rome: A New Power Rises" assignment.