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Let’s Explore the Romans!

    Where in the world is the Pont du Gard found AND what is it?____________________

  2. Click on Daily Life.
    A. What happened to the Roman city of Pompeii and when did it occur?_________________
    B. Click on “Public Life” and then click on the “theater” photograph.
    What is the name for an outside theater?_______________________
    C. Stay on Daily Life and then click on the photograph of the “baths”.
    List TWO facts about the Roman baths.__________________and__________________
    D. Stay on Daily Life and click on “personal life”. What was used as fuel for the Roman lamps?__________________

  3. Go to Death and Burial.
    A. What were the two ways the Romans dealt with their dead?__________________and_______________
    B. What was a sarcophagus and what does the word mean?_________________________

  4. Go to Writing.
    A. Give THREE facts about the writing of the Romans.____________ ______________ _____________
    B. Click on “books”. Describe what the earliest Roman books liked like._______________________

    Click on any TWO: Aqueduct, catacombs, baths, panthenon roads, forum, clothing, recreation or architecture.
    Write FOUR Facts learned about TWO of these topics.________________________ ____________________ __________________ _________________and________________ _________________ _________________ ______________

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In addition to notes, I have included lots of additional resources, websites and activities that you might find of value.

Although I have tried to review each link, please check the site to see if it is appropriate for your grade level. Also, please monitor that students stay at the link. Should you find something questionable, please let me know. Thanks! Note: Illustration from