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History : The Romans

For the second half of the summer term we will be continuing with our Roman topic.

Activity 1:

 

The Roman Army: To learn about the key features of a Roman Soldier’s uniform. To design (and make) a Roman Shield.

 

  • Colour and label the parts of a Roman soldiers’ uniform.
  • Design and/or make a Roman soldiers’ shield.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/the_roman_army/

 

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/worksheets/romans/roman_army.pdf

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/shield.html

Activity 2:

Life In Roman Britain: To know how the Romans made life in Britain more comfortable for themselves.

 

-Research one of the following areas:

  • Roman Baths
  • Roads and Viaducts
  • Villas and Heating
  • Water systems and Aqueducts
  • Hadrian’s Wall and Antonine Wall

 

  • Present your findings as a poster (include a heading, subheading, pictures and information)

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/public-baths-in-roman-britain/z62jmfr

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqtf34j/articles/z2dr4wx

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/history-ks1--ks2-explain-this-roman-roads/z7c8wty

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zqtf34j/articles/ztqg4wx

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/hadrianswall.htm

Activity 3:

 

Mosaics: To know what a mosaic is and why Romans used them.

 

  • To design and make a mosaic.

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/mosaics.html

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/mosaics_gallery.shtml

Activity 4:

 

Entertainment: To know how people entertained themselves in Romans times.

 

  • Create a menu for a banquet (or better still dress up as a Roman and have your own Roman style banquet!!)
  • Play a game of ‘Tabla Lusoria’ or ‘Knucklebones’

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztvb4wx

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/food.html

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zkxtsbk

 

https://kids.kiddle.co/Knucklebones

 

https://www.bead.game/games/traditional/tabla-lusoria

Activity 5:

 

Roman Numerals: To be able to identify different Roman numerals

 

  • Convert Roman numerals into numbers and vice versa

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1UmAgekzbs

 

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/romans/numbers.html

Activity 6:

 

Religion: To learn facts about the Roman Gods.

 

  • To create a Top Trumps style game about the Roman Gods

Activity 7:

 

The Romans Leave: To know why the Romans left Britain and who invaded next.

 

  • To explain why the Romans left Britain.
  • To know the 3 main tribes that invaded next and where they came from.
  • Complete the end of topic quiz.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxsbcdm/articles/z23br82

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zxsbcdm/articles/zq2m6sg

 

https://www.educationquizzes.com/ks2/history/romans-in-britain/


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