Ancient Rome PowerPoint Projects


Ms. Brodie's Social Studies Class

 

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Introduction:

Ancient Rome was a powerful and rich civilization that at its peak stretched across Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia. The Roman Empire was the birthplace of many important technological, political, social, and cultural advancements. Some aspects of ancient Roman culture are still present in our society today.

 

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Task and Process:

1. Choose one of the following ancient Roman topics your would like to research.

Gladiators

Leisure

Role of Women

Roman Architecture

Food

Fall of Empire

Schools

Military

Augustus

Daily Life

Religion

Roman Dress


2. Using the resource links and books in the library, research your topic. Take point form notes for 8-10 interesting facts. 1 fact must come from your textbook Human Heritage.

3. Create a PowerPoint slide show to display your information. Include the following slides:    

    a) Title Slide - Topic, representative image, the date, and your name

    b) Slide for Each Fact - Use point form notes to describe the fact and include a picture on each slide

    c) Glossary - Create a glossary with 5-8 words about your topic and include a definition for each word

    d) Bibliography - Include a bibliography that notes your sources of information

4. Practice your presentation.

5. Present to the class.

 

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Resources:

Use books and Internet sites to research your ancient Roman topic.

Gladiators

Leisure

Role of Women

Roman Architecture

Food

Fall of Empire

Schools

Military

Augustus

Daily Life

Religion

Roman Dress

 

 

Gladiators:
You Wouldn't Want to be a Roman Gladiator
The Romans: Gladiators
Warrior Challenge: Gladiator
Roman Gladiatorial Games
The Gladiator
Gladiatorial Games

 

Food:
Roma: Food
History for Kids: Roman Food
The Romans: Food
Lunch
Dinner
Real Roman Recipes

Social Position and Food in the Roman Empire

 

Augustus:
Roma: Augustus
Emperors: Augustus
PBS: The Roman Empire
Augustus
Augustus

 

Leisure and Entertainment:
BBC: Leisure
Entertainment
The Romans: Entertainment
Daily Life: Entertainment
Leisure and Entertainment

Roman Chariot Racing

 

Fall of Empire:
Fall of Rome
The Roman Empire: The Fall of Rome
The Romans: Fall of the Empire
Fall of Rome
The Decline and Fall of Rome
The Fall of the Roman Empire (List)

 

Daily Life:
Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Daily Life
Daily Life

 

Role of Women:
Life of a Roman Female
Marriage
Daily Life: Society
Women in Ancient Rome
Female Fury in the Forum

 

Schools:
BBC: Families and Children

School
Life in Roman Times
The Roman Education
The Romans: Education

 

Religion:
BBC: Religion
Roman Gods
Mythology
Roma: Roman Religion
The Romans: Religion
History for Kids: Religion
Roman Religion

 

Roman Architecture:
Rome: Past and Present
Roma: Roman Architecture
Ancient Rome
Ancient Roman Architecture
Roman Architecture
Ancient Roman Architecture

 

Military:
The Army
BBC: The Roman Army
Military
Roma: Military
Roman Army: Part I
Roman Army: Part II
Roman Legions
Soldiers
Roman Arms and Armour
The Romans: The Roman Army



 

Roman Dress:
Clothing
Roman Life
Roman Clothing: Part I
Roman Clothing: Part II
Clothing and Hairstyles
Roman Dress
The Romans: Clothing
History for Kids: Roman Clothing
The Roman Clothing

 

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Evaluation:

Category
Exemplary
Accomplished
Developing
Beginning
Content
Accurate and extremely detailed information about an ancient Roman topic.
Accurate and detailed information about an ancient Roman topic. More detail would improve the quality.
Some information about an ancient Roman topic, but more detail is needed. There may be some inaccuracies in the information.
Limited information about an ancient Roman topic; a lot more detail is required. There may be inaccuracies in the information.
Originality
Presentation shows considerable originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in a unique and interesting way.
Presentation shows some originality and inventiveness. The content and ideas are presented in an interesting way.
Presentation shows an attempt at originality and inventiveness on 1-2 slides.
Presentation is a rehash of other people's ideas and/or graphics and shows very little attempt at original thought.
Background
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from slide to slide and is appropriate for the topic.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics. Choice of background is consistent from slide to slide.
Background does not detract from text or other graphics.
Background makes it difficult to see text or competes with other graphics on the page.
Use of Graphics
All graphics are attractive (size and colors) and support the theme/content of the presentation.
A few graphics are not attractive but all support the theme/content of the presentation.
All graphics are attractive but a few do not seem to support the theme/content of the presentation.
Several graphics are unattractive AND detract from the content of the presentation.
Conventions
Consistently follows standard rules with very few if any errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Appears to have been carefully proofread and edited.
Follows standard rules with few errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Appears to have been proofread and edited with most surface errors corrected.
Follows standard rules with some errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Appears to have been proofread and edited, although not with a high degree of precision.
Significant errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and capitalization. Does not appear to have been proofread and edited.
Oral Presentation
Interesting, well-rehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention.
Relatively interesting, rehearsed with a fairly smooth delivery that usually holds audience attention.
Delivery not smooth, but able to hold audience attention most of the time.
Delivery not smooth and audience attention lost.

 

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Conclusion:

Through various PowerPoint presentations created by your peers, you have learned about some important aspects of ancient Roman life. As you can see, ancient Rome was the birthplace of many significant technological, political, social, and cultural advancements. List 3-5 aspects of ancient Roman culture that are present in our society today.

 

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