Exploring Ancient Civilizations: Rome

Lesson 18

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Objective

Explain the significance of the heading “The empire lives on."

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13 by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce (April 2006)  pp. 103 – 104

  • Book: Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome  pp. 42 – 45

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Writing Prompt

Explain the significance of the heading “The empire lives on.”

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Key Questions

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Ancient Rome and Pompeii: What gifts did the Romans leave behind?
Why were Roman structures able to last for so long?
Are all Roman structures in the same condition as they were when they were first built? Defend why or why not.
How does the information from Eye Wonder build on to the information from Ancient Rome and Pompeii?

Vocabulary

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.3.3 — Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

Supporting Standards

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L.3.4

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RF.3.3

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RI.3.1

RI.3.10

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RI.3.5

RI.3.7

SL.3.1

W.3.10