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The Roman Empire

Students will learn about the Roman Empire using timelines, maps, and the internet.


  • Students will research a list of people, places and events from the Roman Empire on the Internet using and other relevant sites.
  • They will take their information and write it on a blank timeline to be used throughout the unit of study.
  • They will also fill in a blank map of the Roman Empire using a web site.


  • Students will look up the list of events given to them and write the years they occurred.
  • Students will then write in the date increments on the timeline, then fill in the relevant events.
  • Students will search for a site concerning the Roman Empire and locate a map that can be used to complete a blank map they have been given.

Sunshine State Standards

  • SS.A.1.3.1
  • SS.A.2.3.5
  • SS.A.2.3.6
  • SS.A.2.3.7
  • SS.B.1.3.1
  • LA.A.2.3.5

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Use content-specific tools, software, and simulations (e.g., environmental probes, graphing calculators, exploratory environments, Web tools) to support learning and research.
  • Select and use appropriate tools and technology resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and solve problems.


  • Blank timeline of the Roman Empire from 753 BC to AD 476
  • List of important events
  • Blank map
  • Wireless laptops
  • Internet access

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