The Romans used a different calendar than we do, but ours is based on theirs. Some social studies teachers are put off by the many complex explanations of the Roman calendar found online and don't want to teach it. This is a SIMPLE explanation of the ancient Roman calendar for busy teachers.........with ideas and practice tips for teaching a successful lesson on it so students can do their own conversions from our calendar dates to the ancient Roman calendar. Ideal as a problem-solving skill lesson or for gifted students, it is challenging but students can be successful and they feel great when they finally get it!
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Looking for more to help you teach about Ancient Rome? How about a bundled set of SIXTEEN varied, creative activities and printables? Some are multi-day tasks and some for only one period, but all were created to engage and teach your students about Ancient Rome. There are even three separate projects for your students included.
Ancient Rome: Topics, ideas, and Activities: 68 Pages
Another bestseller! Turn your class into an Ancient Roman courtroom in this great one-week classroom simulation while students practice public speaking and cooperative efforts, learn about justice and the law, and of course……learn about the ancient Romans!
Twelve Tables of Roman Law: Using Classroom as Courtroom