Ancient Rome Virtual Field Trip Bundle (Google Earth Exploration)

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Michelle McDonald
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5th - 7th, Homeschool
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Wow! I am blown away by the level of engagement in history that these lessons have provided my students. It has stepped up my geography lessons. I highly recommend these digital field trips.
My students enjoyed this virtual field trip. Once I got google earth installed on their iPads it was a breeze to use.

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    If you are teaching Ancient Rome, this virtual field trip bundle is a great way to infuse technology, spark curiosity, and bring history to life! Using a combination of Google Earth™ 360-degree views, informational text, video, and visuals, your students will learn about and explore Ancient Rome from various perspectives.

    This Bundle Includes:

    1. Ancient Rome Geography Virtual Field Trip

    2. Colosseum Virtual Field Trip

    3. Ancient Rome Architecture Virtual Field Trip

    4. Ancient Rome Entertainment Venues Virtual Field Trip

    5. Ancient Rome Temple Architecture Virtual Field Trip

    6. City of Pompeii Virtual Field Trip

    7. Byzantine Empire: Constantinople VFT

    Virtual Field Trips Include:

    :: Informational Text (build background knowledge)

    :: Response Questions (EDITABLE)

    :: Google Earth™ Links to 360-degree views

    :: Video Links

    :: Grading Rubric & Answer Keys

    :: Everything is set up in Google Slides & ready to go!


    How it Works:

    These virtual field trips can be conducted teacher-led or shared with students through Google Classroom as an independent assignment. Everything is set up for you. These resources are LOW PREP and would even make great sub plans. Student directions are found within the lessons, and direct links are included to specific Google Earth™ locations and videos. All work is completed digitally. No printing necessary.


    These virtual field trips are structured. This means that the informational text and links are meaningful and are meant to lead students to think critically as they respond to the questions throughout the virtual field trip. This is also a great way to keep students accountable as they learn and explore. All response questions are EDITABLE, so you can tailor to your class needs. Students complete this activity in edit mode of Google Slides.

    Standards Alignment:

    :: Common Core Standards for Reading Informational Text

    :: National Council for the Social Studies Standards

    :: Washington State Social Studies Standards for 6th grade World Civilizations.

    :: Tennessee 6th Grade World Civilizations Standards

    :: Can Crosswalk to many different state standards

    Grading Rubric:

    A grading rubric is included which assesses: accuracy, thoroughness, validity, and writing conventions. Answers will vary throughout, as students are recording their observations and findings. An answer key is included for the map skills slides.


    Please note that students will need to access Google Earth™ to complete these assignments. Google Earth™ can be accessed on a desktop using Chrome as the browser. If using a tablet or smartphone, simply download the Google Earth App before starting the virtual field trips. Your students will also need access to YouTube to view the video clips.

    If you have questions, feel free to reach out prior to purchasing. Looking for another virtual field trip that you don’t see? Let me know! I can be reached directly by email at:

    Thank you!

    Michelle McDonald, B.A.E.

    Social Studies Education, K-12

    Elementary Education K-8

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
    Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.


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