These questions go along with the movie Colosseum, A Gladiator's Story that aired on both BBC and the History Channel. The movie is available for free on youtube or for purchase on Amazon. This assignment includes 10 questions to be answered while watching the movie (answers included).
The movie is about a man who was captured by the Roman Empire and made a slave. Instead of living his whole life as a slave, he chooses to become a gladiator. The movie shows a great depiction of what life was like for the gladiators. It also shows the building of the Colosseum, explains its importance, and re-enacts the inaugural games.
Movie is appropriate for grades 6-12
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