Central Question: What is the most appropriate legacy of the Roman Empire?
The group activity calls for students to pretend that there was TV at the time of the Roman Empire. Create a news broadcast for a popular TV news channel that will broadcast the fall of the Roman Empire to the rest of the world. The rest of the world will learn of the fall of the Empire from your broadcast only. You will detail the fall of the Empire, while highlighting the major positive impacts that Roman culture might have on the world in the future and the major downfalls of the Empire that caused it to crumble.
Activity includes roles: Lead News Reporter, Field Reporters, and Interviewees.
Includes list of significant factual information terms that must be included in the broadcast, a template, grading break down, checklist, and individual response to the central question.