This download includes the follow-along PowerPoint and the Rome vs. Star Wars graphic organizer (in both PDF and MS WORD format)
Julius Caesar as Palpatine? Republics becoming Empires? This engaging PowerPoint presents 10 parallels between The Romans and Star Wars. This 1 day lesson can be used as a hook to start a Rome unit, or as a fun way to review. Full of historical facts, it includes visuals for each of the 10 comparisons. This includes plot comparisons and other details from history and from the films, as well as a handful of links to scenes from the various Star Wars films. Enjoy!