"I imagine a few things: Content Chats: This may be too simplistic - have a few sessions about a time period/topic and just brainstorm about : what kids need to leave knowing about this time period and then brainstorm resources/tools etc for it Super…"
"Depends on how much you need to teach. Is it a hole big unit on just Rome? Or, as in our Global History curriculum, it is a brief look at Rome and it's place in global history.
We do Rome in a day - mostly discussing its overall…"
"1. Creation of Republic & 12 Tables
2. Punic Wars "And furthermore, I believe Carthage should be destroyed." Dan Carlin's Hardcore History podcast has a great series on the Punic Wars.
3. Julius Caesar…"
"1. The Myth vs. Fact about the origins of the Romans and how it can be related back to how cultures tell their stories.
2. How the Republic was formed and how compromise led to the 12 Tables.
3. The impact of the Punic Wars on creating the need for…"
Long Story Short - I have been asked to teach a unit on the Romans and have not dealt with them since college. What are the main 5 things you would want your kids to come away from this unit knowing/understanding?