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November 18, 2019

 

November 18-22

 

Workshop Activities

1. Craft - Bulla

2. Key Points – Roman Empire

3. Collaborative – Roman Gods

4. Language Arts – Latin Phrases

5. Math/Logic – Rolling Roman Numerals

6. Character Connection – Hello Day

7. Big Activity – When in Rome

8. Movement - Bocce

 

Minecraft Activities

  1. Roman Gods quiz game

  2. Roman numerals in the Colosseum

  3. Defending the Empire

  4. Build Challenge: Roman buildings

 

Upcoming Events

  • Park Days at Santa Ana Zoo: https://www.facebook.com/events/479026312918466/

  • Disneyland meetup: December 10 – Ancient Festivals: https://www.facebook.com/events/438347327015581/

  • Ancient Festivals Celebration – Details TBD, but we're planning for December 16th in Corona.

 

Fireworks

Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

 

  • Read Roman Mysteries: http://carolinelawrence.com/books-overview/

  • Color three different maps of the Roman Empire, each depicting a different time period.

  • Experience different types of governments: http://ancienthistory.mrdonn.org/RomeTest.html

  • Play roman numerals games:

    • http://gamesforlearning-mary.blogspot.com/2013/02/roman-numeral-oh-nuts.html

    • http://www.greatmathsgames.com/roman_numerals/roman_numerals_xxxii.htm

    • http://www.greatmathsgames.com/roman_numerals/roman_numerals_jigsaw.htm

    • http://www.greatmathsgames.com/roman_numerals/roman_numerals_bingo.htm

  • Make a report about the impact of the Romans on the British: http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Romans.html

  • Do some Thanksgiving activities:

    • http://www.nea.org/tools/lessons/thanksgiving-ideas-for-the-classroom.html

    • http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/index.htm#

  • Prepare and eat a meal that the ancient Romans might have eaten.

  • Go on a Latin words scavenger hunt. Read a page from a book, the Internet, or newspaper. How many Latin-based words can you find? What did the original Latin words mean?

  • While Rome was a republic, political debates were important. Watch a political debate. Whose opinions do you agree with? Which candidate answers the questions best? Who do you think should win the election?

  • Make a display that shows a Roman war strategy.

  • Write a fictitious story set in the Roman Empire.

  • Make a Roman dessert: https://youtu.be/vmv_j62r-Q4

 

Field Trip Ideas

  • Visit an Italian restaurant – a pizza parlor?

 

 

 

 

 

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