Ancient Rome PowerPoint and Guided Notes (Print and Digital)


This engaging, no prep PowerPoint covers material for a complete unit on Ancient Rome from the founding of Rome through its fall.
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This 340 slide PowerPoint covers material for a complete unit on Ancient Rome from the founding of Rome through its fall. 32 pages of guided notes help engage students and keep them on task.

Topics include:
– Geography of Rome
– Founding of Rome
– Early Roman Republic (establishment; Patricians, Plebeians and slaves; Conflict of Orders; Twelve Tables; life in the Republic; religion)
– Roman Republic Government (Magistrates, Assemblies, Senate)
– Roman Army
– Punic Wars (1st, 2nd, and 3rd; Hannibal; Battles of Cannae and Zama) and War with Macedonia
– Roman Imperialism and the issues it causes
– Reform attempts (Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus; Marius and Sulla)
– Spartacus and Slave Revolt
– 1st and 2nd Triumvirates (Pompey, Crassus, Caesar; Rule of Julius Caesar; Antony, Octavian, Lepidus; Cleopatra and Caesar; Cleopatra and Antony)
– Augustus and Roman Empire
– Julio-Claudian Emperors (Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero)
– Flavian Emperors
– Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius
– 5 Good Emperors (Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius)
– Pax Romana (social classes; citizenship; army; living during Pax Romana; gladiators and entertainment; science; literature, philosophy; art; architecture
– Judaism in Roman Empire (zealots, revolts in 66 and 132)
– Christianity in Roman Empire (Jesus; crucifixion of Jesus; persecution of Christians; Edict of Milan; spread of Christianity; Constantine and Theodosius and Christianity; Paul and St. Augustine; structure of early church)
– End of Pax Romana and Commodus
– Problems and Reforms (Diocletian, Constantine, Theodosius)
– Barbarian Invasions (Visigoths, Anglo and Saxons, Huns, Vandals; Attila; Battle of Adrianople; Battle of Chalons; sacking of Rome in 410 and 455)
– 476 Fall of Rome
– After the Fall of Rome
– Why did Rome Fall?

What’s included in the download:
*Editable PowerPoint presentation (340 slides, text is all editable, graphics are not editable)
*Google Slides version of PowerPoint (340 Slides)
*PDF Guided Notes (32 pages, not editable)
*Fillable PDF version of Guided Notes (340 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe)
*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (340 slides, students type into text boxes, not editable in Slides
*PDF Guided Notes key (32 pages, not editable)
*Editable Guided Notes (32 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)

Some of these files are editable, but even once edited, they are considered derivative works and are only for your personal classroom use and may not be shared without the purchase of additional licenses and may not be sold.**

This download contains files that may be printed and copied or used digitally. Use whichever version fit best with your class. The other version remain yours in case you ever need to use them (in case your school makes the jump to 1:1 classes sometime in the future or if you have a student whose IEP requires a hard copy of assignments instead of digital ones).

You may put the materials in this file on a site for STUDENT USE that RESTRICTS access like Google Classroom, Edmodo, Blackboard, etc. where students are either invited via an email address or log in with a user name and password (use on Outschool or similar platforms is not permitted). IT MAY NOT BE UPLOADED TO A CLASS WEBSITE UNLESS THE SITE IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH A LOGIN AND PASSWORD.

Personal Classroom Use Only

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