Step 1 - History 7 - Ancient Rome

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Step 1 - History 7 - Ancient Rome

  • Develops literacy, vocabulary!
  • Introduces the child to ancient Rome!
  • Introduces ideas in politics, science and art!
  • Fun, hands-on activities!
  • Develops critical thinking skills!
  • Lesson plans are complete and ready to use!  Start now!

The final history course in the first year, for students ages 5-6, for students who are preliterate, and for students who are now developing limited literacy skills.

A hands-on introduction to Ancient Rome, perhaps the most powerful and influential empire in history.  Who were the Romans?  Where did they come from?  What did they believe?  How did they grow into an empire?  Who were their greatest and their worst leaders?  Who was Julius Caesar?  What kind of art did Rome create?  How did Christianity begin?  How did the Roman Empire fall?  What can we learn from their fall?

A creative approach to history unique to Steps.  14 lessons that take the student up to the fall of Rome and the start of the Dark Ages.

Subjects covered in this course include:

  • The land of Italy.
  • The legends of Rome's birth.
  • The Etruscans
  • Early Rome
  • The Roman Republic
  • The growth of Rome as a power
  • Roman Civil War
  • Sulla
  • Julius Caesar
  • The first Roman Emperor, Augustus Caesar
  • Christ and Christianity
  • Roman historians Livy, Tacitus, Seutonius
  • Roman writers Plautus, Virgil, Horace, Juvenal, Ovid
  • Roman architecture
  • The bad Emperors.  Caligula, Nero
  • Interesting Emperors.  Constantine
  • The fall of Rome
  • Hypatia and the Library at Alexandria, Egypt
  • The growth of the Christian Church
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