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Life as a Roman Soldier

Overall rating 4 out of 54.7 (17 ratings)

Last updated 24 February 2014, created 29 March 2011, viewed 26,201

A PowerPoint tutorial on the Roman army and two worksheets, one a 'job application' letter for someone applying to join a Roman legion, the other a simple frame to encourage students to describe a Roman soldier's day, based on their previous studies. PowerPoint is quite long (I use it fo More…r online teaching) but could easily be broken up into smaller segments for class teaching. Links to video clips are in the 'notes' area beneath the slides where appropriate. Thanks for looking - please review if you found any of these resources helpful.

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  • Word documentWorksheet
    A Day in the Life of a Roman Legionary.doc (44kb, Word document)
  • Word documentWorksheet
    Job Application for a Roman Soldier.doc (27kb, Word document)
  • Powerpoint documentTutorial
    The Roman Army.ppt (1mb, Powerpoint document)
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Really good - I'd use this for teaching Book III of the Cambridge Latin Course to Year 10s - a great introduction to the cultural background.

from ClarissimaClare, 11 February 2014
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Great resource. Thank you for sharing.

from Khalouf2, 23 January 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended by TES Resource Team and will feature in the History newsletter.

from TES Resource Team, 13 January 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thank you, what a time saving resource you have shared!

from 123908, 12 December 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks. This is really useful!

from J.M.Powell, 09 December 2013
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