ALEX Learning Activity Resources

ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 7 :
7 ) Describe the widespread impact of the Roman Empire.

Example: spread of Roman law and political theory, citizenship and slavery, architecture and engineering, religions, sculptures and paintings, literature, and the Latin language

•  Tracing important aspects of the diffusion of Christianity, including its relationship to Judaism, missionary impulse, organizational development, transition from persecution to acceptance in the Roman Empire, and church doctrine
•  Explaining the role of economics, societal changes, Christianity, political and military problems, external factors, and the size and diversity of the Roman Empire in its decline and fall
[DLIT] (8) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

[DLIT] (8) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

Subject: Social Studies (8), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (8)
Title: Breaking News: Then and Now

After studying the primary reasons for the Fall of Rome, students will collaborate to create a video where they compare/contrast the events that led to the Fall of Rome and what is happening in the United States today. Is America following in their footsteps?

*This activity may take several days for students to complete.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX Resource Development Summit.

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