Roman Roads

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This podcast is part of the series: Ancient Greece & Rome

Multimedia Details Title: Roman Roads
Creator: Dalton
Submitted By: Nancy McGowan, Bluff Park Elementary School, Hoover City

Bluff Park Elementary, Hoover City Schools


This podcast is a description of Roman roads.  The famous quotation, "All roads lead to Rome," was true in ancient times.  The Romans built their roads straight in order to see long distances.  The roads were well traveled and are still visible today.  Comparisons of mile markers and road signs to today's highways are made in this podcast.

Length: 1:58
Content Areas: English/Language Arts
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

National/Other Standards:

Standard 3-Students apply a wide range of strategies to comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and appreciate texts.

Standard 7-Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts 

Standard 8-Uses listening and speaking strategies for different purposes