Cascade Middle School: 7th Grade Project on Ancient Rome


Library Online Resources

In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Junior Reference Collection
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gjrc.aspx
From the front page of this database, click on the image that says “World History” and find the link for the Roman Empire.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gvrl.aspx
One of the electronic encyclopedias in this collection is called “Ancient Greece and Rome.” Once you are inside the encyclopedia, do a search for your topic.



Websites

The Roman Empire from PBS
www.pbs.org/empires/romans/empire/index.html

The Romans
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/
  Learn about the Roman Empire, battles, and what Romans did for fun!

Mr. Dowling.com: Ancient Rome
www.mrdowling.com/702rome.html
  “For almost 1,000 years, Rome controlled the Western World.” Learn how here!

Social Studies for Kids: Ancient Rome
www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ancientrome.htm
  Trace the development of Rome: their laws, maps, and conquests

Daily Life in Ancient Rome
www.unrv.com/culture/daily-life.php
  Curious about what Romans named their dogs? Find out here!

Classics Technology Center: The Gladiator
ablemedia.com/ctcweb/consortium/gladiators.html
  Who were the gladiators, and why did they fight?

Arena: Gladitorial Games
www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/arena.html
  Learn more about gladiators and combat in arenas.

Odyssey Online: Rome
carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/ROME/daily.html
  Learn more about public and private life in ancient Rome.

The Illustrated History of The Roman Empire
www.roman-empire.net/



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