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Pompeii: An Irresponsible Decision or Unexpected Disaster?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Living in dangerous places is nothing new. From Pompeii and its volcano to New Orleans and its vulnerability to hurricanes, humans must always contend with natural forces. Pupils first examine the history of Pompeii and then analyze the...
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In Old Pompeii

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the history of Pompeii and its destruction. They take a virtual field trip to the ruins of Pompeii, create a travel brochure to attract tourists to the site, and write an account of their trip.
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Culture of Pompeii

For Students 6th - 8th
In need of a worksheet that focuses on the government and culture of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii? Here you'll find 16 questions related to the government, religion, society, and culture of Pompeii, prior to the eruption of Mr....
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Perspectives on Life in Pompeii, Circa 79 AD

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars read "The Eruption of Vesuvius" and "Flight from Disaster," watch slide show of archaeological ruins in Pompeii and Herculaneum, discuss Roman culture, view Powerpoint presentation on graffiti found in Pompeii and...
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The Ruins of Pompeii: A Window into History

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the history of Pompeii and its destruction. Locate important geographical features of Rome. Gain insight into the past through archaeological interpretation. Synthesize historical information through imaginative...
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The Last Day of Pompeii

For Students 5th - 7th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read an article about Pompeii and then analyze the setting as they complete a graphic organizer.
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Pompeii the Lost City

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders list characteristics of Pompeii before and after the volcanic eruption that destroyed the city. They construct paragraphs with their characteristics and illustrate their paragraphs.
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Correcting Paragraph Errors

For Students 5th - 6th
In this advanced paragraph correction worksheet, learners read a paragraph about Pompeii and identify, and correct grammatical and spelling errors. Students answer eight multiple choice questions.
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Magic Tree House #13: Reading Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Reading comprehension questions for the 13th Magic Tree House book, Vacation Under the Volcano, are divided by chapter. Each chapter warrants three to five questions. They cover basic comprehension, vocabulary, and some inference.
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Treasure Hunting for Volcanoes

For Students 6th - 8th
In this volcanoes instructional activity, students visit a given website and complete 15 fill in the blank questions about volcanoes all over the world.
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Paper Mosaics

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story "Pompeii...Buried Alive." They locate Italy on a world map and define the term artifact. Students conduct an artifact dig on the playground. Students study the characteristics of mosaics and their...
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I Got a Lava Livin' to Do in Pompeii

For Teachers 6th
Scholars imagine themselves as citizens of Pompeii in 79 AD. First they are assigned a job (or place in society like a child or slave). Then they record their daily activities for the weeks leading up to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #10

For Students 5th - 7th
That traveling teacher is off again, and this time she's in a really cool place. The class reads through the clues found in the provided paragraph to determine her location. Where is she? Here's a clue: It was an ancient city that sat...
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Worksheet: The Fossilization Process

For Students 9th - 12th
This is mostly a reading comprehension exercise with a focus on rock and fossil formation. After a section on the three types of rock, readers answer two questions about which environment is conducive to fossilization. After a second...
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Sites to see and save

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Pompeii worksheet, students read an article about a collapsed building in Pompeii and answer short answer questions about it. Students answer 4 questions, fill out 1 chart, and identify words from 6 sentences.
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Houses in Pompeii

For Students 7th - 12th
If you're teaching a unit on Roman architecture, this simple handout could be useful for generating your own questions, but may not be used as-is. It is intended to accompany a specific reading that is not referenced or included. Terms...
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Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander...
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Enduring Influence: Rome, Greece, and Byzantium

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore ancient cultures. In this ancient history lesson, students view programs that depict the ancient Roman, Greek, and Byzantine cultures. Students consider how archaeologists, geologists, and scientists have uncovered the...
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Geography: Ancient Rome

For Teachers 4th
Students research Ancient Rome, the Mediterranean Region, Roman myths, and Latin. In this Roman life lesson, students study maps of the region, learn their language and customs, research the Punic wars, the catastrophe of Pompeii, and...
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Magazine Mosaics

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Almost every teacher has a stack of old magazines lying around. Get creative and turn them into mosaics! That's right, this resource explains how kids draw, design, cut, and paste to create mosaic art from recycled magazines. Connect...
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Proper Nouns

For Students 3rd - 5th
Use this worksheet to help your class identify proper nouns. They circle the proper nouns in 16 sentences. Answer key is provided. 
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Neo-Classicism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Taking students from the origins of Neoclassical art, architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts to the "sunset" of the artistic movement, this slideshow provides ample infomation and examples of the art form. The slides...
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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip to the Museum of the American Revolution

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Author Lauren Tarshis hosts a virtual field trip to the Museum of the American Revolution. Tarshis takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour stopping along the way to check out exhibits and interview Revolutionary War experts that work...
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Why Should You Read Virgil's "Aeneid"?

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Is Virgil's Aeneid, as Augustus believed, written in praise of the first Roman emperor, or a criticism of his rule? Introduce the famous epic poem with a short video that provides background information about the poet, the historic...

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