Geography and Beginning of Rome
The Big Idea: Geographic factors promote or impede the movement of people, products and ideas.
Playposit Notes - Geography of Rome
Map Activity - Early Rome
Use the Maps I have provided here to label the following things on your map. You don't need to color but should put some waves where water is so that you can easily tell what is water and what is land.
Seas and Oceans:
Turkey (Asia Minor)
Saudi Arabia (Middle East)
Rivers (draw it in):
Tiber River (This will look super small on your map but do the best you can! Use an arrow for labeling if you need to!)
Rome (remember it is located on the Tiber River close to the sea) - This should be labeled with a dot or star to show its exact location!
Reading Notes - The Geography and Beginning of Ancient Rome
Use the reading below in order to answer the first portion of your notes. When finished, get it checked by me.
The Great Empire Rome 1-
Directions: Watch the video called Rome The Great Empire Part 1. This will NOT stop for questions. YOU should preview the questions and answer as the video goes. They go in order. You can pause and rewind if you miss something. Get ALL the answers.
Going Beyond Activity - The Etruscans and Rome
View the video and answer the questions as you watch (you DO NOT have to write the answers on paper as you go but DO them on the video).
Then get a sheet of paper from my front table and complete the task below in a 5 to 8 sentence paragraph:
Use evidence from the video to either argue for or against the statement below.
The city of Rome and the Roman civilization would have been significantly different without the influence of the Etruscans.