Ancient Rome and the King of Kings
Bible:Rome Bible Search- Continue reading a harmony of the Gospels in the Narrated Bible. Make notes in your Scriptures about the Jewish background that explains some of the Scripture as explained in Yeshua
The Bronze Bowby Elizabeth George Speare (Upper Elementary and High School) - Write a narrative about the book.
Fountain of Life by Rebecca Martin (Upper Elementary and High School) - Write a narrative about the book. Make an ongoing list of all the Hebrew customs mentioned and how they were carried out.
Joshua: A Parable for Today by Joseph F. Girzone (High School) - Write an analysis of how you think people would react if Jesus had come in our time. Would we have acted in the same fashion as the Jews and the Gentiles of the Roman times?
Cleopatra by Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema (Elementary) - Vocabulary, Essays, and Tests
The Ides of April(Highschool) - Write a narrative
How Would You Survive as an Ancient Roman? By David Salariya (Elementary and highschool.) Fill in a Roman graphic sheet for reading
Abeka History Texts
Heart of Wisdom "The Messiah" unit
The Timetables of History by Bernard Grun
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia of the Bible edited by John Drane
Holman Bible Atlas
Daily Life at the Time of Jesus by Miriam Feinberg Vamosh
Yeshua: A Guide to the Real Jesus and the Original Church by Dr. Ron Moseley
Then and Now by Stefania Perring and Dominic Perring sections of "The Forum," "The Colosseum," "Hadrian's Villa," and "Pompeii"
City by David Macaulay
A Handbook of Bible Customs for Kids, Lamps, Scrolls, and Goatskin Bottles by Julia B. Hans
Retell legend of Romulus and Remus. What does this story tell you about the people?
Comparison/Contrast of Roman and Jewish cultures
Write a diary entry outlining a typical day in a Roman family
Do a report on gladiators
Biography on Flavius Josephus
Report on Hadrian, Roman Emperor
Summary report on Spartacus
Retell the story of Julius Caesar, Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavia. Take note that Octavia is the Caesar Augustus that was in reign during the birth of Jesus. How did he come about that name?
Write a dramatic poem of Hannibal crossing the Alps. Do some research first to know the story.
Comparison contrast between the Pharisees and the Saduccees
Make a list of modern day heroes (often called idols). How do they compare to Christ? How accurate is it to call them "idols"? What does God say about idols? How should young Christians view these modern day heroes?
Chart out the last week of Jesus' life
Summary of the five women mentioned in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus.
Copy in you best handwriting or typing the article portion by Dr. C. Truman Davis, MD about Jesus crucifixion and include it in your portfolio. The statement can be found in Heart of Wisdom "Messiah" unit pg. 775.
Write a summary of what happened in Pompeii. Include pictures.
Table of Contents for this unit for portfolio
Research Graphics and Worksheets:
Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses (Complete the Roman portion at this time. How do the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses compare?)
Culture of the Romans
Culture of the Etruscans
The Roman Calendar Quiz
Roman Emperor Report
Roman Research Cards
Roman Women and American Women Comparison
Roman Information Cards
Prophecies and Fulfillment of Christ
Timeline of Christ - Include major events and drawings or pictures
Four Gospels Comparison
Miracles of Jesus'
Parables of Jesus'
Roman Soldier Head Shape Book (Elementary)
Pantheon Shape Book (Elementary)
Roman Male Head Shape Book (Elementary)
Roman Soldier Shape Book (Elementary)
Clothes in Jesus Day worksheet found in Jesus Grows Up by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
John the Baptist Crossword Puzzle found in Jesus Prepares to Serve by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Complete the Apostles Who Am I? Worksheet found in Jesus Prepares to Serve by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Use any of the mini-books found in Dinah Zike's New Testament pattern book
Guals, Etruscans, Forum, Romulus and Remus, Pantheon, plebians, patricians, republic, Assembly, Senate, tribunes, Law of the Twelve Tables, Latin League, Punic Wars, Pergamum, Colosseum, Julian calendar, Ides of March, Actium, Princeps, Imperator, Pax Romana, census, Epicureans, Skeptics, synagogues, Septuagint, Messiah, Christ, Gregorian calendar
CompleteFashion Plates for Roman fashions depicting styles of the times. Can download Hadrian paper dolls if prefer.
Art Review of the painting by Titian "Christ before Pilate"
Art Review of the painting by Andrea Mantegna "Dead Christ"
Etruscan painting Review
Scrapbook page on the Titus Arch. Include information summary.
Scrapbook page on the Pantheon
Scrapbook page on the Colosseum
Scrapbook page of the seven wonders of the ancient world
Create a mosaic
Draw a picture of the Last Supper
Scrapbook of the lands of Israel where Jesus walked
Investigate the architecture displayed in Then and Now
Divider page for Rome section of portfolio
The earliest form of the oboe was known in Rome 50 BC. What is the oboe? What makes it special? Write a summary giving information and include a picture of an ancient oboe.
Discuss and create a mental imagery journey of Mary's trip to Bethlehem. Do the Scriptures ever mention her riding on a donkey? Make a list of story items of Jesus often told at Christmas that isn't supported by Scriptures.
Romans learn the use of soap from the Gauls. What did they do to keep clean before soap, or did they? See what you can find out about the history of soap. Look atSoap History.
Etruscans, Roman Republic, Pyrrhus, Punic Wars, Hannibal, Battle of Zama, Scipio, Antiochus III, Pompey, Julius Caesar, Antony, Octavian, Cleopatra, Pax Romana, Herod, Pontius Pilate, Jesus, the apostles, Flavius Josephus, Hadrian, Ides of March
Read History text on Rome and Jesus and outline chapters
Write out questions in the reviews and answer with complete sentences.
Study ancient Rome and the Life of Jesus.
Read through the customs of Lamps, Scrolls, and Goatskin Bottles
Complete map ofRome, including all land features, early civilizations, and major towns.
Mark the miracles Jesus performed on a Palestine map found in Jesus Heals by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Mark a Palestine map with Jesus service found in Jesus Prepares to Serve by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Jerusalem map work of Jesus last days found in Jesus' Last Week by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Listcontributions of Rome to the world.
Swaddle a baby doll the way Jesus would have been swaddled under the Jewish custom. Take a picture of the finished product and include a summary card of the purpose and practice of swaddling cloth. What special act was Mary doing for baby Jesus and what did it mean?
Money in Bible Times Worksheet found in Jesus Grows Up by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Roman engineering accomplishments - especially the arch. Why does that work? Why was that revolutionary?
Roman numerals - Practice writing and learning these
Apostle Trivia Game found in Jesus Prepares to Serve by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Last Week Trivia Game found in Jesus' Last Week by Tracy Leffingwell Harrast
Test on Rome
Organize Notebook section on Rome (High school level)
Create Lap book (Elementary Level)
Background from Graphic Garden
Last updated 01-25-2003