The ancient Roman civilization is one of the biggest we study all year. It manages to incorporate pieces of every civilization we've studied this far, from Mesopotamia to Egypt to China to India to Judaism and Greece. It also leaves the greatest legacies to modern Europe and the Americas. We will be working on this unit for 3 to 4 weeks. There will be a common assessment at the end, and we will work on answering essay questions correctly as well.
There are many internet sites to visit that give information about Rome. Remember to use information that is at your level of understanding, and to search as specifically as you can for the topic... To the right are a number of sites that you can use to begin learning about Ancient Rome.