Decline of the Roman Empire Lesson

Arch of Constantine
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the Roman Empire in late antiquity and the early Middle Ages. They will develop an awareness of the key people, places, and concepts associated with this period of time. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Decline of Rome Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Background Research Worksheet.docx
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Extension activities

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