Caesar's Dictatorship and Assassination Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the dictatorship and assassination of Julius Caesar in ancient Roman history. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this time period. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research, and watching 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:

Dictatorship Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set 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.

Dictatorship Research.docx
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Option 3: Watch video

Step 1: Download a copy of the viewing questions worksheet:

Caesar Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the video below: 


Rome - The World's First Superpower: Caesar. (2014). 360 Production/M Entertainment.


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Extension activities

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