First Punic War Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of the First Punic War in ancient Roman history. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this event. 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:

First Punic War Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following webpage:

Option 2: Internet research

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

First Punic War Research Questions.docx
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Option 3: Watch video

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

Total War Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below:

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


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Extension activities

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