Pompeii Lesson

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Source: https://pixabay.com/photos/pompeii-italy-roman-ancient-travel-2375135/

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the archaeological site of Pompeii. They will develop an awareness of the key people, events, and concepts associated with this movement. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from source analysis, research, and video 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:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:


Option 2: Using sources


Step 1: Download a copy of the source analysis worksheet below:

Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following sources:


Option 3: Internet research


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


Option 4: Watch video


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

Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the documentary below: 


Resources for subscribers



Extension activities