How did the Roman army help to expand the Roman Empire?
A lesson for KS2 exploring the expansion of the Roman Empire - including a detailed lesson plan, Powerpoint and printable activity sheets.
Lesson: How did the Roman army help to expand the Roman Empire?
This lesson invites pupils to discover how the Roman Empire spread across many different countries. Pupils will research the Roman army and analyse why it was so powerful. They will then be able to design and make their own Roman shield and use it to role-play being part of a Roman legion.
To see how the Roman Empire expanded over time
To evaluate how the Roman army contributed to the expansion of the empire
To design a Roman shield
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