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Ancient Rome

This page has a collection of worksheets, reading comprehension passages, and coloring pages for teaching students about ancient Rome.

Ancient Rome Worksheets


This cloze activity is a great way to review what you've taught your students about ancient Rome.
2nd through 4th Grades
Common Core
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Match the words related to ancient Rome with the pictures and descriptions that go with them.
2nd through 5th Grades
Look through this puzzle to find the hidden Ancient-Rome-related terms from the word bank. Terms include: aqueduct, Caesar, senate, toga, gladiator, chariot, and republic.
2nd through 4th Grades
Complete this crossword puzzle with words related to ancient Rome. Terms include: togas, chariot, Mediterranean, Tiber, Romulus, Pantheon, Latin, Colosseum, republic, emperor, senate, gladiators, Italy, and Julius Caesar.
2nd through 4th Grades
Cut out these vocabulary cards for words related to ancient Rome and use them in various ways around your classroom. Words include republic, dictator, Colosseum, gladiators, and aqueduct.
3rd through 6th Grades
This anchor chart describes the basic structure of the Roman Republic. It shows who elected whom, who could veto others, and who could appoint people to roles of power.
4th through 8th Grades

Reading Comprehension

The Colosseum  FREE 
Use this worksheet to help teach about the history of this iconic building in Rome, Italy. Multiple choice and short answer questions, a vocabulary activity, and a writing prompt are included.
4th Grade
This worksheet has 5 questions to answer after reading a short passage about the kinds of clothing that were worn in ancient Rome.
3rd Grade
This short reading comprehension passage gives an overview of gladiators in ancient Rome and includes 5 follow-up questions.
3rd Grade
Read about the first stadium built in Rome and see how it's still used today. Then answer 6 short answer and multiple choice questions.
4th Grade

Classroom Activities

Cut out and hide these cards all over the classroom. Then have students look for them and answer the questions on the attached worksheet. It's an engaging way to get students learning about the history and culture of ancient Rome.
3rd through 5th Grades

Coloring Pages

Print out this black-and-white page and have students color in the picture of the chariot, horse, and driver.
This coloring page shows what the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, looks like today.
Use colored pencils, markers, or crayons to color this picture of an ancient Roman gladiator.
See also:
Roman Numerals

Learn to read and write basic Roman numerals with these printable activities.

Greek Mythology

Learn about the deities of ancient Greece. A few of the worksheets on this page mention Roman deities as well.

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