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Student Name TYPE YOUR NAME HERE Step 1: Save this document under the following title: Rome

(your name), for example: Rome Alex Smith, or: Rome Alex Cabrera. Step 2: Read the instructions below and answer the questions. Step 3: e-mail the completed document to miss Valya alentine@hotmail.com or, if you have not finished, save it on your USB to complete it at home.

A Day at the Games: Imagine a Roman Emperor is planning a visit to Cancun. You decide which kind of entertainment to offer as a perfect welcome for the emperor. Search the Internet and complete this worksheet. Type the answers in the space right after each question. First, you need to know what kind of entertainment they offered. Go to the following web-page and name the 4 kinds of entertainment and one fact about each of them. http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_roman_arena_entertainment.php 1. 2. 3. 4.

Find out more about Roman Colosseum from this web-site and answer the questions. http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/cm/b/brass_sestertius_of_ti tus.aspx 1. Which emperor started the construction? 2. When was the Colosseum built? 3. Approximately how many people could the Colosseum hold? 4. What is the shape of the Colosseum? 5. How big is it (length, width, height) ?

6. What was the wooden floor of the arena covered with and why? Find out more about Roman Colosseum from the folloing web-site and answer the questions. http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_rome/colosseum.php 7. How were the people seated? 8. How many entrances did it have? 9. How many levels does the Colosseum have? 10. How many days did the first games last? Look for the information on the following website http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/animations/colosseum/index_embed.shtml and write 2 interesting facts about the following parts.: 10.1. 10.2. The substructure The awnings

Look for the information on the following website http://www.tribunesandtriumphs.org/gladiators/gladiator-games.htm 11. What was the first game in the day animal hunt or gladiator fight? 12. Name 4 types of gladiators that seem most interesting to you. 12.1. 12.2. 12.3. 12.4.