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You say we pay!
• Describe the object without saying any of
the words down the side.
Just a minute!
Turn to your partner
In turns explain what have you learnt about the Romans in
the last 2 lessons
Try to explain for 60 seconds without, pausing, repeating
information or stalling.
What did the Romans do for us?
Presentations
• In groups of 3 you are going to be
given a legacy of Rome on Britain
• You will have 8 minutes to prepare a
speech to the class about why it was so
important
• You must also act out the legacy to
show us how it is used to this day!
•I will be filming some of these
• Prizes will be given to the group who
has persuaded us the most!
• You MUST be mature during this
Success Criteria
• You have to:
• Explain what the Roman legacy is
• Persuade us why it was so important
• Act out what the Romans left and how it is used
today
• Use language to persuade us that your legacy is
the most important so you can win the sweets!
• It must be no more than 2 minutes long
Which was the most
important Roman legacy
Food
Numerals
The Calendar
Sanitation
Law and Order
Bridge Builder
Tanner
Rat Catcher
Night Soil Man
Mastermind
I need one
volunteer to
come to the
front of the
class as the
mastermind
They will be
answering questions
from the class about
the legacy of the
Romans asked by the
class
Follow Me!
• You have all been given a
random card, each has a
question and answer on it
• As a class we are going to
answer these
• One person will ask a question, if
you have the answer put your
hand up
• After answering, ask your
question and then someone else
will answer it
• The questions will go around until
we get the original person!
Speed Dating
• Turn your chairs to face your
partner, number yourselves 1 or 2
• When I put up a topic on the board
you will begin
• Number 1 will have 60 seconds to
say all they can about the topic
• Number 2 will listen carefully and
then they will go for 60 seconds
arguing against it
• If a person stumbles or gives up,
you win!
1: Strengths of the
League of Nations
2: Weaknesses of the
League of Nations
Speed Dating Part 2
• Now, number 1’s you need to now go
and swap places with another number 1
• Now you are facing a brand new ‘date’
• You will now need to repeat the
activity from the first section
• Number 1 will have 60 seconds to say
all they can about the topic
• Number 2 will listen carefully and
then they will go for 60 seconds
arguing against it
Hot Seat
One person will sit with their
back to the board and key
words to do with the American
in the 1920s with come up
The person can only ask
questions and the class
CANNOT use the word
You have to describe them so
they can work out the answer!
Verbal Tennis
• Turn your chairs to face your
partner
• When I put up a topic on the board
you will begin
• One person has to say a key word
or word related to the topic
•Then the partner has to give one as
quick as they can
• If a person stumbles or does not
know, you win!
Card Sort Activity
Step One:
• Spread out the cards on your
desk
• As a group discuss each of the
cards
• Sort the cards into two piles
1. Life was good for
immigrants
2. Life was not good for
immigrants
Success Criteria
• Excellent group
discussions will earn you
a poker chip
• This can be traded in
for prizes
The only way to settle this is with a
FIGHT!!!
The most convincing team with the most
supporting evidence wins!
Boxing Debate
Life was
good for
immigrants
Life was not
good for
immigrants
• In teams you will be preparing a debate on either side of the
argument about what life was like for immigrants in America
• You will compete against each other in 3 x 1 minute rounds to
argue your points. You will have time to prepare in-between
each round
• You must back up your points with clear examples
Step 1
• In your groups you need to work together to
prepare your arguments
• Use your books and the card sort to pick out
your strongest arguments
• You cannot write anything down, so you need
to discuss with your group what you will say
Step 2
• You now need to decide who will speak for
each of your rounds:
• There are 3 rounds and the last is the most
important
• Each person has to have a different point they
will argue
Washing line
• I want you now to stand on the washing line to
make a judgement on whether you think life for
the immigrants in America was good
• You must be ready to explain your judgement!

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