Ch 11: The Empires of Rome

About This Chapter

Teach your middle school students about the Empires of Rome with assistance from this interesting teacher resource chapter. Using our video lessons and quizzes, you can create your own essay questions, discussion topics, vocabulary quizzes at any time.

The Empires of Rome - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, our expert instructors provide teacher resources you can use to engage your students when learning about the Empires of Rome. The fall of Constantinople, Justinian's Code of Law and the Byzantine Empire are just a few of the subjects outlined in these video lessons. Show your students the entire video and then use the video tabs feature to go back and allow them to review any of the topics you think they need to see again. Our printable lesson transcripts make helpful handouts and study guides highlighting important dates, names and concepts. When it comes time to test your students' understanding, the lesson quizzes and chapter test are ready to be used in the classroom.

How It Helps

  • Encourages comprehension: These video lessons can be used as-is or to create activities, games and other resources that help your students understand the Empires of Rome.
  • Engages students: Use the illustrated video lessons to grab the attention of your students and help them remember what they're learning.
  • Eases planning: We've made these resources accessible to you from a mobile phone, tablet or computer, so you can use them whenever you'd like to work on your Empires of Rome curriculum.

Skills Covered

This chapter is designed to help you teach your students how to:

  • Outline the establishment of Constantinople
  • Explain why Constantinople fell and its history
  • Detail the Roman Emperors after Constantine and the Justinian Code of Law
  • Discuss the culture and timeline of the Byzantine Empire
  • Differentiate between the religions of Rome and the Byzantine Empires

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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