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Emperors and Gladiators: Ancient Rome

$250$485

Monday, October 28 – Friday, December 13, 2024

Monday, October 28 – Friday, December 13, 2024

Format

Fixed-Pace Course

Prerequisites

None

Credit

Middle

This course transports students into the heart of the Roman Empire. Through immersive learning, creative projects, and simulations, students explore the legacy of ancient Roman civilization. With hands-on activities, students recreate iconic Roman architecture, reenact historic battles, and experience the daily lives of citizens across social strata. This engaging course cultivates an appreciation for the enduring influence of Roman culture, fostering critical thinking, research skills, and a deep understanding of Ancient Rome and its enduring legacy on law, engineering, and governance.

Completion of this course requires regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with working microphone and webcam, as well as a reliable internet connection.

This Fixed-Paced course incorporates a blend of synchronous and asynchronous elements. Students and teacher meet live via zoom on a regular weekly schedule. In addition, students complete coursework including guided readings, interactive videos, text and video-based discussion threads, problem sets, individual and collaborative projects, and so on. While these activities are time-flexible, teachers sequence them with weekly deadlines to help students keep on track and encourage and support the development of productive time management skills.

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Subject Area

Division

Credit Type

Middle

Do you attend a CLI partner school?

Yes, No

Format

Fixed-Pace Course