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Humanities - KS2


Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to identify and compare the key features of a Roman Town House, and will be able to describe important Roman locations in Dorchester.
1 hour


In this lesson students will explore important Roman locations in Dorchester and their different uses.

From there, they will focus in on a Roman town house and use oracy activities to describe the rooms before comparing it to more modern houses.

Atriums to courtyards, dining rooms to shrines; take  your students back in time and through the keyhole, stopping to admire the mosaics along the way.

Curriculum Links

KS2 History

  • learn about The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
  • a local history study
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