Free!  This lesson is a comparison of problems in our time with those of the Roman’s coupled with an analysis of the fall of the Roman Empire.  The lesson provides prompts and questions intended to be used with either a classroom dialogue, writing activity or in combination of these things.  This lesson is intended for World History and Humanities classes and works best as a closure activity to the study of the fall of the Roman Empire.

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  • Subject Areas: Social Sciences, Sciences, Humanities, Government
  • Materials Required: Optional – whiteboard or display for posting prompts
  • Time Needed: Typically an entire class period