CA Standard(s) 6.7-3: ID the reasons for the growth of the empire, including how the empire fostered economic growth through the use of currency & trade routes. 6.7-4: Discuss the influence of Augustus in Rome’s transition from Republic to empire.
1. Warm Up: Discuss some of Julius Caesar's greatest achievements.
2. Power point and Cloze Notes: Octavian and the Pax Romana
3. Instruct students to create a real estate advertisement for Rome. List at least 4 reasons why they should live there and include an illustration/business cards/posters (like the kinds you see on benches at bus stops).