This thematic unit will teach students about the powerful civilization of Ancient Rome and the many influences they have had on our modern world. The unit starts off with core teaching lessons to build a base for knowledge, followed by student worksheets that complement the core lessons. Optional lessons are included to add a degree of flexibility and possible enrichment activities to the lesson. The unit finishes off with a major project that allows students to demonstrate further knowledge of Ancient Rome. This History lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, activities, crossword, and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.