⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! In this Virtual Field Trip, students take a trip throughout the history of Rome for a cross-curricular learning experience perfect for Valentine’s Day! Students will learn about the history of Rome by learning about some famous figures such as St. Valentine and Cupid, geography and architecture such as the Tiber River and The Pantheon, and cultural influences such as Roman Numerals and Pizza. This virtual field trip in Google Slides embedded videos, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, social studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely. Seesaw format will be added soon!
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Social Studies – This virtual field trip helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
1. What is Valentine’s Day? Passage
2. St. Valentine Video
3. Travel Map & Passport
4. Welcome to Rome!
5. Ancient Rome
6. Meet Cupid
7. The Colosseum
8. Colosseum Directed Drawing
9. Love Locks Bridge Passage
10. Tiber River Passage
11. Cause & Effect Organizer
12. The Pantheon Video
13. Roman Numerals Lesson
14. Pizza Love: Compare & Contrast
15. Write a Valentine Card!
16. Other Places to Explore!
*Answer Key Included!
Take a closer look at what this virtual field trip looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 2nd & 3rd Grade: With teacher modeling, whole class, or small groups.
- 4th & 5th Grade: Independent for on-level students.