Roman Mosaics the arts

sol 3.1 The student will explain how the contributions of ancient Greece and Rome have influenced the present world in terms of architecture, government (direct and representative democracy), and sports.

resources needed: internet, google account.

Throughout this quest: you need to take notes.

Purpose:

You need to be able to identify what a mosaic is and what they represented in Roman life.

This needs to written in your interactive notebook.

Task:

After taking notes, you will use a search engine link to go on your own search for 3 facts you found about mosaics. Once you have written down your fun facts, then you will go to the next link provided, and make your own mosaic.

Process:

Go through webquest takes notes. Watch embedded video. Use the link kidrex.org link to find 3 fun facts right these in your notebook. Then, enter your fact into the google form link provided.

What is a mosaic? A mosaic is a picture or pattern made with small pieces of ceramic tile. The Romans and other ancient people made very elaborate mosaics.
They showed that a household was wealthy.
The mosaics were often huge, the sizes of walls, and they showed the history and everyday life of the Roman people.

Evaluation:

Use your notes to write your facts in a google form. The link to enter your facts is below

Now that you know what a mosaic is, make one online!

Print your mosaic out when finished.

conclusion:

Mosaics are pictures made out of small fragments of stone and glass. Romans were the first people to develop mosaics into an art form. Only wealthy people could have large mosaics in their home. Some of the mosaics were geometric matters, and others were complex pictures of people. Many of them look realistic.

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