Use the double bubble map to compare/contrast. Use in a literacy center with students using books to research more information. Then have students use the information to write a paragraph to compare Ancient Greece and Rome.
The Colosseum: By the 20th century, a combination of weather, natural disasters, neglect and vandalism had destroyed nearly two-thirds of the original Colosseum, including all of the arena’s marble seats and its decorative elements. Restoration efforts began in the 1990s, and have proceeded over the years, as the Colosseum continues to be a leading attraction for tourists from all over the world.