Romans on the Rampage
Romans on the Rampage by Jeremy Strong
Romans on the Rampage” is a humorous children’s book written by Jeremy Strong. The story takes place in ancient Rome during the reign of Emperor Titus. It follows the misadventures of a young Roman boy named Perilus, who dreams of becoming the Emperor’s charioteer.
“Romans on the Rampage” is a lighthearted and entertaining story filled with humor, historical references, and a touch of adventure. It captures the spirit of ancient Rome while delivering a fun and engaging narrative for young readers.
We have created a range of LKS2 resources to help your class fully delve into the story by completing a range of activities that improves their basic literacy skills, whilst reinforcing key aspects of the book.
Main Focus: Apostrophes – Chapter 1
This resource focuses on apostrophes. Your KS2 class will read the sentences taken from chapter 1 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’ insert and provide the reason for the use of each apostrophe.
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Main Focus: Non-Fiction
This activity focuses on chapters 1 to 13 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’.
Throughout the book, the Raven introduces the reader to various Latin words. Your class will extract a definition for each Latin word based on the information and context provided in the story.
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Main Focus: Adjectives – Chapter 2
This resource is centred around adjectives. We have taken sentences from chapter 2 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’. Your class will have to underline the adjective(s) in each sentence and then use one of the adjectives to create their own sentences.
Extra activity provided. Your class will list adjectives that would describe Crabbus and his wife, Septicaemia.
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Main Focus: Finding Evidence – Ch 2-4
We have taken extracts from chapters 2-4 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’. Your KS2 class will read the extracts and find the supporting evidence for each statement.
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Main Focus: Openers - Chapters 4-6
The author uses various openers. We have taken some sentences from chapters 4-6 that use a range of different openers. Your class will have to identify the type of opener used in each sentence.
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Main Focus: Comprehension – Chapter 6
This is a comprehension linked to chapter 6 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’ and is aimed at lower Key Stage 2.
We have written a series of questions, using chapter 6 your class will have to derive their answers.
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Main Focus: Alphabetical Order Chapter 8
We have taken an extract from chapter 8 of ‘Romans on the Rampage’. Your class will rearrange the underlined words into alphabetical order.
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