Today’s Learning Objectives
1. To investigate the key differences
between Celtic and Roman homes.
2. To look at how persuasive
writing is used in advertising.
3. To begin to plan an advertisement selling
either a Celtic or Roman home.
Celtic Homes
Click on the picture to jump to the Celtic
Village in the Museum of Welsh Life
A Celtic home
Is called a _____
What building
materials do you
think its made
from?
Hello! My
name
Is Caradoc. Let
me show you
where I live.
What’s it like inside?
Think of
some cool
words that
describe
conditions
inside the
roundhous
e
Scan picture here in session 2
Roman Homes
A Roman
home is
called
a________
List some of
the materials
its made of.
Hello! My
name is
Paulinus.
Welcome
to my
home.
Roman villa room layout plan
cloakroom
Slave’s quarters
bedrooms
Cold
Can you
match the
Latin room
names to the
right rooms
on the plan?
Work
room
gymnasium
room
Hot room
pool
shrine
Front door
apodyterium
piscina
frigidarium
culina
cubiculum
porticus
palaestra
Cubiculum servum
oecus
posticum
sacrarium
Try to think of the good features which you can use to “sell” the house in your advertisment
Roundhouse
Villa
•Decide whether you are going to
advertise a Celtic roundhouse or a
Roman villa.
•Think of the layout of your advertyou’ll need an eye-catching heading,
a colourful picture and persuasive
text.
•Focus on the good features of what
you’re selling and emphasise these.
Click on the house to view an example of a
house advertisement you can model yours on.
Pick out and discuss the sort of persuasive
language used to sell the house.
•Include plenty of descriptive and
persuasive language.
• Don’t forget to mention the price
and give a contact number.
•What are Celtic homes called?
•What are Roman homes called?
•How are they different on the outside?
•How are they different on the inside?
•What are the main features needed in
a good house advertisement?
•What sort of language is needed in this type of text?
•Would your advert make you want to buy the house?
•Would you rather live in a Celtic or Roman house?