1) Are You Creative? Research a technique or method used to make a particular sacred art object during the time periods we are studying. Use that technique or method to make your own version of a sacred object.
Try to determine the various concepts that make up your topic and then write down synonyms. You can collect keywords from the internet, from encyclopedias and dictionaries, from you syllabus, and other places. It's not a formal process. It's more like picking blueberries.
Religion: religion, religious, pagan, paganism, jews, christians, god/gods, sacred, worship, shrines, temples of vesta, venus genetrix, mars ultor, churches, synagogues, domestic gods, household gods, catacombs, local gods, olympus, jupiter, cults, cemeteries, tombs, prayer, sacrifice
Public vs. Private: public, private, private life, home, hearth, household, domestic, domus, buildings, religious buildings, monuments, forum, colisseum, senate, emperor, temples, pantheon
Crafts: pottery, coins, coinage, jewelry, textiles, glass, technology, fayyum, terracotta, votives, frescoes, mosaics, statues, painting, metallurgy, silversmithing, bronze, pewter, enamelling, minting, ironmaking, blacksmithing, woodwork, leatherwork, stucco
Rome and Empire: rome, roman, latium, tiber, sicily, pompeii, egypt, greece, near east, north africa, gaul, britain, ancient world, antiquity, classical world, greco-roman world, mediterranean
Life Stages: birth, coming of age, wedding, marriage, death, funerals, burials
Reasons for Worship: propitiation, luck, curse, blessings, forgiveness