Below are links to websites we discussed in the workshop and other relevant materials.
Google Earth's Virtual Rome download page
The Superintendent of Archaeology for Pompeii -- with links to views of Pompeii & Herculaneum
Here are links to a couple of other excellent sites I found in the process of searching.
An "interactive dig" in Pompeii -- with excellent general information
About.com has great information about everything. This page links to many others.
Here are links to the materials we used in the workshop.
This page has the short teacher's guide from your packet & about half of the larger one as downloadable .pdfs.
This page is for Blueprint, by Sandra Horton
This page has information and downloadable teachers guides for other award-winning YA books from IPG Books