This part of the presentation looks at various aspects of military life (with evidence from literature, letters, and inscriptions), as well as funerary monuments. Note that this is not a ready-to-use lesson, but rather a set of ideas that can be adapted for your class. If you download the Keynote or PowerPoint version, please be sure to read the presenter notes. Warning: The presentation was created in Keynote; the PowerPoint version may be glitchy, but you should be able to get the idea.
Part 2 of the presentation delivered at ACTFL 2013 in Orlando. This part of the presentation shows how primary sources (texts, coins, and inscriptions) can be used to introduce beginning students to Roman naming conventions.
This post continues the series covering our 2012 ACTFL presentation. This set of activities focuses around the Roman house and household.
Part 1 of the ACTFL 2012 presentation. This is a set of activities that you can do on even the first day of a beginning Latin class. Students will learn a bit about the the gods, their spheres of influence and associated symbols, and familial relationships.