Developing Latin skills for ages 10-13. Join in the fun with Minimus Secundus - a mix of myths, stories, grammar support and historical background! This pupil's book is a lively, colourful introduction to the Latin language and the culture of Roman Britain. A fun way to teach English grammar, it is ideal for cross-curricular activities.
This elementary Latin course for 7-10 year olds combines a basic introduction to the Latin language with material on the history and culture of Roman Britain. Highly illustrated, the book contains a mixture of stories and myths, grammar explanations and exercises, and background cultural information. Pupils are drawn into the material as they read about the lives of a family living in a community at Vindolanda; the adventures of the children and the family cat and mouse provide interest throughout. As well as offering a lively introduction to Latin and classical studies, Minimus also has cross-curricular relevance. The material on the community at Vindolanda can be used to supplement studies of the Romans at KS2. The grammatical content helps to develop language awareness, and provides a solid foundation from which learners can progress to further English or foreign language studies. The Teacher's Resource Book provides support, particularly for non-Classicists. It includes teaching guidelines, English translations of the Latin passages, and additional background information, plus photocopiable worksheets.
Learning Latin Through Mythology is a highly illustrated workbook to introduce elementary students to Latin using simplified versions of the popular myths of ancient Greece and Rome. The book consists of thirteen units, each including a short English version of a myth, an illustrated Latin version with vocabulary explanations, a related Latin grammar activity, plus related writing and open-ended projects. Innovative review exercises enhance the thirteen units. It captures students' interest in Latin through the myths, motivating them to translate the Latin and complete the other activities. References to mythology are commonplace in advertising, the media and the theater, and so it is essential that students understand the allusions to mythological characters. The lively and unique approach to learning Latin demonstrated by this workbook makes Learning Latin Through Mythology an interesting and useful introduction to simple Latin.
Why bother to learn a language that is called DEAD? Well, it's true that Latin isn't spoken any more but Latin LIVES! With this book, kids learn fascinating Roman history and trivia plus Latin words while they read silly stories and complete fun activities. This foreign language series for kids makes foreign languages easy and fun with educational and entertaining history, trivia, humor, activities, and more. Children who begin learning a language at an early age improve their overall school performance, boost their problem solving skills, and gain a more in-depth understanding of their native language. Kids explore multiple languages with this series (currently 8 titles available), then pursue the ones that interest them the most.
Telling Tales in Latin teaches Latin through the magic of storytelling. Narrated by the chatty and imaginative Roman poet Ovid (who lived in the Rome of the first century B.C), this new course takes young learners on a journey through some of the tales from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Along the way, they pick up Latin words and grammar, explore the connections between Latin and English and discover how Ovid's stories still speak to us today. Each chapter introduces one of Ovid's much-loved stories, encouraging children to begin reading Latin immediately while exploring the literary and mythic.
With enthusiasm and wry wit, author Jones takes you step by step through the rudiments of the Western World's first great language--the medium of Plato and the New Testament. Introduces the Greek alphabet, explains each grammar point in layman's terms, gives plenty of study hints, provides answers for the exercises, and even presents a "to-do" list at the end of most chapters. Not too far into the book you'll already be reading masterful Greek literature, in extracts chosen from such authors as Plato, Sophocles, and Thucydides. Offers a discussion of Greek history and culture in each chapter, and another feature that looks closely at Greek words, with special emphasis on related words in English.--From publisher description.
The second in the popular Latin Prep series is suitable for pupils working towards Common Entrance Level 2. This textbook covers all of the knowledge required for Common Entrance Level 2 and builds a firm foundation in grammar and vocabulary to ensure a confident use of the Latin language. The course features clear explanations and varied exercises which will challenge Latin pupils to achieve their best.Ideal for use in the classroom, or at home, the Latin Prep series takes a no-nonsense approach wihich will enable the learner to see real results in no time at all! An Answer Book to accompany Book 2 is available to purchase separately.
Distant Lands is a companion volume to Lorna Robinson’s Telling Tales in Latin. Also narrated by the poet Ovid, who tells the tale of his own exile, along with more well-loved tales from his Metamorphoses.
Understanding the Holocaust traces the Nazi genocides of World War II through a variety of means: descriptive passages, first-person narratives, maps, charts, and a variety of activities. A compelling, valuable text that will answer many questions for your students.
Improve your Latin and test yourself on useful Latin words while exploring the world of the ancient Romans - from the tough life of a soldier on campaign to relaxing at the Baths. The stickers pick out details from the main scene on every page, giving you the Latin word with its gender and English translation. There's a vocabulary list at the back, and a pronunciation guide too.
Charts the historial spread of the classical languages throughout the English-speaking world and uncovers the central part they play in giving English its current shape. Latin and Greek are often called 'dead' languages. Our Greek and Latin Roots takes readers on a journey of exploration through their own language, helping them to uncover just how central a part Greek and Latin play in giving English the shape it has today. Full of fascinating information and stimulating exercises, this book is entirely accessible to teachers and students with little or no knowledge of classical languages.
This is a book about poetry, language, and classical antiquity, and explains to the reader with little or no Latin how the language works as a unique vehicle for poetic expression. Fitzgerald guides the reader through samples of Latin poetry to give a sense of how the individual poems feel in Latin and what makes Latin poetry worth reading.
A step-by-step guide to creative ways you can save the world
Author: Isabel Thomas
Publisher: QEB Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
The perfect book for budding conservationists and eco warriors! The book is packed full of step-by-step projects for crafty kids eager to reuse, recycle, and do their bit for the environment. With a mixture of simple and challenging projects, readers can learn how to create new objects from scrap materials, make their homes more eco-friendly, and turn even the smallest outdoor space into a wildlife haven. Activities are broken down into easy steps and technical information comes alive in bite-size facts. The reader will also learn about the science behind each project and the wider importance of caring for the environment.
A collection of 31 weekly lessons that introduce Latin vocabulary with songs, illustrations, hand-writing practice, stories and activities. Accompanying CD has songs with both Classical and Ecclesiastical Latin pronunciations.