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Practicing the Latin Alphabet

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Title:

Practicing the Latin Alphabet

URL:

http://ancientgraffiti.org/about/teaching-resources/lesson-plans/lesson-plan-1-practicing-the-latin-alphabet/

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The Ancient Graffiti Project
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This Latin activity utilizes unique authentic resources from Ancient Rome. Using photos of Latin graffiti discovered on ancient ruins, students are able to interpret basic information from written text. Students start by observing the Latin alphabet and how it was written. Extension activities offering more hands-on activities include creating a plaster of Paris "wall" or wax tables encourages students to try their hand at writing as the Romans did long ago.

Content Standard(s):
Latin
LAT (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
2) Read and understand appropriate Latin vocabulary, inflectional systems, and syntax.

a. Summarize and translate passages of Latin composed or adapted for acquisition of content and language skills appropriate for Level I.

b. Answer questions in Latin or English about short passages of Latin composed or adapted for acquisition of content and language skills appropriate to Level I.

Examples of grammar appropriate to Level I: See the Latin Grammar Addendum (Appendix A, page 67).

Latin
LAT (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
5) Investigate and describe elements of Roman daily life.

Examples: Calendar, household gods, government, family, social organization, Roman games, and holidays like Saturnalia.

Tags: Alphabet, Authentic Resource, Communication, Culture, Graffiti, History and Memory, Latin
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Author: Chrissy Roe