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Roman Names

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Title:

Roman Names

URL:

http://ancientgraffiti.org/about/teaching-resources/lesson-plans/lesson-plan-2-roman-names/

Content Source:

Other
Ancient Graffiti Project
Type: Learning Activity

Overview:

This Latin activity utilizes unique authentic resources from Ancient Rome. Using photos and transcripts of Latin graffiti discovered on ancient ruins, students are able to identify key names engraved into the ruins. These realia are used to start discussions on Roman naming conventions. Five different resources are provided allowing students to explore how names were formed and used in the past. Discussion questions are provided for each resource. 

Content Standard(s):
Latin
LAT (2017)
Grade: 7-12
Level I
1) Respond appropriately to simple questions, statements, commands, or non-verbal stimuli.

a. Greet people and introduce self to others.

b. Answer simple questions in single words or short phrases.

c. Answer simple questions relevant to a reading or lesson.

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: Authentic Resource, Communication, Culture, Graffiti, Latin, Reading and Comprehension, Roman Values, Rome, Translation
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Author: Chrissy Roe