Activity & Curriculum Guides

Activitates Liberis, Volumes I-V (Classic)

edited by Matthew D. Webb

A Collection of lessons and activities designed to introduce elementary and middle school students to the Classical World. Includes lessons in Classical art and mythology, Roman culture, Latin, and Ancient Greek.

Paperback: 969 pages
Published: 2003 (First Edition)
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches
E-book: Delivered via email after payment
Product Description:

This e-book contains Volumes I-V of the Activitates Pro Liberis series. Together, the volumes comprise more than 150 effective and innovative lessons and activities. This series is perfect for enrichment, everyday classroom use, and standards preparation. Each lesson is extremely detailed, with a complete listing of objectives, materials needed, and procedures. Lessons include...

  • Mythology: What is Myth; the Theogony; gods and goddesses; monsters, beasts, and creatures; Introduction to Myth; deities; Daedalus and Icarus; Perseus; cross-cultural myth; Coins and the Symbol of Myth; Temples and the Gods; Mosaics and Mythical Beasts; Sculpture and the Gods; Pottery and Mythical Heroes.
  • Culture: geography; families; homes; architecture; weddings; education; government and politics; the Army; heroes; theatre and drama; the city; coins and economy; house; geography; Circus Maximus.
  • Language: numerals; numbers; colors; animals; months; days of the week; weather; adjectives; phrases and mottoes; greetings and commands; classroom items; foods; anatomy; emotions; inscriptions; Roman authors; interpreting Latin poetry through music; inscriptions and scrolls; seasons and telling time; numbers and numerals; greetings and commands; Latin names; foods; the home and furniture; trades and professions; school and the classroom; What is Latin?; Vergil's Aeneid; Romulus and Remus; Horace; phrases and mottoes; greetings and commands; foods and colors; emotions; family; parts of the body; a Day in a Roman Classroom.
  • Activities: Classical allusions in Pokemon; mosaics; Mythology Through the Arts; Roman names; bullae; archaeology; mosaics; roads; temples; spinning and weaving; Olympics; clothing; military standards; Pandora's box; Roman games; scrolls and chariots; frescoes; oil lamps; amphorae.
  • For Grades 1-2: ntroductory Activities - Roman Names, Weekdays, Weather; Mythology Activities - gods and goddesses, constellations, nature myths, plant & flower myths, transformation myths; Conversational Latin Activities - numbers, family, classroom, foods, animals, colors, nature, body parts, verbs, adjectives; Sentence Structure Activities - sentence patterns, illustrating Latin sentences, foam & felt sentences, scene/caption cards, story starters; Roman Culture Activities - roads, geography of Italy, mosaics, archaeology, clothing, banquets, house, animal figurines; Review Activities - the alphabet game, Jeopardy.
  • Ancient Greek: Culture Activities - Introduction and the Alphabet, Polis and the Agora, Athens and Sparta, Plato's Cave, Comedy and Tragedy, Homer and the Trojan War, Scholars, Temples; Vocabulary Activities - Adjectives, Verbs, Animals, Foods, Natural World, Review. Basic grammar study (including linking and action verbs, subject and object nouns, and adjectives) is seamlessly integrated into the vocabulary exploration. A pronunciation guide (complete with audio files), full glossary, and list of derivatives is included.