Teaching Latin Literature


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Teaching Latin Literature: Prose, Poetry, Medieval

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Figurative Devices

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PowerPoint

Hoyos Reading Rules

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Prose

Apuleius: Custos Cadaveris

Text (pw)
Background: Plot Summary of Entire Work
Test Review

Caesar: Invasion of Britain

Text (pw)
Comprehension and Discussion Questions
Literary Comparisons
Test: Caesar Interview

Cicero

Roman Oratory Note-Taking Guide

1st Catilinarian Oration
    Text (pw)
    Test Review

Philippics
     Why Did Cicero Have to Die Project 

Pro Caelio
    Project: Figurative Devices
    Test Review

Pro Milone
     Asconius vs. Cicero Note-Taking Guide
     Pro Milone Debate Project


Historians

Historia Sine Lacrimis: Selections from the Latin Historians for Beginning Students (an annotated reader by Webb)

Livy: Romulus and Remus

Artistic Representations (keyed to CLC IV)
     Selections I-III, IV-V
Project: City Foundation
Test Review

Petronius

Dinner Party
    Text (pw)
    Background: The Ancient Novel
    Comprehension Questions
    Project: Garum Making
    Project: Roman Banquets
    Satire in Petronius Note-Taking Guide
Matron of Ephesus
    Images to Analyze

Plautus: Curculio

Text (pw)
Audio Recordings: Actus II, III, IV, V
Comedy Note-Taking Guide
Comedy and Theatre PowerPoint



Poetry

Gaius Valerius Catullus

Poem Resources: 5, 8, 11, 43, 51, 70, 72, 85
Audio
    Recitations by Webb
    Lyrics to Possible Pop/Modern Comparisons
Comprehension Questions
Graphic Organizer: Mapping the Relationship
Project: Catullus in Music + Rubric

Publius Ovidius Naso

Background: Life of Ovid WebQuest
Scansion via Ovid (keyed to CLC IV, D&I)
    Recitations by Webb of Selections I & II
    Basic Rules
    Candy Scansion
        Materials Needed
        Lines to Scan: I & II, III
    Project: Write Your Own Poem in Meter + Rubric
Metamorphoses: Daedalus & Icarus
    Images for Comparison
    Pan Pipe
Metamorphoses: Pygmalion
    Images for Comparison
    Test Review + Artwork (D&I plus Pygmalion)
Metamorphoses Unit: Ovid and Art

Publius Vergilius Maro

Latin Readings (coins)
Coins PowerPoint
Coins Note-Taking Guide
Emperors Note-Taking Guide

Martial 

Poem 4.18 Annotated -- Beware the Icicle! 

 

Medieval

Animals

Latin Readings
Riddles of Aldhelm & Symphosius

Strange & Frightening

Latin Readings: Creatures
Latin Readings: People
Latin Readings: Black Magic
Project: Create Your Own Monster + Rubric

Adventure: Navigatio Sancti Brendani

Comparisons: Images
Comparisons: Passages
Griffins