Minimus Pupil s Book

Author: Barbara Bell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521659604
Release Date: 1999-09-02
Genre: Education

Teaches children the basics of Latin grammar and vocabulary, as well as Roman British history and culture, through vocabulary lists, mythical tales, and illustrations.

Minimus Teacher s Resource Book

Author: Barbara Bell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521659612
Release Date: 1999-10-21
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Minimus Secundus Pupil s Book

Author: Barbara Bell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 052175545X
Release Date: 2004-03-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Learning Latin through Mythology

Author: Jayne Hanlin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521397790
Release Date: 1991-07-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Telling Tales in Latin

Author: Lorna Robinson
Publisher: Souvenir PressLtd
ISBN: 0285641794
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

Baby s First Latin

Author: Natalie Weaver
ISBN: 1439238650
Release Date: 2009-09-11
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Classical Latin is the root of all “Romance Languages,” including Spanish,Italian, & French.“Baby's First Latin” is aplayful introduction to Latin vocabulary, perfect for preparing children tounlock languages from around the globe.

Latin Prep

Author: Theo Zinn
Publisher: Galore Park Publishing
ISBN: 1905735111
Release Date: 2007-03-01

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.

Learn Ancient Greek

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing
ISBN: 0760739781
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Greek language

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.

Usborne Latin Words Sticker Book With Stickers

Author: Jonathan Sheikh-Miller
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 0794511457
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

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.

A Father s Legacy

Author: Thomas Nelson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418561659
Release Date: 2007-04-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

This father's memory journal takes you on a journey that will become a cherished family memoir. Designed in a 12-month format, each month features 12 intriguing questions with space to write a personal answer. Questions explore family history, childhood memories, lighthearted incidents, cherished traditions, and the dreams and spiritual adventures encountered in a lifetime of living. His written words become windows to a father's heart.

Latin For Dummies

Author: Clifford A. Hull
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118053867
Release Date: 2011-06-01
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Earn-lay atin-Lay? No, not that kind of Latin! You can learn true Latin, with conjugations, declensions, and all those extra syllables – and it’s easier than you think. In fact, most people mistakenly think of learning Latin as perhaps the most useless, tedious, and difficult thing to do on earth. They couldn’t be more wrong. Latin For Dummies takes you back for a quick jaunt through the parlance of ancient Rome, as well as discussing the progress of Latin into church language, and its status today as the “dead” language that lives on in English, Spanish, Italian, and most other Western tongues. Written for those with zero prior knowledge of Latin, this snappy guide puts the basics at your fingertips and steers clear of the arcane, schoolmarm stereotype of endless declensions and Herculean translations. Easy-to-understand sections describe: Latin you already know Grammar Pronunciation Latin in action Latin in law Latin in medicine Latin for impressing your friends And much more No dusty tome or other such artifact, Latin For Dummies makes learning fun and brings the language to life by presenting conversations in various Roman settings, as well as providing fun facts and stories about classical life. And if you feel you may actually have a negative aptitude for the language, don’t worry; pronunciations and translations follow every expression, and a helpful mini-dictionary graces the book’s last pages. You’ll also find out about: The quotable Roman Latin graffiti Latin authors who’s who Gladiator Latin Latin in love, marriage, and family From the mouth of Julius Caesar Romans on drink Helpful Latin-related Web sites Fun and games exercises Designed to introduce and familiarize you with the language rather than make you the next Cicero, Latin For Dummies gives you all the tools you need to work at your own pace to learn as much or as little as you like. So noli timere (no-lee tih-may-reh) – “have no fear” – and carpe diem (“pick up Latin For Dummies today”)!

Distant Lands

Author: Lorna Robinson
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 9780285643437
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Education

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.

Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199729951
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Reference

"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.

The Battle of the Cheerleaders

Author: Jamie Suzanne
Publisher: Sweet Valley
ISBN: 0553481991
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When the girls' basketball team insists the boys be their cheerleaders, the boys rebel.

Understanding the Holocaust

Author: Betty Merti
Publisher: J Weston Walch Pub
ISBN: 0825127084
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Education

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.