The aims and objectives of learning Latin are to acquire tools for understanding of the given text, to understand the message of the text and to explore the ancient Romansʼ life, the political, social, military and other aspects of society, and to understand in what way the Romans were similar to us and what the differences between their and our world are. By the end of the lesson, students will be able to describe briefly the ancient city of Pompeii, to recognize the Roman numbers, to compare the aspects of Roman life named in inscriptions with the society today and to explain the office of local politicians aediles and duumviri.
This learning scenario has been developed during the English version of the “Europeana in your classroom: building 21st-century competences with digital cultural heritage” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.
Authors: Marija Pustišek, Margareta Gašparović
Age of students: 15-16
Subject and topic: Latin, in correlation with Arts, History and Geography