Teaching Classical Languages
Responding to the new Standards for Classical Language Learning, this article emphasizes the importance of material culture to the study of Greek and Latin language and literature at every level, both K-12 and college. Using inscriptions on Greek vases and Roman coins as well as maps and house plans as examples, it demonstrates ways to insert material culture into the Greek and Latin classroom that will enhance a student’s knowledge of the language. It also shows how the use of material culture will help a class meet not only the Cultures goal of the new Standards, but also the Connections, Comparisons, and Communication goals.
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Houghtalin, Liane. “Material Culture and the Greek and Latin Classroom.” Teaching Classical Languages 9, no. 1 (2018): 39–53.
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The definitive article was first published by Teaching Classical Languages at: https://tcl.camws.org/node/106.
It is publicly available at: https://tcl.camws.org/sites/default/files/Houghtalin%2CTCL9.1_0.pdf.