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The Aeneid: Book 6 Motifs and Symbols Chart

The Aeneid: Book 6 Motifs and Symbols Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key motifs and symbols that appear through the course of Book 6 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the motifs of: Prophecies and Predictions and Founding a New City It focuses on the symbols of: Flames The Golden Bough The Gates of War The Trojan Hearth Gods Weather This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the motif or symbol and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the motif or symbol.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 5 Motifs and Symbols Chart

The Aeneid: Book 5 Motifs and Symbols Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key motifs and symbols that appear through the course of Book 5 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the motifs of: Prophecies and Predictions and Founding a New City It focuses on the symbols of: Flames The Golden Bough The Gates of War The Trojan Hearth Gods Weather This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the motif or symbol and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the motif or symbol.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 4 Motifs and Symbols Chart

The Aeneid: Book 4 Motifs and Symbols Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key motifs and symbols that appear through the course of Book 4 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the motifs of: Prophecies and Predictions and Founding a New City It focuses on the symbols of: Flames The Golden Bough The Gates of War The Trojan Hearth Gods Weather This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the motif or symbol and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the motif or symbol.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 2 Motifs and Symbols Chart

The Aeneid: Book 2 Motifs and Symbols Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key motifs and symbols that appear through the course of Book 2 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the motifs of: Prophecies and Predictions and Founding a New City It focuses on the symbols of: Flames The Golden Bough The Gates of War The Trojan Hearth Gods Weather This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the motif or symbol and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the motif or symbol.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 1 Motifs and Symbols Chart

The Aeneid: Book 1 Motifs and Symbols Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key motifs and symbols that appear through the course of Book 1 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the motifs of: Prophecies and Predictions and Founding a New City It focuses on the symbols of: Flames The Golden Bough The Gates of War The Trojan Hearth Gods Weather This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the motif or symbol and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the motif or symbol.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 6 Theme Chart

The Aeneid: Book 6 Theme Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key themes that appear through the course of Book 6 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the themes of: Fate The Gods Patriotism Prayer Religious Rituals and Omens Respect for Ancestors Humanity The Sufferings of Wanderers Vengeance and The Glory of Rome This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the theme and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the theme.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 5 Theme Chart

The Aeneid: Book 5 Theme Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key themes that appear through the course of Book 5 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the themes of: Fate The Gods Patriotism Prayer Religious Rituals and Omens Respect for Ancestors Humanity The Sufferings of Wanderers Vengeance and The Glory of Rome This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the theme and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the theme.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 4 Theme Chart

The Aeneid: Book 4 Theme Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key themes that appear through the course of Book 4 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the themes of: Fate The Gods Patriotism Prayer Religious Rituals and Omens Respect for Ancestors Humanity The Sufferings of Wanderers Vengeance and The Glory of Rome This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the theme and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the theme.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 2 Theme Chart

The Aeneid: Book 2 Theme Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key themes that appear through the course of Book 2 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the themes of: Fate The Gods Patriotism Prayer Religious Rituals and Omens Respect for Ancestors Humanity The Sufferings of Wanderers Vengeance and The Glory of Rome This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the theme and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the theme.
Lily_Roses
The Aeneid: Book 1 Theme Chart

The Aeneid: Book 1 Theme Chart

This revision tool focuses on and summarises key themes that appear through the course of Book 1 in the Aeneid. It focuses on the themes of: Fate The Gods Patriotism Prayer Religious Rituals and Omens Respect for Ancestors Humanity The Sufferings of Wanderers Vengeance and The Glory of Rome This resource picks up on key quotations within the book that demonstrate the theme and it also states the location in the text, along with how the quotation illustrates the theme.
Lily_Roses
Key Events of The Aeneid

Key Events of The Aeneid

This activity displays the key events that happen in the 12 books of The Aeneid. Space is left either side of the key events so that links can be made between the key events and extra notes and quotations can be added.
Lily_Roses
'Aeneid' Mindmaps

'Aeneid' Mindmaps

This revision resource contains six mindmaps, all on separate A4 sheets, which cover the main themes and characters of Virgil’s Aeneid - (Aeneas, Dido, Morality, War, Loss and Family) - and include critical quotations as well as context and quotes from the text. The document is therefore six pages in total, so provides a thorough examination of the text as a whole. These can be used in the study of A Level Classical Civilisation, which is what I was studying in 2018 when I created them. The fact that the notes are so colourful makes them especially helpful for visual learners.
brigidmcm
Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium Bundle (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters,1x Themes 6x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book VII: War in Latium. All of the lessons are completely resourced, scaffolded and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
How does Aeneas link to Romulus in Rome's foundation story?

How does Aeneas link to Romulus in Rome's foundation story?

Designed for the new OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE unit: 1.4 Myth and the City Ideally spread over 2 teaching hours, this lesson is designed to give students an understanding of how important both Aeneas and Romulus are in the story of Rome’s foundation. It begins with a slide that can be printed off as a worksheet studying the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite to determine the significance of Aeneas’ birth. It then moves on to the fall of Troy and students are invited to evaluate how heroic Aeneas was in the episode of his life. This is followed by a brief look at his wanderings and arrival in Lavinium through a summary of Book 2 of Virgil’s Aeneid (included) with some analysis. These two can be printed off and there are accompanying think/written response questions that students can complete. Finally, the lesson looks at Livy’s account of how Aeneas’ son, Ascanius, founds Alba Longa and spawns the line of kings leading to Romulus. Throughout the lesson are links to videos (all freely available on Youtube) which consolidate the learning going on at that point in the lesson.
robertsad
Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld (5x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 5x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters,1x Themes and 1x Essay Practice) 5x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 5 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book VI: The Underworld. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games (3x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 3x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters and Themes 5x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 3 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book V: Funeral Games. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes 9x Worksheets 1x Revision Questions This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book IV: Dido. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes and results.
matthew_nolan
Roman Empire

Roman Empire

These great resources look at a range of topics including the Roman Army, Hadrian’s Wall, Roman Roads and Trade in the Empire. I’ve also included some card games as well which make great starters and plenaries. Have fun and follow the History Academy on Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates. Roy
Roy_Huggins
Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

Fun facts on the Ancient Romans

This powerpoint presentation includes 20 fun, not very well-known facts on the Ancient Romans, on topics ranging from daily life to mythological tales. Perfect for starting off a lesson on Rome as a fun introduction to get the students’ interested. Each slide includes notes with further explanation, so that you as a teacher can introduce the fun fact with a bit more of a background story or answer students’ questions that may come up. These facts are carefully selected to trigger students’ curiosity, and will save you as a teacher lots of time in selecting and preparing! I start every Latin or history lesson with a fun fact like this, and my students love it.
CreativeClassics
Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’]

Virgil’s Aeneid Book II: The Fall of Troy (4x Lessons) [New OCR A-Level: ‘The World of the Hero’] This resource contains: 4x PowerPoints (2x Key Events, 1x Characters, 1x Themes [including assessment]) 5x Worksheets 1x Assessment This resource contains 4 lessons covering the core content of Virgil’s Aeneid Book II – The Fall of Troy. All of the lessons are completely resourced and contain extension tasks to promote outstanding outcomes.
matthew_nolan
Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History, Monopoly Game

Medicine in History is a fun topic that brings Ancient and Medieval Civilizations to life. Class research the way that Medicine was practiced in the Ancient World before playing the game. The rules that are included are easy to adapt. Lots of classes like to add questions, alter the rules to make it their own etc. Medicine and it’s history are huge topics so extending the activity is easy to achieve through out of class work. This game has been used for 18 years now and I have found it to really engage learners.
dmoorhouse
Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

Latin GCSE - sources aimed at the new cultural module for OCR

These resources are designed for the new cultural module for the OCR Latin GCSE. They cover the mythology section: Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and the importance of piety linked to Ovid’s feralia. These can be used as a set of lessons introducing the topic or as a revision for the mythology section.
Alexisrgs
11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats  (Part Two)  Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

11 Virgil’s Aeneid Revision Placemats (Part Two) Books VII, VIII, X, XI & XII

This resource contains 11 revision placemats covering Books VII, VIII, X, Xi and XIII (with at least two placemats per Book) of Virgil’s Aeneid. For each Book the revision placemats contain a summary of the Book, in depth analysis of the characters and key themes shown. These are an excellent revision tool which students can use at home or for last minute revision before an exam.
matthew_nolan
Augustus Family Review Game

Augustus Family Review Game

This is a game to teach/revise the members of Augustus’ family. Each card has a name (at the top, in capital letters), and a few words underneath. The aim of the game is for the student to get their group members to guess the name, but they cannot use the words listed in their description. This is such a hit with my class, they absolutely love it and it really works. Great for classics classes at a senior level.
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