There's a CD with Latin grammar songs advertised here.
An article about a teacher who uses songs in his teaching is here.
A new school is to be built in Monifieth on what was possibly the location of a Roman camp. Angus Council has approved plans for a new Seaview Primary, which will be constructed in the grounds of the existing school.
However, work will not be able to start until archaeologists have carried out an examination of the site.
Local historians said Roman artefacts such as coins and glass had been found in the surrounding areas.
They added that there was a “slight possibility” that the school had once been used as a Roman camp.
From Bedford Today
at St Mary's Lower School in Stotfold received a visit from group
Legion 14 last week who go around schools teaching pupils about how the
Headteacher Colin Phelps said: “It was a really
good day. No matter how good the teachers are I think this is the best
way for the children to learn as it is so practical.
all part of something that we learn about every two years and we
thought we would give the first term a real climax by getting everyone
to dress up, teachers as well as pupils.
In the morning the children received a presentation from the group who were dressed as roman soldiers.
And in the afternoon they got to see what weapons were used and watched a practical demonstration from the group.
(no capitals added!)
There's a new paperback collection of criticism of Catullus published between 1950 and 2000 from OUP – details here. It will set you back £37.50, but if it's anything like the collections of criticism of English Literature – Othello for one – that I used while taking an A level a few years ago it will be worth it.
The Poetry of Sappho may not be on set texts, but she was a jolly good poet, and this book by Jim Powell is only £7.99 in paperback. It includes the newly (2004) discovered poem.