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eTogaTrek: Games (ep. 05)

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What Do I Need for This Video?

  • journal
  • small ball
  • quick-drying clay or Play-Doh
  • toothpick
  • two sets of 3 game pieces
    (cereal, coins, monopoly pieces)
  • construction paper or newspaper

eTogaTrek: Mosaics

Instructor: Tess Jacobson
Special Guest: Kelly Hart
Coordinator: Kevin Jefferson

with special thanks to
Chloè Benner
Caitlin Campbell
Nadia Ghosheh
Brad Jefferson
Irene Morrison
Kate Preble
Matthew Webb
Students of LatinSummer Boston 2014

eTogaTrek Committee 2014-2015
Cynthia Cheng
Grace de Majewski
Kevin Jefferson
Elizabeth Shaw

"Run Amok"
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Think About It!

  1. Would you like to play any of these games with your friends today?
  2. What is your favorite game from Ancient Rome?
  3. Can you think of any games today that are similar to knucklebones?
Check back soon for answers to your questions about games! Do you have a question you would like to ask? Click here to send us your questions!

Follow eTogaTrek Throughout The Year!

  • Episode 1: Families and Bullas (October 21, 2014)
  • Episode 2: Clothing (December 1, 2014)
  • Episode 3: Greek & Roman Architecture (January 26, 2015)
  • Episode 4: Mosaics (May 15, 2015)
  • Episode 5: Games and Knucklebones (June 5, 2015)

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