Free Materials from Ascanius
The Institute produces many materials for use in elementary school classrooms and Latin classrooms, including lessons from LatinSummer and past workshops for teachers. If you like the activities here, also check out our publications for purchase, including our innovative curriculum guides, student workbooks, and reports.
Ad Astra! - Resources for Futher Exploration (Kevin Jefferson)
An index to resources for Latin & Classics on the elementary school level. Comprehensive and annotated handout and PowerPoint presentation documenting a wide range of available resources.
Excellence Through Classics for Elementary/Middle School Levels
The national body overseeing and supporting Classical Studies on the lower levels. ETC's website includes information about the National Mythology Exam (grades 3-9), Classics, myth, and Latin teaching packets and publications, the newsletter PRIMA, and various useful links.
Latinteach.com provides a subscription-based email digest and articles to discuss methods of teaching Latin. The Yahoo group Latin-BestPractices discusses methods for effectively implementing all means of communication, especially speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Children's Books on the Ancient World
Very comprehensive bibliographies appropriate for grades 3-8 are provided by Ascanius and the University of Kentucky. In addition Magistra Cohen provides a list of reading materials and recommendations appropriate for grades K-3; she also provides more book ideas for grades 2-6.