Traveling with your Latin Class
Show your students how Latin still resonates strongly in the streets of Rome, Athens, the former Gaul and beyond. Revel in the glory of the Roman Empire as you explore ancient ruins and witness how the Latin language lives on in everyday life.
Inspire your students
Originally Amphiteatrum Flavium, tour the famous site of gladiatorial contests in the heart of Rome.
Mount Vesuvius looms in the background as you explore this ancient Roman town that was largely preserved under 23 feet of volcanic ash.
Overlooking Athens, the Parthenon is a symbol of early Western civilization and its design laid the groundwork for Roman architecture to come.
Pont du Gard
A testament to Roman engineering, this aqueduct remains in immaculate condition after 2000 years and boasts an excellent on-site museum.
Tour Napoli Soterranea, a subterranean network that the Romans used to build aqueducts and home to the remains of the theatre of Neapolis, once frequented by Emperor Nero.
At the mouth of the River Tiber, see 4th century BC Roman ruins, frescoes and mosaics, magnificently preserved for thousands of years under mud and sand.
Our tour manager had so much to offer both the students and the chaperones! I particularly appreciated how she included as much classical content as she could for me a Latin teacher.”
Trips to Consider:
Free resources to inspire your next lesson plan
Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of the Roman Forum
Engage your students in Latin communication and Roman history through six different lesson plans, based on New Bloom’s Taxonomy for World Language Instruction, with the backdrop of the Roman Forum.
Ovid and the Art of Love Lesson Plan
In this classroom activity, students will engage meaningfully with Ovid’s primary source, Ars Amatoria, and compare cultural norms from the past with their own day-to-day lives.
7 Ancient Places to Eat in Modern Rome
Discover interesting historical lessons and examples of ancient Roman cuisine and architecture in this blog post from a Boston-based Latin teacher.
5 Myths and Misconceptions about Ancient Rome
Use this myth-busting guide to play a game of trivia with your Latin class!
Did You Know?
ACIS tours are independently deemed so educational that teachers can earn professional development units and students can earn college credit!
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