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Massachusetts Foreign Language Association 2015 Fall Conference, October 29-31, Sturbridge, MA.
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Friday, October 30 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Mythology Role-Playing Games in the Latin Classroom

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This presentation will show how to make students active participants in mythology through table-top role-playing games (RPG). The presenter will share ways RPG can foster continued cooperation and enthusiasm for Latin and will also explain the mechanics of an Aeneid based RPG. Participants will then play a portion of the game. All RPG materials will be provided. This activity can be adapted to any textbook and has been thoroughly play-tested in the Latin classroom with grades 7-12.

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Jocelyn Demuth

Latin Teacher, Whitcomb School
I've spent my 20+ year career finding and cultivating those activities and stories that make students reluctant to leave the classroom. The mythology RPG, the subject of this workshop, is one of the best ways I have found to create interest in all things Latin. It draws students into the world of mythology with an intensity greater than the promise of free pizza. I've taught everybody: grade 6 -12, levels 1 -A.P. Talk to me. I love to... Read More →

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 5:45pm
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