Resources for Teachers

The following lesson plans are available to enhance gender and LGBTQIA+ topics in high school Latin curricula.

If you would like to submit a lesson plan idea, please email admin @ lgbtmeetsspqr . com .


WORKSHEET: For a printable worksheet on analyzing LGBT Meets SPQR passages, click here: LGBT MEETS SPQR WORKSHEET TEMPLATE

 Pride Week Activity: TE ACCIPIO (Vergil, Aen. IX.276-280) Tiered Reading Passage and Printable Wristbands   Download Here:   Te Accipio Tiered Reading and Printable Wristbands



Lesson Plans for Semester 1 Latin Students:
[assumed level of competency in: noun cases, 1st, 2nd, 2nd neuter, 3rd declension; Present, Imperfect and Future tense (active only); basic pronouns]
  • Somewhere It's Green: Gender Roles in Livy's Heroes 
    • Objective: Students Will Be Able To:  analyze the virtues and vices of early Roman heroes [in passages adapted for the first semester Latin student] of Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita for Roman perspectives of gender roles
    • Somewhere It's Green: Gender Roles in Livy's Heroes
  • Love, Hate & War: Trojan War Valentines
    • Objective: Students Will Be Able To: create a Valentine’s Day card in the perspective of a Trojan War figure based on internet research of Greco-Roman mythology 
    • Love Hate & War: Trojan War Valentines



Lesson Plans for Semester 2 Latin Students:
[assumed level of competency in: noun cases, noun endings in all five declensions; all pronouns; all indicative verb forms in both active and passive]


Lesson plans for Semester 3 Latin Students:
[assumed level of competency in: noun cases, noun endings in all five declensions, all pronouns; indicative and subjunctive forms; participles, ablative absolutes, and infinitives; uses of subjunctive mood]


  • Feet of Clay:”  Analyzing Gender Roles and Sexual Mores in Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian Creation Myths:



Lesson Plans for Advanced Students / Readers of Latin
  • "Dangerous Beauty: The Impact of Beauty in the Abduction Myths of Hylas and Persephone"
  • "Let Each One Sing of Whomever They Love:" Nemesianus' Fourth Eclogue
  • Voices of War: Self / Family / Community: Selections from Quintus of Smyrna's Trojan War Epic
    • Objective analyze the impact of war on women, noncombatants, and family structures through translation of passages from Quintus of Smyrna's Posthomerica