Sample lessons

The first unit of the course is here for you to try, as is a cultural lesson on myth from further on in the course. If you’d like access to the rest of the course (shown in the scheme of work below), get in touch. Access and training are free for UK state schools, with a pay-what-you-can option for materials access for independent and non-UK schools.

n.b. The powerpoint files are password protected so open as ‘read only’.

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1.1
The origins
of English
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1.2
Ancient roots

in English
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1.3
Classical culture
in modern times
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1.4
Inventing a
product
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1.5
Word order vs.
word ending
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1.6
Story
translation
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⬇️mini dictionary
1.7
Summary &

assessment
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The meanings of myth⬇️ teaching slides⬇️ teaching notes⬇️ pupil worksheet

Full Maximum Classics scheme of work

first yearUnit 1
The origins of language
Achilles
Unit 2
Present tense verbs
Gods, Orpheus
Unit 3
Verbs & adverbs
Mosaics, Midas
Unit 4
Subject/object nouns

Roman Army, Boudicca
second yearUnit 5
Simple sentences
Food, Town Mouse & Country Mouse
Unit 6
Numerals & ‘to be’
Olympics, Hercules
Unit 7
Adjectives
Epic, Trojan Horse
Unit 8
Prepositions
Millefiori, Hannibal
third yearUnit 9
Past continuous
Aristotle, astronomy, Narcissus
Unit 10
Third group nouns
Numerals, Romulus & Remus
Unit 11
Possessive noun endings
Pythagoras, Nature Myths, Persephone
Unit 12
Negatives, commands & conjunctions
Epigraphy, Cleopatra
fourth yearUnit 13
Simple past tense Music, Greek Theatre
Unit 14
Questions & answers
Plato, Democracy
Unit 15
Auxiliary verbs
The Odyssey
Unit 16
KS2-3 transfer Unsung heroes