Who is who in the story of Orpheus and Eurydice?

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After the classical reading of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice from the fourth book of the Georgica, you can use a SOCRATIVE-test to check if the students have understood the progress of the story.


1 Preparation

Read the story of Orpheus and Eurydice from the fourth book of the Georgica by Virgil with the students.
In the story Orpheus, Eurydice, Hades,… are almost never mentioned by name, but indicated with a pronoun or a general description (illam, quis, ille, iuvenem…) Pay the necessary attention to this during the lesson.

2 Create a SOCRATIVE-test

Go to www.socrative.com and create an account for yourself or log in if you already have one.
Via “Testen beheren” (manage tests) you can create a test or import an existing test.
Find inspiration by entering SOC-number 16543323 under “Test importeren” (import test): a test will appear which tests the students understanding of the text of the story of Orpheus and Eurydice.

3 Presentation in the classroom

Instruct the students to create an account on socrative.com.
Ask the students to go to your virtual “classroom” and complete the test that you have prepared for them.

You will know right away if they understand the text and corrections will be made for you!

What do I need?

  • Internet: Yes
  • Hardware: pc

ICT Level and Target Group

  • ICT level: Intermediate to advanced
  • Target group: Latin students second grade, fourth grade ASO

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