We have created sample teaching plans to help teachers introduce the concept of case and discuss language variation:
- An Introduction to Case: Slides
- An Introduction to Case: Teaching Plan
- The Same, but Different: Slides
- The Same, but Different: Teaching Plan
- Variation and Change: Slides
- Variation and Change: Teaching Plan
In these resources, reconstructed historical forms have been presented in a slightly simplified manner to make them more accessible. If you would like to explore comparative reconstruction further, the following sources may be useful:
Clackson, James. 2007 Indo-European Linguistics: An introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Clackson, James, & Geoffrey Horrocks. 2007. The Blackwell History of the Latin Language, Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Penny, Ralph. 1991. A History of the Spanish Language, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Ringe, Don. 2017. From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, 2nd edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ringe, Don & Ann Taylor. 2014. The Development of Old English, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Sihler, Andrew. 1995. New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York: Oxford University Press.
For more information on case, a useful starting point may be:
Spencer, Andrew & Andrej Malchukov. 2009. The Oxford Handbook of Case, Oxford: Oxford University Press.