Latin Class Activities

Martis, XIX Novembris, MMXIX (Monday, November 18, 2019)

 

 

Lunae, XVIII Novembris, MMXIX (Monday, November 18, 2019)

 

 

Veneris, XV Novembris, MMXIX (Friday, November 15, 2019)

  • Go over the answers to “Daedalus and Icarus” Reading Comprehension Questions, #’s 2-9.
    • students may make corrections to their original answers IN PEN before submitting.
  • Variationsbecause these myths were told across different lands by different people in different times for different reasons, the specific details often change from one version of the stories to another.
    • N.b. there is no authoritative or “correct” version of any given myth, only variations.
  • Compare/Contrast (B-groups):  collaborate to find similarities & differences between two versions.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie!  (no homework!)

 

 

 

 

Iovis, XIV Novembris, MMXIX (Thursday, November 14, 2019)

 

 

 

 

Mercurii, XIII Novembris, MMXIX (Wednesday, November 13, 2019)

  • Greek Letters.  
    • Go over last night’s homework (Greek Deities Transliteration Practice 2)
    • Go through the cards and name each letter as a whole class.
    • Go through the cards again and review their transliteration values.
  • Four Corners Review Game!  (for today’s quiz — Greek letter identification & transliteration)
  • Littera Graeca Quiz!
  • Begin reading (independently and quietly):  “Daedalus and Icarus” myth (by Geraldine McCaughrean)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum   Read “Daedalus and Icarus” twice:  once silently & once out loud.

 

 

Martis, XII Novembris, MMXIX (Tuesday, November 12, 2019)

  • Quizlet: Littera Graeca
    • Focus especially on the following letters, as they’ll be important to know for the quiz:
      • γ (gamma, transliterates to g)
      • ζ (zeta, transliterates to z)
      • η (eta, transliterates to e)
      • θ (theta, transliterates to th)
      • ξ (xi, transliterates to x)
      • φ (phi, transliterates to ph)
      • χ (chi, transliterates to ch)
      • ψ (psi, transliterates to ps)
  • Greek Deities Transliteration Practice 1
    • Just transliterate the gods and goddesses — I’ll fill in the other information with you.
  • Reading (independently and quietly):  KNOSSOS
  • With a partner:
    • underline/annotate any information that would help you to answer the question, “What kind of people were the Minoans?”
    • Complete the “Knowledge Check” on the back; use your annotations/underlining to answer the final question.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum

 

 

Lunae, XI Novembris, MMXIX (Monday, November 11, 2019) – Veteran’s Day

  • Greek Letters.  
    • We went through the cards and named each letter as a whole class.
    • We then went back through all letters and stated their transliteration values.
    • Absent today?  Use “Littera Graeca” set on Quizlet to practice names & transliteration values.
    • Don’t forget there’s a quiz on Wednesday, and you’ll need to be able to do both.
  • Pledge of Allegiance (practice for Monday’s Veteran’s Day assembly)
  • We watched the Mythic Warriors “Icarus and Daedalus” cartoon as a preview for this week’s reading.
    • Absent today?  Make sure to watch this 22 minute clip on your own time.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum   Quiz on identifying/transliterating Greek letters (Wednesday)

 

 

 

Veneris, VIII Novembris, MMXIX (Friday, November 8, 2019)

  • Pledge of Allegiance (practice for Monday’s Veteran’s Day assembly)
  • POA:   Unscramble Activity #2
  • Last night’s homework:  review and collect (to be scored)
  • Quizlet: 
    • Littera Graeca (Greek Letters)” – brief review of the Greek letters!
    • “Transliterations!”review Greek letters’ transliteration values!  (same Quizlet set)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum   None.  Enjoy your weekend!

 

Iovis, VII Novembris, MMXIX (Thursday, November 7, 2019)

 

Mercurii, VI Novembris, MMXIX (Wednesday, November 6, 2019)

  • Pledge of Allegiance (practice)
  • SKITS:  Reflections
    • Groups:  Self-evaluation (one per group)
    • Individual:  “My Part in the Skit” (3 paragraph written responses)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum   None tonight — you worked hard reflecting during class

 

 

Martis, V Novembris, MMXIX (Tuesday, November 5, 2019)

  • Pledge of Allegiance (practice)
  • SKITS:  Expectations for Performances today:
    • Performers:  
      • Have (a reasonable amount of) fun!
      • Take your skit seriously
      • Perform to the best of your ability
      • Please DO NOT add lines or parts to your skit
      • No shout-outs or inside jokes
    • Audience Members:
      • Enjoy the performances!
      • ABSOLUTELY NO TALKING OR WHISPERING
      • Laughing/crying are ok when appropriate
      • Obviously, we’re not distracting performers!
  • Pledge of Allegiance (practice)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  No homework tonight.

 

Lunae, IV Novembris, MMXIX (Monday, November 4, 2019)

  • SKITS:  Expectations for Performances tomorrow
    • Performers:  
      • Have (a reasonable amount of) fun!
      • Take your skit seriously
      • Perform to the best of your ability
      • Please DO NOT add lines or parts to your skit
      • No shout-outs or inside jokes
    • Audience Members:
      • Enjoy the performances!
      • ABSOLUTELY NO TALKING OR WHISPERING
      • Laughing/crying are ok when appropriate
      • Obviously, we’re not distracting performers!
  • DRESS REHEARSAL (LGR)
    • Each group will get approximately 5 to 8 minutes to practice
    • Pretend it’s performance day and the audience is watching you
    • Create a contingency plan “just in case” someone from your group isn’t here
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  Prepare for skit performances tomorrow.

 

Veneris, I Novembris, MMXIX (Friday, November 1, 2019)

  • Greek Letters
    • Last night’s homework (review/collect)
    • Greek Letters Practice (cards)
      • ο – omicron; β – beta; ρ – rho; δ – delta; θ -theta; ι – iota; κ – kappa; σ/ς– sigma; τ – tau; π -pi;
        ε – epsilon; η – eta; λ – lambda; τ – tau; υ – upsilon; α – alpha; ζzeta; ξ – xi; φ – phi; ν – nu; μ – mu; γ – gamma; χ – chi; ψ – psi; ω – omega.
    • Littera Graeca” (set on Quizlet)
  • Pledge of Allegiance (once repeating after me; once saying with me, facing away from the screen)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  Non est praescriptum domesticum hodie. 
    • N.b. Skits:  rehearsal Monday, 11/4; performance Tuesday, 11/5

 

Iovis, XXXI Octobris, MMXIX (Thursday, October 31)

  • Greek Letters Practice (cards)
    • ο – omicron; β – beta; ρ – rho; δ – delta; θ -theta; ι – iota; κ – kappa; σ/ς– sigma; τ – tau; π -pi;
      ε – epsilon; η – eta; λ – lambda; τ – tau; υ – upsilon; α – alpha; ζzeta; ξ – xi; φ – phi; ν – nu; μ – mu; γ – gamma; χ – chi; ψ – psi; ω – omega.
  • Conversational Skits
    • All groups will do a “seated dry run” of their skits as a group in the classroom
    • LGR:  practicing (some groups on stage)
    • Begin considering/bringing skit props & costumes (remember school rules)
  • Pledge of Allegiance (once repeating after me; once saying with me; once saying without me)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  Practice saying your lines for the skit
    • Skit performance dates:  dress rehearsal Monday, 11/4/19; final performance Tuesday, 11/5/19.

 

 

Mercurii, XXX Octobris, MMXIX (Wednesday, October 30)

  • Pledge of Allegiance (once repeating after me; once saying with me; once saying without me)
  • Greek Letters Practice (cards)
    • ο – omicron; β – beta; ρ – rho; δ – delta; θ -theta; ι – iota; κ – kappa; σ/ς– sigma; τ – tau; π -pi;
      ε – epsilon; η – eta; λ – lambda; τ – tau; υ – upsilon; α – alpha; ζzeta; ξ – xi; φ – phi; ν – nu; μ – mu; γ – gamma.
  • Conversational Skits
    • All groups will do a “seated dry run” of their skits as a group in the classroom
    • LGR:  practicing (some groups on stage)
    • Begin considering/bringing skit props & costumes (remember school rules)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  Practice saying your lines for the skit
    • Skit performance dates:  dress rehearsal Monday, 11/4/19; final performance Tuesday, 11/5/19.

 

 

Lunae et Martis, XXVIII & XXIX Octobris, MMXIX (Monday and Tuesday, October 28 & 29)

  • Vocabulary Review:  Bizarre Verb Forms
  • Skits:  2 dry runs with your group (seated)
    • Focus on fluency of your skit – hopefully everyone’s feeling more comfortable today.
  • Spelling/Pronunciation:  (a significant part of your skit grade)
    • Focus on checking/correcting the spelling of all Latin terms in your skit (using Quizlet)
    • Figure out and practice the correct pronunciation for all Latin terms
    • Make a list of Latin terms whose pronunciation you want to check with me
  • Practice:  (in the classroom — we’ll be using the LGR for dress rehearsals when I return to school)
    • You should know most (or all) of your lines very well by the end of the period today
    • Practice as if you’re up on stage, performing for your class!
  • Praescriptum Domesticum  No homework Monday or Tuesday evening.  Libenter.

 

Veneris, XXV Octobris, MMXIX (Friday, 25 October, 2019)

  • Greek Letters Cards Practice!
    • Today:  adding the Greek letters ζ (zeta) and ξ (xi)
  • Quiz:  Bizarre Verb Forms!  (Absent today?  You’ll be making up this quiz when I see you again)
  • Circa Mundum (“Around the World”) – competition with Greek letters
  • Praescriptum Domesticum non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

 

Iovis, XXIV Octobris, MMXIX (Thursday, 24 October, 2019)

 

Mercurii, XXIII Octobris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 23 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet (partnered reviews)
  • In-class Practice:  Bizarre Verbs 3 (1-20) – click below for both today’s class work and homework.
  • Greek Letters: spelling practice!  (click for packet)
  • Greek Letter Identification: (focus on knowing these letters)
    • ο – omicron; β – beta; ρ – rho; δ – delta; θ -theta; ι – iota; κ – kappa; σ – sigma; τ – tau; π -pi;
      ε – epsilon; η – eta; λ – lambda; τ – tau; υ – upsilon; α – alpha
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:

 

 

Martis, XXII Octobris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 22 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet:  Subject Pronouns & Linking Verbs
  • Kinesthetic Practice
    • Singular:  ego sum (I am); tu es (just you are); is/ea/id est (he/she/it is)
    • Plural:  nos sumus (we are); vos estis (all of you are); ei/eae/ea sunt (they are)
  • Review/Collect last night’s homework
    • (23) all of you repeat
    • (24) all of you grab/seize
    • (25) we fight
    • (26) I believe
    • (27) all of you watch
    • (28) it watches
    • (29) he thinks
  • Assessment Ticket for Subject Pronouns & Linking Verbs (can you quickly translate these 5 terms?)
    • (1) id est
    • (2) nos
    • (3) vos estis
    • (4) ei sunt
    • (5) sumus
  • Skit Groups:  practice performing your skit standing up, aloud
    • Discuss briefly:  would you rather perform your skit in the front of the room, the back, or the LGR?
    • Absent from class today?  Send me an email with your vote so your opinion can be factored in.
  • We voted on where the skits will be performed; here’s the current rundown (last updated 10/22 at 9 AM).
    • Back of the Room:  6
    • Front of the Room:  1
    • LGR (if available):  11
  • The Pledge of Allegiance in Latin:
    • Fidem meam obligoI pledge allegiance
    • vexilloto the flag
    • civitatum foederatarum Americaeof the United States of America
    • et rei publicaeand to the republic
    • cuius vicem geritfor which it stands
    • uni nationione nation
    • sub Deounder God 
    • individuaeindivisible
    • praebenti libertatemwith liberty
    • iustitiamque omnibusand justice for all
  • Answers to the assessment ticket above:  (1) it is; (2) we; (3) all of you are; (4) they (guys) are; (5) we are
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum hodie (no homework)

 

 

 

 

Lunae, XXI Octobris, MMXIX (Monday, 21 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet:   Verb Infinitives
  • In-class Practice:  Bizarre Verbs 2 (1-20) – click below for both today’s class work and homework.
  • Quiz:  Subject Pronouns!
  • Groups:  practice reading & performing your skit with your group.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumBizarre Verb Forms 2 (#’s 21-40) – see above!

 

 

 

 

Veneris, XVIII Octobris, MMXIX (Friday, 18 October, 2019)

  • Copy Derivatives #’s 21-30
    • Absent today?  Schedule a time to visit me 7th period to catch up on these notes.
    • Make sure you have ALL derivatives notes from 1 to 30 now.
  • How to Prepare for Monday’s Quiz (some options)
    • (a) use matching cards (I have blank templates available)
    • (b) write the vocabulary (Latin and English) out (I have lined paper available)
    • (c) use the vocabulary in context in a phrase or sentence
      • e.g. “ego need a nap” or “nos are family… I got all my sisters and me!”
    • (d) quiz yourself (I have double sided practice quizzes available)
    • (e) create mnemonic (memory) devices
      • e.g. “leggo my eggo.”  Whose eggo?  MINE.  I.
      • e.g. The band U2 might help me remember that “you” is “tu.”
      • e.g. “vos” reminds me of “youse” (all of you)
  • SKITS:  final shot at the second draft checklist
    • Make sure all your items are checked off / filled in (e.g. the title, changes you’ve made, etc.)
    • Make sure you have all the vocabulary boxes filled in correctly (and translated) on the back
    • If you’ve made any significant changes (from the checklist), submit another skit copy
  • Praescriptum DomesticumQuiz Monday (10 subject pronouns; 7 points; L>E)

 

 

Iovis, XVII Octobris, MMXIX (Thursday, 17 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet:  “Subject Pronouns & Linking Verbs
  • Quick practice:  SP’s ONLY
    • ego
    • tu(just) you
    • eashe
    • ishe
    • idit
    • noswe 
    • vos(all of) you
    • eaethey (girls)
    • eithey (guys)
    • eathey (things)
  • P.Q. (I have abbreviated it, so nobody will ever find out about the pop quiz on subject pronouns!  Haha!)
  • Class Work:  “Verb Explosion!”
  • SKITS!  (group work)
    • today will be the final day to work on / complete your Skit Checklist / Vocabulary boxes / draft submission
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie!  (no homework)

 

 

 

Mercurii, XVI Octobris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 16 October, 2019)

  • Pronunciation!  (last night’s homework – columns 1, 3, 5, & 7)
    • A few individual students will pronounce some of the words for us.
  • Subject Pronouns!  Kinesthetic practice
  • Verb Commands!  Kinesthetic practice
  • QuizletVerb Infinitives (partnered)
  • Quomodo Dicitur?  (verb forms that differ from the ones we’ve been looking at)
    • pugnamus – has something to do with _________ (fighting)
    • surgo – has something to do with __________ (standing)
    • legitis – has something to do with __________ (reading)
    • navigant – has something to do with __________ (sailing)
    • scribunt – has something to do with ___________ (writing)
  • SKITS!  
    • Step One:  finish checklist (front)
    • Step Two:  finish vocabulary lists/translations (back)
    • Step Three:  practice your skit (aloud) as a group.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumPractice with subject pronouns & unknown verb forms

 

 

 

Martis, XV Octobris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 15 October, 2019)

  • Pronunciation:  vowels, diphthong ae, consonants v, g, c.
  • Practicing two-syllable nonsense words
    • firstas a whole class (together)
    • secondwith a partner (or a small group)
    • thirdindividually during instruction
  • SKITS!
    • read your skit as a group (dry run)
    • read your skit for an “objective” audience (someone outside the group)
    • begin filling out your half-sheet (checklist & vocabulary)
    • resubmit skit draft today (last chance) if needed)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  10-15 Pronunciation Practice; in-class assessments coming!

 

 

 

Veneris, XI Octobris, MMXIX (Friday, 11 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet: “Friday’s Quiz” (write function)
  • Absent Today?  You’ll need to make up today’s quiz; make sure you’re ready — it’s challenging!
  • Pronunciation:  vowels & practice words.
  • SKITS!  (second drafts)
    • Finalize format for second draft
    • Print copy for submission
    • Begin working on Checklist (individual copies, but group members can work together)
  • Breakdancing 101 (with The Freeze)
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hac nocte.  (no homework tonight)

 

Iovis, X Octobris, MMXIX (Thursday, 10 October, 2019)

  • Quizlet: Subject Pronouns & Linking Verbs” (partnered or independent)
  • Pronunciation:  vowels- copy notes from board
    • a [ah] as in father
    • e [A] as in wait
    • i [E] as in peace
    • o [oh] as in soap
    • u [ooh] as in blue
    • ae [I] as in why
  • Pronunciation Practice!  (nonsense words)
  • Third Person Plural Subject Pronouns (“they” forms)
    • ei [A-E] – “they” (talking about guys)
    • eae [A-I] – “they” (talking about women)
    • ea [A-uh] – “they” (talking about things)
  • Last night’s homework (review)
  • End of Class:  time to practice/study/review for tomorrow’s quiz.
    • n.b. Friday’s quiz is rated “difficult” by the LTG (Latin Teacher’s Guild)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • Quizlet:  SP/LV  *flashcards (L>E) warm-up; *”write” function
    • Quiz:  Veneris (E>L); practice quizzes available!

 

Mercurii, IX Octobris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 9 October, 2019)

  • Last Night’s Homework:  review/collect/score
    • Absent today?  Make sure you get one and turn it in within a day or two.
  • Quizlet (partnered):  “Subject Pronouns & Linking Verbs
    • The first 8 are SP/LV combinations, like “ego sum” (I am)
    • The second 8 are just subject pronouns alone, like “ego” (I)
    • The last 6 are just linking verb forms, like “sum” (I am)
  • SKITS:  time to put the finishing touches on your skit, and make changes/additions as per my feedback
    • Any group not finished by the end of the period will need to work out finishing today/tonight.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumSP/LV Practice #2; Quiz (E>L) Friday.  Practice quizzes available!

 

 

 

 

Martis, VIII Octobris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 8 October, 2019)

  • Review of the six linking verbs:
    • sum (I am); es (just you are); est (he/she/it is); sumus (we are); estis (all of you are); sunt (they are)
    • Each of these six forms can stand alone without subject pronouns, but we still need to learn them (below).
  • Subject Pronoun and Linking Verb Combinations
    • n.b. the subject pronouns are in parentheses (e.g. ego, tu, is, ea, id….)
    • Singular Forms
      • (ego) sumI am 
      • (tu) es just you are
      • (ea) estshe is 
      • (is) est he is
      • (id) estit is
    • Plural Forms
      • (nos) sumus we are
      • (vos) estis all of you are
      • (eae) sunt they are (talking about girls)
      • (ei) suntthey are (talking about guys)
      • (ea) sunt they are (talking about things)
  • Class Work (practice, L>E & E>L)
  • Skit Groups:  work on making changes/corrections to skits (last half of period)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumSubject Pronouns & Linking Verbs (Homework); Quiz Friday (E>L)

 

Lunae, VII Octobris, MMXIX (Monday, 7 October, 2019)

  • The influence of Greek culture on Western Civilization
  • Practicing Greek letters
  • Greek Letter ID practice (class work)
  • Skit Groups:
    • (a) my feedback cards (group leaders)
    • (b) begin discussing necessary changes with groups
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

 

 

Veneris, IV Octobris, MMXIX (Fridaty, 4 October, 2019)

  • Pledge of Allegiance in Latin:
    • fidem meam obligoI pledge allegiance
    • vexilloto the flag
    • civitatum foederatarum Americaeof the United States of America
    • et rei publicaeand to the Republic 
    • cuius vicem geritfor which it stands
    • uni nationi one nation
    • sub Deounder God
    • individuaeindivisible
    • praebenti libertatemwith liberty
    • iustitiamque omnibusand justice for all
  • Review/collect last night’s homework (Quomodo Dicitur?)
  • How to form the Greek letters
    • Absent?  You’ll need to get your packet; feel free to schedule time with me 7th period this week.
  • Quiz:  “Minimus” vocabulary/story.  
    • Absent today?  You’ll be making up this quiz next time I see you.
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  Enjoy your weekend!

 

 

Iovis, III Octobris, MMXIX (Thursday, 3 October, 2019)

  • Catch up:  for anyone who hasn’t copied Derivatives #’s 1-20 (some or all) due to absence, etc.
  • Verbal Questioning:  
    • Quomodo dicitur “filius” Anglice?  (How do you say “filius” in English?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “infans” Anglice? 
    • Quomodo dicitur “sum” Anglice? 
    • Quomodo dicitur “es” Anglice?
    • Quomodo dicitur “we are” Latine?  (How do you say “filius” in English?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “I am the mother” Latine?
  • Review Quizlet:  “Minimus” set (old and new)
    • first independently
    • then, with a partner
  • Thursday Translations!  (Absent?  make sure I get yours!) 
    1. Magister sum.
    2. Bella es.
    3. Famosae estis!
    4. Quis est Fido?
    5. Donum est pulcher!
    6. Iulia et Marcus non sunt  L
    7. Sumus schola magna!
  • Copying Derivatives (affixes and root words), #’s 11-20.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumReview Quizlet set “Minimus” for a quiz; “Quomodo Dicitur” practice (half sheet)

 

 

 

 

Mercurii, II Octobris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 2 October, 2019)

  • Review/Collect last night’s homework 
  • Review Quizlet:  “Minimus” 
    • independently
    • with a partner
  • Translating Minimus (fill-in-the-bubble packets), pages 2-3 (partnered — without Quizlet!)
  • Copying Derivatives (affixes and root words), #’s 11-20.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum hodie!

 

 

 

Martis, I Octobris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 1 October, 2019)

  • Context:  Roman Rule & Britannia (Minimus, page 1, map of Italy)
    • The Romans conquered the entire Mediterranean area, including Britain, where our story takes place.
  • Topical Vocabulary (page 3)
    • matermother
    • paterfather
    • infanschild/baby
    • filiusson
    • filiadaughter 
    • felescat
    • musmouse
    • sum – I am
    • es(just) you are
    • sumuswe are
    • estis(all of) you are
  • Reading Minimus (pages 2-3) & translate:  independently, then with your partner
    • Whole-class reading (students volunteer)
  • Infinitive or Verb Command?
    • fill-in-the-boxes (together as a whole class)
    • complete/check #’s 1-10:  write “infinitive” or “command.”
    • Begin tonight’s homework (#’s 11-50):  translation.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumInfinitive or Verb Command (#’s 11-50)

 

 

 

Lunae, XXX Septembris, MMXIX (Monday, 30 September, 2019)

  • Quizlet:  Verb Commands (partnered)
  • Verb Commands vs. Infinitives – same verbs, different forms/meanings
    • Verb Commands:
      • (1) used for a request or command (e.g. pugna – fight!)
      • (2) you’re directly addressing someone (speaking to them)
      • (3) ends in a/e/i (singular) and -te (plural) (e.g. pugna/surge/audi > pugnate/surgite/audite)
    • Infinitives (notes):
      • (1) translated as the “to” form of a verb (e.g. pugnare – to fight)
      • (2) most important form of a verb in any language because . . .
        • (a) it’s the dictionary form
        • (b) it’s the form of the verb that’s used to create all other forms.
      • (3) will always end in -re (e.g. pugnare, surgere, audire)
  • QuizletVerb Infinitives (partnered review)
  • Verb Infinitives Practice I (L>E) – class work.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumVerb Infinitives Practice I (E > L).  Use Quizlet to check your spelling!

 

 

Veneris, XXVII Septembris, MMXIX (Friday, 27 September, 2019)

 

 

Iovis, XXVI Septembris, MMXIX (Thursday, 26 September, 2019)

  • Practice all Verb Commands on Quizlet (old and new)
  • Composing skits:  should be just about done by the end of the period
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  practice verb commands; quiz tomorrow!

 

 

Mercurii, XXV Septembris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 25 September, 2019) – CDT’s today (modified schedule)

  • Practice all Verb Commands on Quizlet (old and new)
  • Homework:  review & collect
  • SKIT Rough Drafts: composing! (group work)
  • Preview:  pronouncing the 7 days of the week
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnone

 

 

Martis, XXIV Septembris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 24 September, 2019) – CDT’s today (modified schedule)

  • New Verb Commands:  kinesthetics!
  • SKIT Rough Drafts
    • Reminders!
    • Composition (group work)
  • Preview:  pronouncing the 7 days of the week
  • Music: Dies Hebdomadis” (Days of the Week Song)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumVerb Commands Practice IV (the whole paper)

 

 

 

 

 

Lunae, XXIII Septembris, MMXIX (Monday, 23 September, 2019)

  • Verb Commands (practice with a partner or independently)
  • Entrance Ticket!
    • Absent today?  You’ll make this ticket up upon your return.  
  • Vocabulary packets! 
    • Define for Review:  derivative, origin, root word.  
    • Copy:  affixes and root words for #’s 6 to 10.
    • Decorating packets!
  • Music: Salve, Vale” (for old time’s sake); “Greek Alphabet Song;” “Dies Hebdomadis” (Days of the Week)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Practice all Verb Commands on Quizlet (old and new)

 

 

 

Veneris, XX Septembris, MMXIX (Friday, 20 September, 2019)

  • Verb Commands (kinesthetic practice)
  • Skits!  Group Work
    • Some people in each group will work on composing the skit…
    • Other people in each group will work with me on group work dynamics….
  • Vocabulary packets!
    • Finish questions about the terms and affixes page (group work); review answers together.
    • Root words & affixes for the first 10 vocabulary terms.
    • Review of terms (using vocab. pages):  origins, definitions, root words, affixes, & n.b. column.
    • Decorating packets!
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Entrance ticket Monday:  14 Verb Commands

 

 

Iovis, XIX Septembris, MMXIX (Thursday, 19 September, 2019)

  • Quizlet:  Verb Commands (I/Q, then partnered)
  • Improvement ticket!  (practice with the 14 verb commands)
  • Vocabulary packets!
    • Filling in name and period
    • Questions about the terms and affixes page (group work)
    • Decorating packets!
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Verb Commands Practice III (E > L) – use quizlet as needed.

 

 

 

Mercurii, XVIII Septembris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 18 September, 2019)

  • Collecting 2 homeworks:  P & P (#’s 16-30) and Verb Commands Practice II.
  • POP QUIZ:  Verb Commands (L > E)
  • Composing Latin Conversational Skit (group work)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  none tonight because you worked so hard in class!

 

 

Martis, XVII Septembris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 17 September, 2019)

  • Quizlet Review:  Verb Commands” (I/Q)
  • Reading Comprehension Questions, #’s 6-10.  “Rome and the Latin Language” (partnered)
  • Verb Commands Practice I (class work)
  • Planning/Organizing Latin Conversational Skit 
    • Finish mapping/planning/organizing your skit’s characters & plot.
    • Continue to plan how you’ll use specific vocabulary terms in the skit (including new verbs)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • “Verb Commands Practice II” (side #2 of today’s classwork)

 

 

Lunae, XVI Septembris, MMXIX (Monday, 16 September, 2019)

  • Collect homework from Thursday “Expressions of Politeness & Permission Practice” (#’s 1-15 ONLY)
  • Quizlet Reviews:
  • Planning/Organizing Latin Conversational Skit 
    • Today:  planning on lined paper ONLY (i.e. no Google Docs)
    • Choose characters in the skit (who does/says what)
      • Remember!  Skit will be mostly in English with some Latin vocabulary.
    • Plan/map out your skit organizationally (what will happen in what order)
    • Continue to plan how you’ll use specific vocabulary terms in the skit.
  • Kinesthetic movements for 14 verb commands
    • desiste! (stop)
    • i! (go)
    • sede! (sit)
    • surge! (stand)
    • incipe! (start)
    • ambula! (walk)
    • scribe! (write)
    • crede! (believe)
    • obliga! (promise)
    • ama! (love)
    • habita! (live)
    • verte! (turn)
    • naviga! (sail)
    • specta! (watch)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • (a) look over 14 new vocabulary terms in “Verb Commands
    • (b) Politeness & Permission Practice (#’s 16-30)

 

Iovis, XII Septembris, MMXIX (Thursday, 12 September, 2019)

  • Quid est nomen tibi?  (what is your name?)
    • nomen mihi est Victoria.  (My name is Victoria.)
  • Quizlet, “Expressions of Politeness and Permission” (review the old and new vocabulary)
    • Magister Kobielnik’s suggestion:  use flashcards, choosing “answer with English.”
    • I’ve added a few brand new items to practice!
  • Freewriting:  Tell me about your experience saying “ego te amo” to someone!
  • Latin Skits:  Prewriting Activities.
    • Determine group roles
    • List all the ideas your group members came up with.
    • Determine your 3 favorite ideas; I’ll choose your topic from among these three.
    • Add yourself to our google classroom and have your group leader share the document.

 

Mercurii, XI Septembris, MMXIX (Wednesday, 11 September, 2019)

  • Warm-up:  Quid agis tu hodie?  7 responses (kinesthetics)
    • Ego te amoI love you.
    • Ego me amoI love myself.
  • Everyone finished answering Reading Comprehension questions 3, 4, & 5 (complete, well-written sentences).
  • What is a skit?  What does a skit look like?
    • Click here for a sample skit and some basic instructions.
  • We voted, and this year, the 8th graders WILL be saying the Pledge of Allegiance for the Veteran’s Day Assembly.
    • Please note:  you are not required to participate in Pledge-related activities for Latin class.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • Quizlet, “Expressions of Politeness and Permission” (review the old and new vocabulary)
      • Magister Kobielnik’s suggestion:  use flashcards, choosing “answer with English.”
    • Say “ego te amo” to someone in your family and explain what it means to them.
    • Come up with 2-3 ideas for a skit using Latin vocabulary; write these on the back of your skit paper.

 

 

Martis, X Septembris, MMXIX (Tuesday, 10 September, 2019)

  • Salve, Vale (song and lyrics)
  • Review:  new vocabulary (Quid agis, cur?  Ago pessime, Ago optime, etc.)
  • Unscramble activity (classwork/practice with Latin lyrics of the song)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

Lunae, IX Septembris, MMXIX (Monday, 9 September, 2019)

  • Free-drawing today in response to “How are you doing today?” (to be shared & collected)
  • Conversational Latin
    • Quid agis?  How are you?/What’s up?
    • Quid agis tu hodie?  How are you doing today?
    • Ago optime.  I’m doing great!
    • Ago pessime.  I’m doing horribly!
    • Ago satis bene.  I’m doing so-so.
    • Ago bene.  I’m doing well.  
    • Ago male.  I’m doing bad(ly).  
    • Ago non male.  I’m not doing badly.
    • Ago non bene.  I’m not doing well.
  • Scenarios (group work):  read the five scenarios with your group & determine which response fits best.
  • Quizlet, “Expressions of Politeness and Permission” (review the old and new vocabulary)
    • Magister Kobielnik’s suggestion:  use flashcards, choosing “answer with English.”
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  review old and new vocabulary expressions; get “Una Regula” paper signed and return it to me by Wednesday.

 

Veneris, VI Septembris, MMXIX  (Friday, 6 September, 2019)

  • I collected study guides and any remaining “Quinque Nomina Latina” papers.
  • Quomodo Dicitur “salve” Anglice?  (How do you say “salve” in English?)
  • QUIZ!  (30 points) – absent today?  You’ll be making this up when I see you again.
  • “”Salve, Vale” (Beatles in Latin)
    • We translated the Latin lyrics into English.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  non est praescriptum domesticum hac fine hebdomadis.  (no homework)

 

Iovis, V Septembris, MMXIX  (Thursday, 5 September, 2019)

  • Entrance Ticket:  Politeness & Permission (4 points)
    • “Quiz mode”
  • Quizlet, “Expressions of Politeness and Permission
  • Salve, Vale” (Beatles in Latin)
  • Rereading DL 1-5 (whole class)
  • How To:  complete, well-written sentences.
    • RC Questions #’s 1-3 only.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • “Quinque Nomina Latina” can be submitted as late as Friday, 9/6.
    • Expressions of Politeness/Permission study guide (salmon-colored)
    • Quiz Friday, 9/6 (L>E) – 30 points.

 

Mercurii, IV Septembris, MMXIX  (Wednesday, 4 September, 2019)

  • Entrance ticket (partnered) – Politeness & Permission.
  • Names Paper (white, 2-sided) returned; resubmit by 2:25 PM today at the latest.
  • Walkaround Review (cards: question/answer)
  • Reading in DL text:  pages 2-5 (cold read – independent & quiet)
  • Brief review of QNL assignment (see below)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:

 

Martis, III Septembris, MMXIX  (Tuesday, 3 September, 2019)

 

Mercurii, XXVIII Augusti, MMXIX  (Wednesday, 28 August, 2019)

  • Classroom procedures: class entrance/exit; materials; talking; independent & group work; homework.
  • Nomina (names)
    • Discussion – partners, whole-class
    • “De Nomine Meo” (About my Name) – side one.
    • Latin Names Lists:
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • “De Nomine Meo” – side two.

 

 

Martis, XXVII Augusti, MMXIX  (Tuesday, 27 August, 2019)

  • It was very nice to meet all of you wonderful students!
  • Magister (Mr.) Kobielnik verified spelling & pronunciation of names.
  • We discussed (small groups and whole-class) our experiences and aspirations.
  • Conversational Latin:  salve (hell0), vale (goodbye), surge (stand up), sede (sit down)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • Say “salve” & “vale” to two different people over age 18
    • Think about:  do you like your (first) name?  Why or why not?