Latin Class Activities

Thursday (dies Iovis), 5/23/19

  • If you were absent yesterday, you’ll need to take the test from Wednesday in the hall.
    • period 1:  C.S .
    • period 3:  M.F.
    • period 4:  Z.A. & A.G.
    • period 5c:  A.B.
    • period 6:  S.D.
    • Everybody:  bona fortuna!  
  • You will have almost the entire period to continue/complete finding Latin roots for all 115 words
  • First, you will need to review vocabulary independently and quietly (categories below)
  • Your work should be set up like this:  number, word (correctly spelled), Latin root, & definition, and should look like the following examples:
    • 1. incredible – credere (to believe)
    • 2. doctrine – doctus (learned); docere (to teach)
  • Here are the 3 Quizlet categories that will be helpful for today’s class work:
  • 115 English Derivatives:  write each word, its root, and the root word’s meaning
    • 1. incredible  2. doctrine  3. stellar  4. vincible  5. stultify  6. expatriate  7. conductor
      8. misfortune  9. sylvan  10. exeunt  11. dismally  12. militant  13. terrain  14. flume
      15. innovation  16. potency  17. demonstrable  18. vocalize  19. amicable  20. conventional
      21. habitation  22. puerile  23. interlunar  24. invert  25. deify  26. effeminacy
      27.  predominance  28. desolate  29. acerbic  30. totality  31. admonition  32. salvage
      33. valiance  34. prevalent  35. centrifugal  36. sentiment  37. remonstrate  38. credible
      39. nocturnal  40. solar  41. subvert  42. unnavigable  43. regal  44. contradict  45. edict
      46. gladiator  47. decemvirate  48. magnificent  49. verity  50. industry  51. spectacle
      52. maladapted  53. evince  54. solitary  55. puerility  56. mutate  57. navigation
      58. dormant  59. expatriate  60.  desperation  61. edibility  62. interrogation  63. sedentary
      64. elaboration  65. regicide  66. dubious  67. inhabited  68. inedible  69. recusative
      70. effeminate  71. perambulate  72. volatile  73. convert  74. valedictorian  75. agitate
      76. interdisciplinary  77. demonstrate  78. incessant  79. culpability  80. sorority
      81. impediment  82. laud  83. reversion  84. lunatic  85. unpatriotic  86. virility
      87. ambulatory  88. pacification  89. maternal  90. familiar  91. aquatic  92. servile
      93. magnify  94. imbibe  95. fenestral  96. prospect  97. verify  98. odious  99. amatory
      100. elephantine  101. aviation  102. current  103. submarine  104. cerulean  105. malignancy
      106. albino  107. pulchritude  108. edible  109. accommodation  110. navigable  111. squalid
      112. spectate  113. probation  114. fratricide  115. solo
  • Praescriptum Domesticumno homework tonight unless you didn’t finish the classwork.  

 

 

Wednesday (dies Mercurii), 5/22/19

  • Independent/quiet review of one or more categories (5 minutes)
  • 10 More English Derivatives:  write each word, its root, and the root word’s meaning
    • 1. incredible  2. doctrine  3. stellar  4. vincible  5. stultify  6. expatriate  7. conductor
      8. misfortune  9. sylvan  10. exeunt  11. dismally  12. militant  13. terrain  14. flume
      15. innovation  16. potency  17. demonstrable  18. vocalize  19. amicable  20. conventional
      21. habitation  22. puerile  23. interlunar  24. invert  25. deify  26. effeminacy
      27. predominance  28. desolate  29. acerbic  30. totality  31. admonition  32. salvage
      33. valiance  34. prevalent  35. centrifugal  36. sentiment  37. remonstrate  38. credible
      39. nocturnal  40. solar  41. subvert  42. unnavigable  43. regal  44. contradict  45. edict
      46. gladiator  47. decemvirate  48. magnificent  49. verity  50. industry  51. spectacle
      52. maladapted  53. evince  54. solitary  55. puerility  56. mutate  57. navigation  58. dormant  59. expatriate  60.  desperation  61. edibility  62. interrogation  63. sedentary  64. elaboration  65. regicide  66. dubious  67. inhabited  68. inedible  69. recusative  70. effeminacy
      71. perambulate  72. volatile  73. convert  74. valedictorian  75. agitate
  • Review the Practice Questions with your partner
  • Derivatives TEST
    • Absent today?  You’ll be making this test up tomorrow!
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  No homework tonight; please note that you may homework this weekend depending on how much headway you make during class work tomorrow.

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 5/21/19

  • You will have some of the period to continue/complete finding Latin roots for all 65 words
  • Your work should be set up like this:  number, word (correctly spelled), Latin root, & definition, and should look like the following examples:
    • 1. incredible – credere (to believe)
    • 2. doctrine – doctus (learned); docere (to teach)
  • Here are the 3 Quizlet categories that will be helpful for today’s class work:
  • 115 English Derivatives:  write each word, its root, and the root word’s meaning
    • 1. incredible  2. doctrine  3. stellar  4. vincible  5. stultify  6. expatriate  7. conductor
      8. misfortune  9. sylvan  10. exeunt  11. dismally  12. militant  13. terrain  14. flume
      15. innovation  16. potency  17. demonstrable  18. vocalize  19. amicable  20. conventional
      21. habitation  22. puerile  23. interlunar  24. invert  25. deify  26. effeminacy
      27. predominance  28. desolate  29. acerbic  30. totality  31. admonition  32. salvage
      33. valiance  34. prevalent  35. centrifugal  36. sentiment  37. remonstrate  38. credible
      39. nocturnal  40. solar  41. subvert  42. unnavigable  43. regal  44. contradict  45. edict
      46. gladiator  47. decemvirate  48. magnificent  49. verity  50. industry  51. spectacle
      52. maladapted  53. evince  54. solitary  55. puerility  56. mutate  57. navigation  58. dormant  59. expatriate  60.  desperation  61. edibility  62. interrogation  63. sedentary  64. elaboration  65. regicide

 

 

Monday (dies Lunae), 5/20/19

  • Vocabulary Review:  Adiectiva, Nomina, or Verba Infinitiva
    • independent/quiet (flashcards)
    • partnered review of most difficult ones
  • 50 English Derivatives:  write each word, its root, and the root word’s meaning
    • e.g. 1. incredible – credere (to believe); 2. doctrine – doctus (learned); docere (to teach)
    • 1. incredible  2. doctrine  3. stellar  4. vincible  5. stultify  6. expatriate  7. conductor
      8. misfortune  9. sylvan  10. exeunt  11. dismally  12. militant  13. terrain  14. flume
      15. innovation  16. potency  17. demonstrable  18. vocalize  19. amicable  20. conventional
      21. habitation  22. puerile  23. interlunar  24. invert  25. deify  26. effeminacy
      27. predominance  28. desolate  29. acerbic  30. totality  31. admonition  32. salvage
      33. valiance  34. prevalent  35. centrifugal  36. sentiment  37. remonstrate  38. credible
      39. nocturnal  40. solar  41. subvert  42. unnavigable  43. regal  44. contradict  45. edict
      46. gladiator  47. decemvirate  48. magnificent  49. verity  50. industry
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Derivatives TEST Wednesday, 5/22/19.
    • Practice Questions
    • Review as needed:  Nomina, Adiectiva, & Verba Infinitiva
    • 25 multiple choice questions; 50 points; find the Latin root word & choose the option closest to it for the best answer; let me know in advance if you will be absent.

 

 

Friday (dies Veneris), 5/17/19

  • Nomina.
    • independent/quiet (flashcards)
    • partnered review of most difficult ones
  • Notes:  Derivatives TEST (scheduled for Wednesday, 5/22/19)
    • Let me know if you won’t be in class for the test so I can arrange a day for you to take it.
    • Know vocabulary very well:  Adiectiva, Nomina, & Verba Infinitiva
    • Practice Questions
    • Make yourself familiar with the kinds of English derivatives we’ve been working with
    • The test is primarily SKILL based — can you figure out the meanings of unfamiliar words using their Latin roots?
    • Score range:  25 to 50.  (if you get all of them wrong, your score is 25/50, or 50%)
    • 25 multiple choice questions; there will NOT be a re-test, so plan to do well.
    • You’ll see many English words you’ve never seen before; know your Latin vocabulary
  • English Derivatives from Latin Root Words III (Nomina)
    • RED ONLY:  using Quizlet as needed – working with a partner.
    • Answer #’s 1-25 (A, B, C, or D) – independently & quietly (to be scored)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum: DERIVATIVES TEST:  Wednesday, 5/22/19:  review Latin nouns, adjectives, & verb infinitives as needed; begin working through practice questions.

 

 

 

Thursday (dies Iovis), 5/16/19

  • Adiectiva.
    • independent/quiet (flashcards)
    • partnered review of most difficult ones
  • Notes:  Derivatives TEST (scheduled for Wednesday, 5/22/19)
    • Let me know if you won’t be in class for the test so I can arrange a day for you to take it that’s not Field Day or some other fun day.
    • Know vocabulary very well:  Adiectiva, Nomina, & Verba Infinitiva
    • Practice Questions
      • HEY!  Make sure you’re not just answering the questions; you should make sure you know the Latin roots of all the options.
    • Make yourself familiar with the kinds of English derivatives we’ve been working with (EDFLRW I, II, & III)
    • The test is primarily SKILL based — can you figure out the meanings of unfamiliar words using their Latin roots?  (this isn’t about memorizing 1,000 English vocabulary words).
    • Score range:  25 to 50.  (if you get all of them wrong, your score is 25/50, or 50%)
    • 25 multiple choice questions; there will NOT be a re-test, so plan to do well.
    • You’ll see many English words you’ve never seen before; best advice:  know your Latin vocabulary and use the Practice Questions (above)
  • Derivatives II (Adjectives):  Answer questions 1-25 by writing correct letter (A, B, C, or D).
    • We will score this exercise during class today.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumTonight:  EDFLRW3 1-25 (RED ONLY);
    • DERIVATIVES TEST:  Wednesday, 5/22/19; let me know if you’ll be absent.

 

Wednesday (dies Mercurii), 5/15/19

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 5/21/19

  • You will have some of the period to continue/complete finding Latin roots for all 65 words
  • Your work should be set up like this:  number, word (correctly spelled), Latin root, & definition, and should look like the following examples:
    • 1. incredible – credere (to believe)
    • 2. doctrine – doctus (learned); docere (to teach)
  • Here are the 3 Quizlet categories that will be helpful for today’s class work:
  • 115 English Derivatives:  write each word, its root, and the root word’s meaning
    • 1. incredible  2. doctrine  3. stellar  4. vincible  5. stultify  6. expatriate  7. conductor
      8. misfortune  9. sylvan  10. exeunt  11. dismally  12. militant  13. terrain  14. flume
      15. innovation  16. potency  17. demonstrable  18. vocalize  19. amicable  20. conventional
      21. habitation  22. puerile  23. interlunar  24. invert  25. deify  26. effeminacy
      27. predominance  28. desolate  29. acerbic  30. totality  31. admonition  32. salvage
      33. valiance  34. prevalent  35. centrifugal  36. sentiment  37. remonstrate  38. credible
      39. nocturnal  40. solar  41. subvert  42. unnavigable  43. regal  44. contradict  45. edict
      46. gladiator  47. decemvirate  48. magnificent  49. verity  50. industry  51. spectacle
      52. maladapted  53. evince  54. solitary  55. puerility  56. mutate  57. navigation  58. dormant  59. expatriate  60.  desperation  61. edibility  62. interrogation  63. sedentary  64. elaboration  65. regicide

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 5/14/19

 

 

Monday (dies Lunae), 5/13/19

 

Wednesday, 5/8/19 to Friday, 5/10/19

  • Lots of field trips
  • let me know if any grades are missing for you

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 5/7/19

  • Quizlet:  Nomina.” (new nouns added)
    • we pronounced the new terms together
    • star & review just the new terms with your partner
    • use English to help you remember the Latin terms (e.g. vacca/vaccine, ducere/conductor)
  • Quizlet:  Adiectiva.” (new adjectives added)
    • we pronounced the new terms together
    • star & review just the new terms with your partner
    • use English to help you remember the Latin terms (e.g. vacca/vaccine, ducere/conductor)
  • Quizlet:  Verba Infinitiva.” (new infinitives added)
    • we pronounced the new terms together
    • star & review just the new terms with your partner
    • use English to help you remember the Latin terms (e.g. vacca/vaccine, ducere/conductor)
  • Snow White” (classwork)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumSneezy” (homework)

 

Monday (dies Lunae), 5/6/19

  • Quizlet:  Nomina.” (new nouns added)
    • independent / quiet
    • partnered
  • Quizlet:  Adiectiva.” (new adjectives added)
    • independent / quiet
    • partnered
  • Quizlet:  Verba Infinitiva.” (new infinitives added)
    • independent / quiet
    • partnered
  • Praescriptum Domesticum: todays’ in-class vocabulary reviews count as today’s homework. 

 

Thursday (dies Iovis), 5/2/19

  • Go over/collect Young Lambert“Lambert the Sheepish Lion”
  • Quizlet:  Verba Infinitiva.” (new infinitives added)
  • we said the following Simple Conjugations aloud together:
    • esse (to be):  sum, es, est, sumus, estis, sunt
    • adesse (to be present):  adsum, ades, adest, adsumus, adestis, adsunt
    • abesse (to be absent):  absum, abes, abest, absumus, abestis, absunt
    • posse (to be able):  possum, potes, potest, possumus, potestis, possunt
    • ire (to go):  eo, is, it, imus, itis, eunt
    • exire (to go out):  exeo, exis, exit, eximus, exitis, exeunt
    • volere (to want, to wish):  volo, vis, vult, volumus, vultis, volunt
  • Praescriptum Domesticumpractice Simple Conjugationsfor seven minutes (may have been completed during class)

 

Wednesday (dies Mercurii), 5/1/19

 

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 4/30/19 — PSSA Science (periods 1-4)

  • Absent today?  You will not need to make up any work for today.  
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  there is no homework.

 

 

Monday (dies Lunae), 4/29/19

  • Review the Quizlet category Nomina (L>E flashcards)
    • independently and quietly 
    • afterwards, you will have time to review with (only) your partner.
  • Four New Irregular Verbs:  posse, adesse, abesse, & volere (chalkboard)
    • Take the time to create four full conjugations with your partner
    • Remember that the order matters!
    • For each chart:  include infinitives & translations, all pronouns, conjugated verb forms (board), and translations.  N.b. we will discuss command forms when I return.
    • e.g. ego possum (I am able / I can); tu potes (just you are able / can); etc.
  • When finished creating all four charts:  practice saying them aloud with (only) your partner.  Remember that you will be doing this again tonight for homework.
  • Finally, use the second two-sided verb conjugation chart to rewrite those forms — this time, you and your partner should look closely at the similarities and differences between posse, adesse, & abesse and their base verb esse, noting them on your paper as you go.
  • Here are some pointers and examples:
    • notice that the first person, singular form for 3 of the new verbs contains “sum”
      • adsum – ad + sum
      • absum – ab + sum
      • possum – pos + sum
    • Note which two of these three verbs is closest to its base esse in all forms
    • Note the variations in the verb posse, and specify on your chart where things change
      • e.g. possum = pos + sum, but potes = pot + es (changes from pos- to pot-)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum: Practice saying 4 new irregular verbs aloud at home.

 

 

 

Friday (dies Veneris), 4/26/19

 

 

Thursday (dies Iovis), 4/25/19

  • Translate for Practice:
    • (1) is est, is it, is habet
    • (2) vos itis, vos estis, vos discitis
    • (3) Victoria it, Victoria est, Victoria navigat
    • (4) ego moveo, ego habito, is et ego sumus
  • Simple Conjugations for Practice:
    • habere
    • navigare
    • valere
    • nescire
    • laudare
    • scire
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie; Odysseus tomorrow.

 

Wednesday (dies Mercurii), 4/24/19

  • Translate for Practice:
    • (1) ea it, ea est, ea navigat
    • (2) ego sum, ego doceo, ego eo
    • (3) vos prehenditis, vos itis, vos estis
    • (4) tu discis, tu es, tu is
  • Simple Conjugations for Practice:
    • docere (doceo, doces, docet, docemus, docetis, docent)
    • laudare
    • audire
    • salvere
    • aperire
    • ambulare
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 4/23/19

 

Thursday (dies Iovis), 4/18/ 19

  • Independent/quiet & structured partnered review, Verba Infinitiva.
  • Reading, “Minimus,” pages 2-3, 6-7, and 8-9 (partnered)
  • Review and collect “Barney” homework.
  • Review and get back Conjugation TESTS.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumComplete “BARNEY” (side 2).

 

 

Wednesday (dies Mercurii), 4/17/19

  • Please sit only in the seats I assigned yesterday.  Absent yesterday?  Sit in the back today.
  • 10 minutes:  independent/quiet review of Verba Infinitiva.
  • Check/correct/submit your simple conjugations from last night:
    • laudare:  laudo, laudas, laudat, laudamus, laudatis, laudant
    • valere:  valeo, vales, valet, valemus, valetis, valent
    • impedire:  impedio, impedis, impedit, impedimus, impeditis, impediunt
    • spectare:  specto, spectas, spectat, spectamus, spectatis, spectant
    • aperire:  aperio, aperis, aperit, aperimus, aperitis, aperiunt
    • habere:  habeo, habes, habet, habemus, habetis, habent
  • Complete “Wilma Clobbers Fred” with your partner.  You may use Quizlet and your conjugations of “ire” and “esse” from yesterday.  Please work only with your partner.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumComplete “BARNEY” (side 2).

 

Tuesday (dies Martis), 4/16/19

  • Trojan War Scenes Projects returned.
    • Absent today?  Talk with me briefly about your score & feedback.
    • Didn’t turn one in?  You have until TOMORROW to submit late — 50 points!
  • New seating arrangments & partners (partnered vocab. review — your partner ONLY)
  • Conjugating two irregular verbs ire (to go) & esse (to be)
    • Part of tonight’s homework:  say the conjugated verb forms aloud (sum, es, est… etc.)
  • Praescriptum Domesticumsimple conjugations:  laudare, valere, impedire, spectare, aperire, habere; practice saying irregular conjugations of “ire” & “esse” aloud.

 

 

Monday (dies Lunae), 4/15/19

  • Final preparations & Conjugation TEST.
    • You’ll need to make this test up if you’re absent today.
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnone.

 

Friday (dies Veneris), 4/12/19:  

  • Part One:  Verb Conjugations
    • one will be an -ere verb
    • one will be either an -are or -ire verb
  • Part Two:  Translations
    • 7 conjugated verbs (L > E)
    • 3 conjugated verbs (E > L)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Test Monday

 

Thursday (dies Iovis!e), 4/11/19

  • docēre – to teach
    • ego docēo – I teach
    • tu docēs – just you teach
    • is/ea/id docēt – he/she/it teaches
    • nos docēmus – we teach
    • vos docētis – all of you teach
    • ei/eae/ea docēnt – they teach
  • audire – to hear
    • ego audio – I hear
    • tu audis – just you hear
    • is/ea/id audit– he/she/it hears
    • nos audimus – we hear
    • vos auditis – all of you hear
    • ei/eae/ea audiunt – they hear
  • laudare – to praise
    • ego laudo – I praise
    • tu laudas– just you praise
    • is/ea/id laudat– he/she/it praises
    • nos laudamus – we praise
    • vos laudatis – all of you praise
    • ei/eae/ea laudant – they praise
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  
    • Tonight: conjugate 3 verbs:  respondere (to answer), nescire n(to not know), & navigare (to sail)
    • Verb TEST Monday.  (see below, Tuesday’s entry)

 

 

Dies Martis, IX Aprilis, MMXIX (Tuesday, April 9, 2019)

  • PracticeVerba Infinitiva” on Quizlet (independent/quiet, then partnered) – 10 minutes
  • Practice verb conjugation! (varies by student)
  • Monday’s Verbs TEST:
    • Know all your verb infinitives!
    • Fully conjugate one -ēre verb
    • Fully conjugate one -are or -ire  verb
    • Translate conjugated verb forms (some E>L & some L>E)
    • Practice vocabulary & verb conjugation every night.
  • How to Conjugate -are verbs:
    • Start with the infinitive; cut off -re; write verb stem six times:
    • Add six personal endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
      • amao, amas, amat, amamus, amatis, amant
    • First person singular:  cut off -a- before the -o ending (amo, not amao).
    • Add pronouns and translations (e.g. ego amo – I love)
    • Command forms:  ama!  amate!
      • singular:  same as verb stem
      • plural:  add -te
  • How to Conjugate -ire verbs:
    • Start with the infinitive; cut off -re; write verb stem six times
    • Add six personal endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
      • audio, audis, audit, audimus, auditis, audint
    • Third person plural:  add -u- before the -nt ending (audiunt, not audint).
    • Add pronouns and translations (e.g. ego audio – I hear)
    • Command forms:  audi!  audite!
      • singular:  same as verb stem
      • plural:  add -te
  • How to Conjugate -ere verbs:
    • Start with the infinitive; cut off -re; write verb stem six times
    • Add six personal endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
      • moneo, mones, monet, monemus, monetis, monent
    • Add pronouns and translations (e.g. ego moneo – I warn)
    • Command forms:  mone!  monete!
      • singular:  same as verb stem
      • plural:  add -te
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  
    • Tonight: conjugate 3 verbs:  docere (to teach), audire (to hear), & laudare (to praise)
    • Quiz Thursday (L>E):  know all Verb Infinitives (see above for link)
    • Verb TEST Monday.  (see above)

 

 

Dies Lunae, VIII Aprilis, MMXIX (Monday, April 8, 2019)

 

Dies Mercurii to Dies Veneris, III Aprilis ad V Aprilis, MMXIX (Wednesday, April 3 to Friday, April 5)

  • Stories (see Tuesday)
  • Watching the first 35-40 minutes of The Odyssey.
    • Absent today?  Please catch up by watching at home.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNo homework tonight

 

Dies Martis, II Aprilis, MMXIX (Tuesday, April 2, 2019)

  • Absent yesterday?  Please spend the period today making up yesterday’s work.
  • PracticeVerba Infinitiva” on Quizlet (independent/quiet, then partnered) – 10 minutes
    • pay attention to which verbs have -ere (short -ere) as their endings, such as dicere.
    • pay attention to which verbs have -ēre (long -ēre) as their endings, such as monēre.
    • Notice the difference?  (long -ēre verbs have a macron over the -e before -re
  • Check your homework and make corrections/additions before submitting today:
    • movēre – to move
      • ego movēoI move
      • tu movēsjust you move
      • is/ea/id movēthe/she/it moves
      • nos movēmuswe move
      • vos movētisall of you move
      • ei/eae/ea movēntthey move
    • habēre – to have
      • ego habēoI have
      • tu habēsjust you have
      • is/ea/id habēthe/she/it has
      • nos habēmuswe have
      • vos habētisall of you have
      • ei/eae/ea habēntthey have
  • Starting today:  group myths on google docs (please follow directions)
    • Open a google doc; share with each group member and eugkob@bhasd.org
    • Choose one or more Greek deities and/or heroes about which to write your own myth.
    • As always, work you do in Latin class must be school-appropriate.
    • The best myths do the following:
      • (a) provide an example for the best kind of person to be in life
        • e.g. Theseus is so brave he goes out looking for monsters & bad guys
      • (b) explain why something is the way it is
        • e.g. Winter happens because of Demeter’s sadness when her daughter Persephone goes to live in the Underworld with Hades
    • Write your story primarily in English, but include underlined Latin vocabulary terms:
      • 5 conversational terms
      • 5 adjectives
      • 5 nouns
      • 5 verbs (use the infinitives — I’ll know what you mean by context)
    • You will have more time tomorrow to continue writing your myth.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNo homework tonight.

 

Dies Lunae, I Aprilis, MMXIX (Monday, April 1, 2019)

  • PracticeVerba Infinitiva” on Quizlet (independent/quiet) – 7 minutes
    • pay attention to which verbs have -ere (short -ere) as their endings, such as dicere.
    • pay attention to which verbs have -ēre (long -ēre) as their endings, such as monēre.
    • Notice the difference?  (long -ēre verbs have a macron over the -e before -re)
  • With a partner, make a list of each type of verb (by ending):  there are 64 verb infinitives.
    • 15 end in -ere (e.g. dicere, prehendere, etc.)
    • 7 end in -ēre (e.g. monēre, salvēre, etc.)
    • 29 end in -are (e.g. donare, habitare, etc.)
    • 13 end in -ire (e.g. audire, invenire, etc.)
  • Reminder:  How to Conjugate -ēre verbs (like salvēre, valēre)
    • (1) Write the infinitive and its translation at the top of your chart (e.g. monēre – to warn)
    • (2) Write the verb stem (e.g. monē) six times, once in each box.
    • (3) Add each of the six present tense endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt.  
    • (4) Add your pronouns (ego, tu, is/ea/id, nos, vos, ei/eae/ea)
    • (5) Translate each form (e.g. ego monēo – I warn…. etc.)
    • (6) Remember:  you do not need to subtract or add any letters to the verb stem
      • e.g. monēo, monēs, monēt, monēmus, monētis, monēnt)
    • (7) At the bottom, include the command/Imperative forms:  (e.g. monē!, monēte!)
  • Use the conjugation charts from Friday (on the back) to begin tonight’s homework.
    • Absent Friday?  there are a few charts available at the front of the room.
    • Lost yours from Friday?  Click here to access a new one for tonight’s homework.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumConjugate “movēre” (to move) and “habēre” (to have).  

 

Dies Veneris, XXIX Martis, MMXIX (Friday, March 29, 2019)

  • Submit Trojan War Scenes (if not turned in already)
  • Practice “Adiectiva” and/or “Nomina” set on Quizlet (independent/quiet) – 5 minutes.
  • N/Adj. Pairs Quiz
  • How to conjugate -ere verbs (salvēre, monēre, valēre, etc.)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

 

 

Dies Iovis, XXVIII Martis, MMXIX (Thursday, March 28, 2019)

  • Go over/collect last night’s homework.
  • Practice “Adiectiva” and/or “Nomina” set on Quizlet (independent/quiet) – 5 minutes.
  • You will have the remainder of the period to complete your Trojan War Scenes Project.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumN/Adj. Phrases Quiz Friday; Trojan war / Fall of Troy Scenes (7) due tomorrow at the start of class.

 

 

Dies Mercurii, XXVII Martis, MMXIX (Wednesday, March 27, 2019)

  • Practice “Adiectiva” and/or “Nomina” set on Quizlet (independent/quiet) – 5 minutes.
  • Complete “Gary the Snail” with a partner; go over answers together – 15 minutes.
  • Continue working on Trojan War art.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumN/Adj. Phrases Quiz Friday; Trojan war / Fall of Troy Scenes (7) now due Friday; “Plankton” due tomorrow (side #2).

 

Dies Martis, XXVI Martis, MMXIX (Tuesday, March 26, 2019)

  • Translate the following N/Adj. phrases for practice:
    • (1) frater avarus
    • (2) soror docta
    • (3) equus amicus
    • (4) navis tota
    • (5) mater tua
    • (6) fabula vera
    • (7) veritas acerba
    • (8) vir infortunatus
    • (9) nox nova
  • Trojan War / Fall of Troy Project (now due Friday
    • Back of your project:
      1. Prewriting: a list of 7 important scenes from the story.

      Front of your project:

      1. Divided into 8 equal boxes with dark color
      2. Top, left box: nomen, dies, et hora (in color, not pencil)
      3. Each box should contain a well-drawn and colored illustration and a concise, one-sentence caption that summarizes the scene.
      4. Your captions should generally tell the story of the Trojan War and the Fall of Troy when read from beginning to end.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumReview Nouns & Adjectives; N/Adj. Phrases Quiz Friday; Trojan war / Fall of Troy Scenes (7) now Friday.

 

 

Dies Lunae, XXV Martis, MMXIX (Monday, March 25, 2019)

  • Practice “Adiectiva” and/or “Nomina” set on Quizlet (partnered) – 5-7 minutes
  • By now, you should be THIS far on your Trojan War Scenes:
    1. Obtain one large sheet of colored construction paper.
    2. Fold so there are 8 equal sections; reinforce with a dark color.
    3. In top, left box: scribite nomen, dies, et hora!
    4. Choose 7 most important “scenes” from pages 197-220 to put into the remaining boxes; list them neatly on the back.
  • Each scene/box should contain:
    1. A representation of an important part of the story.
    2. A relevant and well-drawn/colored illustration of the scene.
    3. A concise, one-sentence caption that adequately describes the scene.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumReview Nouns & Adjectives; N/Adj. Phrases Quiz Friday; Trojan war / Fall of Troy Scenes (7) due Thursday.

 

 

 

 

Dies Veneris, XXII Martis, MMXIX (Friday, March 22, 2019)

  • Practice “Adiectiva” set on Quizlet (partnered) – 5-7 minutes
  • Read “The Fall of Troy,” Hamilton (pages 212-220)
  • Second portion of class today:
    1. Obtain one large sheet of colored construction paper.
    2. Fold so there are 8 equal sections; reinforce with a dark color.
    3. In top, left box: scribite nomen, dies, et hora!
    4. Choose 7 most important “scenes” from pages 197-220 to put into the remaining boxes; list them neatly on the back.
    5. NO REGULAR PENCIL on the front of your project!

 

 

Dies Iovis, XXI Martis, MMXIX (Thursday, March 21, 2019)

  • Practice “Adiectiva” set on Quizlet (partnered) – 5-7 minutes.
  • Complete “Powerpuff Girls” side of N/Adj. Phrases.
  • Pop Quiz!  (surprise, surprise, surprise)
    • When finished the quiz, please read “The Fall of Troy,” Hamilton (pages 212-220)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

 

Dies Mercurii, XX Martis, MMXIX (Wednesday, March 20, 2019)

  • Practice “Adiectiva” set on Quizlet (independent/quiet)
  • Finish answering questions with a partner in complete, well-written sentences:
    • (1) Briefly describe how the Trojan War started, according to Greek mythology.
    • (2) Explain why Menelaus of Sparta was so upset with Paris and the Trojans.
    • (3) What made Achilles, hero of the Greeks, so angry with Agamemnon?
    • (4) What advice did Thetis, Achilles’ mother, give to him about this?
    • (5) What did Patroclus, Achilles’ friend, do to help the Greek army?
    • (6) What was Achilles’ response when his best friend Patroclus fell in battle?
    • (7) Who won the battle between Achilles the Greek and Hector, Prince of Troy?
    • (8) How did King Priam get his son’s corpse back from the Greeks?
  • Praescriptum DomesticumPractice “Adiectiva” set on Quizlet (L>E, flashcards); Complete Noun/Adjective Phrases V (Johnny Bravo:  #’s 1 – 33.5)

 

Dies Martis, XIX Martis, MMXIX (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)

  • Absent today? You will not need to make up any work.

 

Dies Lunae, XVIII Martis, MMXIX (Monday, March 18, 2019)

  • Read/reread:  Hamilton, pages 197-211, “The Trojan War.”
  • Review Adiectiva” with a partner (and don’t forget to review again tonight)
  • I read a small segment of The Iliad to demonstrate the graphic nature of war in Greek epic.
  • Answer these questions with a partner in complete, well-written sentences:
    • (1) Briefly describe how the Trojan War started, according to Greek mythology.
    • (2) Explain why Menelaus of Sparta was so upset with Paris and the Trojans.
    • (3) What made Achilles, hero of the Greeks, so angry with Agamemnon?
    • (4) What advice did Thetis, Achilles’ mother, give to him about this?
    • (5) What did Patroclus, Achilles’ friend, do to help the Greek army?
    • (6) What was Achilles’ response when his best friend Patroclus fell in battle?
    • (7) Who won the battle between Achilles the Greek and Hector, Prince of Troy?
    • (8) How did King Priam get his son’s corpse back from the Greeks?
  • Praescriptum DomesticumPractice “Adiectiva” set on Quizlet (L>E, flashcards).  Concerning the rumors of a pop “Adjectives” quiz on Thursday, let me be clear that…. (the rest of Mr. Kobielnik’s message is illegible).

 

 

Dies Veneris, XV Martis, MMXIX (Friday, March 15, 2019)

  • Review Nomina and/or Verba Infinitiva (flashcards, L>E) independently and quietly.
  • STORY GROUPS:  finish your vocabulary stories.  If finished, add a few more vocab. terms.
    • You should have 20-24 vocabulary terms, including both nouns and verbs.
    • Your story should be written primarily in English with some Latin terms interspersed.
    • As always, your story should be school-appropriate.  Not sure?  It’s not appropriate.  🙂
    • Remember:  the purpose of this activity is vocabulary review for today’s quiz.
  • After completing your story:  each group member will get together with someone outside your group and read your story (exactly as it is, with English and some Latin words), then listen to the other person’s story.  The goal is for both stories to be 100% understood and review vocabulary.
  • Vocabulary Quiz.  Absent today?  You’ll be making this up when I see you next.
  • Praescriptum Domesticumnon est praescriptum domesticum hodie (no homework today).

 

 

Dies Iovis, XIV Martis, MMXIX (Thursday, March 14, 2019)

 

Dies Mercurii, XIII Martis, MMXIX (Wednesday, March 13, 2019)

 

 

Dies Martis, XII Martis, MMXIX (Tuesday, March 12, 2019)

  • Quizlet Review (partnered), Verba Infinitiva & Nomina  (focusing on new ones)
  • Discussing:  Conventions of Epic Poetry!
    • Absent today?  You can fill in the blanks:  Muses, in medias res, epithets, epic, catalogues, elevated, war, good, evil, memory, realms.
  • Reading:  Hamilton, pages 197-211, “The Trojan War.”
    • Discussing pages 197-198:  What caused the drama and strife in the first place?
    • Continue Reading:  pages 197-211.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum: Review Nomina (flashcards, L>E) for quiz Wednesday; Noun/Adjective Phrases (Pars IV), evens only.

 

 

Dies Lunae, XI Martis, MMXIX (Monday, March 11, 2019)

 

Dies Veneris, VIII Martis, MMXIX (Friday, March 8, 2019) – early dismissal schedule

  • Re-quiz!  (for those taking it) – bona fortuna (goood luck)
  • Redecorating the classroom (bring your art, pictures, and other decorations if you like)
  • Finishing Noun/Adjective Phrase Art projects
  • Praescriptum Domesticumhoc finis hebdomadis, praescriptum domesticum non est (libenter!) – No homework this weekend (you’re welcome!)

 

Dies Iovis, VII Martis, MMXIX (Thursday, March 7, 2019)

  • Quizlet review:  Nomina (flashcards, L>E, independent/quiet)
  • Noun/Adjective Phrase Art (click for instructions)
    • Re-quiz folks:  you have the period to prepare, and will be exempt from this project today.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNoun Adjective Phrases III (homework side ONLY); some people will be taking their re-quiz (from February 22 E>L quiz).  Click here for the extra (optional) practice that’s a really, really, really good idea to complete.

 

 

Dies Mercurii, VI Martis, MMXIX (Wednesday, March 6, 2019)

  • Wrapping up our analysis/discussion from yesterday
  • Conjugation TESTS returned & reviewed (great job, everyone!)
  • Practice Nomina & Verba Infinitiva with a partner..
  • Noun/Adjective phrases:  partnered art project (time permitting)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Practice Nomina & Verba Infinitiva sets on Quizlet, using the WRITE function (E>L).  Take your time — the new vocabulary will be challenging at first, so it’s ok if you don’t spell everything correctly right away.

 

 

Dies Martis, V Martis, MMXIX (Tuesday, March 5, 2019)

  • Absent today?  You will not need to make up anything from today’s class — just come back so we can enjoy your presence again!
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Folks taking Friday’s re-quiz:  practice Nomina & Verba Infinitiva sets on Quizlet, using the WRITE function.  (just the ones you had to know for the February 22 E>L quiz, not the brand new words).

 

Dies Lunae, IV Martis, MMXIX (Monday, March 4, 2019) – THREE HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

Adventus tuus est gratissimus!  (Welcome!)

  • Hodie:
    • Review XXVIII Nomina Nova (28 New Nouns) with a friend.
    • Please find time to read/consider/discuss the lyrics to “Schism” on the side board (we’ll be looking more closely at the song/poem tomorrow). Question:  are these lyrics generally negative or positive in your opinion
    • Review your grade for “Nomina & Infinitives (E > L) from February 22.  If you’re unhappy with that score, sign up for Friday’s re-quiz (100% optional, but a great way to lift your grade a few points).
    •  Absent last week? Comb my teacher website and use this period to play “catch up.”  (see me if you have questions or need papers, etc.)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Get to know the 28 new Nomina a little better; re-quiz Friday:  practice Nomina & Infinitives sets on Quizlet, using the WRITE function.

 

Dies Veneris, I Martis, MMXIX (Friday, March 1, 2019) – TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

  • Nomina Nova (new nouns):  XXVIII (28) – some of these nouns you’ve seen before!
    • Pronounce the new forms (nominative and accusative)
    • Note their genders from the very start and it becomes easier as you go.
    • During class and this weekend:  “dip a toe in the water” by getting to know these 28 new nouns a little better – just run through the list, say them aloud, note their meanings, etc.
  • Adjectives Notes
    • Copy from the board when you return (or use the summary below)
    • The general idea is that all three genders for adjectives have an accusative form too.
      • “gladius bonus” (nominative masculine) > “gladium bonum” (accusative masculine)
      • “femina bona” (nominative feminine) > “feminam bonam” (accusative feminine)
      • “templum bonum” (nominative neuter) > “templum bonum” (accusative neuter)
    • Note that the neuter noun/adjective phrase is the same for nominative and accusative.
    • Note that the adjective forms “agree” with the noun forms (as the endings usually do)
      • -a > -am  (f)
      • -us > -um  (m)
      • x > x  (n)
  • Next week we’ll be starting an art activity using noun/adjective phrases with the new vocabulary terms:  one masculine, one feminine, and one neuter.  See my front board (on the left) for an example of what we’ll be doing in class.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumBriefly review the 28 new Nomina; you don’t need to memorize them — just get to know them a little better this weekend.

 

Dies Iovis, XXVIII Februarii, MMXIX (Thursday, February 28, 2019)

  • Verbal Questioning:
    • Quomodo dicitur “industrius” Anglice?  (How do you say “industrius” in English?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “kind” Latine?  (How do you say “kind” in Latin?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “bona” Anglice?  (How do you say “bona” in English?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “great” Latine, genus femininum?  (How do you say “great” in Latin, in the feminine gender?)
    • Quomodo dicitur “malum” Anglice?  (How do you say “malum” in English?)
  • Review Time (Adiectiva) & Quiz (L>E)
    • Absent today?  You will need to make up this quiz when you return to class.
  • Go over & collect last night’s homework
    • Absent today?  Make sure I get this assignment from you.
  • Translations & Functions
    • (1) Vir carus amat puerum et puellam.
    • (2) Nos navigamus mare magnum.
    • (3) Ego oboedio reginam novam.
    • (4) Elephantus industrius adiuvat
    • (5) Dominus ridiculus dubitat servam bonam.
    • (6) Medusa mala recusat pacem.
    • (7) Femina et vir vocant militem industrium.
    • (8) Tu impedis Graeciam bellam.
  • Praescriptum Domesticumpraescriptum domesticum hodie non est.  (no homework today)

 

Dies Mercurii, XXVII Februarii, MMXIX (Wednesday, February 27, 2019)

  • Quizlet Reviews:
    • Nomina” (independently/quietly:  WRITE function)
    • Infinitives” (partnered flashcards, E>L or L>E)
  • CompleteNoun/Adjective Pairs” (pars I): #’s 1 – 33.
  • Sententiae (Sentences)
    • Copy the following 8 Latin sentences on a sheet of lined paper, skipping 1-2 lines between them; you may translate in your head, but please DO NOT translate them on paper!
      • (1) (Vir carus) (amat) (puerum et puellam).
      • (2) Nos navigamus mare magnum.
      • (3) Ego oboedio reginam novam.
      • (4) Elephantus industrius adiuvat
      • (5) Dominus ridiculus dubitat servam bonam.
      • (6) Medusa mala recusat pacem.
      • (7) Femina et vir vocant militem industrium.
      • (8) Tu impedis Graeciam bellam.
    • Looking closely at #1 above, please note that the first phrase “Vir carus” is the subject of the sentence; “amat” is the action verb, and the accusative phrase “puerum et puellam” is the direct object.  We briefly pronounced some of the sentences and discussed these functions.
  • Praescriptum Domesticumprobatio Adiectiva die Iovis (L>E quiz on Adjectives Thursday); complete “Noun/Adjective Pairs” (pars II): #’s 34 – 50 required, and 51 – 66 optional.

 

Dies Martis, XXVI Februarii, MMXIX (Tuesday, February 26, 2019)

  • Practice Conjugations:  venire (to come here); monstrare (to show)
  • Conjugation TEST!  (Absent today?  You’ll need to make up this test when you return)
  • Octo Adiectiva Nova (Eight New Adjectives) – pronunciation & brief partnered Quizlet review.
    • industrius, industria, industriumhardworking
    • magnus, magna, magnumgreat, large, important
    • bellus, bella, bellum handsome, pretty, goodlooking
    • ridiculus, ridicula, ridiculumfunny
    • bonus, bona, bonumgood, kind
    • carus, cara, carumloving, caring
    • malus, mala, malumbad, evil, wicked
    • novus, nova, novumnew, strange, different
  • Praescriptum DomesticumReview new Quizlet set “Adiectiva;” Probatio die Iovis (L>E Quiz Thursday)

 

Dies Lunae, XXV Februarii, MMXIX (Monday, February 25, 2019)

  • Review flashcards on Quizlet (L>E) for “Nomina” & “Infinitives
    • (this is a warm-up for tonight’s WRITE practice (E>L).
  • Absent today?  Make sure I get your homework (conjugations of mutare & dormire)
  • Spelling Practice (on lined paper)
    • Looking at your “Nomina” & “Infinitives,” choose the 10 hardest for each set.
    • On one side of the paper, write 10 difficult nouns (nominative & accusative)
    • On the other side, write 10 difficult infinitives
    • Make sure each vocabulary item is correctly spelled (that’s the purpose of this activity)
    • Make sure to translate each item into English.
    • Let me know if you have any questions; I can show you an example if needed!
    • Absent today?  Make sure to complete this practice and turn it in to me for credit.
  • Reread “Atalanta” (Hamilton, pages 187 – 191)
    • A few items to keep in mind while you read:
      • Atalanta is the only female hero in Greek mythology.
      • Even though she’s the heroine, she still loses; this is in line with ancient Greek sexism.
      • Why doesn’t Atalanta want to get married?
      • Make sure you know the requirement for anyone who wants to marry Atalanta.
      • Make sure you know how Melanion won the contest.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumPractice WRITE function (E>L) for both “Nomina” & “Infinitives” sets on Quizlet; Conjugation TEST tomorrow (practice venire & monstrare to prepare, as needed)

 

 

 

Dies Veneris, XXII Februarii, MMXIX (Friday, February 22, 2019)

  • Wrong Conjugations:  returned (this weekend’s homework is on the back)
  • Nomina” & “Infinitives” (WRITE, E>L) — work through them independently & quietly.
  • Partnered Practice (spelling)using whiteboards and dry erase markers.
  • Pop Quiz:  Nomina & Infinitives.
  • Adjectives
    • Pronunciation of “Octo Adiectiva Nova” (Eight New Adjectives)
      • industrius, industria, industriumhardworking
      • magnus, magna, magnumgreat, large, important
      • bellus, bella, bellum handsome, pretty, goodlooking
      • ridiculus, ridicula, ridiculumfunny
      • bonus, bona, bonumgood, kind
      • carus, cara, carumloving, caring
      • malus, mala, malumbad, evil, wicked
      • novus, nova, novumnew, strange, different
    • Matching Activity (Absent today?  You won’t need to make up this activity)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  
    • Coniuga verba:  mutare (to change) & dormire (to sleep)
      • Conjugation TEST – now dies Martis (Tuesday, 2/26)
    • Practice on Quizlet:  “Nomina” & “Infinitives” (WRITE function, E>L)

 

Dies Iovis, XXI Februarii, MMXIX (Thursday, February 21, 2019)

  • Probatio Coniugatio:  now scheduled for next Tuesday,  2/26/19.  
    • I’ll provide two Latin infinitives, one -ire and one -are.
    • You will need to conjugate both verbs correctly from scratch.
    • Prepare by practicing during class and at home; see me with questions/concerns.
  • Quizlet: “Nomina” and “Infinitives” (WRITE, E>L) — work through them with a partner.
  • Fix these incorrect conjugations:  spectare & audire
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  first period:  “fix” the two incorrect conjugations (spectare & audire); Quizlet: “Nomina” and “Infinitives” (WRITE, E>L).

 

 

Dies Mercurii, XX Februarii, MMXIX (Wednesday, February 20, 2019)

  • Non est schola hodie!  (no school today)

 

Dies Martis, XIX Februarii, MMXIX (Tuesday, February 19, 2019)

  • Quizlet (partnered review):   “Nomina” and “Infinitives” (flashcards, L>E)
    • Run through these sets as a warmup for tonight’s more in-depth WRITE function.
  • Verb Conjugations (sperare to hope; provenireto come forth)
    • Absent today?  Make sure I see your conjugations as soon as you return.
    • Friday’s test (probatio) will include two verb infinitives, one -are and one -ire.
    • Click here to check your homework; let me know if you have any questions.
    • Choose an -are verb and an -ire verb to conjugate during class, then choose two more to practice for Friday’s test.  Click here for the 2-sided verb conjugation template.
  • Adjectives (adiectiva):  Here are today’s notes from class; please copy them down on the back of tonight’s written homework (Adjective Agreement I)
    • Adiectivum quid est?  (What’s an adjective?)
      • A word that describes.
      • Whereas a noun has one gender, adjectives have 3.
      • Adjectives & nouns agree in gender.
      • In Latin, nouns usually precede adjectives.
    • Adiectiva (adjectives)
      • magnus (m):  puer magnus, “a great boy.”
      • magna (f):  puella magna, “a great girl.”
      • magnum (n):  bellum magnum, “a great war.”
    • (use these notes to help you with tonight’s written homework)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • Quizlet:  “Nomina” and “Infinitives” (WRITE, E>L)
    • Conjugate 2 verbschoose an -are & an -ire; examples include spectare, audire, pugnare, and/or nescire (but feel free to choose your own instead).  Conjugation TEST Friday (one   -are verb & one -ire verb)
    • Adjective Agreement I

 

 

Dies Lunae, XVIII Februarii, MMXIX (Monday, February 18, 2019) – TWO HOUR DELAY

  • Quizlet: Nomina” and “Infinitives” (flashcards, L>E)
    • (preparation for tonight’s homework, which is to flip these sets around for WRITE function)
  • Absent today?  Make sure I get the homework that’s due today.
  • Verb Conjugation Patterns (repeat aloud) — Absent today?  Say these forms aloud at home.
    • -are verbs:  
      • amo, amas, amat, amamus, amatis, amant
      • pugno, pugnas, pugnat, pugnamus, pugnatis, pugnant
      • specto, spectas, spectat, spectamus, spectatis, spectant
    • -ire verbs:  
      • venio, venis, venit, venimus, venitis, veniunt
      • audio, audis, audit, audimus, auditis, audiunt
      • impedio, impedis, impedit, impedimus, impeditis, impediunt
  • Students had a few minutes to get started on tonight’s homework during class.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:
    • Quizlet:  “Nomina” and “Infinitives” (WRITE, E>L)
    • Conjugate 2 verbs:  sperare (to hope), & provenire (to come forth)
    • Conjugation TEST Friday (one -are verb and one -ire verb)

 

Dies Veneris, XV Februarii, MMXIX (Friday, February 15, 2019)

  • Mythic Warriors, “Atalanta
    • Absent today?  In first period?  You will NOT need to watch this clip on your own time.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumSee Thursday’s entry; no additional homework assigned.

 

Dies Iovis, XIV Februarii, MMXIX (Thursday, February 14, 2019)

 

 

 

Dies Mercurii, XIII Februarii, MMXIX (Wednesday, February 13, 2019)

  • Read “Atalanta” if you haven’t already (Hamilton, pages 187 – 191).
  • Complete work from absence or make up missing assessments.
  • Free reading:  any story/stories except pages 197 – 257.
  • Last 5-10 minutes:  review noun genders with a partner.
    • First period:  review again tonight for homework.
  • The Noun Gender Quiz scheduled for today is postponed until tomorrow.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Nomina Gender Quiz.

 

Dies Lunae, XI Februarii, MMXIX (Monday, February 11, 2019)

  • Read Hamilton, “Atalanta,” pages 187 – 191.
  • Free reading:  anything other than pages 197 – 257.
  • Absent today?   Make sure I get your homework from over the weekend.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNomina Gender Quiz.  

 

 

Dies Veneris, VIII Februarii, MMXIX (Friday, February 8, 2019)

  • Free Review:  Nomina(definitions & genders)
  • Verbal Questioning in Latin translating nouns 
    • Quomodo dicitur nomen “patria” Anglice?
      • (How do you say the noun ‘patria’ in English?)
    • Quid est genus nominis “patria?”
      • (What is the gender of the noun ‘patria?’)
  • Nomina Quiz
    • Absent today?  Please be ready to take this quiz next time I see you.
  • Partnered Conjugation Practice:  coniuga verbum “rogare” (to ask)
  • Notes:  how to conjugate -ire verbs
    • Verb Conjugation Template
    • Infinitive & verb stem 
      • E.g. audireto hear; verb stem:  audi-
      • Write the verb stem 6 times, once per box:  audi, audi, audi….
    • Present tense endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
      • E.g. audio, audis, audit…..
    • 3rd person plural form ONLY:  insert -u- before the -nt ending.
      • E.g. audi-u-nt:  audiunt
    • Pronouns & Translations
      • E.g. ego audio – I hear……..
    • Imperative Forms:  singular = verb stem; plural, add -te
      • E.g. audi!  audite!  (listen!)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  C0niuga tres verba:  nescire (to not know), oboedire (to obey), & impedire (to hinder); discite & scite the genders of all XXXIV Nomina (probatio next week).

 

 

Dies Iovis, VII Februarii, MMXIX (Thursday, February 7, 2019)

  • Absent today?  Make sure I get last night’s homework from you today.
  • Quizlet Review:  “Nomina
    • Helpful Observations about Noun Gender:
      • -a / -am nouns are often feminine.
      • -us / -um nouns are often masculine.
      • Neuter nouns have the same nominative & accusative forms.
  • Grammatical Gender Notes I
    • Absent today?  Come see me right away if ANY of this confuses you.  Don’t wait.
    • Fill in the blanks:  loosely, biological, gender, masculine, feminine, ALL, no, connection, memorize, 3, ONE, feminine, masculine, neuter . . .
    • Read the notes sheet so you understand the concept.
    • Using either Quizlet or the Nomina list, categorize all nouns by gender in the table.  When you’re done, count to make sure you have the correct number of nouns for each gender.
    • Pay attention to the  gender of nouns starting today.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum: Non est praescriptum domesticum hac nocte, sed . . . Nomina probatio die Veneris (L>E).  

 

 

Dies Mercurii, VI Februarii, MMXIX (Wednesday, February 6, 2019)

  • Pronunciation Quiz.  Absent today?  You’ll be making this up when I see you again.
  • Rereading aloud together:  Hamilton (153 – 161) “Perseus” with a partner, aloud.
  • Reading Together:  highlights from “Perseus”
    • Acrisius’s dilemma:  his grandson will kill him, but the gods don’t like when you kill your own daughter and grandson.  What’s his solution?
    • Common Western Literary Theme:  divine or royal child to be killed,  found by poor people (farmers, fishermen, peasants) and raised with morals to be a good, hardworker.  
    • Violence:  note that there’s always graphic violence in descriptions of mythological war and/or monster-slaying.  (e.g. page 158, Perseus slays Medusa).  
  • Quizlet (independent/quiet): Nomina” category.
  • Translations I:  sample (#6)  Regina cessat gladium.  
    • “S” would go over “Regina” because it’s the nominative subject.
    • “AV” would go over “cessat” because it’s the action verb.
    • “DO” would go over “gladium” because it’s the accusative direct object.
    • The sentences is translated:  “The queen stops a sword.”
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Nomina” quiz Friday (L>E); Translations I, #’s 1-5:  label functions and translate (see sample #6 above).  

 

 

Dies Martis, V Februarii, MMXIX (Tuesday, February 5, 2019)

  • Quizlet:  “Nomina” category.
  • Review of Nomina patterns:
    • -a > -am (e.g. luna > lunam)
    • -us > -um (e.g. gladius > gladium)
    • x > x (e.g. bellum > bellum)
  • Sentence Structure
    • e.g. dies, diemday
      • dies (nominative form) – used as the subject of a sentence.
      • diem (accusative form) – used as the direct object of a sentence.
    • Sententiae
      • Absent today?  Look over the examples and translate all 8 sentences.
  • Begin rereading Hamilton (153 – 161) “Perseus” with a partner, aloud.
  • Pronunciation Practice
    • Absent today?  Let me know if you need help pronouncing any of these Latin words.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Pronunciation Practice for assessment this week; Nomina Quiz Friday.

 

 

Dies Lunae, IV Februarii, MMXIX (Monday, February 4, 2019)

  • Five Minutes to Review:  14 differentiated verbs (see Friday’s homework)
  • Infinitives Quiz (14 points)
    • Absent today?  You’ll be making up this quiz the next time I see you.
  • Nomina Vocabulary List:  partnered review.
  • Class Work (independent):  Nomina Practice 1 – 22(Class Work, side #1)
  • Analyzing Noun Patterns (using Quizlet):  #’s 23 – 27
  • Pronunciation
    • Latinized Greek Letters (click for the document with practice words)
    • Absent today?  Copy notes on the back of your paper; see me with specific questions.
      • Top Half of Paper:
        • Vowels: 
          • a (“bah”)
          • e (“bay”)
          • i (“bee”)
          • o (“bo”)
          • u (“boo”)
          • y (Greek hybrid of -i- and -u-) n.b. this one is brand new.
        • Diphthongs:  
          • ae (“bye”)
          • au (“bough”)
          • oe (“boy”) n.b. this one is brand new.
      • Bottom Half of Paper:
        • Greek Consonant Clusters
          • φ > ph (pronounced like aspirated -p-)
          • ψ > ps (pronounced like p + s)
          • θ > th (pronounced like aspirated -t-)
          • χ > ch (pronounced like aspirated -k-)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum
    • Pronunciation review today’s notes & practice new words; Assessment this week.
    • Nomina Practice Iwrite the Nominative & Accusative forms for 18 new nouns.

 

 

Dies Veneris, I Februarii, MMXIX (Friday, February 1, 2019)

  • Pronunciation:  Nomina vocabulary list.  (click to access the document)
    • Absent today?  See me if you have any trouble pronouncing any of these words.
    • Each entry has two forms that mean the same thing.  (e.g. dies, diem – day)
      • first form:  called the “nominative” form (e.g. dies)
      • second form:  called the “accusative” form (e.g. diem)
  • Quizlet review (with a partner):  Nomina category (L > E)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  
    • Practice Quizlet three times:  (a) “Infinitives” flashcards, L>E; (b) “Infinitives” WRITE function, E>L; (c) “Nomina” flashcards, L>E.  
    • Differentiation Quiz Monday:  use your Mnemonic Differentiations classwork/homework to prepare for a quiz on the following verbs:  amare, ambulare, discere, docere, dicere, donare, ire, iterare, volere, volare, venire, vocare, scire, & scribere.

 

 

Dies Lunae, XXVIII Ianuarii, MMXIX (Monday, January 28, 2019)

  • Practice/Review/Questions:  first 10 minutes of class.
  • Absent today?  Make sure to get your Mnemonic Differentiation paper from me.
  • Probatio Coniugationis  (Conjugation TEST)
    • Absent today?  You’ll be making up this test next time I see you.
  • Post Probationem (after the TEST):
    • Read “Perseus (Hamilton, pages 153 – 161)
      • Absent today?  Access the pdf (click above), then view:  rotate until legible.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumFinish Mnemonic Differentiations; Reconnaissance the new Nomina set on Quizlet.

 

 

Dies Veneris, XXV Ianuarii, MMXIX (Friday, January 25, 2019)

  • Absent today? 
  • In-class conjugation of the verb “tolerare” (make sure I see this upon your return too)
  • Pronunciation Assessment.  You will need to make this up upon your return.
  • Mnemonic Differentiations (from January 17)
    • ama & ambula
    • vola, vole, vale, & voca
    • ite & iterate
    • disce, dic, dona, & doce
    • sci & scribe
    • veni & verte
    • (etc. — any other verbs you might mix up)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumConjugation TEST Monday:  you will be fully conjugating an unknown -are verb; see entry below for January 23 for a step-by-step layout of the process.

 

Dies Iovis, XXIV Ianuarii, MMXIX  (Thursday, January 24, 2019)

 

Dies Mercurii, XXIII Ianuarii, MMXIX  (Wednesday, January 23, 2019)

  • Pronunciation Review vowels; diphthongs ae/au; consonants v/c/g.
    • faustus [FOW-stoose]
    • lucem [LOO-kem]
    • nautibus [NOW-tee-boose]
    • aedile [eye-DEE-lay]
    • vigilans [WE-gee-lons]
    • nocaremus [no-kah-RAY-moose]
    • gentile [gayn-TEE-lay]
    • novenae [no-WAY-nigh]
  • Coniuga verbum “adiuvare” (to help)
    • STEP by STEP -are VERB CONJUGATION:
    • (1) Start with the infinitive; write and translate it at the top of your chart.
      • E.g. “adiuvare – to help”
    • (2) Write the 10 subject pronouns at the top of their correct boxes.
      • i.e. ego, tu, is/ea/id, nos, vos, ei/eae/ea
    • (3) Find the Verb stem (cut off -re from infinitive); write in each box (6 times).
      • E.g. “adiuva-“
    • (4) Add the six present tense endings to the verb stems.
      • i.e. -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
    • (5) Drop -a- from first person singular form (-are verbs ONLY).
      • i.e. adiuvao > adiuvo
    • (6) Translate each pronoun/verb form into English
      • E.g. ego adiuvo (I help)
    • (7) Write the Imperative (command) forms at the bottom of your chart.
      • singular imperative:  identical to the verb stem (see #3 above) – e.g. adiuva!
      • plural imperative:  add -te suffix to singular verb stem – e.g. adiuvate!
    • (8) Check your work (click & scroll down for full conjugation of adiuvare)
  • Practice Infinitives set on Quizlet, using WRITE function (E>L)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumConiuga verbum “monstrare” (to show); Pronunciation Assessment this week.

 

 

dies Lunae et Martis, XXI & XXII Ianuarii, MMXIX — TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULES

  • Absent today?  You will not need to make up any work for your absence.  
  • That said, here are the options students had today:
    • (1) Free reading in Hamilton; NOLI LEGERE paginae 197 – 257 (don’t read these pages!)
    • (2) Free reading — another book, either for a class or for pleasure.
    • (3) Latin grade lower than you’d prefer?  Practice Quizlet.
    • (4) Pronouns Matching Cards (if and only if you don’t know your pronouns)
    • (5) Practice Verb Conjugation:  amare (to love), navigare (to sail), obligare (to promise)
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  (libenter)

 

 

dies Veneris, XVIII Ianuarii, MMXIX — TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

  • Incipiamus“Let’s begin”
  • Conversational Latin
    • hodie “today” (comes from “hoc die,” this day)
    • heri “yesterday” (think of your heritage)
    • cras “tomorrow” (think of pro-cras-tinate:  to put something off until tomorrow)
    • Quae dies hebdomadis est hodie?  (Which day of the week is today?)
      • Hodie est dies Veneris.  (Today is Friday)
    • Quae dies hebdomadis erat heri?  (Which day of the week was yesterday?)
      • Heri erat dies Iovis.  (Yesterday was Thursday)
    • Quae dies hebdomadis erit cras?  (Which day of the week will tomorrow be?)
      • Cras erit dies Saturni.  (Tomorrow will be Saturday)
  • Quizlet Reviews
  • Coniuga verbum “laudare” (Conjugate the verb “laudare” – to praise)
    • STEP ONE:  write the infinitive and its translation at the top of your chart.
      • laudareto praise
    • STEP TWO:  write the 10 subject pronouns in their correct boxes.
      • first person singular:  ego
      • second person singular:  tu
      • third person singular:  is/ea/id
      • (et cetera)
    • STEP THREE:  write the verb stem in each box (verb stem = infinitive without -re)
      • write “lauda” in each box, under the pronouns
    • STEP FOUR:  add the six present tense endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, and -nt
      • laudao, laudas, laudat, laudamus, laudatis, laudant
    • STEP FIVE:  cross out the -a- in 1st person singular (for -are verbs only)
      • laudao > laudo
    • STEP SIX:  translate each box into English
      • laudoI praise
      • laudasyou (s) praise
      • laudathe/she/it praises
      • (et cetera)
    • STEP SEVEN:  write the imperative (command) forms under your chart.
      • (singular) lauda! (praise!) – n.b. this form is the same as the verb stem.
      • (plural) laudate!  (praise!) – this is the singular form plus the -te ending.
    • Absent today?  Make sure you get the sample conjugation of “spectare,” and show me your conjugation of “laudare” in the second chart.
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum nec heri nec hodie.  (i.e. there is no homework either yesterday nor today).  

 

 

dies Iovis, XVII Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Incipiamus“Let’s begin
  • Review/Collect last night’s homework:  “Verbs Practice III.”
    • Absent today?  Make sure I get this work from you right away.
  • Coniuga verbum “cogitare” (Conjugate the verb “cogitare”)
    • STEP ONE:  write the infinitive and its translation at the top of your chart.
      • cogitare – to think
    • STEP TWO:  write the 10 subject pronouns in their correct boxes.
      • first person singular:  ego
      • second person singular:  tu
      • third person singular:  is/ea/id
      • (etc.)
    • STEP THREE:  write the verb stem in each box (verb stem = infinitive without -re)
      • write “cogita” in each box, under the pronouns
    • STEP FOUR:  add the six present tense endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, and -nt
      • cogitao, cogitas, cogitat, cogitamus, cogitatis, cogitant
    • STEP FIVE:  cross out the -a- in 1st person singular (for -are verbs only)
      • cogitao > cogito
    • STEP SIX:  translate each box into English
      • cogito – I think
      • cogitas – you (s) think
      • cogitat – he/she/it thinks
      • (etc.)
    • STEP SEVEN:  write the imperative (command) forms under your chart.
      • (singular) cogita! (think!) – n.b. this form is the same as the verb stem.
      • (plural) cogitate!  (think!) – this is the singular form plus the -te ending.
  • Quizzes
    • Yesterday’s quiz was returned to students — make sure to get yours!
    • Absent today?  You’ll need to make up today’s quiz.
  • Mnemonic devices
    • Absent today?  We’ll talk during class when you return.  
  • Praescriptum DomesticumNon est praescriptum domesticum nec hodie nec cras.  (i.e. there is no homework either today or tomorrow).  

 

 

 

dies Mercurii, XVI Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Incipiamus“Let’s begin”
  • Review/Collect yesterday’s Class Work:  “Verbs Practice II
  • Quizlet Review
  • Conjugations Quiz III
    • Absent today?  You’ll need to make up this quiz upon your return.
  • Pronunciation
    • Click here for today’s pronunciation questions
    • Let me know if you have any questions — I’m glad to help.
  • Full Verb Conjugation:  iterare (to repeat) click on this blank Verb Conjugation Chart
    • STEP ONE:  above the top chart, write the infinitive and its translation (iterareto repeat)
    • STEP TWO:  write the 10 subject pronouns in each of the six boxes
    • STEP THREE:  write the verb stem “itera” six times (0nce per box)
    • STEP FOUR:  add the six present tense endings:  -o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, and -nt
    • STEP FIVE:  neatly cross out the -a- in first person singular, and write in your margins:  “only drop the -a- for -ARE verbs.”
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Quizlet: Practice “Infinitives;” use WRITE function to practice “Conjugated Verbs.”  Probatio cras (dies Iovis); “Verbs Practice III.”

 

 

 

dies Martis, XV Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Incipiamus“Let’s begin”
  • Review “Conjugated Verbs set on Quizlet, independently/quietly
    • first run:  (L>E)
    • second run:  (E>L):  “Options” (lower left corner), choose “answer with Latin.”
  • Review/Collect “Conjugated Verb Forms Practice I” (assigned Friday)
    • Absent today?  Make sure to submit this assignment right away.
  • Conversational Latin  (click here for today’s document).
    • amabo te – (literally “I will love you”) – please
    • gratiasthank you 
    • libenter – (literally “freely” or “gladly”) – you’re welcome
    • mea culpa – (literally “my fault”) – I’m sorry
    • Quomodo dicitur “pronomen” Anglice?How do you say “pronomen” in English?
    • Dic mihi Anglice, amabo te – Tell me in English, please . . .
    • Quid est nomen? What is a noun?
    • Verbum quid est? What is a verb?
    • Probatio erit aut Martis aut MercuriiThe quiz will be either Tuesday or Wednesday.
    • Hodie est dies Martis, sed non est probatio hodieToday’s Tuesday, but there’s no quiz today.
    • ERGO – therefore….
    • Probatio erit dies Mercurii – The quiz will be Wednesday.
    • Probatio erit crasThe quiz will be tomorrow.
  • Infinitives
    • . . . verb forms ending in -re (e.g. “amare,to love)
    • . . . translate infinitives into English with the word “to” (e.g. “cogitare,” to think)
    • . . . infinitives are the base for all verbs in any language — very important forms!
    • New set on Quizlet:  Infinitives.”  Shouldn’t be too hard if you know your verbs.
  • Today’s (Independent/Quiet) Class Work:  “Verbs Practice II
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Review Conjugated Verbs category on Quizlet using “Write” function (E>L); Quiz tomorrow; finish “Verbs Practice II” if not yet finished.

 

dies Lunae, XIV Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Incipiamus“Let’s begin”
    • Hamilton book, homework, & Quizlet (verbs)
    • Absent today?  Make sure to give me “Twelve Labors of Hercules” tomorrow.
  • Review “Verbs set on Quizlet (L>E), independently/quietly
  • Knowledge Check:  on a quarter sheet, rewrite, then translate each of the following:
    • (1) sede   (2) audite   (3) legite   (4) bibe   (5) docete   (6) desistite   (7) habita
    • Absent today?  Make sure to submit this knowledge check when finished.
  • Repeat the following verb conjugations aloud (repetition helps you get the pattern down):
    • voco, vocas, vocat, vocamus, vocatis, vocant
    • ambulo, ambulas, ambulat, ambulamus, ambulatis, ambulant
    • specto, spectas, spectat, spectamus, spectatis, spectant
  • Double Check to make sure you have a full conjugation of “ambulo” (walk) from Friday.
  • Conjugation Steps (please follow these instructions exactly)
    • Use the bottom (blank) conjugation chart, under your conjugation of “ambulo”
    • STEP ONE:  write the ten subject pronouns in their correct boxes
      • e.g. “ego” goes at the top of your first person, singular box, etc.
    • STEP TWO:  write the verb stem “voca” six times (once per box, under the pronouns)
    • STEP THREE:  after the six verb stems, write each of the six verb endings
      • endings-o, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt
      • ambula + -o
      • ambula + -s  (etc.)
    • STEP FOUR:  for first person singular, you should have “vocao.”  The Romans did not find that very easy to pronounce, so they just said “voco.”  Neatly draw an X through the letter  -a- for first person singular ONLY.
    • STEP FIVE:  translate each conjugated verb form
      • e.g. “ego voco – I call” (etc.)
    • STEP SIX:  Check to make sure your forms are correct (as follows):
      • ego vocoI call
      • tu vocasyou (singular) call
      • is/ea/id vocathe/she/it calls
      • nos vocamuswe call
      • vos vocatisyou (plural) call
      • ei/eae/ea vocantthey call
  • Edith Hamilton, “free reading” SSR.  
    • Choose any story or stories EXCEPT pages 197 to 257 — everything else is fair game, including (a) rereading what we’ve already read, (b) Norse Mythology, or (c) new stories that you haven’t read yet.
    • Absent today?  You will  be exempted from this particular activity for today.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  Review Conjugated Verbs category on Quizlet; Quiz aut Martis aut Mercurii (either Tuesday or Wednesday).

 

dies Veneris, XI Iauarii, MMXIX

  • Answers for last night’s written homework (to be collected)
  • Review Verbs set on Quizlet (for review)
  • Verb Commands Review (written class work for practice)
  • Verb Conjugations Chart
    • Add the following verb forms in the correct boxes, then translate as follows:
      • 1st plural:  nos ambulamus (we walk)
      • 2nd plural:  vos ambulatis (you (plural) walk)
      • 3rd plural:  ei/eae/ea ambulant (they walk)
  • Conversational Latin Questions:
    • Review:
      • Quomodo dicitur “canto” Anglice? (How do you say “canto” in English?”)
      • Quomodo dicitur “she walks” Latine?  (How do you say “she walks” in Latin?”)
    • Brand New:
      • pronomenpronoun
      • nomennoun
      • verbumverb
      • Quod verbum significat “specto” Anglice?  (Which verb means “specto” in English?)
      • Quod verbum significat “you (plural)” Latine?  (Which verb means “you (plural)” in Latin?)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  (1) Twelve Labors of Hercules (due Monday); (2) Review “Verbs” category on Quizlet; (3) Complete Conjugated Verb Forms Practice I

 

 

dies Iovis, X Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Conjugations Quiz II
  • Finish Reading:  Hamilton’s Mythology, pages 179-186.  (rotate text to view)
  • Verb Conjugations Chart
    • Add the following verb forms under your pronouns and translate as follows:
      • 1st singular:  ego ambulo (I walk)
      • 2nd singular:  tu ambulas (you (singular) walk)
      • 3rd singular:  is/ea/id ambulat (he/she/it walks)
  • Conversational Latin Questions (review)
    • Quomodo dicitur?  (How do you say…?)
    • Quomodo dicitur . . . Anglice?  (How do you say . . . in English?)
    • Quomodo dicitur . . . Latine?  (How do you say . . . in Latin?)
    • Quid est pronomen tertia persona, singularis?  (What’s the 3rd person singular pronoun?)
  • Independent Practice:  “Latin Questions Practice” (class work side)
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  (1) “Latin Questions Practice” (homework side)   (2) “The Twelve Labors of Hercules” (due Monday)

 

 

dies Mercurii, IX Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • ReviewConjugations set on Quizlet
  • Conjugation Chart (click here to access):  write the 10 subject pronouns in the correct boxes. 
    • first person singular box:  “ego” (write it toward the top so you have more room)
    • second person singular box:  “tu”
    • third person singular box:  “is/ea/id”
    • first person plural box:  “nos”
    • second person plural box:  “vos”
    • third person plural box:  “ei/eae/ea”
  • Conversational Latin:
    • Quid est pronomen prima persona pluralis?
      • (What’s the first person, plural pronoun?)
      • “nos”
    • Quid est pronomen tertia persona singularis?
      • (What’s the third person, singular pronoun?)
      • “ei/eae/ea”
    • Quomodo DiciturHow do you say?
    • Quomodo Dicitur Anglice? – How do you say it in English?
      • Quomodo dicitur “ego” Anglice?  
        • Answer:  “I”
    • Quomodo dicitur Latine? – How do you say it in Latin?
      • Quomodo dicitur “we” Latine?
        • Answer:  “nos”
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  (1) review Quizlet set Conjugations(new items after 2 PM)(2) Practice 20 Pronoun Matching Cards   (3) Matching Quiz tomorrow.

 

 

dies Martis, VIII Ianuarii, MMXIX  (two hour delay:  shortened periods)

  • Reading aloud:  highlights from Hamilton’s “Hercules” chapter, pages 173 – 179.
    • Make a list of the Twelve Labors of Hercules on a 5 x 8 notecard.
  • General recap of items we discussed as a whole class:
    • What are the differences between Theseus and Hercules as heroes?
    • In what ways did Theseus represent Athenian culture?
    • In what ways did Hercules represent pan-Greek culture generally?
    • What are three good examples of Hercules letting his emotions get the best of him?
    • How did Hercules always inevitably feel after destroying something or killing someone?
    • What happened the fatal day he awoke from  madness to find his family had been killed?
    • What are the Twelve Labors of Hercules, and why did Hercules have to perform them?
    • Why did Hera hate Hercules and cause problems for him?
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  (1) review Quizlet set Conjugations”  (2) Practice 20 Pronoun Matching Cards

 

 

 

dies Lunae, VII Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Quiz
  • Review “Conjugations” set on Quizlet
  • Subject Pr0nouns
    • Review singulars:  ego, tu, is, ea, id
    • Learn plurals:
      • noswe
      • vosyou (plural)
      • eithey (masculine – just guys)
      • eaethey (feminine – just girls)
      • eathey (neuter – just things)
    • Create matching cards for the plurals; practice matching all 20 cards.
  • Read:  (independently/quietly)Hamilton’s Mythology, pages 173 – 179 (to the Eighth Labor)
    • Exit ticket:  just before leaving class.
  • Praescriptum Domesticum:  (1) review the new Quizlet set Conjugationsafter 2:00 PM.  (2) Practice Pronoun Matching Cards (old & new — all 20 now)

 

dies Veneris, IV Ianuarii, MMXIX

  • Go to Google Classroom and respond to today’s writing prompts, then “turn in.”
  • Latin Pronouns:  (refresher)
    • here’s the matching template.
    • Write Latin pronouns on the left side:  ego, tu, is, ea, id.
    • Write the English pronouns on the right side:  I, you (singular), he, she, it.
    • Cut out your matching cards and use them to practice this weekend.
  • Latin Pronunciation:  (refresher)
    • Write the following information on one side of a notecard:
      • a:  pronounced like “ah”
      • e:  pronounced like “A” (the letter)
      • i:  pronounced like “E” (the letter)
      • o:  pronounced like “oh”
      • u:  pronounced like “ew”
    • On the other side of the card, write the following information:
      • ei:  pronounced like [A-E], rhymes with “say cheese.”
      • eae:  pronounced like [A-I], rhymes with “say hi.”
      • ea:  pronounced like [A-ah], rhymes with “say ha.”
  • Praescriptum Domesticum(1) review the new Quizlet set Conjugations 2-3 times over the weekend.  (2) practice your pronunciation card.  (3) Quiz Monday.

 

dies Iovis, III Ianuarii, MMXIX 

 

 

Week of Lunae, X Decembris to Veneris, XIV Decembris 

  • Mythology:  Hamilton, 24 & 36; Hades, Tartarus, Persephone.
  • Counting:  1-100 during class.
  • Practicing Roman Numerals (pages 19-21, DL text)
  • Classwork:  2-dimensional “bubble” numbers
  • “Big Kahuna” XP Contest:  Thursday, December 20, during class. 
  • Homework practices assigned during class; Quizlet “Write” function (Numeri Romani); Counting at home (1-100); Test early next week.

 

 

Veneris, VII Decembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 7 December, 2018)

  • Partnered Quizlet Review & POP QUIZ!  (shhhhh… don’t tell anyone!)
  • Counting 1-100, first run!  (scores available in classroom)
  • Roman Numerals:  “how to” (DL text, page 19)
    • Practice:  page 21, first two activities.
  • Practice with different kinds of “numbers” 
    • Angry Berts  (Numbers Practice VI)
      • Arabic numerals:  the ones we use for math, like 43, 7, and 1709.  
      • English number words:  forty three, seven, and one thousand seven hundred nine.
      • Latin number words:  quadraginta tres, septem, et mille septingenti novem.
      • Roman numerals:  XLIII, VII, & MDCCIX
  • Timed Counting 1-100
    • prima hora (1):  (scores to be posted Friday at 2:45 PM)
    • tertia hora (3): 
    • quarta hora (4): 
    • quinta hora (5c): 
    • sexta hora (6): 
  • HomeworkNon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

 

Iovis, VI Decembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 6 December, 2018)

  • Counting together:  1-20; practicing with four different people:  21-40, 41-60, 61-80, 81-100.
  • Timed Counting (whole class) – first scores available in the classroom.
  • Quizlet:  practice “Numeri Romani
    • Go through the numbers once in “Flashcards” (L>E)
    • Second run:  select “Write” function and practice typing Latin spellings
    • BE PATIENT with yourself!  Mistakes are part of the learning process.
  • DL text, page 18 (Independent practice and whole-class review of answers)
  • Timed Counting 1-100 (whole class, final contest today)
    • prima hora (1):  1:49:16
    • tertia hora (3):  1:59:57
    • quarta hora (4):  1:35:71    Congratulations, SPARTA!  (sorry, no XP award today)
    • quinta hora (5c):  2:06:81
    • sexta hora (6):  1:50:38
  • HomeworkYoshi, side 2.  (see instructions for yesterday’s homework)

 

 

Mercurii, V Decembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 5 December, 2018)

  • Counting together:  1-20; 10-100 (tens)
  • Here’s the Numeri Romani document we practice in class.
  • Quizlet:  practice “Numeri Romani
    • Go through the numbers once in “Flashcards” (L>E)
    • Second run:  select “Write” function and practice typing Latin spellings
    • BE PATIENT with yourself!  Mistakes are part of the learning process.
  • Itsa da Yoshi practice (class work)
    • How to complete Yoshi Side 2 (homework)
  • Counting as a whole class:  1-100 in under 2 minutes.
  • Homework:  Yoshi, side 2 (due Friday).  Use my website; take your time (you have 2 days); spelling and correctness count!

 

 

Martis, IV Decembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 4 December, 2018)

  • PAPERS RETURNED!
  • Hamilton’s Mythology
    • Quizlet:  “Olympians” set (the one you created)
    • Deities Check:  12 Olympians (general information)
    • Independent Reading:  171-172 (finishing)
    • Reading selected portions of text as a whole class
    • Discussing Theseus’ character
  • Counting!
    • Quizlet:  “Numeri Romani” set (L>E)
    • 1-20, 10-100 (tens) aloud, whole class)
    • 10-50 by tens (aloud with partner)
  • HomeworkPractice “Numeri Romani” set on Quizlet twice.

 

Lunae, III Decembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 3 December, 2018)

  • Review your “Olympians” set on Quizlet to review the 12 major deities
    • Quick check:
      • Who’s the goddess of the home and hearth?
      • Who’s the king of all deities?
      • Who’s the god of war?
      • Who’s the goddess of wisdom and war strategy?
      • Who’s the god of the sea?
  • Rereading:  Hamilton, pages 162-172 (partnered)
  • Counting:  1-10; 11-20; 10-100 by tens.
    • Here’s the Numeri Romani document we practice in class.
  • HomeworkPractice “Numeri Romani” set on Quizlet twice.

 

 

 

Mercurii, XXVIII Novembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 28 November, 2018)

  • KUDOS to sixth period for winning 100 XP today!
  • Review last night’s homework (“Itsa Mario”)
    • not collected because of today’s quiz.
  • Practice Counting:  1-10 (see yesterday’s entry)
  • Learning:  11-17
    • 11:  unus + decem = undecim
    • 12:  duo + decem = duodecim
    • 13:  tres + decem = tredecim
    • 14:  quattuor + decem = quattuordecim
    • 15:  quinque + decem = quindecim
    • 16:  sex + decem = sedecim
    • 17:  septem + decem = septendecim
  • Classwork:  DL text, page 16, exercise #2.
  • Homework:  

 

 

 

Martis, XXVII Novembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 27 November, 2018)

  • KUDOS to first period for winning 100 XP today!
  • ReviewConversational Latin” set on Quizlet (partnered warm-up)
  • Counting in Spanish?  (let’s see if anyone can count 1-10 in Spanish?)
  • Numeri Romani (Roman Numbers) 1-10:
    • unusone
    • duotwo
    • tresthree 
    • quattuorfour
    • quinquefive
    • sexsix
    • septemseven
    • octoeight
    • novemnine
    • decemten
  • How to Form the Roman Numerals I to X:
    • Ione/unus 
    • IItwo/duo
    • III – three/tres
    • IVfour/quattuor
    • Vfive/quinque
    • VIsix/sex
    • VIIseven/septem
    • VIIIeight/octo
    • IX nine/novem
    • Xten/decem
  • DL textbook:  pages 20 & 15; foreshadowing #’s 11-20.
  • Quizlet:  Practice “Numeri Romani” (shuffled, L>E).
  • Homework:  
    • Itsa Mario” (Numbers Practice 1-10)
    • Quizlet:  “Numeri Romani
    • Quiz tomorrow on Latin Numbers & Roman Numerals 1-10.

 

 

Thanksgiving Break!

 

 

Iovis, XV Novembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 15 November, 2018)

  • (other than first period) no instruction today due to early dismissal.
  • We’ll continue composing Latin skits tomorrow during class.
  • Homework:  none.

 

Mercurii, XIV Novembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 14 November, 2018)

  • Quizlet Review (independent & quiet — 5 minutes):  “Conversational Latin.”
    • Note:  a few new vocabulary terms have been added — please start getting to know them.
    • Get together with a friend for about 8-10 minutes and review together.
    • Review the old and get to know the new (expressions of politeness & permission).
  • Read with a partner: Expressions of Politeness and Permission.” (click here)
    • We will talk more about idiomatic versus literal meanings when I get back to school.
    • You’ll be incorporating all nine of these expressions into your skits.
  • Today’s Main Activity:  Continue working on your skits (google documents)
    • groups of 2-4
    • share your document with each group member (if you haven’t already)
    • Incorporate at least 20 Conversational Expressions into your skit
      • Use all 9 of the new “Politeness” expressions (amabo te, etc.)
    • Skits should be written primarily in English, with Latin included.
  • Homeworknone.

 

Martis, XIII Novembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 13 November, 2018)

  • Review Quizlet: Conversational Latin” (it’s been a long time….)
  • Latin Skit Creation
    • Choose groups of 2-4 (4 is an absolute maximum)
    • With CL set open on Quizlet, discuss possible skit ideas
    • Plan out a school-appropriate English skit . . .
    • . . . that incorporates at least 20 Latin terms from Conversational Latin.
    • Use this sample dialogue from before to help with format
    • Your skit may have more than two speakers, however.
    • Discuss, plan, and start composing on a Google Document today.
  • Thanks for your cooperation in my absence today.
  • Homework:  none.

 

Lunae, XII Novembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 12 November, 2018)

  • Note:  haven’t taken the Mythology test yet?  Please be ready tomorrow!
  • Quizlet:  both of these sets will be important to you all year
    • Greek Deities Transliteration
      • 5 minutes, independent / quiet
      • 5 minutes partnered
    • Olympians category (the one you created for the test)
      • 5 minutes with a partner
  • Edith Hamilton’s Mythology “Theseus” (pages 162-172)
    • Distribute books by proper number (thank you!)
    • Read independently/quietly (about 10 minutes)
    • Reread with self-chosen partners (groups of 2-3)
    • Collect/return books properly (thank you again!)
  • Homework:  Non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

 

Mercurii, VII Novembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 7 November, 2018)

  • Review:  Greek letter cards (whole class)
  • Go over last night’s homework (Littera Graeca) & collect.
    • Absent today?  Make sure I get this half-sheet of practice!
  • Quizlet:  Greek Alphabet
  • Stations:  rotate in small groups to hyper-focus on 5 letters at a time.
  • Homework:  Review “Greek Alphabet” set on Quizlet for tomorrow’s Quiz.

 

 

Martis, VI Novembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 6 November, 2018)

  • Extra Points Examination
    • you must qualify by having done all the assignments from this week
    • you must answer at least 5 of the 10 questions correctly to get credit
    • you will earn 2 points per question, for a maximum of 20 additional points
    • you will end up with a maximum of 40/50 points (80%)
  • Homework:
    • Review “Greek Alphabet” set on Quizlet
    • “Littera Graeca” Greek Letter ID practice
    • “Derivatives Review #3” (due on Thursday)

 

 

Lunae, V Novembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 5 November, 2018)

  • Independent Review:  “Olympians” set on Quizlet.  (the one you created yourself)
  • Pledge of Allegiance in Latin!
    • say it regularly . . .
    • say it backwards . . .
    • say it like Darth Vader . . .
    • say it like Mr. Whalen
    • break it down into phrases
    • review the new quizlet set “Pledge of Allegiance” (shuffle the cards)
    • recite it aloud — correctly — for a small prize!
  • Extra Points Folks:  extra points questions tomorrow
    • know all 12 Greek Olympian deities — written in Greek letters!
    • know all 12 Olympian deities’ Roman names (use pink study guide or GDT set on Quizlet)
    • know ALL highlighted information on the pink study guide
  • Homework:  Extra Points test tomorrow during class.

 

 

Veneris, II Novembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 2 November, 2018)

  • Pledge of Allegiance in Latin!
    • Contest between classes:  what percent of students can say the Pledge in Latin?
      • Congratulations, Period 6!  You now have 875 XP.
  • Extra Points Folks:  Quiz to stay in the game.
  • Mythic Warriors:  “Icarus and Daedalus” (first ten minutes or so)
  • Homeworknone; extra points should review highlighted material from pink study guide.

 

Iovis, I Novembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 1 November, 2018)

 

 

 

Mercurii, XXXI Octobris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 31 October, 2018)

  • Pledge of Allegiance in Latin!
  • Copy Derivatives #’s 26-30
  • Reading:  “Daedalus and Icarus.
  • Mythology Test:  Extra Points!
    • Who’s eligible?  Anyone who earned a 38/50 or lower.
    • How many extra points?  Between 10 and 20, not to exceed 40/50.
    • What’s the deal?  Tuesday, 11/6, take 10 additional “Olympians” questions
      • You must do all the ground work between now and Tuesday — yes, extra work!
      • You must answer 5 of the 10 questions correctly to earn any points.
      • Sign up today and get started on tonight’s assignment (see below)
  • Homework“Daedalus and Icarus” RC Questions 1-9.

 

 

Martis, XXX Octobris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 30 October, 2018)

  • TEST!
  • Today’s Reading:  Icarus and Daedalus
  • Homework “Daedalus and Icarus” Reading Comprehension questions:  #’s 6-9.

 

Lunae, XXIX Octobris, MMXVIII (Monday, 29 October, 2018)

  • I will be out of school today; your test is postponed until tomorrow.
  • Step One:  independent/quiet review of “Greek Deities Transliteration” (7-10 minutes)
    • Helpful not only for recognizing Greek deities with Greek letters, but also Roman names.
  • Step Two:  access Edith Hamilton texts and read/reread/review assignments (10-15 minutes)
    • Test breakdown:  50 points:  25 multiple choice questions worth 2 points each.
      • 15 questions about Olympian Deities 
        • use highlighted information from pink study guide to prepare
        • (Hamilton, pages 19-32)
      • 3 questions about Prometheus & Epimetheus
        • (Hamilton, pages 69-73)
      • 2 questions about Kronos & the Titans
        • (Hamilton, pages 64-69)
      • 1 question about Pandora
        • (Hamilton, pages 69-73)
      • 4 questions about other mythology topics we’ve read and/or discussed 
  • Step Three:  review “Olympians” information
    • Use your quizlet set or the highlighted portion of your pink study guide
    • If you’re working with a partner, make sure you’re working with a partner.
  • HomeworkPrepare for tomorrow’s Mythology Test.

 

 

Veneris, XXVI Octobris, MMXVIII (Friday, 26 October, 2018)

  • Mythology Test Monday, 10/29/18
    • see below (yesterday’s entry) for full details, test breakdown, & preparation help
  • Quizlet:  “Minimus” set (partnered review)
  • Minimus text readings:  birthday invitation & birthday party
  • “Et Eam Amo” (homework)
  • Simple Sentence Translation Quiz
  • Kahoot!  Review for Monday’s Test
  • Homework:  other than preparing for the test, no additional homework.

 

 

Iovis, XXV Octobris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 25 October, 2018)

  • Mythology Test (Monday, 10/29/18)
    • Know the myths we’ve read!
    • Review class notecard (and your team’s summary on GC) for Hamilton’s Introduction!
    • Be able to transliterate the names of the Greek deities!  (e.g. Πωσειδον – Poseidon)
    • Know what’s happening in the Goya and Rubens paintings!
    • Know which days of the week correspond with which deities!
    • Test breakdown:  50 points:  25 multiple choice questions worth 2 points each.
      • 15 questions about Olympian Deities 
        • use highlighted information from pink study guide to prepare
        • (Hamilton, pages 19-32)
      • 3 questions about Prometheus & Epimetheus
        • (Hamilton, pages 69-73)
      • 2 questions about Kronos & the Titans
        • (Hamilton, pages 64-69)
      • 1 question about Pandora
        • (Hamilton, pages 69-73)
      • 4 questions about other mythology topics we’ve read and/or discussed 
  • Homework:
    • Mythology Test
    • Olympian Deities Transliteration due Friday, 10/26.
    • “Et Eam Amo” due Friday, 10/26.

 

 

Mercurii, XXIV Octobris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 24 October, 2018)

  • “The Pledge of Allegiance” in Latin — practice for the Veteran’s Day Assembly.
  • The Greek Alphabet Song!
  • “Greek Alphabet” (set on Quizlet)
  • Greek Alphabet Cards:  whole-class review.
  • Transliteration Practice (using Transliteration Matrix)
  • Minimus!
    • Review “Minimus” set on Quizlet (partnered)
    • Read (as a whole class) Minimus text, page 5 (the invitation)
    • Read (with partners) Minimus text, pages 6-7, using glossary as needed
    • Read together as a whole class.
  • Homework:
    • Mythology test Monday – practice every night!
    • “Et Eam Amo” due Friday.
    • Practice “Greek Alphabet” (quizlet) – shuffle your cards tonight!

 

Martis, XXIII Octobris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 23 October, 2018)

  • Review subject pronouns:  ego (I), tu (you), ea (she), is (he), id (it)
    • Translation review:  
      • (1) ego dico . . .
      • (2) tu amas . . .
      • (3) is pugnat . . .
      • (4) ea discit . . .
      • (5) id scit . . .
    • Direct Object Pronouns:
      • me (me)
      • te (you)
      • eum (him)
      • eam (her)
      • id (it)
    • Translations w/ Direct Object Pronouns:
      • (6) Ego te dico
      • (7) Tu me amas.
      • (8) Is eum pugnat.
      • (9) Ea id discit.
      • (10) Id eam scit.
  • The Pledge of Allegiance in Latin
    • Fidem meam obligo – I pledge allegiance
    • vexillo – to the flag
    • civitatem foederatarum Americae – of the United States of America
    • et rei publicae – and to the Republic
    • cuius vicem gerit – for which it stands
    • uni nationi – one nation
    • sub Deo – under God
    • individuae – indivisible
    • praebenti libertatem – with liberty
    • iustitiamque omnibus – and justice for all.
  • Latin classes voted “sic” (yes) for saying the Pledge in Latin at the Veteran’s Day Assembly.
  • Review of the Greek letters.
  • Homework:
    • (a) Mythology Test Monday, 10/29/18 – begin preparing tonight!
    • (b) Review “Greek Alphabet” set on Quizlet
    • (c) “Et Eam Amo” translation practice – due Friday, 10/26

 

Lunae, XXII Octobris, MMXVIII (Monday, 22 October, 2018)

  • Mythology TEST Monday, 10/29/18
    • Creation Myth & Titans (pages 64-69)
    • Prometheus, Epimetheus, & Pandora (pages 69-75; 77-81)
    • Zeus versus Kronos (pages 67-69)
    • Olympian Deities (pages 19-32)
    • Introduction to Hamilton (pages 2-8)
  • Who is your favorite superhero?  Why?
    • Ancient gods and goddesses were like the superheroes of their day!
  • Hamilton textbook distribution:  XP contest!
  • “Olympian Deities” study guide:  use pages 19-32 in the text.
  • Homeworkcreate a Quizlet set called “Olympians” based on highlighted portions of today’s study guide; begin studying/preparing for the test tonight.

 

 

Veneris, XIX Octobris, MMXVIII (Friday, 19 October, 2018)

  • No Latin Class today due to PULSE activities!
  • Learn something valuable and Have fun!
  • Spelling TESTS were VERY GOOD!  I’m impressed!

 

Iovis, XVIII Octobris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 18 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up exercises!
  • Quizlet:  “Verbs” category, “write” function (E>L).  Take your time; don’t be too hard on yourself.
  • Derivativeng s Spelling Practice:  Column #3
  • Spelling Test I (Derivatives #’s 1-20)
    • Absent today?  Schedule a time to make up this test.
  • Copy Derivatives #’s 21-25.
    • Absent today?  You’ll need to copy these notes from a friend’s packet very soon!
  • Greek Letters:  reviewing cards; adding 5 new ones into the mix.
  • Homework non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  (Mea Culpa!)

 

Mercurii, XVII Octobris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

  • Gratias (thanks) in advance for your good behavior today!  I’ve told the substitute that you are all good people, so don’t make me look like an idiot.
  • Review “Minimus” set on Quizlet
    • a few minutes independently and quietly
    • a few minutes with a partner.
    • Review well!  Translation quiz today!
  • Read Minimus text, pages 2-3:  first independently/quietly, then aloud with a partner.
  • Translation Quiz!  (fill in the speech bubbles — you may not use the book for this quiz).
  • (in your teams) Read Minimus, pages 5-6, using the glossary as needed.
    • Answer in a complete, well-written paragraph:  “How do Lepidina and Claudia feel about each other?”  (one paragraph per team; make sure everyone’s names are on the paper)
    • Topic sentence:  answers the question directly.
    • Next 3-4 sentences:  provide your reasons (using the text)
    • Closing sentence:  summarize your paragraph; paraphrase your topic sentence.
  • Homework:  
    • Complete the second column in the “Derivatives Spelling Practice (1-20)” sheet; feel free to do as much or as little of the “extra practice” side as you need.  Aim to earn 100%.
    • Review “Conjugated Verb Forms” on Quizlet (L>E).
    • Review “Verbs” category on Quizlet (E>L), using the “write” function.

 

Martis, XVI Octobris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 16 October, 2018)

  • Verb Commands, old and new! (kinesthetic review)
    • discite!  (learn)
    • docete!  (teach)
    • currite!  (run)
    • cantate!  (sing)
  • Vocabulary Review: Verbs” category on Quizlet (independently and quietly)
  • Grammar Minilession
    • Know the following subject pronouns:  ego, tu, ea, is, id. 
    • Know that the -o ending means “I” and the -s ending means “you.”
    • Translate:  navigas, pugno, dico, prehendis
    • Answers:  you sail, I fight, I say, you seize.
    • The -t ending means he, she, or it. 
    • Translate:  navigat, pugnat, dicit, prehendit.
      • navigat:  she sails, it sails, he sails, sails.
      • pugnat:  it fights, he fights, fights, she fights.
      • dicit:  he says, she says, it says, says.
      • prehendit:  seizes, she seizes, it seizes, he seizes.
  • Class Work (practice):  “Salve” (half sheet with Adele’s picture!)
  • Homework
    • Derivatives Spelling Practice I (column one ONLY)
    • Review “Minimus” category on Quizlet.  (some of the expressions are new)

 

Lunae, XV Octobris, MMXVIII (Monday, 15 October, 2018)

  • Entrance Ticket!  (Hamilton’s view of Greek culture as superior to earlier civilizations like the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, etc.)
  • 25 Word Summaries! (teams)
  • Review Hamilton, pages 19-32 (the Olympian deities)
  • Team Competition
  • Homework:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie!

 

 

Veneris, XII Octobris, MMXVIII (Friday, 12 October, 2018)

  • Verb Commands!  (kinesthetics)
    • New verbs:  
      • donate (mihi) — give (to me)
      • claudite (oculos tuos) — close (your eyes)
      • aperite (oculos tuos) — open (your eyes)
  • Dies Hebdomadis
    • hodie est ___________
    • cras erit ___________
    • heri erat ___________
  • Go over/collect last night’s homework (Transliteration Practice II)
  • Hamilton’s Ideas about “The Greek Awakening.”  (class notes)
    • Absent today?  Make sure to get these notes from class!
  • 25 word summaries (5 teams led by team captains)
  • Just for Fun:  Dr. Keith Massey’s Ice Bucket Challenge (in Latin)
    • please DO NOT try this or any challenges at home without parental permission.
  • Homework:  non est praescriptum domesticum hac nocte!  (no homework)

 

 

Iovis, XI Octobris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 11 October, 2018)

  • Collecting last night’s homework!  (Absent today?  Make sure I get it from you)
  • Vocabulary Quiz!  (L>E)  School and Classroom.  
  • Greek Alphabet
  • “The Greek Miracle” (Hamilton:  1-11)
    • XP Competition for times to get books.  (100 XP to fastest 2 classes; 50 XP to other 3)
    • Step One:  reread 1-3 with a partner (aloud)
    • Step Two:  Verum aut Falsum (True or False)
    • Step Three:  Read (independently/quietly):  pages 2-8 (6 pages)
  • Salve, Vale (for old time’s sake)
  • Homework:
    • Transliteration Practice II
    • Review “Verbs” set on Quizlet twice.
      • first time using flashcards (L>E)
      • second time using “Write” function (E>L)

 

Mercurii, X Octobris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 10 October, 2018)

  • Dies Hebdomadis Song
  • Practice pronouncing the days of the week together:
    • Solis (SOH-liss)
    • Lunae (LUNE-eye)
    • Martis (MAR-tiss)
    • Mercurii (mer-COO-ree-ee)
    • Iovis (YO-wiss)
    • Veneris (WHEN-air-iss)
    • Saturni (sah-TOOR-knee)
  • Conversational Latin:  hodie (today), cras (tomorrow), & heri (yesterday)
  • Pronounce the vowels together, first individually, then one after another:
    • a (ah)
    • e (aye)
    • i (eeee)
    • o (oh)
    • u (ew)
  • Pronunciation Practice:  we’ll pronounce these words, discussing vowels, & consonants v, g, c.
    • sarcina (sar-KEE-nah)
    • ianua (YAH-new-ah)
    • magister (mah-GIH-stair)
    • vexillum (wex-ILL-um)
    • schola (SKO-lah)
    • liber (LEE-bear)
    • fenestra (fay-NES-tra)
    • horologium (hor-oh-LOW-gi-um)
  • Story Time:  I’ll share a story with these words to see if you can figure out what they each mean; then, I’ll read the story a second time and you’ll help me to translate.  
  • Vocabulary:  You’ll have time to explore the new set, “School & Classroom” (partnered)
    • Copy derivatives 16 – 20 from the board (and catch up if behind on previous segments)
    • Absent today?  Schedule a time with me to catch up in your packet.
  •  You will have time to begin tonight’s homework (Derivations Practice II)
  • Homework:
    • Derivations Practice II (if not finished during class)
    • Review “School & Classroom” set on quizlet (for a quiz Thursday)

 

 

Martis, IX Octobris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 9 October, 2018)

  • Papers returned!  (“Greek Alphabet Song“)
  • Quis es tu?  (Absent today?  respond to the prompt in Google Classroom for today)
  • Pronouns and Linking Verbs!
    • Pronouns:  ego (I), tu (you), ea (she), is (he), id (it)
    • Linking Verbs:  sum (I am), es (you are), est (is, she is, he is, it is)
  • Tres Sententiae I 
    • (1) Marcus servus est, et famosus est.  (Marcus est servus, et is est famosus.)
    • (2) Medusa filia est, sed non mater est.  (Medusa est filia, sed ea non est mater.)    
    • (3) Donum tibi habeo!  Pulcher aut deformis est? (Donum tibi habeo! Est id pulcher aut deformis?)
  • Closer:  Greek Alphabet Cards!  (whole class practice for easiest letters)
  • Homework:  
    • “She is Famous!”  (half sheet of practice)
    • Quizlet:  review “Conversational Latin” category (L>E)
    • Briefly respond to my feedback for your Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogue.

 

 

 

Veneris, V Octobris, MMXVIII (Friday, 5 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up:  verb commands!
    • New Verbs Today:
      • venite!  (come here)
      • cogitate!  (think)
      • incipite!  (begin, start)
      • cessate!  (stop, cease)
      • culpate! (blame)
    • Vocabulary Review: Conjugated Verb Forms
      • Πωπ Kυιζ!
  • Dies Hebdomadis!  (Days of the Week)
    • Song!  (Magister K’s favorite)
    • Pronunciation/review
    • DL text, pages 24-25.
  • Simo Dicit!  (Simon Says)
  • Homework:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

 

Iovis, IV Octobris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 4 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up:  Partnered review:  Conversational Latin
    • Matching Assessment:  Conversational Latin.
  • Review/Collect Transliteration Practice I.
  • Derivatives:  #’s 11-15.  (Absent today?  Make sure to get these notes).
  • Homework
    • “Dicis Vale, et Dico Salve.”  (Conjugated Verb Forms Practice)
    • Review “Conversational Latin” on Quizlet.

 

 

Mercurii, III Octobris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 3 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up:  “The Greek Alphabet Song
  • Greek focus on excellence includes literature:  The Greek Alphabet.
    • Practice:  writing the letters of the Greek Alphabet (twice)
  • Conversational Latin:  Dies Hebdomadis (Days of the Week)
    • Solis (Sunday) – day of the sun
    • Lunae (Monday) – day of the moon
    • Martis (Tuesday) – day of Mars, god of war
    • Mercurii (Wednesday) – day of Mercury, messenger of Jupiter
    • Iovis (Thursday) – day of Jove, king of the deities
    • Veneris (Friday) – day of Venus, goddess of love and beauty
    • Saturni ( Saturday) – day of Saturn, the dethroned Titan
  • Dies Hebdomadis” Song!
  • Transliteration! (what it is & how to do it)
    • Transliteration Matrix!
    • Transliterating Greek deities’ names into Roman letters.
      • Κρωνος
      • Πρωμηθευς
  • Homework

 

 

Martis, II Octobris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 2 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up:  kinesthetic review of verbs!
    • New verbs:  ambulate (walk), amate (love), edite (eat), bibite (drink),
    • POP QUIZ!  (Verbs)
  • Conjugated Verb Forms:  -o and -s endings.
    • Lyrics to “Salve, Vale” (focusing on “dicis sic, dico non”)
    • A verb form has a different subject depending on its ending.
    • -o = “I” . . . dico (I say), navigo (I sail), scribo (I write), sedeo (I sit).
    • -s = “you” . . . dicis (you say), navigas (you sail), scribes (you write), sedes (you sit).
  • Translation:  50 conjugated verb forms!  (class work)
    • Practice with all five vowel sounds (a, e, i, o, u) and three consonants (v, c, g)
    • Students will translate all three kinds of forms:  commands, I-forms, you-forms.
    • We’ll go over these together as a whole class, practicing pronunciation.
  • We may (or may not) be able to finish the final page of Prometheus Bound today.
  • Homework Review “Verbs” category (E>L) — including the new verbs.  

 

Lunae, I Octobris, MMXVIII (Monday, 1 October, 2018)

  • Warm-up:  For 25 XP, let’s see if your class can distribute Hamilton texts in under 30 seconds?
  • Today’s Reading:  Hamilton, 26-32 (Artemis, Aphrodite, Ares, Hephaestus, Hestia, & Hermes)
    • Taking a closer look at Ares/Mars (bloodthirsty, evil god) & Aphrodite/Venus (cruel goddess)
    • I have a gift for you:  animal crackers!
  • Conversational Latin:  
    • donum tibi habeo!  (I have a gift for you)
    • Diana (Artemis)
    • Venus (Aphrodite)
    • Mars (Ares)
    • Vulcan (Hephaestus)
    • Vesta (Hestia)
    • Mercurius (Hermes)
  • Reading as a class:  Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound.  (possibly finish – or not!)
  • HomeworkReview Verbs category on Quizlet.

 

Veneris, XXVIII Septembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 28 September, 2018)

  • Warm-up: Friday” (Rebecca Black)
  • Conversational Latin: 
    • dies Veneris!  (Friday)
  • Pop Quiz!  (ego sum, tu es, ea est, is est, & id est)
  • Kronos Paragraphs (briefly) returned! 
    • Read my comments (independently) & comment as desired on stickie notes.
  • Revisiting Kronos & the Elder Deities — their place in the Greek concept of excellence.  
  • Prometheus Bound Short-Answer Questions (to be collected)
  • Reading:  Aeschylus’ Prometheus Bound (as a whole class)
  • Closer:  “The Greek Alphabet” (song)
  • Homework:  non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.

 

Iovis, XXVII Septembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 27 September, 2018)

  • Warm-up: Salve, Vale!” (Beatles)
  • Conversational Latin:  
    • dies Iovis (Iovis):  Thursday, the day of Jove/Jupiter
    • Review SP/LV:  ego sum, tu es, is/ea/id est . . .
  • Deformis aut Pulcher?  (ugly or beautiful):  p0werpoint presentation.  
  • Newest XP Values!
  • “Derivatives Extensions” (side one) – go over and collect.
  • Hamilton:  pages 1-3 (from the Introduction)
    • “The Greek Miracle”
  • “The Greek Alphabet Song.”
  • Homework (other than your Short-Answer Questions for Prometheus Boundnon est praescriptum domesticum hac nocte.

 

 

 

Mercurii, XXVI Septembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 26 September, 2018)

  • Housekeeping:  Wednesday, Prometheus Bound, Kandinsky painting.
  • Conversational Latin
    • expectatissimus es:  you are very welcome!
    • dies Lunae (Lunae):  Monday, the day of the Moon
    • dies Martis (Martis):  Tuesday, the day of Mars, god of war.
    • dies Mercurii (Mercurii):  Wednesday, the day of Mercury, Zeus’ messenger
    • Quam pulcher!  How Beautiful!
    • Quam deformis!  How ugly!
    • “De gustibus non disputandum esse” (There’s no disputing taste)
  • The Greek concepts of Beauty and Truth
    • Civilizations text:  pages 22-23 – annotate (anything related to quality or excellence!)
    • Discuss your annotations with a partner
    • We’ll reread as a whole class; students will offer their annotations.
    • They applied this concept of excellence to everything from art and architecture to politics and literature.
  • The Greek Alphabet (Fat Albert version)
  • Homework
    • Finish Derivatives Extensions, #’s 6-10.  (all 10 should be finished tomorrow)
    • Prometheus Bound – Short Answer Questions (due Friday)
    • Review Conversational Latin category on Quizlet (L > E)

 

 

Martis, XXV Septembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 25 September, 2018)

  • Conversational Latin
    • dies Lunae (Lunae), the day of the Moon
    • dies Martis (Martis), the day of Mars, god of war.
  • Cognates
    • Show examples of cognates for days of the week:
      • French Lundi; Spanish lunes; Italian Lunedi.
      • French Mardi; Spanish Martes; Italian Martedi.
      • DL text:  translate all 50 cognates on pages 7 & 8.  
  • Derivatives:  
    • Add definitions for “cognate” & “direct cognate”  in your terminology page.
    • Copy information for #’s 6-10 from the board.
    • Derivational Extensions (#’s 1-5 only)

Homework:  

  • Short Answer Questions for Prometheus Bound.
  • Review “Conversational Latin” set on quizlet (new terms added).

 

Lunae, XXIV Septembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 24 September, 2018)

  • Papers Returned from last week: 
    • pop quizzes from Friday
    • RC Question resubmissions (some students)
  • Pronunciation:  The Five Latin Vowels:  a, e, i, o, u. 
    • a [ah, as in father]
    • e [aye, as in great]
    • i [eee, as in green]
    • o [oh, as in note]
    • u [ooh, as in bloom]
  • Reading:  “The Gods” (Hamilton, 21 – 26)
    • Zeus:  Iuppiter [YOU-pee-tare]
    • Hera:  Iuno [YOU-know]
    • Poseidon:  Neptunus [nape-TOO-nus]
    • Hades:  Pluto [PLOO-toe]
    • Athena:  Minerva [Me-NAIR-wah]
    • Apollo:  Apollo [uh-PAUL-low]
  • Conversational Latin
    • Dies Lunae!  (Monday – the day of the Moon)
      • Spanish:  lunes
      • French:  lundi
      • Italian:  lunedi
    • “Di Immortales!”  (immortal gods!)
      • Use with caution! 
    • “donum tibi habeo!”  (I have a gift for you)
      • habeoI have
      • donuma gift
      • tibifor you
  • Homework:  
    • Read Prometheus Bound in Google Classroom.   

 

 

Veneris, XXI Septembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 21 September, 2018)

  • Verbs! 
    • Kinesthetics!  (movements)
    • Review “Verbs” category on quizlet (partnered or independent)
    • “Quattuor Anguli” (four corners game)
    • Πωπ Κυιζ (secret code!)
  • “Rome and the Latin Language” (finish Reading Comprehension Questions)
    • Checklist:
      • Are my answers correct?
      • Did I cite the page and paragraph numbers where my answers can be found?
      • Did I use the question to help form a complete answer?
      • Did I refrain from using pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, they) to start my sentences?
      • Is my answer informative and complete on its own?  (i.e. without the question)
      • Is my full name, the date, and the period at the top of my paper?
  • Mythology Monday:  reading (Greek) Aeschylus’ play Prometheus Bound.  
  • Homeworkpraescriptum domesticum hac nocte non est!  

 

 

Iovis, XX Septembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 20 September, 2018)

  • Papers returned!  
  • How to practice vocabulary terms on your own.
  • Vocabulary Review (independent & quiet):  Conversational Latin
  • Subject Pronouns:  ego, tu, is, ea, id.  
    • ego sum (I am)
    • tu es (you are)
    • ea est (she is)
    • is est (he is)
    • id est (it is)
  • Quinque Sententia (five sentences):
    • (1) Is est pater et filius. 
    • (2) Tu es infans!
    • (3) Ea est mater et filia.
    • (4) Ego sum mus.
    • (5) Id est praescriptum domesticum.  
  • Finish responding to RC Questions for “Rome and the Latin Language.”
  • Homework:  practice “Verbs!” set on quizlet.

 

 

Mercurii, XIX Septembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 19 September, 2018)

  • Papers returned (if you’re absent today, make sure to get yours when you return)
  • POP QUIZ!  (6 points)
  • Go over & collect Last night’s homework (“Why Study Latin?” video questions)
    • Absent today?  Make sure to turn yours in when I see you again!
  • Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogues
    • Add yourself to the correct Google Classroom
    • Submit your Dialogue
    • Absent today?  Take care of this next time I see you.
  • (group work) finish Reading Comprehension Questions for “Rome and the Latin Language.”
  • Homeworknon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

 

Martis, XVIII Septembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 18 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  pronouncing everyone’s Latin names as a class.
    • students will write their Latin names on a card with the correct spelling.
  • Awarding Experience points from yesterday’s contest.
  • Conversational Latin
    • Quis es?  (who are you?)
    • Qui estis?  (who are all of you?)
    • Quid est nomen tibi?  (what is your name?)
  • Syntactical Variation!  (the order of words is less important in Latin than in English)
    • “Victoria sum.” and “Sum Victoria.” both mean “I am Victoria.”
    • “Quid est tibi nomen?” Quid est nomen tibi?” and “Quid nomen est tibi?” all mean “What is your name?”
    • There ARE rules as to what’s acceptable and what’s not — just remember that when translating from Latin to English, you’ll see variation.
  • Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogues:  peer review #2.  
  • Closer:  Salve, Vale (Dr. Keith Massey sings the Beatles’ “Hello, Goodbye”)
  • Homework:  

 

Lunae, XVII Septembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 17 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  intro music (Beatles,And I Love Her)
    • Contest:  book distribution!  (seconds per student)
  • Reading:  Hamilton, pages 72-73, “Pandora.”
    • Responses / Reactions from students?
  • Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogues:  Format Requirements
    • Format Requirements (review as a whole class)
    • Peer Review 1 (assigned)
  • “Et Eam Amo” (Beatles in Latin, Dr. Keith Massey)
  • Homework use feedback to begin revising your Prometheus Dialogue

 

 

 

Veneris, XIV Septembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 14 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  old & new verb commands!  
  • Nomina Latina!  
    • Pronouncing everyone’s Latin name.
    • (Opportunity to change your name if you’ve changed your mind)
  • Conversational Vocabulary
    • Quis es?  (who are you?)
    • Qui estis?  (who are all of you?)
    • Victoria sum.  (I’m Victoria)
    • mus (mouse)
    • mater (mother)
    • pater (father)
    • infans (baby)
    • filius (son)
    • filia (daughter)
    • servi (slaves)
    • feles (cat)
    • sumus (we are)
  • Reading:  “Minimus” textbook.
    • “Introduction” (page 1)
    • “Meet the Family” (pages 2-3)
  • Homeworknon est praescriptum domesticum hac fine hebdomadis.  

 

 

Iovis, XIII Septembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 13 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  old verb commands – kinesthetic review (below)
  • Conversational Latin:  Verb Commands! 
    • Old Verb Commands:
      • surge / surgite (stand up)
      • sede / sedete (sit down)
      • desiste / desistite (stop)
      • i / ite (go)
      • audi / audite (hear, listen)
      • specta / spectate (watch, look)
      • itera / iterate (repeat)
      • dic / dicite (say, speak, tell)
      • salve / salvete (be well, be safe, hello)
      • vale / valete (be strong, be brave, goodbye)
      • lege / legite (read)
      • scribe / scribite (write)
    • New Verb Commands:
      • habita / habitate (live)
      • verte / vertite (turn)
      • naviga / navigate (sail)
      • prehende / prehendite (seize)
      • pugna / pugnate (fight)
      • vole / volete (wish)
      • sci / scite (know)
  • Independent Reading:  “Prometheus and Io,” (Hamilton, pages 77-81).
  • Complete “Character Traits” sheet for your Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogue.
  • Begin composing your dialogue.
  • Closer:  new verb commands – kinesthetic learning (above)
  • Homework
    • Review “Conversational Latin” category on quizlet (7 new terms)
    • Using your prewriting from last night and your “Character Traits” class work, compose your dialogue.  (n.b.  please do NOT print it out)

 

 

 

Mercurii, XII Septembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 12 September, 2018)

  • Warmup: Salve, Vale” (Beatles’ “Hello, Goodbye” in Latin)
  • Vocabulary Packets:
    • Copy #’s 1-5; general description of packet categories
    • Finish Decorating packets as needed.
  • New Writing Assignment:  Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogue! (due Friday, 9/14)
    • Choose two characters from the Prometheus readings and create a dialogue
    • Your dialogue should relate to the story we’ve been reading and discussing during class
    • Your dialogue should reflect an understanding of the plot and characters we’re discussing
    • Aim for approximately 3/4 page to one full (typed) page of dialogue.
    • You should use my sample to help you with format, ideas, and
    • Options include, but are not limited to, the following:
      • Zeus trying to win back Io’s sweet love (she’s a fleeing cow)
      • Prometheus and Zeus! (rebel against injustice and the oppressor)
      • Zeus and Hera arguing over Zeus’ cheating with Io.
      • Kronos and Prometheus commiserating (or arguing?)
      • (Another option you approve through me)
      • Please do NOT choose Zeus and Hermes (our class sample).
    • Time to get started taking notes, prewriting, and planning today.
  • Homework:
    • Review “Conversational Latin” category on quizlet.
    • (due Friday, 9/14/18) Hypothetical Prometheus Dialogue
      • today:  choose 2 characters from our reading and check text for ideas
      • tonight:  begin planning/prewriting for the assignment

 

Martis, XI Septembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 11 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  review, derivatives 1 – 10.  Why Mrs. Defibaugh and I “share” these 160 words.
    • Mrs. Defibaugh’s Domain:  introduce word, meaning, and context.
    • Mr. Kobielnik’s Domain:  spelling, etymology, usage.
  • Derivatives Packets:  terminology & affix pages; general reconnaissance.
    • Answering simple questions; e.g. “which of the following is a suffix?” (etc.)
    • Decorate packets:  colored pencils & crayons.  
    • Simultaneously:  cut out your purple flame & write your message of inspiration, support, solidarity, or gratitude to Prometheus.  
    • Collect packets and return to their proper place.
  • Tomorrow:  new writing assignment!
  • Homework:  

 

 

Lunae, X Septembris, MMXVIII (Monday, 10 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  Lines from Aeschylus’ play Prometheus Bound.
  • Reading:  Hamilton, pages 70 to 71 (from “By now…” to “… many crafts”)
    • What did Prometheus do to anger Zeus?
    • What was his punishment?
  • (B-groups) Casting and character decisions for your production of Prometheus film.
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Prometheus Bound (c. 1618) – oil painting.
    • Write a brief (5-8 words) message of support, solidarity, inspiration, or gratitude to Prometheus.  (little sheet of paper I give you during class).
  • Homework non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

Veneris, VII Septembris, MMXVIII (Friday, 7 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  Libere    (“Let it Go” in Latin)
  • Conversational Latin
    • partnered review of all 40 vocabulary terms.
    • scio (I know)
    • non scio (I don’t know)
    • nescio (I dunno)
    • Scio aut non scio? (powerpoint activity used during class)
  • DL text, RC questions, #’s 1-5
    • Read my comments and correct as needed.
    • Complete questions 1-5.  (please do not work ahead!)
    • We will go over the answers together; make corrections as needed.
  • Closer:  dulciolum(vocabulary answers for candy!)  
  • Homework:  non est praescriptum hac nocte (no homework tonight)

 

 

 

Iovis, VI Septembris, MMXVIII (Thursday, 6 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  Kinesthetic verb commands!
    • dic/dicite (say, speak, tell)
    • desiste/desistite (stop)
    • specta/spectate (watch)
    • audi/audite (listen)
    • lege/legite (read)
    • scribe/scribite (write)
    • i/ite (go)
  • Reading Comprehension Questions:  DL text, page 6
    • Complete, well-written sentences!
    • Focus on quality today, and shoot to do #’s 1-5.
  • Homework:  
    • Quinque Nomina Latina (due Friday, 9/7)
    • Review Quizlet “Conversational Latin” category (L > E)

 

 

Mercurii, V Septembris, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 5 September, 2018)

  • Warmup: Hello, Goodbye” (Beatles)
    • Do you like the Beatles?  (sic aut non – yes or no)
  • Conversational Latin
    • sic aut non (yes or no)
    • O NON!  (Oh no!)
    • Quinque Nomina Latina (Five Latin Names)
  • Reading (independently):  DL text, pages 2-5.  Add reasons to your notecard.
  • Homework:  Quinque Nomina Latina (Five Latin Names) – due Friday, 9/7/18.

 

Martis, IV Septembris, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 4 September, 2018)

  • Warmup:  Kronos walkaround (visit Goya paintings & everyone’s one-word responses)
  • Conversational Latin
    • surgite!  (stand up)
    • sedete!  (sit down)
    • iterate!  (repeat)
    • ite!  (go)
    • desiste!  (stop)
  • Kronos Paragraphs
    • Name, date, period, & prompt (A, B, or C)
    • Rewrite as neatly as possible on fresh, clean paper
    • Correct any spelling and/or grammatical errors you find
    • Highlight (3 different colors):  topic sentence, closing sentence, and mythological connections to texts we used during class (Hamilton, Hesiod, videos, & discussions)
    • If you did not include any connections to mythological texts from class, please write “I did not include information from mythological texts” as a reminder for later.
  • Mirrors, Windows, and Walls:  finish and/or correct group work, per my comments.
  • Latin Names
    • “Latin Class Resources” provides literally THOUSANDS of name choices.
    • You may choose from either/both list(s) (male and/or female).
    • Write your 25 favorite choices on the large notecard I distributed during class.
    • Number your choices (1-25); they should NOT be listed in order of preference.
    • Think about writing and being called by these names every day in Latin class!
    • Do not choose more than two names for any letter (e.g. at most, 2 that start with “R,” etc.)
    • Due tomorrow, 9/4/18 (Wednesday).
  • HomeworkChoose and write your 25 Latin name choices, as directed above.

 

 

 

Iovis, XXX Augusti, MMXVIII (Thursday, 30 August, 2018)

  • Learning Objective: You will know several ways in which
  • Warmup:  
  • Activity 1:  Rubens’ Saturn.  (return & review yesterday’s entrance ticket)
  • Activity 2:  Kronos paragraph:  concluding sentence, submission.
  • Activity 3:  “Rome and the Latin Language” (DL, pages 2-5).
    • Why study Latin?  (generating reasons as a whole class)
  • Closer:  surgite (stand up), sedete (sit down), iterate (repeat).
  • Homework non est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  (no homework)

 

 

Mercurii, XXIX Augusti, MMXVIII (Wednesday, 29 August, 2018)

Learning Objective: You will be able to explain a painting you’ve never seen before.
Warmupiterate!  (repeat); surgite!  (stand up)
Activity 1: review, reread, and/or finish Hamilton, pages 64-69.

Activity 2:  How to construct your Kronos paragraph:  topic sentence, then 3-5 developing paragraphs.

Activity 3: (groups) find a Mirror, a Window, and a Wall.

  • Mirror: a part of the text that remind us of something about ourselves.
  • Window: a part of the text that give us insight into other ways of being.
  • Wall: a part of the text that are so alien to us that we can’t relate at all.
    Prewriting for your Kronos writing: choosing a prompt and planning your paragraph.
    Exit Ticket: Rubens’ Saturn. Who? What? When? Where? Why?
    from God of War: How Zeus Was Born
  • Homework
    • (due Thursday) Kronos paragraph due tomorrow.
    • Watch “Why Study Latin?” and continue listing reasons on your notecard.

 

 

Martis, XXVIII Augusti, MMXVIII (Tuesday, 28 August, 2018)

  • Learning Objective:  You will know the Greek Creation myth.
  • Warmup:
  • Activity 1: Read aloud to students (& discuss): from Hesiod’s Theogeny
  • Activity 2:  SSR – Hamilton’s Mythology, pages 64 – 69.
  • Activity 3:  Prewriting for your Kronos writing:  choosing a prompt and planning your paragraph.
  • from God of War:  How Zeus Was Born
  • Homework
    1. (due Thursday) write a paragraph answering one of the following questions
      (a) What values do you think the Kronos myth taught people in ancient Greece?
      (b) How do the Goya and Rubens paintings of Kronos make you feel (and why)?
      (c) What villain from modern pop culture is most similar to Kronos? (explain your answer)
      tonight: just look at the paintings again and jot down some ideas.  We’ll take your ideas and work with them during class tomorrow.
    2. Watch “The Value of Latin” and list reasons on your notecard.

 

 

Lunae, XXVII Augusti, MMXVIII (Monday, 27 August, 2018)

Learning Objective:  Respond emotionally to Goya’s painting (link below)
Learning Activities:

  • Warmup: Visual analysis / verbal questioning on Goya’s painting Saturn Devouring one of his Children:  “In one word, how does this painting make you feel?” (try to come up with a word that nobody else will think of).  In marker, write your one word on a lightning bolt.
  • Activity 1: Assigning textbook numbers; read (& discuss) “The Titans and the Twelve Great Olympians” (Hamilton 17-19).
  • Activity 2: Begin watching “God of War – How Zeus Was Born
  • Homework:  (optional) You may start to plan your paragraph, jotting down notes on the Goya and Rubens paintings.

 

Veneris, XXIV Augusti, MMXVIII (Friday, 24 August, 2018)

  • Conversational Expressions
    • egoI
    • tuyou
    • eashe
    • ishe 
    • idit 
    • is agit benehe is doing well
    • tu agis male – you are doing badly
    • ego ago optimeI am doing great
    • ea agit satis beneshe is doing so-so
    • Non est praescriptum domesticum hodiethere is no homework today
  • Go over/submit last night’s homework (Quid Agis Hodie?)
  • Group Work:  finish ideal learning environment & present one aspect of learning.
  • Quattuor Anguli (game) – How are they doing?  
  • Homeworknon est praescriptum domesticum hodie.  

 

 

Iovis, XXIII Augusti, MMXVIII (Thursday, 23 August, 2018)

  • Conversational Expressions
    • Quid agis?  (How are you doing?)
      • ago optime!  (I’m doing great)
      • ago bene (I’m doing well/good)
      • ago satis bene (I’m doing so-so)
      • ago non bene (I’m not doing well/good)
      • ago male (I’m doing bad/badly)
      • ago pessime (I’m doing horribly)
  • Group Work (B-groups):  Design your ideal learning environment!
    •  Begin designing today; finish tomorrow.
  • Classroom Rule & Expectations
  • Homework“Quid Agis Hodie?”  (read & choose carefully)

 

 

Mercurii, XXII Augusti, MMXVIIIa  (Wednesday, 22 August, 2018)

  • Conversational Expressions
    • Vale!  (goodbye, one person)
    • Valete!  (goodbye, group)
    • praescriptum domesticum (homework)
  • Classroom Procedures
    • Bathroom signout
  • Group Work:  Design your ideal learning environment!  (plan today, design tomorrow)
  • Homework:  Read & discuss “Una Regula” papers with a parent; sign and have a parent sign; cut nicely with scissors; return by Thursday (8/23).

 

 

Martis, XXI Augusti, MMXVIII  (Tuesday, 21 August, 2018)

  • Conversational Expressions
    • Salve!  (hello, one person)
    • Salvete!  (hello, group)
  • Personal Introductions:  share one with the class
    • My greatest triumph is . . .
    • My wildest dream is . . .
    • My most embarrassing moment was . . .
  • Homeworknone toni