Thursday, December 15, 2016

Midterm Exam Reminder

Midterm Exam Friday, December 16!

Start time is 7:30!

(party on Monday)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

End of the Quarter/Semester Timeline

December 13-19:

12/13 - 12/15: Review (download and complete the REVIEW now)

12/16: FINAL EXAM Quarter 2!  (starts at 7:30)

12/19: Saturnalia Class Party! (hosted by the Latin club)

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Pompeiian Tombs Project

You will be building a tomb for your "family" (small group).  Your tomb should follow the following parameter.

  • No more than two feet cubed.
  • Be in the style of Pompeian tombs; things to think about:
    • What were they styled after?
    • What features should we include in the design (place for food & drink, maybe)?
    • Should we decorate our tomb?
We will be constructing the tombs Monday in class.


Monday, October 31, 2016

Stage 7: cena

Stage Seven Overview:

Grammar
  • Perfect tense indicators other than "v"
Culture 
  • Roman Burial Beliefs
  • Beliefs about the afterlife
Assessment
  • Vocab Quiz, November 1
  • Culture Quiz, November 3
  • Language Quiz, November 9
Notes

Friday, October 28, 2016

Pumpkin Carving

The annual WHS Latin Club Pumpkin carving contest will take place this afternoon at the Princeton Mill Pool located at the corner of Hitchcock Mill Run and Lawrence Mill Run.  You will need to bring your own pumpkin, Ward will buy pizza.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Stage 4: in foro

Stage 4 Run Down
What will we learn?

  • Plural Sentences: Nominatives and Verbs
  • The Forum: Center of Pompeiian Life 
How will I show what I've learned?

  • Vocab Quiz (September 15)
  • Culture Quiz (September 20)
  • Language Quiz (September 21)
  • Spot translation
  • Test (stages 3&4) (September 22)
Links/Documents:


Thursday, September 8, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Artifex

responde Latine
1.         quis ad vīllam venit?

2.         quis est artifex?
  
3.         quis artificem primus audit?      (primus=first)
  
4.         quis ianuam aperit?
  
5.         ubi est Metella?
  
6.         quō Metella Claram ducit?        (quō=to where)
  
7.         quid Clara pingit?                    
  
8.         quis in pictūrā est?  quis quoque in pictūrā est?
  
9.         quid Herculēs tenet?
  
10.       quem Lūcia laudat?
  
Short Response

1.         Why was the visitor at Caecilius’ house?  Is there any correlation you can make to your own life to this story?

2.         What scene was the artifex painting?  What do you know about Hercules and this scene?  Hercules in general (feel free to research)?

3.         Illustrate a DIFFERENT scene including Hercules and one of his twelve labors.

Stage 3

Stage 3: negotium


Assessments:

  • Vocabulary Quiz: September 7
  • Culture Quiz: September 8
  • Language Quiz: September 12
  • NO TEST (at least not until after stage 4)

Asignments:

  • 8/31: Stage 3 Vocabulary - list, quizlet, or flashcards
  • 9/1: "in foro" translate
  • 9/6: "artifex" responde Latine & short response
  • 9/7: read "The Town of Pompeii" pg 33-37 and complete half-sheet
  • 9/8: read "tonsor" and answer questions, p 30
  • 9/9: rad "venalicius" p 31 and make a cartoon (at least 10 frames)


Stage 3

Stage 3: negotium


Assessments:

  • Vocabulary Quiz: September 7
  • Culture Quiz: September 8
  • Language Quiz: September 12
  • NO TEST (at least not until after stage 4)


Asignments:

  • 8/31: Stage 3 Vocabulary - list, quizlet, or flashcards
  • 9/1: "in foro" translate
  • 9/6: "artifex" responde Latine & short response
  • 9/7: read "The Town of Pompeii" pg 33-37 and complete half-sheet
  • 9/8: read "tonsor" and answer questions, p 30
  • 9/9: rad "venalicius" p 31 and make a cartoon (at least 10 frames)


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Homework for your Parent

The syllabus is now posted to the blog (look to the right under the calendar).  Please read the syllabus with your parent/guardian and have them fill out the parent survey (below).  This must be completed by Monday.



Cambridge WebBook

How to get to the WebBook:

  • Follow this LINK;
  • Click on the "books";
  • In the entry that begins "All 5th edition WebBooks..." click on the word "here";
  • Click on Unit 1;
  • Click on Stage 1;
  • Click on the WebBook

Monday, August 15, 2016

Day ONE

AGENDA
EQ: Who spoke Latin?  Where did they speak Latin?
1.Find a partner; introduce your partner:
A.Partner’s name
B.Birthday
C.Favorite Subject
D.Favorite Olympic Sport
E.Something Interesting

2.Day One Quiz 

Day-One Quiz                

Answer the following questions or complete the tasks required to
the best of your ability.
1.             What are the Roman numerals for 1 – 20?

2.             What language did the Romans speak?
  
3.             Name some accomplishments of the Romans.
  
4.             Identify the areas that the Roman Empire covered.

5.             List as many modern countries from the Roman Empire as you can.
  
6.             Name a famous Roman from history.  (bonus: why is he or she famous?)


7.             List as many Roman (or Greek) gods and goddesses as you can. 
  
8.             What happened to Pompeii (a town in Italy and part of the Roman Empire)?
  
9.             Name the five major Romance languages.  What is a Romance language
and why is it called that?
               
10.          Place the following major events in Roman history on the timeline.

    753BC  509BC   264BC   218BC  44BC    31BC  79AD  80AD  180AD                    476AD

 
    ____   ____      ____   ____   ____    ____   ____   ____  ____                     ____

A. Octavian (later Augustus) defeats Antony & Cleopatra
B. Hannibal invades Italy (during the 2nd Punic War)
C. Gaius Julius Caesar assassinated
D. Rome is founded
E. The last emperor of Rome abdicates and Rome is taken over by the
     Goths
F. The Roman Republic is established (overturning the monarchy)
G. The First Punic War begins (there would be three)
H. The Flavian Amphitheater (known to us as the Colosseum) is opened
I. Vesuvius erupts and destroys Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae
J. The death of Marcus Aurelius ending the rule of the “Five Good
    Emperors”


Day ONE

AGENDA
EQ: Am I able to read Latin? Pronounce Latin? Translate Latin?
1.Syllabus & Procedures: blog, calendar, hall passes, weekly assignment, culture quizzes, language quizzes, and tests
2.Vocab Pre-Quiz
3.Review Model Sentences
4.Cerberus: read aloud to partner; then translate

Nota Bene (N.B.): Vocabulary Quiz Thursday; Culture Quiz Monday; NO Language Quiz for stage 1, NO Test for stage 1; Weekly Assignment Word Study p. 17 (due Monday)

Day-One Quiz                

Answer the following questions or complete the tasks required to
the best of your ability.
1.             What are the Roman numerals for 1 – 20?

2.             What language did the Romans speak?
  
3.             Name some accomplishments of the Romans.
  
4.             Identify the areas that the Roman Empire covered.

5.             List as many modern countries from the Roman Empire as you can.
  
6.             Name a famous Roman from history.  (bonus: why is he or she famous?)


7.             List as many Roman (or Greek) gods and goddesses as you can. 
  
8.             What happened to Pompeii (a town in Italy and part of the Roman Empire)?
  
9.             Name the five major Romance languages.  What is a Romance language
and why is it called that?
               
10.          Place the following major events in Roman history on the timeline.

    753BC  509BC   264BC   218BC  44BC    31BC  79AD  80AD  180AD                    476AD

 
    ____   ____      ____   ____   ____    ____   ____   ____  ____                     ____

A. Octavian (later Augustus) defeats Antony & Cleopatra
B. Hannibal invades Italy (during the 2nd Punic War)
C. Gaius Julius Caesar assassinated
D. Rome is founded
E. The last emperor of Rome abdicates and Rome is taken over by the
     Goths
F. The Roman Republic is established (overturning the monarchy)
G. The First Punic War begins (there would be three)
H. The Flavian Amphitheater (known to us as the Colosseum) is opened
I. Vesuvius erupts and destroys Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae
J. The death of Marcus Aurelius ending the rule of the “Five Good
    Emperors”