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STUDENT SUPPORT (Help Sessions, Testing, Retesting)

  • Academic Lab on regular B days
    • NOTE: You must make an appointment with me and get a signed pass in advance to visit me in Ac Lab. 
  • after school almost always 

 

 

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS

The Blue Sheet

("The Blue Sheet") for all classes detailing contact methods, supplies, expectations, and  the district grading scale, some of which pertains more to in-person instruction.

 


 

LATIN III (1st hr.)

 

  • Maintain and review your personal study log, notebook, and flashcards, prerequisites for any retest.

 

Useful Links Latin III

  • Ecce Romani
    (Search for "Rockwood"; then click "Go."  If you are logged in to your Rockwood account, you should be redirected to our textbook page.) 
  • My Ecce II page
  • Basic Grammar Help 
    • NOTE: There is no charge for these drills, nor are you required to enter any personal information whatsoever to obtain them. 
    • Get the Latin Flash and Vocab Drills for free here, versions 5.0 contain grammar and vocab based on all the listed textbooks.   You can also select versions 4.6 for Ecce Romani grammar or vocab only for Windows or for Mac.  (I was not able to download them through Chrome, but was able to do so with Internet Explorer and Edge.)
    • Get the Lingua Latin practice here.  (This did download in my Chrome browser.)

 

Grammar References Latin III

 

Assignments Latin III

 

Wed., Jan. 26

  • Again, work selectively on 39b, but 39c and d you should do completely.
  • Read about the life of Vergil in 39f on p. 123  and answer the questions.
    • Answer in English, but cite the Latin and the line number or numbers that provide your answer.
      • Ex.: Vergil was the greatest Roman poet ("Pūblius . . . poētārum" line 1).
      • NOTE: It is fine to use ellipsis in your answers.
    • Submit your answers through Canvas. 

Wed., Jan. 19

  • Some quick number and Roman numeral work from the chapter 38 exercises, then on to chapter 39.

 

 

AP LATIN (1st hr.)

 

  • Maintain and review your notebook, text, and vocab, prerequisites for any retest.

 

Useful Links AP

  • Find the daily reading syllabus here.
  • Geoffrey Steadman's AP Caesar Text (free to download)
  • My Caesar Page
  • My Aeneid Page 
  • Basic Grammar Help
    • NOTE: There is no charge for these drills, nor are you required to enter any personal information whatsoever to obtain them. 
    • Get the Latin Flash and Vocab Drills for free here, versions 5.0 contain grammar and vocab based on all the listed textbooks.   You can also select versions 4.6 for Ecce Romani grammar or vocab only for Windows or for Mac.  (I was not able to download them through Chrome, but was able to do so with Internet Explorer and Edge.)
    • Get the Lingua Latin practice here.  (This did download in my Chrome browser.)

 

Grammar References AP

 

Assignments AP

 

Find the daily reading syllabus here.

 

Semester Test Details

  • Reading Passages by or about Caesar and Military Strategy
  • Aeneid passage by unanimous class decision 
  • Essay: Caesar as Leader
    • Be sure to include the passages you cite at the beginning of your essay.
      • Refer to them throughout by translation or close paraphrase (pontem . . . rescindi B.G. 1.7, line 4). 

 

Fri., Jan. 21

  • Just to make the point, you are supposed to have completed through line 86 by Friday.

Wed., Jan. 19

  • We begin using class time for the Aeneid syllabus.  Begin at Aen. 1.23-41. 

 

 

CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY (2nd hr.)

 

Useful Links Mythology

 

Assignments Mythology

 

Myth Terms

 

Thurs., Jan. 27

  • Prepare your archetypal analysis of some story, book, film, etc.  You may submit it in Canvas. 

Tues., Jan. 25

  • What is a legend (also called saga)?  You may wish to view a dictionary definition to help you think of how you understand this term.  Upload your definition in Canvas.

Mon., Jan. 24

  • What is a fairy tale (also called folktale)?  Upload your definition in Canvas.

Thurs., Jan. 20

  • Please respond to these questions for submission on Thurs., Jan. 20:

    1. Why did you take this class?
    2. What is a myth?
  • Please return the signed orange sheet by Mon., Jan. 24.

 

 

LATIN II (5th hr.)

 

Useful Links Latin II

 

Grammar References Latin II

 

Assignments Latin II

 

Wed., Feb. 2

  • Chapter 28 vocab quiz
  • Latin to English and English to Latin
  • Be able to reproduce the vocab entries exactly as they appear in chapter 28. 

Fri., Jan. 21

  • Complete exercise 27e according to the directions.
  • Read the story "Roman Influence in the East: 168 BC" on pages 264-65 and answer the questions.
    • Answer in English, but cite the Latin and the line number that provides your answer.
      • Ex.: Antiochus was the king of Syria ("Antiochus, rēx Syriae" line 3).
      • NOTE: It is fine to use ellipsis ("Antiochus . . . Syriae" line 3). 
    • Submit your answers through Canvas.
  • Begin your work in Ecce II with the chapter 28 story. 

 

 

ANCIENT GREEK 1 (6th hr.)

 

  • Maintain and review your notebook, text, and vocab, prerequisites for any retest.

 

Useful Links Greek 1

  • My Athenaze page
  • Learn the Greek alphabet! 
    • Practice writing the Greek alphabet with these sheets (print them two-sided to save paper):
    • Practice alphabetical order with these activities.  Print off the sheets; cut out the letters and scramble them; then put them in the correct order.
    • Help from the Online Textbook 
      • Go to the online textbook (enter page 20) for help and practice with
        • transliteration (page 20) = which letter/s in our alphabet each Greek letter equals
        • writing (pages 21-22) = a guide how to write the lowercase letters (mine will look a little different)
    • Three Useful Videos (with my commentary)
    • Practice with these online flashcards

 

Assignments Greek 1

 

Mon., Jan. 24

line 3 of the scansion slide presentation.pdf 

  • Use the above file and try your hand at scansion.  We will go over it next week, but you can write your solution on the paper and upload a scanned version in Canvas.
  • Create the forms of the 2nd declension feminine noun ἡ νῆσος for Mon.  Remember that if the ultima is long, there will be an acute accent on the penult instead of the original circumflex and that the genitive plural in 1st declension nouns always has a circumflex on the ultima.
  • Translate the poem on page 53; it's only two lines long. 

Thurs., Jan. 20

  • Create the forms of the noun ὁ πολῑ́της, complete exercise 4κ (be sure to include the original Greek), and submit the Q&A for the reading αἱ γυναῖκες τοὺς ἄδρας πείθουσιν on page 51 in Canvas.

Tues., Jan. 18

  • Be ready to finish the 4β story on Tues., Jan. 18, and continue in that chapter.  We have some ground to make up.

 

 

 

ANCIENT GREEK 2 (6th hr.)

 

  • Maintain and review your personal study log, notebook, and flashcards, prerequisites for any retest.

 

Useful Links Greek 2

 

Assignments Greek 2

 

Τhurs., Jan. 20

  • Make nouns on o-contract verbs and learn the five given on p. 262.
  • Complete exercise 15ζ.
  • Take number notes on pp. 263-64.
  • Take notes on the uses of ὡς and friends on p. 264.
  • Answer the seven questions accompanying the reading οἱ Πέρσαι τᾱ̀ς Ἀθήνᾱς αἵρουσιν on pp. 264-65 and submit in the usual way via Canvas. 

Tues., Jan. 18

  • Be ready to finish the 15β story on Tues., Jan. 18, and continue in that chapter.  We have some ground to make up.

 

 

 

LATIN I (7th hr.)

 

  • Maintain and review your personal study log, notebook, and flashcards, prerequisites for any retest.

 

Useful Links Latin I

 

Assignments Latin I

 

 

Fri., Feb. 4

  • Verb conjugation and translation test (like exercise 10b)

Wed., Feb. 2

Fri., Jan. 28

  • Continue with 10b and add in some imperative practice from/in the style of 10d.
  • Complete the chapter 11 story. 

Wed., Jan. 19

  • We will be continuing our verb work from chapter 10, but this time, we will be creating and translating the verbs from exercise 10b ourselves.  You can use your verb notes to try to create some of them on your own.
  • Read the culture section at the end of the chapter, answer the questions, and submit your responses through Canvas.  This will probably be worth about 13-15 pts. for the first grade of the new semester.
  • Go on to the chapter 11 story if you have not already done so.
  • NOTE: We will catch up our culture questions by the end of next week. 

 

 

 

 

 


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