Term One: Wednesday 2 September-Wednesday 22 December 2014

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(2/9-4/9)

Introduction. What is Latin? Why Latin? First two lessons totally in Latin quid est nomen tibi? mihi nomen est  ..... salve magister! salvete discipuli! ita vero. tibi gratias ago. mihi placet. Latin pronunciation.

 4/9 Homework: Find Latin expressions still used in English  e.g. ad hoc, c.v. etc.

Week 2

(7/9-11/9)

Stage 1 'Caecilius'. More on the model sentences. Idea of subject and main verb. Mention too word order. Translate Cerberus together. Used too the work book for extra exercises.

11/9

Revise vocabulary on p.6

Week 3

(14/9-18/9)

Stage 1 cont.

About the Language (p.7). Do exercises 'Practising the Language' (p. 7) 1 and 2 in class.

Caeilius, Metella and their family.

Roman houses: powerpoint presentation and question sheet for students.

18/9

 

 

 

 

Homework: Students prepare an advert for a Roman town house, pointing out all its desirable features and using Latin terminology.

Good examples of Roman housese here: http://www.webkwestie.nl/roman%20houses/

Go to this page for examples and more information.

 

Week 4

(21/9-25/9)

Stage 2 In villa. model sentences. Notion of subject, object, verb. Using terms nominative and accusative. Translate mercator and in triclinio together in class (p. 20). Start Practising the Language p. 22.

26/9

Finish Practising the Language p. 22 ex. 1 and 2.

Week 5

(28/09-2/10)

Stage 2 cont.

Discussion about daily life. Types of Roman food. Show the students different types of recipe.

4/10

 

 

Two part homework on Roman food.

1. Compose an invite to a Roman dinner. Include a brief menu with the gustatioprima mensa and secunda mensa. Don't forget to say what kinds of entertainment will be on offer! Here is the lesson handout.

2. Create a Roman dish! Here is the lesson handout and here are some weblinks to help you:

In Trier (Germany), the restaurant Zum Domstein offers 'real' Roman food. Its just two hours away - get your parents to take you!

Week 6

(5/10-9/10)

 Roman Food Day

Stage 3: negotium. Talk about different types of business as a precursor to the stage. Translate together in foro.

Translate individually pictor. Begin tonsor.

9/10

Two part homework on Roman food.

1. Compose an invite to a Roman dinner. Include a brief menu with the gustatioprima mensa and secunda mensa. Don't forget to say what kinds of entertainment will be on offer! Here is the lesson handout.

2. Create a Roman dish! Here is the lesson handout and here are some weblinks to help you:

In Trier (Germany), the restaurant Zum Domstein offers 'real' Roman food. Its just two hours away - get your parents to take you!

Week 7

(12/10-16/10)

Finish tonsor and translate venalicius. Go through the different nominatives and accusatives of each declension. Talk about declensions and what that means.

The Town of Pompeii. Presentation and discussion.

 16/10  

Week 8

(19/10-23/10)

20/21 Finish discussion of Pompeii.

22-24 October:

2nd Year Sorties Pedagogiques 

 

22-24 October:

2nd Year Sorties Pedagogiques 

All Saints Holiday

(26/10-2/11)

No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 

 No Classes – All Saints Holiday

Week 9

3/11 Journée Pedagogique; 4/11-6/11)

Recap. nouns: declensions, cases (nominative and accusative).

Go over Town of Pompeii - background reading for Stage 3.

 

 6/11 Revision for test on first THREE stages (i.e. nouns, declensions, cases (nominatives, accusatives), vocabulary, and background material on Pompeii.

Week 10

(9/11-13/11)

Begin Stage 4: in foro. Go over introductory sentences. 1, 2, 3 singular forms (-o/m, -s, -t) and introduce 1, 2, 3, plural (-mus, -tis, -nt) form.

Translate Hermogenes (p.43) individually and at own pace. Go over Hermogenes and self-correct.

Test stages 1-3.

Correct and go over test.

 

Free week!

Week 11

(16/11-20/11)

Stage 4 continued:

About the Language p. 45.

Practising the Language p.46.

Translate Hermogenes (p.43) individually and at own pace. Go over Hermogenes and self-correct.

 20/11 Practising the Language 1 (p.46)

Week 12

(23/11-27/11)

Recap. Nouns and Verbs

in basilica in groups of 3

 27/11  Practising the Language 2 (p 47)

 Week 13

(30/11-4/12)

The Roman Forum. Questions on the Roman forum from Omnibus workbook.

Begin Stage 5: in theatro

Discussion of importance of theatre in class, use of masks based on p. 53.

Introductory sentences: plural forms of nouns and verbs. 

actores in class. Begin preparation of Poppaea in groups, read in Latin and then translate. Perform play in class.

Practising the Language 3: individually in class and self-correct.

The Roman Theatre. Discussion of main features, the two theatres in Pompeii (the 'big' theatre and the Odeon), theatre activities, tragedy and comedy, Plautus and Terence.

Draw a picture of a theatre and label it in class.

 4/12

Finish the Roman Forum questions from Omnibus workbook

Week 14

(7/12-11/12)

Begin Stage 6: Felix.

Discussion of picture and what it shows. Introduciton of notion of slavery and manumission.

Introductory sentences. Discussion of differences imperfect and perfect tenses.

Translate pugna and Felix (p. 72) in pairs. Go over passages and self-correct.

Revise form of imperfect: (present stem + ba + personal endings -m, -s, -t, -mus, -tis, -nt)

 12/12 Practising the Language 1 (pp. 76-77)

avarus 'the miser'

Week 15

(14/12-18/12)

Stage 6 continued: 

Introduction to perfect tense (3rd person singular and plural)

Recap. imperfect and perfect. Go over homework.

Felix et fur (p. 73); Practising the Language no. 2 (p. 77)

   

Week 16

(21/12-22/12)

     

 

Term Two: Thursday 7 January 2014 - Friday 18 March 2015

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(7/1-8/1)

 

 

 

Week 2

(14/1-15/1)

 

   

Week 3

(18/1-22/1)

 

   

Week 4

(25/1-29/1)

 

 

 

Week 5

(1/2-5/2)

Finish Stage 6:

Begin discussion in-class about slavery, manumission, and freedmen. CLC pp.78-79)

Roman Mysteries

   

CARNIVAL - No Classes

(8/2-12/2)

 

 

 

  

Week 6

(15/2-19/2)

 

 

 

Week 7

(22/2-26/2)

Recap. slaves and freedman. Go over question sheet answers.

Begin Chapter 7: Cena.

Model Sentences. Explanation of About the Language p. 87

   

Week 8

(29/2-4/3)

Decens. Prepare a comic strip based on the story.

 

Begin post cenam. Use questions from student study book (pp. 38)

 

H/W 4/3

 

Finish comic strip for homework

 

Week 9

(7/3-11/3)

Finish questions on post cenam. 

 

More on the perfect and imperfect tense.

 

Roman beliefs about life after death. Questions from student study book pp. 38-39.

H/W 11/3 Practising the Language p. 92, no. 2.

Week 10

(14/3-18/3)

Begin Stage 8: gladiatores. Go over opening picture. Types of gladiator; amphitheatre v. theatre.

Opening sentences (pp. 98-99). Consider forms of plural that are introduced.

   

 

Term Three: Monday 4 April 2015 - Friday 1 July 2015

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(4/4-8/4)

Read gladiatores together. Do student study book exercise on gladiatores and gladiatorial shows. Then do student study book cartoon in arena.

8/4  

Week 2

(11/4-15/4)

 

 

Go over p. 92. Ex. 2. Use of Nominatives and Accusatives.

P. 102.Nominative and accusative plural. Students do 4. Further examples a-h. Go over in class.

in arena p. 101

H/W

Finish in arena cartoon translation.

 

Week 3

(18/4-22/4)

 

Recap. Nominatives and Accusatives.

venatio (p. 103)

Finish Colosseum.

H/W

Prepare a poster for a gladiatorial show.

Week 4

(25/4-29/4)

Read pastor et leo.

Workbook 8.1: questions on bestiae.

Language test from Student Studybook.

Recap. gladiators and gladiatorial shows. Finish questions on gladiators

H/W

Finish questions on gladiators and revise for quiz on gladiators.

Week 5

(2/5-4/5)

ASCENSION Holiday -

(5/5-6/5)

Student handbook. Chapter 8: 'Test'  questions and 'Revision' 

 

 

Week 6

(9/5-13/5)

Recap. forms of nouns and verbs.

Introduce Stage 9: Thermae. Students use smartphones to find derivatives of thermae.

Model sentences.

 

 

Week 7

PENTECOST - 16/5-18/5

(19/5-20/5)

 

   

Week 8

(23/5-27/5)

     

Week 9

(30/5-3/6)

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Week 10

(6/6-10/6)

     

Week 11

(13/6-17/6)

     

Week 12

(20/6-24/6)

     

Week 13

(27/6-1/7)

     

 

 

 

 

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