Term One: Monday 5 September-Tuesday 20 December 2016


 In-Class Overview

 Exercises and Homeworks

Extra Activities





Week 1


Overview of Latin in year 2. Greetings; masculine; feminine; singular; plural.

Why Latin? Latin words in common English usage.

Go over Latin words found by students. Begin Cambridge Latin Course Book 1. Chapter 1: Caecilius - model sentences and Latin pronounciation.

Find 5-10 Latin words and phrases used in everyday English.

Here are some sites about Latin in everyday usage:




And many, many more!


Week 2


Stage 1 'Caecilius'. More on the model sentences. Idea of subject and main verb. Mention too word order. Translate Cerberus in pairs. Go over together.

Caecilius, Metella and the Roman family. Handout from Omnibus Workbook - questions on Caecilius (1.8) and Metella (1.9).

Latin names for the class!

Complete questions on Caecilius and Metella.

Revise vocabulary p. 6


Week 3


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

Roman houses: powerpoint presentation and question sheet for students.

Roman Names.

23/9 Homework: Students prepare an advert for a Roman town house, pointing out all its desirable features and using Latin terminology.



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

Go to this page for examples and more information.

Week 4


Begin Stage 2. Discussion of villa v. casa. Model sentences.

Explanation of NOMINATIVE [Subject=Doer] and ACCUSATIVE [Object=Receiver] case.

Read and translate Mercator (p. 20) in pairs.



Week 5


Recap. Nominative and Accusative

Read and translate in triclinio (p. 20) in pairs.

Practising the Language p. 22. Exs. 1 and 2 to completion.

Finish Practising the Language exs. 1 and 2 (if not finished in class).

Revise vocabulary for Stage 2.


Week 6


Daily Life in Pompeii.

Roman Food. Video on Roman food and eating habits.

Introduce Stage 3: negotium ('business'). Begin in foro and explain the forum.

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:

Students bring food on WEDNESDAY 19th OCTOBER.

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

Week 7


Roman Food Day!

Stage 3: negotium. Finish  in foro.

Translate individually pictor. Begin tonsor.

Revise vocabulary for Stage 3. Review NOMINATIVES and ACCUSATIVES. Explore the stories in Stage 3 here.

Week 8


S2 Voyage Scolaires

No Class

S2 Voyages Scolaires

No Class

S2 Voyages Scolaires

No Class

All Saints Holiday


No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 No Classes – All Saints Holiday


Week 9

7/11 Journée Pedagogique; 8/11-11/11)

Finish tonsor.

Read venalicius and translate.

More on nouns and declensions. Overview on board.

Roman Mysteries.

  Explore the stories in Stage 3 here.

Week 10


Practising the Language, p. 33. Answer questions and translate.

Read pp. 33-37. Background questions on Pompeii and video overview of the ancient city.


Explore the stories in Stage 3 here.

Test your vocabulary knowledge here!

Week 11


Begin Stage 4: in foro.

Discussion: the forum. Place of business, government, law, and religion.

Model Sentences in class.

Introduction to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person singular (-o or -m, -s, -t).

Begin Hermogenes using p. 18 Student Workbook.

Do ex. 4.3 from the Omnibus workbook. Practice of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd person singular.

The webbook version of Stage 4 is available here!

Explore the individual stories here!

Week 12


Exercises 4.4 and 4.5 from Omnibus Workbook.

in basilica. Students study story in groups.

Acting out of story at end of class.


Practising the language p. 46, nos. 1 and 2.

Stage 4 Vocabulary self-test!

Week 13


The Roman forum and its importance.

Begin Stage 5: in theatro. Model sentences. Singular v. Plural.

Omnibus workbook (US edition) questions on the Roman forum.

Cambridge Latin Course Stage 5 is currently here.

The full web book can be found here.

Week 14


Read Actores together.

Recap singular, plural; nominative and accusative.

Practising the Language p. 63, nos. 1 and 2.

Explore actores here.

Test your stage 5 vocabulary here!

Week 15


No classes this week :( No classes this week :( But keep practising by going to the Cambridge Latin Course website.


Term Two: Monday 9 January - Friday 6 April 2016


In-Class Exercises


Extra Activities





Week 1


Begin Stage 5: in theatro. Discussion of theatre mask. Importance of theatre in the Roman world.

Model sentences. What do you notice? Singular and plural forms of nouns and of verbs.

Actores (p. 58). Read and translate individually.

About the language p. 59. and 62.


Cambridge Latin Course Stage 5 web book.

Explore actores with the help of the Cambridge Latin Course.

Week 2


Practising the Language 1 and 2. Revision of singular and plural

Poppaea in groups to prepare as a play.

Go over singulars and plurals.

Practise the language: nouns, nouns and verbs, verbs.

There are also lots of other 'sorting' exercises on this page.

Week 3


The Roman Theatre. Discussion and questions.  



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Week 6



CARNAVAL - No Classes




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Term Three: 24 April - 7 July 2017



 In-Class Exercises


Extra Activities





Week 1



Week 2

(1/5 Labour Day)



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Week 4






ASCENSION Holiday - (22/5-26/5)


Week 5




Week 6

PENTECOST Holiday (5/6)



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