Term One: Tuesday 4 September-Friday 21 December 2012

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

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Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(4/9-7/9)

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.  6/9 Homework: Find Latin expressions still used in English  e.g. ad hoc, c.v. etc.

 

 

 

 

Week 2

(10/9-14/9)

13/9 Introduce Oxford Latin Course. p.9 model sentences read and translate; go over structure of book; p.10 vocabulary; English derivatives; introduce Quintus Horatius Flaccus and his background.

14/9 Go over sentence structure. Verb at end Introduce NOMINATIVE case; concept of noun complements and adjectives. Do ex 1.1 and 1.2 in class.

 13/9

 

 

 

14/9

 In class read and translate 'Scintilla and Horatia at home' in pairs.

 

 

 H/W Ex. 1.3 p. 109.

 

 

 

 

Week 3

(17/9-21/9)

 17/9 Chapter 2. Model sentences together; q & a on new forms; explain use of NOMINATIVE and ACCUSATIVE. Ex. 2.1 (p.109); go over 2.1; p. 14 new vocabulary and derivations.

18/9 'Argus Steals the Dinner' (p. 14) - read, translate, and answer questions (in Latin!)

21/9 The Roman family and Roman women. Powerpoint and demonstration in class. Read pp. 15-16

 

 

 

 

 

21/9

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Question sheet on Roman Women. DUE Monday 24/9

 

 

 

 

Week 4

(24/9-28/9)

 24/9 Chapter 3. Model Sentences (p. 18). 2nd declension nouns nominative and accusative. 'Quintus helps his father' (p.19).

25/9 Continue 'Quintus helps his father'. Go over text orally. Look at word derivations for vocabulary in chapter 3. Ex. 3.1 (p.110) in books - go over in class.

27/9-28/9 Absent

   

 

 

 

 

Week 5

(1/10-5/10)

 1/10 Verb forms (p.111); notions of CONJUGATIONS. The FOUR conjugations on board with infinitive and explanation. Ex. 3.2 - go over in class. Using verbs on pp. 14 and 19 divide into their respective conjugations.

2/10 Introduction to gender: m, f, n.; and adjectives (pp. 111-112). Ex 3.3 together in class. Ex. 3.4 and then Flaccus Quintum laudat (p. 20).

4/10 Ex .3.5 (p. 112). Go over in class. Begin section on slavery. Introduction ... watch beginning of Ben Hur and The Hidden History of Rome: section on slavery.

5/10 Pp. 20-23. Slavery. Discussion of supply, costs, duties, lifestyle. Worksheet. Terminology. Roman slavery game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H/W

1. Finish question sheet on 'Slavery'. Go HERE for more information. DUE 8th October (ENA); 9th October (SW)

2. Begin revision for TEST on Chapters 1-3 on Friday 12/10

 

 

 

 

Week 6

(8/10-12/10)

11/10 Chapter 4. Model sentences. Introduce Nominative and Accusative Plural of 1st and 2nd declensions. Introduce new adjectives and reminder about agreements (GNC). Begin Scintilla and Horatia at the Fountain. Translate first paragraph and go over together in class.

12/10 TEST on Chapters 1-3.

 

 

 

 

12/10

 

 

 

 

H/W Ex. 4.3.

 

 

 

 

Week 7

(15/10-19/10)

15/10 Finish Scintilla and Horatia at the Fountain. Recap. Nominatives and accusatives; singular and plural.

16/10 Flaccus goes to the pub (p. 26). Translate first paragraph and answer questions. Go over tests.

18/10 Video afternoon. Roman Mysteries. 'The Secrets of Vesuvius' Scroll 2.

19/10 Introduce ille, illa. Ex. 4.5 in books. Begin chapter 5 - model sentences (p. 30). Translate 'Market Day' p.31.

 

 

 

 

 

 

19/10

 

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Ex. 5.1 (p. 115).

 

 

 

 

Week 8

(22/10-26/10)

22/10 Continue with 'Market Day' (p. 31) to finish. Go over in class.

23/10 Ex.5.2 and 5.3. Go over together in class.

25/10 Adjectives ex. 5.5. Prepositions with accusative and ablative. Ex. 5.6.

26/10 P. 33: 'Fabella: To the fish stall'. Preparation and performance of scene at the fish stall.

   

 

 

 

 

All Saints Holiday

(29/10-2/11)

No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 9

5/11 Journée Pedagogique; 6/11-9/11)

6/11 Recap. of verbs: festino, conservo, venio, habeo, do, curro. Ex. 5.7.

8/11 THIRD YEAR VOYAGES SCOLAIRES

9/11 THIRD YEAR VOYAGES SCOLAIRES

 

   

 

 

 

 

Week 10

(12/11-16/11)

12/11 Recap. infinitives. Start preparing 'The School of Flavius'. Go over first paragraph together.

13/11 Ex. 6.1 individually. Go over in class.

16/11 Question words: quis? quando? ubi? quid? cur? quomodo? quantus?. -ne, nonne, and num. Vocative case with explanation on board. Then ex. 6.4 and then 6.3 in class.

 

 

 

16/11

 

 

 

H/W Ex. 6.6. Translate!

Week 11

(19/11-23/11)

20/11 The Roman Mysteries video.

22/11 Finish 'The School of Flavius' together in class. Then individually 'Flavius decides to tell a story' (p. 40)

23/11 Discussion Roman education and its stages.

 

 

 

23/11

 

 

 

H/W Essay/Story on Roman Education

Week 12

(26/11-30/11)

26/11 Begin Chapter 7. Model sentences. Endings of 3rd declension. Examples of 3rd declension nouns. First paragraph of 'Flavius' story: The Siege of Troy'.

27/11 3rd declension -i stem nouns and adjectives.

29/11 Third Declension i stem and adjectives (omnis, fortis, tristis). Difference 1/2 Decl Adjectives and 3rd Declension.  Ex. 7.1

30/11 fabella: ludus Flavii. In groups read and then perform the play.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Ex. 7.2.

 Week 13

(3/12-7/12)

3/12 possum and eo. Chapter 8 model sentences (p. 49). Begin The Death of Hector (p.50)

4/12 possum and eo again. Commands. Imperatives. Ex. 8.1.

6/12 Go over ex. 7.2. Recap. endings and ablative case. Then watch opening scenes of Troy!

7/12 Finish ex. 8.1. Continue to ex. 8.2. Go over ex. 8.1.

 




 

7/12

 




 

H/W Revise for Latin Test!!

Week 14

(10/12-14/12)

10/12 Ex. 8.2 and 8.3. Go over in class.

11/12 Read 'The Death of Hector' (pp. 50-51). Then 'The ransom of Hector' (p. 52) - individually.

13/12 Recap. prepositions (p. 124) and ex. 8.4 as revision.

14/12 Latin TEST!!!!!!

   

Week 15

(17/12-21/12)

17/12 Go over Latin tests!

18/12 Ex. 8.5 and 8.6 in class.

20/12 Go over 8.5 and 8.6. Look back over term and forward to next.

21/12 Roman Mysteries.

   

 

 

Term Two: 8 January 2013-22 March 2013

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(8/1-11/1)

8/1 Recap. Previous term's work. Chapter 9 model sentences. Introduction to genitive case. Genitive - 'of' possession, ownership.

9/1 Go over genitive case table with other cases. Ex. 9.1.

11/1 Vocabulary for ch. 9, including derivations. Begin 'The fall of Troy' (p. 55).

 

 

 

 

11/1

 

 

 

 

H/W Revise GENITIVE case for short quiz. Go here for some exercises on nouns and adjectives using the genitive case.

 

 

 

 

Week 2

(14/1-18/1)

14/1 Quiz on the Genitive case. Begin The Fall of Troy (p. 55)

15/1 Latin adverbs. Formation and comparison to English '-ly'.

17/1 Finish The Fall of Troy

18/1 Watch Troy. The movie. Comparisons and contrasts with Homer's story and the Trojan Cycle.

 

 

 

 

 

18/1

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Aeneas ex urbe Troia fugit. Translate first paragraph (lines 1-6) and answer questions.

 

 

 

 

Week 3

(21/1-25/1)

21/1 From Homer to Vergil. Vergil's Aeneid and the story of Aeneas. Chapter 10: Polyphemus: sentences p. 60. Introduce neuter nouns.

22/1 Explain Cyclops/Cyclopes and Polyphemus. Notion of guest-friendship and ubuntu. Vocabulary for ch. 10. English derivations. Begin Polyphemus (p. 61)

24/1 Go over neuter nouns.

25/1 Watch Troy

 

 

 

 

 

 

25/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Learn neuter forms for quiz on Monday 28/1.

 

 

 

 

Week 4

(28/1-1/2)

28/1  Neuter Adjectives. 1/2nd Declension and 34rd Declension.

29/1 Finish adjectives. Ex. 10.1 and go through in class.

30/1 Finish Polyphemus. Begin Fabella (p.63) in groups to be performed as a play.

1/2 Classes Cancelled.

 

 

 

1/2

 

 

 

H/W Use the readings for chapters 7, 8, 9 and 10 as well as the video ‘Troy’. Compose a comic strip (at least 6 frames) OR an illustrated story which narrates a) tales from the Iliad ; b) the Fall of Troy ; or c) the travels of Aeneas. Credit will be given for staying close to the original story (albeit with interesting twists), design, inventiveness, interest, use of Latin phrases, NEATNESS,

 

 

 

 

Week 5

(4/2-8/2)

4/2 School Closed: No Classes

5/2 School Closed: No Classes

   

 

 

 

 

Carnaval

(11/2-15/2)

No Classes – Carnaval Holiday

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6

(18/2-22/2)

18/2 Recap. Translate p. 63. Aeneas escapes from Polyphemus. Read background material: The Aeneid 2.

19/2 Performance of plays of 'Aeneas escapes from Polyphemus'.

21/2 Begin ch. 11. Model sentences (p.67). Concept of Dative case. Go over all 5 cases.

22/2 Dative case. PPT. Summary of the declensions.

 

 

 

 

 

22/2

 

 

 

 

 

H/W Learn vocabulary for ch. 11 p. 68.

 

 

 

 

Week 7

(25/2-1/3)

25/2 The meeting of Dido and Aeneas - in class.

26/2 Ex. 11.1 and 11.2

28/2 Ex. 11.3 in pairs - put up on board.

1/3 Further uses of the Dative -  ex. 11.4 and 11.5

 

 

 

1/3

 

 

 

H/W Learn dative case for quiz.

 

 

 

 

Week 8

(4/3-8/3)

4/3 Aeneas tells of the Fall of Troy (p. 70) - in groups of 4

5/3 Quiz on dative case. Background to Dido.

7/3 Begin Chapter 12. Vocabulary and begin infelix Dido.

8/3 Continue infelix Dido.

 

 

 

 

H/W Revision for BIG test on first 12 chapters (on Thursday 14/3.

 

 

 

 

Week 9

(11/3-15/3)

11/3 Mors Didonis individually in class.

12/3 Use of est/sunt then ex. 12.1 (p. 133) then revise prepositions and  12.2 in class. Go over on board.

14/3 Recap material for test.

15/3 The BIG test ......

   

 

 

 

 

Week 10

(18/3-22/3)

18/3 NO CLASS: Fifth Year Latin Trip

19/4 NO CLASS: Fifth Year Latin Trip

21/3 Prepare: Ch. 12 fabella Aeneas Didonem deserit

22/3 Roman Mysteries.

   Prepare ch. 12

 

Term Three: 8 April 2013-5 July 2013

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(8/4-12/4)

8/4 Ch. 12 fabella Aeneas Didonem deserit

9/4 Performance of plays.

11/4 Ex. 12.3 and go over on board.

12/4 From Aeneas to Romulus (p. 78-79). Discussion of myths of early Rome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 2

(15/4-19/4)

15/4 Begin ch. 13 model sentences and idea of main v. subordinate clauses.

16/4 Ch. 13 vocabulary and derivations.  Begin fabula tristis.

18/4 Finish fabula tristis.

19/4 Recap subordinate clauses ex. 13.2 (p. 135)

 

 

 

 

H/W

 

 

 

 

Prepare a short oral presentation and an 14 poster on the Roman god/goddess assigned

 

 

 

 

Week 3

(22/4-26/4)

22/4 Continue work on Roman gods/goddesses.

23/4 Psyche maritum perdit (p. 82-83) individually in books. Go over together.

25/4 Discuss notion of relative pronouns. Begin ex. 13.3

26/4 Go over ex. 13.3

 

 

 

 

H/W

 

 

 

 

Ex. 13.4 (p. 136)

Week 4

(29-30/4;2-3/5)

29/4 Ex. 13.5 (p. 136) in books.

30/4 Go over ex. 13.5 (p. 136)

2/5 Begin ch. 14 (p. 87)

1 May Labour Day

 

 

 

H/W

 

 

 

Revision for test on Tuesday 7/5

 

 

 

 

Week 5

(6/5-10/5)

6/5 Chapter 14: Demonstrative pronouns .... include hic (not in OLC). Ex. 14.1.

7/5 Test.

9/5 Go over test.

10/5 Powerpoint, DVD (background to HBO Rome on youtube) and worksheet on Roman religion.

 

 

 

 

H/W

 

 

 

 

Roman religion ...

 

 

 

 

Week 5

(13/5-17/5)

13/5 Begin Parilia. Discuss personal pronouns then ex. 14.2 in class.

14/5 Quintus milites spectat (p. 91) individually.

16/5 Reflexive pronouns and ex. 14.4.

17/5 DVD: Roman Mysteries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ascension

20/5-24/5

Pentecost Holiday – No Classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6

(27/5-31/5)

27/5 Chapter 14

28/5 Chapter 14

30/5 Begin Chapter 15

31/5 Video: Roman Mysteries.

   

 

 

 

 

Week 7

(3/6-7/6)

3/6 Chapter 15

4/6 Chapter 15

6/6 Chapter 15

7/6 Revision for Test

 

 

 

H/W

 

 

 

Revision for Test

 

 

 

 

Week 8

(10/6-14/6)

10/6 Final Test chs. 1-15

11/6 Go over Test

13/6 Finish Ch. 15

14/6 Finish Ch. 15

   

 

 

 

 

Week 9

(17/6-21/6)

17/6 Chemical Symbols and Latin

18/6 Harry Potter's Latin Spells

20/6 Dr. Who and the Fires of Pompeii!

21/6 Last Day of Classes

   

 

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