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Term One: Monday 5 September-Tuesday 20 December 2016

Date

 In-Class Overview

 Exercises and Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(5/9-9/9)

Welcome back!

Review of last year. What have they remembered? In pairs lists of language points and culture/history points. Go over on board together.

Review Nominative, Accusative, Dative in all three declensions.

Review verb endings and verb tenses (present, imperfect, and perfect).

Read over material from class make sure familiar with noun and verb forms. Look ahead to Cambridge Latin Course 1, ch. 10 'rhetor'. To begin next week. This temporary link gives you access to Stage 9 - the other stages from book one are also available on that page. Make use of them!

Week 2

(12/9-16/9)

Begin CLC ch. 10. Explanation of rhetor with derivatives. Read model sentences and explain verb forms - I, You, He/She/It, We, You, They.

Go over beginning to Controversia together then divide in two groups (Romans: ll. 14-22 and Greeks ll. 23-31).

Practising the Language p. 140 nos. 1-2

 

Week 3

(19/9-23/9)

Debate Romans v. Greeks. Further discussion of 'Roman' v. 'Greek' qualities.

Ex. 10.5 and 10.6 from Omnibus Workbook.

statuae together in class.

anulus Aegyptius as an individual exercise.

Students prepare a wordsearch based on the vocabulary for Stage 10. Key to the words in ENGLISH!
 

 

Week 4

(26/9-30/9)

Comparatives and Superlatives.

Ex. 10.7 Omnibus Workbook.

Recap. Verb forms -m/-o, -s, -t. -mus, -tis, -nt.

Present, Imperfect (-ba-) and Perfect (-vi-) forms.

Students do anulus Aegyptius (p. 138-139) individually.

Worksheet on Ancient Greek.

 

Week 5

(3/10-7/10)

Recap. Verb forms -m/-o, -s, -t. -mus, -tis, -nt.

Present, Imperfect (-ba-) and Perfect (-vi-) forms.

Also irregular verbs.

Read background p. 140-143. Discussion of Roman schooling v. modern schooling.

Learn Ancient Greek! [Handout from Omnibus workbook]

Homework: Imagine a day in the life of a Roman school pupil. Write an account, a story, of his day.

You may do this as a diary, fictional story, or as a factual account.

At least ONE page long!

 

Week 6

(10/10-14/10)

Begin Stage 11. Candidati. A relatively straightforward chapter that deals with question of electioneering.

Work through Marcus et Quartus; Sulla. Use student study book p. 66. Use of dative case with faveo and credo. Work through on board to demonstrate.

Handout details of Roman mock election. Students to use book and liaise in groups for mock Roman election in class.

Cambridge Latin Course Stage 11 materials can temporarily be found here.

There is a vocabulary tester here.

Week 7

(17/10-21/10)

L. Spurius Pomponianus (p. 151-153). Use questions from student study book p. 67. Get students to look at pp. 152-153 to decide their plan of attack for the mock election.

Mock Roman election in class.

Revise verb forms and vocabulary by creating a crossword based on the vocabulary from Stage 10 and 11.

Cambridge Latin Course Stage 11 materials can temporarily be found here.

There is a vocabulary tester here.

Week 8

(24/10-28/10)

Stage 11. Vocabulary and language test from student study book p. 69.

Introduction to Stage 12: finis.

 

Cambridge Latin Course Stage 11 materials can temporarily be found here.

There is a vocabulary tester here.

The webbook version of stage 12 can be found here.

Explore the Stage 12 stories in more detail here.

All Saints Holiday

(31/10-4/11)

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Week 9

7/11 Journée Pedagogique; 8/11-11/11)

Continue Stage 12. Model Sentences. Students begin tremores.

Roman Mysteries.

  Explore the Stage 12 stories in more detail here.

Week 10

(15/11-18/11)

Students finish questions on tremores. Go over answers in class.

In groups read ad urbem and ad villam. Prepare a play to reflect the circumstances of the two stories as a whole.

  Explore the Stage 12 stories in more detail here.

Week 11

(21/11-25/11)

Finish ad urbem and ad villam.

Go through finis.

Introduction to the end of Pompeii. Video on the destruction with handout.

Revision for language test next week based on chs. 1-2 of the Cambridge Latin Course. Test yourself on the Stage 12 vocabulary here.

Week 12

(28/11-2/12)

Language Test chs. 1-12

Finish video on Pompeii.

 

Revision for history/culture test based on books 1-12 of the Cambridge Latin Course book 1.  

Week 13

(5/12-9/12)

Book 1: test on background.

Detailed explanation of project on Pompeii - handout.

 The destruction of Pompeii - student project. For Friday next week. See this handout.

Lots of links online:

This Day in History.

Coroner's Report.

An hour-by-hour account of the eruption.

1944 Eruption of Vesuvius.

Week 14

(12/12-16/12)

Begin Book 2. Introduction: the World of the Celts and model sentences to stage 13.

The Roman Invasion of Britain. Video.

 

The Roman Invasion of Britain. Video with Bettany Hughes.

A History of Ancient Britain, episode 1 on the Celts.

Week 15

(19/12-20/12)

No class this week :( No class this week :(

But you can keep watching here ....!

The Roman Invasion of Britain. Video with Bettany Hughes.

A History of Ancient Britain, episode 1 on the Celts.

   

Term Two: Monday 9 January - Friday 6 April 2016

Date

In-Class Exercises

 Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(9/1-13/1)

Introduction to Stage 13: In Britannia.

Discussion of picture. Romans v. Celts. What do they wear? What is their house like? What do you think their life was like compared to the Romans in Pompeii?

Model sentences.

Introduction to volo, nolo, and possum.

Students begin to prepare tres servi in groups.

 

The Stage 13 web book is here.

tres servi. Explore the
story at the Cambridge Latin Course websitevol

Week 2

(16/1-20/1)

Detailed explanation of the infinitive and the use of volo, nolo, possum. Comparison to modern languages.

Students finish tres servi. Begin coniuratio. Brief discussion of mining and importance of Britain for raw materials and slaves.

Revision volo, nolo, possum.

Exercise on the infinitive.

Exercise on volo and possum and another one here.

Explore coniuratio here.

Week 3

(23/1-27/1)

P. 14 Practising the Language 1 and 2 to hand in.

Bregans. Reminder about present, imperfect, perfect tenses.

Practising the Language no. 3.

 

 

 

Week 4

(30/1-3/2)

   

 

 

Week 5

(6/2-10/2)

 

 

 

Week 6

(13/2-17/2)

Test on volo, nolo, possum.    

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Week 7

(27/2-3/3)

Revise and recap chapter thirteen.

Begin Apud Salvium. Go over model sentences. Briefly explain adjectives.

   

Week 8

(6/2-10/3)

Rufilla (p. 25) in pairs. One person takes part of Rufilla the other Salvius.

Mention the social commentary on relationships men and women.

Act out plays.

 

 

 

Week 9

(13/3-17/3)

Adjectives. Pp. 28-29 and p. 31. Go over on board translate sentences on pp. 28-29 together.

Domitilla cubiculum parat I. Use student workbook cartoon strip to translate.

Practising the Language 1, p. 35.

   

Week 10

(20/3-24/3)

   

 

 

Week 11

(27/3-31/2)

     

Week 12

(3/4-7/4)

     

 

Term Three: 24 April - 7 July 2017

 

Date

 In-Class Exercises

Homeworks

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(24/4-28/4)

     

Week 2

(1/5 Labour Day)

(2/5-5/5)

     

Week 3

(9/5-12/5)

 

 

 

Week 4

(16/4-19/4)

 

 

 

 

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

ASCENSION Holiday ASCENSION Holiday  

Week 5

(29/5-2/6)

 

   

Week 6

PENTECOST Holiday (5/6)

(6/6-9/6)

     

Week 7

(13/6-16/6)

 

 

 

 

Week 8

(20/6-23/6)

     

Week 9

(27/6-30/6)

     

Week 10

(3/7-7/7)

     

 

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