Term One: Wednesday 2 September-Wednesday 22 December 2015

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(2/9-4/9)

Recap. Nouns

Go over noun forms of all declensions

   

Week 2

(7/9-11/9)

More on nouns.

Ch. 1: Excelability in Advanced Latin

  Unseen 1 (10th September): The monarchy at Rome comes to an end ... DUE DATE 16th September.

Week 3

(14/9-18/9)

Warm up: parva fabula: puellae et nautae

Types of Genitive, Dative, and Ablative.

Exercises from Excelability in Advanced Latin continued. Exercise 1.2, p. 15. 'Julius Caesar on Sacrificial Customs of the Gauls'.

Roman history: Origins

 

 

Unseen 2 (19th September): The defeat of Pompey in the Civil War. DUE DATE 23rd September.

Week 4

(21/9-25/9)

Introduction to Suetonius

Introduction to Nero.

Suetonius, Nero 1 begin

Verb forms.

 

Unseen 3 (26th September): Caesar captures the Gallic town of Noviodunum. DUE DATE 30th September.

 

Week 5

(28/9-2/10)

Suetonius, Nero 1 to finish.

History: The Republican Constitution and the Cursus Honorum

Go over  Unseen 3 (26th September): Caesar captures the Gallic town of Noviodunum.

 

 

Unseen 4 (1st October): Caesar fights Petreius and Afranius for control of a hill. DUE DATE 7th October.

Week 6

(5/10-9/10)

Suetonius, Nero 6

Ablative Absolutes

 

 

Wheelock chapter 24:

Latin to English:

1-3,
6,
8 (not abl. abs.),
9 (also not abl. abs - but HOW is it different?),
13 on p. 158-159.

Then English-Latin nos 14, 16 and 17 (use the ablative absolute).

Week 7

(12/10-16/10)

Suetonius, Nero 6 cont.

Go over Unseen 4 (1st October): Caesar fights Petreius and Afranius for control of a hill.

 

 

Unseen 5 (21st Oct.): After routing the Germans, Caesar keeps some prisoners with him out of compassion

Week 8

(19/10-23/10)

Suetonius, Nero 6 cont.

Accusative and Infinitive
   

All Saints Holiday

(26/10-2/11)

No Classes – All Saints Holiday

 

 

Week 9

3/11 Journée Pedagogique; 4/11-6 /11)

Suetonius, Nero 33

 

 

Week 10

(9/11-13/11)

Suetonius, Nero 33 cont.

Practice Translation in Class. 'Nero the Musician': Suetonius, Nero 20-24 adapted (=Latin Unseens for A Level p. 10).

 

Unseen 6 (13th November): The goddess Ceres is entertained by an old couple. DUE DATE 17th November.

Week 11

(16/11-20/11)

Suetonius, Nero 33-34 cont.

Gerunds and Gerundives

 

 

Unseen 7 (20th November): The aged Hannibal takes poison rather than fall into the hands of the Romans. DUE DATE 25th November.

Week 12

(23/11-27/11)

Suetonius, Nero 34

Clauses with ut.

 

Critical Analysis 1 (23rd November). Analysis of Suetonius, Nero 1. DUE DATE 1st December.

Week 13

(30/11-4/12)

Suetonius, Nero 35-37 in English.

Suetonius, Nero 38-39.

Clauses with ut continued.

  Unseen 8 (14th November): Jupiter deposes his father Saturn and goes to war with the Giants. DUE DATE 16th December.

Week 14

(7/12-11/12)

Year Six Exams   Year Six Exams

Week 15

(14/12-18/12)

Year Six Exams
 
  Year Six Exams

Week 16

(21/12-22/12)

Go over Exam.

Watch Rise and Fall of an Empire: Nero

   

 

 

Term Two: Thursday 7 January - Friday 18 March 2016

 

Echo and Narcissus'. Ovid, Metamorphoses. 3.393-426.

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(7/1-8/1)

Introduction to Ovid. Powerpoint on life and works.

 

 

Week 2

(11/1-15/1)

Introduction to Ovid's Metamorphoses. Begin Pygmalion.

Language: More on participles. Chapter 6: Excelability in Latin.

 

 

Unseen 9 (15th January): Atticus and one of his friends are unexpectedly saved by Antony. DUE DATE TUESDAY 19th January.

Week 3

18/1-22/1)

Pygmalion Metamorphoses 10.256-269

Excelability in Latin. Participles continued.

Go over Unseen 9: non modo ... sed etiam; use of participles; accusative and infinitive construction.

  

Unseen 10 (23rd January): The Trojans, led by Hector, drive the Greeks back into their camp and on to their ships. DUE DATE TUESDAY 26th January.

Week 4

(25/1-29/1)

'Pygmalion' Metamorphoses 10.279-294.

Excelability in Latin. Chapter 7: subjunctives in main clauses.

Go over Unseen 10.

 

 

Unseen 11 (6th February): Hortensius at Abdera. DUE DATE TUESDAY 3rd February.

Week 5

(1/2-5/2)

Recap. Pygmalion. Interpretation and analysis.

Excelability in Latin. Chapter 7: cont. Subjunctives in main clauses.

Go over Unseen 11.

   

CARNAVAL HOLIDAY - No Classes

(8/2-12/2)

 

 

 

Week 6

15/2-19/2)

'Echo and Narcissus' Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.339-358.

Introduce Tacitus, Annals. Powerpoint.

More on subjunctives: purpose and result clauses..

 H/W

Analysis 2: Ovid, Metamorphoses (25th February). DUE DATE TUESDAY 23 Feb.

 

Week 7

(22/2-26/2)

'Echo and Narcissus'. Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.359-392.

Subjunctives. Indirect commands.

 

Unseen 12 (26rd Feb): Helen commiserates with Paris after he is defeated by Menelaus. DUE DATE WEDNESDAY 2nd March.

Week 8

(29/2-4/3)

'Echo and Narcissus'. Ovid, Metamorphoses. 3.393-426.

Subjunectives: cum clauses and indirect questions; introduction to conditional clauses.

Go over Unseen 12.

 

 

Unseen 13 (6th March): Vespasian is hailed as emperor while fighting the Jews. DUE DATE WEDNESDAY 9th March.

 

Week 9

(7/3-11/3)

Go over literary analyses.

Scansion exercises.

Practice of subjunctives in cum clauses and indirect questions.

 

Unseen 14 (11th March): Ovid contrasts his fate as an exile with that of Odysseus. DUE DATE WEDNESDAY 16th March.

Week 10

(14/3-18/3)

'Echo and Narcissus' Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.427-460.  

Read Ovid, Apollo and Daphne; Diana and Actaeon (in English!) over Easter break.

 

Term Three: 4 April -1 July 2016

 

Topics to cover – concepts – skills

Assignments, tests, exams, activities

Date

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1

(4/4-8/4)

'Echo and Narcissus' Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.461-500.

Begin Tacitus, Annals 14.29-37.

 H/W  

Week 2

(11/4-15/4)

'Echo and Narcissus' Ovid, Metamorphoses 3.501-510.

Begin discussion of Echo and Narcissus. Analysis first thirty lines.

Tacitus, Annals 14.29-37.

 H/W Revise for A test: Ovid, Echo and Narcissus

Week 3

(18/4-22/4)

 

Analysis 'Echo and Narcissus'.

Tacitus, Annals 14.29-37

 

 HW

  

Unseen 15: Catilina's plot against Cicero is foiled by the spy Curius

Week 4

(25/4-29/4)

Ovid, Daphne and Apollo. In English.

 

 

Unseen 16: Io has been changed into a cow.

Week 5

2/5-4/5

5/5-6/4; ASCENSION - No Classes

Ovid, Diana and Actaeon. In English.

Tacitus, Annals 14.29-37

 

Literary Analysis: Ovid, Echo and Narcissus

Week 6

(9/5-13/5)

Ovid, Diana and Actaeon. In English.

Tacitus, Annals 14.29-37

  Begin work on Extended Essay on Ovid, Metamorphoses

Week 7

(16/5-18/5)

19/5-20/5

English Latin Translation in Class

 

English-Latin Translation Exercises

Week 8

(23/5-27/5)

Discussion Ovid, Echo and Narcissus.

 

 

Finish Extended Essay on Ovid, Metamorphoses

Week 9

(30/5-3/6)

Exam preparation.

Unseen practice in class.

Go over essential points of Ovid, Metamorphoses

 

 

Week 10

(6/6-10/6)

SIXTH YEAR WRITTEN EXAMS

NO CLASSES

 

SIXTH  YEAR WRITTEN EXAMS

NO CLASSES

Week 11

(13/6-17/6)

SIXTH YEAR WRITTEN EXAMS (-23/6)

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES
 

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES

Week 12

(20/6-24/6)

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES

Week 13

27/6-1/7

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

NO CLASSES

 

 

 

 

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