10th Grade Latin > Week 1
 

Wednesday
BTN PPT
Discuss JCL, JCL Certamen Clubs, Italy Trip for Project Week
Pass out syllabus
Topics for Discussion:
Late Policy (updated for this year)
Buzz (Terms and Condition Quiz tonight)
Book for purchase (optional): Love and Betrayal, Cicero's Pro Caelio, West's translation of the Aeneid, The Venus Throw*
*Caveat: You need to have your parent's/guardian's permission if you intend to purchase The Venus Throw, as it contains adult material
Hand out Saylor, Ch. 21.
Homework: Read Ch. 21 of Steven Saylor's The Venus Throw (Clodia's dinner party) annotated with explanation of characters and context. (QUIZ on Friday)
Buzz Quiz: Terms and Conditions

Thursday
Do Now: Read translations of Carmina 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 (on worksheet)
Take turns reading them out loud and answer questions on worksheet "Intro Questions on Carmina 1-8" (ID when various stages of relationship is, who broke up with whom, what happened, what do these say about Catullus, about Lesbia)
play Taylor Swift song "I Knew You Were Trouble" and show lyrics on board
What's going on in this song?  Same questions as we just answered about Catullus 1-8.  When we they get back together (she definitely answers this with "We Are Never . . . "
Pass out Catullus project worksheet.  Due week before Fall Break with presentations on October 3, 4, 5.  This is all tentative, based on how we progress through the poems.
With time, give background on Catullus.  Who is this poet and why is his poetry important?
Homework: Read Ch. 21 of Steven Saylor's The Venus Throw (Clodia's dinner party) annotated with explanation of characters and context

Friday
Do Now: clear desk
READING QUIZ (open-note) on Ch. 21 from Saylor
Based on what you read, who was Catullus?  Who was Clodia?  Fill out the background more and give context to poetry
Pass out copy of "Lesbia illa" from Wiseman (quiz on Monday)
Read Carmen 1 (dedication to Nepos)
Homework: Read Ch. 5 from Wiseman ("Lesbia illa")

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Monday
Do Now: clear desk
READING QUIZ on Ch. 5 from Wiseman
Carmen 1 (programmatic dedication)
Buzz Quiz: none

Tuesday
Do Now: 
Carmen 1 (and 2 (passer) if time)
Buzz Quiz: Carmen 1

Wednesday
Do Now: most missed for Carmen 1 (review)
Carmen 2 
Buzz Quiz: Carmen 2

Thursday
Do Now: most missed for Carmen 2 (review)
Carmen 3 (Lugete o Veneres Cupidinesque)
Buzz Quiz: none

Friday
Carmen 3
Buzz Quiz: Carmen 3