8th Grade Latin > Week 1
 

Thursday
Syllabus - very similar to last year (addition of Mead composition book)
Discuss large class size, roll chairs, and classroom procedures
Remember Quintus, Clemens, and Alexandria?  Read St. 18 stories taberna, in officina, Clemens tabernarius, and pro taberna Clementis (provide handouts)
Finding out what we know and don't know.  Show videos too and work through Latin.
Mr. Yaggy keeps track of concepts we are having difficulty handling
Bring Composition Books to class tomorrow

Buzz Quiz: Terms and Conditions

Friday
Do Now: first daily composition (with picture from p. 95 in CLC Unit 2)
establish rules for the DC:
1. Just keep writing... don't judge yourself, worry about grammar, etc... just keep writing.
2. Use Latin you know, not worrying about what you don't know.  Look up words later, not now.  You'll get another shot at it.  Just keep writing.
3. Use the picture as a starting point, but you can go in whatever direction you want... be literal, make it funny, etc.  Just keep writing.
4. After 5 minutes, just stop writing.
When done, elicit a couple to read theirs... praise efforts!
Continue reading about Clemens in Alexandria (
taberna, in officina, Clemens tabernarius, and pro taberna Clementis)
Finding out what we know and don't know.  Show videos too and work through Latin.
Mr. Yaggy keeps track of concepts we are having difficulty handling.

Buzz Quizzes (3): "Noun Case Review," "Subject/Verb Agreement," and "Verb Tenses"

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Tuesday
Do Now: DC (p. 95 picture) - check in when done.  
Most missed from review quizzes over the weekend
Continue review with another viewing of in officina Eutychi II and translate pro taberna Clementis
review of hic and ille, imperatives
Buzz Quizzes: "ATL: hic and ille" and "ATL 2: Imperatives"

Thursday
Do Now: DC (p. 95 picture) - check in when done. 
review hic & ille and imperatives
Remember Aristo and his family?  Use videos for memory... translate selections from dies festus I and II
Buzz Quizzes: "More hic and ille"

Friday
Do Now: DC (freeze-frame from "pompa" story with Helena and the two guys)
pompa
review hic and ille, imperatives, and now vocative case
Test next Friday over review material and Stage 19
Buzz Quiz: "More Imperative Practice" and "ATL 3: Vocative Case"