Category Archives: Latin IV

Ides of March!

Check out this reenactment of Caesar’s assassination on the actual spot that it happened – IN ROME!  

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Infographic assignment

Latin IV Create an info graphic explaining one of the  topics below. You may want to choose one that you have difficulty with in order to learn more! ablative absolute indirect statement participles gerunds and gerundives passives periphrastic subjunctive formation subjunctive translation : purpose, result, etc. imperatives infinitives rules of scansion any other topic approved by more »

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Exam practice

Leah, Arynne and Amy’s set  Armani, Kendall and Alberto’s set

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Periodic Table of Figures of Speech

This is so awesome! by TheVisualCommunicationGuy.  

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Georgia JCL Convention info

Here’s a link to the GJCL FAX the complete guide to the GJCL State Convention April 11-13/

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Heads up trial version

heads up trial version

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Regarding Grades

All grades have been entered into Synergy with the following exceptions: Latin II’s Wednesday quiz – I hope to have this done today. make up quizzes and tests a few homework grades late work: late work gets graded last Unfortunately there have been  many late assignments turned in recently. It takes a long time to more »

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Here’s a great article on memorization techniques!

Click here for memory article.

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JCL meeting Wednesday!

We’ll have our 2nd JCL meeting tomorrow. We will have a scavenger hunt that will take you all around the building, with a delicious prize at the end. Come and have fun with us. Don’t forget your $6 dues!

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Latin II 8/26 – 30

Here’s what’s up this week: Perseus stories 3-6 due Friday review of participles review of grammar as we see it in the stories 200 most used word in Latin sheet due Wednesday Participle quiz next Wednesday, 9/4

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Why are “Pound” and “Ounce” Abbreviated as “lb” and “oz”?

Most of our abbreviations for units of measurements are pretty straightforward. They are made up of of letters from the words they stand for. So how do we get lb for “pound” and oz for “ounce”? Lb is an abbreviation of the Latin word libra. The primary meaning of libra was balance or scales (as more »

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Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters

Saw Sea of Monsters today. It was pretty good. Very faithful to the book. It was funny and had lots of correct mythological references. Tyson, the hippocampus, Dionysus and Hermes were my favorite characters. Go see it!

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Harlem Shake in the Colosseum!

Here are the Roamin’ Longhorns doing the Harlem Shake in the Colosseum!

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GJCL Convention!

We had a great time at convention! Come with us next year!

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Longhorns in Italy

Twelve Longhorns invaded Italy over Spring Break!  Here are a few pictures and videos of the trip! Ciao!         And here is the infamous Harlem Shake video. We may have been the first to ever do this! A better version is on the way soon! harlemshake

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Latin Honor Society Application

Here’s the honor society appication. Have it completed to me by Friday March 29. Latin Honor Society application 2011

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National Latin Exam: Wednesday 3/13

The National Latin Exam will be on Wednesday March 13 during 1st period Only students who have already paid are allowed to take the exam. Probably in cafeteria We’ll be preparing during class After school help sessions are always available

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National Latin Exam Practice

Click here for NLE practice.

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Anki Flash cards!

Check out Anki flashcards here: http://ankisrs.net/  These are intelligent flashcards based on brain reasearch, with an alorithm that repeats words when you need them. Students will need to create their own now, but late we may be able to create som eto store on this blog or on the Anki site. Anyone interested in helping more »

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Sorry for the delay on the blog!

Salvete! I apologize for the delay in blogging and grading! When we first returned from the holidays the blogging part of my website wouldn’t work. Then I was out for 5 days for surgery, and I’ve been playing catch up since. We’ll have grades up and weekly blog posts from here on out. And NO more »

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Felicem Novum Annum!

Happy New Year! To the Romans this would be the years 2766 AUC, or MMDCCLXVI AUC. Here’s what’s going on: Please tur n in National latin Exam money ASAP. If you don’t have it today, bring it in next Wednesday. All classes will have quizzes on Friday, 1/18. I will be out due to surgery more »

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TOGA DAY!!

Wednesday October 24 will be Kell Toga Day! Here are the details: The purposes of Roman Dressed for Success Day (Toga Day) are  to learn what is was like to be a Roman, let our school know that Latin is taught here, and that as long as we study it, Latin isn’t dead. In fact, more »

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Monday 9/10

Here’s what we did today New vocab sheet practiced much needed dictionary skills Learned about participles (picturae cum alienis et equis) Next quiz: Vocab quiz  Thursday

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Verbs, Hercules and the Forum

Quiz Friday over the perfect system of tenses: synopsis form just like we practiced Hercules story #3 should be finished We’ll try to wrap up the forum Friday. Next week we talk about participles: It’s not a party without partyciples!

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Read Pliny’s Twitter posts

What would Pliny had posted on Twitter when Vesuvius was erupting? Check out his site.

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Read Pliny’s Twitter posts!

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dies Iovis 8/23

Optime factum! Great job this week on your translations and learning the case sand noun endings. Be ready for the noun ending quizcras, just like we practiced. Next we’ll tackle verbs and participles.

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JCL meeting Wednesday!

Don’t miss our first meeting of the year! Scavenger hunt New NJCL motto Plan for the year More!

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Tuesday 8/21

Vocab sheets due tomorrow Noun declension quiz Friday started Herculess (III) started Aeneas (IV)

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Italy Trip 2013!

If you’re interested in going to Italy for Spring Break 1013, click the link below or go to the trip webpage under the “De Magistro” tab. Italy 2013 page

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First Week 2012

Bona hebdomada (week) erat! Here’s what we did: Worked on our noun vocabulary Read Auricoma et Tres Ursi Heard a LOT of Latin Went over the syllabus Got books Talked about the rest of the semester Postera hebdomada: finish noun vocab Praebatio (quiz) de fabula Auricomae (fortasse) verb vocab The Roman Forum Fabula de Hercule more »

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Scansion videos

Check out these videos on scanning Latin poetry. They are from Dickinson College, where I spoke Latin this summer. http://bit.ly/P1k79L

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back omnes! It’s been great seeing everyone. I’ll be posting here several times a week so you can keep up with quizzes, tests, projects and HW. In posterum . . .

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8th grader night at Kell

Ecce Romani! Great representation for Longhorn Latin! Multas gratias!

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Final Exam Schedule

Friday 12/22 9:55

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Thursday 8/25

Continueed reading Pliny’s account of Vesuvius Watched more of Pompeii the Last Day N.B: be sure to access the online book. let me know if there are problems. Coming up: verb synopses practice; starting in the book; vocab building Next quiz: Wednesday – synopsis quiz over actives tenses

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Syllabi

All syllabi are now updated and available on the Syllabi page. Check out the tab above ↑.

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