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Last day in Rome

It is perhaps redundant to say that it was another amazing day in Rome, but it happens to be true. It was the perfect end to an incredible trip. Here’s today’s list: Visited the Catacombs of St. Callisto. They were cold and claustrophobic but very interesting. We even heard a group celebrating mass and singing more »

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Pompeii

   Today we took a long bus ride south of Rome along the Bay of Naples, in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius to the city of Pompeii. It was a town of around 20,000 people until August of 79 AD. Then it was buried in 20-30 feet of ash and pumice stone and basically disappeared. more »

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A Trip to the Baths …

… the ruins of the public baths built the Emperor Caracalla, that is. The building was the size of a mall including a hot sauna room, a warm water room, a cool water plunge, a swimming pool, 2 exercise grounds, 2 locker rooms and a library. Romans of every class went there for the price more »

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Colosseum day!

   Today was a day of monumental size. We visited  the Colosseum The Roman Forum The Imperial Fora and Trajan’s  Column The Capitoline Hill The Palatine Hill The Largo di Argentina where Caesar was assassinated, currently occupied by dozens of homeless cats.  The Theater of Marcellus The Monument to Victor Emmanuel ( who reunified Italy more »

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A day at the Vatican

Everyone was fresh after a good night’s sleep. Here was the day’s line up: The Ara Pacis ( Altar of Peace) celebrating the Pax Romana The Mausoleum of Augustus Espresso and panini for lunch The Vatican Museum tour. It was amazing and very crowded. We saw sculpture, paintings, mosaics, tapestries , the Sistine Chapel, St. more »

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First day in Rome!

After a good but bumpy plane ride across the Atlantic we started our tour of Rome. No one had gotten much sleep but everyone pushed through the fatigue and marched all across Rome behind our intrepid guide, Itallo Zuffi.  Here’s what we saw: Piazza Navonna Campo do Fiori Pantheon Borghese park – where everyone took more »

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Another test

Let me try again.    

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Test #2

This is a test to see if I can post from my iPhone.     

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Dative case video

Check out this video on the dative case:

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Friday 11/15

Quiz over Chapter 10 Wednesday 11/20 HW: finish conjugating worksheet Worksheets: er 10 story questions er 10 story edited er 10 conjugating      

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Horatius Story due Thursday 10/24

Horatius Story due Thursday 10/24

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Chariot race

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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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How to memorize things

Check out this article on memorization: this article

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Italy pix

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Dress Code for Visiting the Vatican Museums

From http://www.tours-italy.com/rome-about-dress_code_vatican.htm The dress code for visiting the Vatican is the same that applies when you visit any church in Italy. What to wear at the Vatican? The absolute minimum required for both male and feamle’s visiting the Vatican would be clothing covering both your knees and shoulders. Preferably you should wear long pants and more »

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10 fashion faux pas travelers should avoid

http://usat.ly/15jHg03 Scott Stephens

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Mythology Pictures for Test

Here’s the powerpoint with all of the myth pics! Here’s a PDF file of the pics, too!

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Try this verb sort! dlbSortPlayer

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Projects due Wednesday!

Don’t procrastinate any further! The last minute is here!!! Here’s the sheet if you’ve lost yours:Timeline of Roman Monarchy and Republic

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1/19

Today we learned the genitive: of, ‘s derivatives 10 or so minutes to work on the story HW: p 87, Ex 11b – translate and fill in the blank Chapter 11 Quiz: Wednesday 1/25

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Final Exam Schedule

2nd Period: Thurs. 12/22 8:20 5th Period: Tues. 12/20 9:55

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Tuesday 10/18

derivatives review of cases, declensions, nominative, accusative song! color sheet! HW: story due tomorrow; color sheet due Thursday Chapter 7 quiz Monday 10/24 Next Unit test: Wednesday 11/2

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New online texbook login info

Try this: username: kellstudent1 password: kellstudent1 Let me know if this works for you!

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Latin III 9/7

Id quod fecimus: Calendar: note all special days practiced changing dates from Roman to modern and vice versa Translated a little of story together Chapter 36 Quiz: Wed 9/14 – vocab, translation, calendar

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