Honors III/IV Latin
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Here you will find all the resources and announcements necessary for success in this class.

Homework:

Thursday, May 17th:
Due Monday:
1. Please prepare your chosen poetry reading for class--be ready to translate it, as well as comment on and discuss any and all grammatical features of your selection.

Poem 5: Sebastian, lines 1-6, LiQian, lines 7-end
Poem 8: Lydia, lines 1-10, Chloe, lines 11-end
Poem 9: Zoe
Poem 10: Una, lines 1-8, Miles, lines 9-17, Ava, lines 18-26, Henry, lines 27-end.
Poem 12: Catherine, lines 1-9, Helena, lines 10-end
Poem 13: Robbie, lines 1-6, Ethan, lines 7-end
Poem 85: Theo
Poem 92 and 93: Chima
Poem 109: Roemer and Evie



Wednesday, May 16th:
Due Thursday:
1. Translate poems 92 and 93.
2. Finish the first paragraph of the Nuntii Latini

Tuesday, May 15th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate Catullus poem 10 up to line 27.

Thursday, May 10th:
Due Monday:
1. Please translate poem 9 and poem 10, lines 1-13.

Wednesday, May 9th:
Due Thursday:
1. Study for the quiz.

Tuesday, May 8th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please study for the upcoming quiz. Focus on :

-Poems 12, 13 of Catullus
-Analytical questions
-Gerunds and gerundives

Monday, May 7th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate poem 13 of Catullus.

Thursday, May 3rd:
Due Friday:
1. Please translate all of poem 12:


Wednesday, May 2nd:
Due Thursday:
1. Please re-read the Catullus poem, in its entirety.
2. Please translate the first five lines of Demosthenes, #2 in the Loci Antiqui packet.

Tuesday, May 1st:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate the first ten lines of the Catullus poem "Disillusionment".

Monday, April 30th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate sentences 2, 4, 9, 15, 17 in ch. 40 Sententiae Antiquae.

Tuesday, April 24th:
No homework!

Thursday, April 19th:
1. Please read and annotate chapter 39:

2. Please complete the first five terms:

3. Please translate lines 7-11 of the ch. 38 story.

Wednesday, April 18th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please translate lines 1-7 in the ch. 38 story, "Cicero Speaks About the Nature of the Soul".

Tuesday, April 17th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please complete the remaining terms in the history reading.

Thursday, April 12th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read and annotate the grammar in chapter 38 of Wheelock's:

2. Please translate "Notes on a book" on pg. 328.
3. Please read the selection from Paul Zoch and answer the first 7 terms:


Wednesday, April 11th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the test.

Tuesday, April 10th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate lines 7-15 of the ch. 36 story.

Monday, April 9th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate lines 1-7 in the ch. 36 story.

Thursday, April 5th:
Due Monday:
1. Please re-translate the Sallust story completely.
2. Please read and annotate on chapter 36 of Wheelock's:

3. Please review and study the vocabulary for chapters 34 and 35.

Wednesday, April 4th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please translate the poem in chapter 35, pg. 299, by Ovid.
2. Please begin studying for the test. The test will comprise the following:

Translation: 1. Sallust, and 2. the upcoming ch. 36 story.
Vocabulary: chapters 34 and 35 (use the vocab packets).
Grammar: 1. forms of fio, and 2. deponent verbs.

Tuesday, April 03rd:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate sentences 1, 4, 7, 8, and 12 on pgs. 298-299 in Sententiae Antiquae:


Tuesday, March 20th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please be ready for the seminar. Below attached are the resources:
a. NPR DC story (Emerald St.)
b. Problems with the Roman metro
c. Telegraph: a Roman metro museum
d.

Monday, March 19th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read This NPR storyand annotate it based on the seminar question.

Here attached is the seminar packet:


Thursday, March 15th:
Due Monday:
1. Please complete the Sallust translation.

Wednesday, March 14th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please complete #s 1-20 in the Practice NLE Exam:


Tuesday, March 13th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate the first 6 lines of Sallust (up to "commune est").



Monday, March 12th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please finish the Caesar translation.

Please also ensure that you turn in your verb synopsis charts tomorrow!

Tuesday, March 6th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study well for the test!

Attached here is the answer key:


Tuesday, February 27th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please complete the remaining history terms from the reading.
2. Please make flashcards of the vocabulary received in class.

Monday, February 26th:
1. Please finish the translation of "Cimon" in the ch. 32 packet (Wheelock's).

There is a test on next Thursday (March 8th) on the following topics:

1. all tenses of the subjunctive (active)
2. Vocabulary from chapters 32 and 33
3. Usages of the subjunctive (Jussive, Conditional statements, indirect questions, purpose/result/proviso/cum clauses)
4. Translations and identification questions from Cimon (ch. 32 packet), Virgil (ch. 32 independent story), or Caesar (ch. 33 independent story)


Thursday, February 22nd:
1. Please translate in the Vergil reading up to line 14.

2. Please do the next four terms in the Zoch reading:

3. Please read and take notes on the grammar in Chapter 33 of Wheelock's:


Wednesday,February 21st:
1. Please translate in the Virgil reading up to line 8, "expulit".

Tuesday, February 20th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please read and complete the first four terms in the Paul Zoch history reading.

2. Please have the Cimon reading (up to 'poneret') ready to translate.

Thursday, February 15th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read and take notes on ch. 32:

2. Please finish translating the "In Gautemala" Nuntii Latini translation:
Nuntii Latini
Here is a solid article in English on the Guatemalan discoveries
3. Please read "The Character of Cimon" (pg. 225) up to "poneret".

Wednesday, February 14th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the quiz!

Tuesday, February 13th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please study for the quiz on Thursday!

Monday, February 12th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please have the Catullus poems in ch. 31 (on pgs. 260 and 261, respectively) ready to translate.
2. Please read the passage from Women and Power by Mary Beard and please answer the following questions:

a. How does Beard show that the lack of public speaking in ancient female roles is shown/demonstrated by their voices?
b. How does the example of Lucretia prove her point?

Thursday, February 8th:
Due Monday:
1. Please finish the ch. 31 Lucretia translation
2. Please read Epictetus pg. 50 and write your thoughts in your philosophy journal.


Wednesday, February 7th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please read the English translation of Livy on Lucretia:


2. Please translate up to line 6, (agat) in the Latin reading:


Tuesday, February 6th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please complete the history terms from the Zoch reading on the Punic Wars.
2. Please finish the mnemonics and the derivatives in the vocabulary packet:


Monday, February 5th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please re-read #s 5-7 in Fabulae Faciles
2. Please translate #s 8-10.

Thursday, February 1st:
Due Monday:
1. Please read and take notes on the grammar in ch. 31:


2. Please complete the verb synopsis chart:


Wednesday, January 31st:
Due Thursday:
1. Please re-read #s 4-7 in Fabulae Faciles
2. Please translate #s 8-10

Tuesday, January 30th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please re-translate/re-read #s 1-3 in the reading Fabulae Faciles
2. Please translate #s 4-6 (stop at 7).

Monday, January 29th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please review the translation you did over the weekend--re-read it and be sure to understand it.
2. Please complete the next 5 terms in the history reading (Paul Zoch).

Thursday, January 25th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read and annotate the grammar in ch. 30:

2. Translate in Fabulae Faciles #s 1-3 (stop at #4).


Wednesday, January 24th:
Study for the quiz tomorrow!

Tuesday, January 23rd:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please fill out the first 6 terms from the history reading:


Monday, January 22nd:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please have lines 1-8 in Two Love Poems by Catullus (ch. 28 translation) ready to translate.


Wednesday, January 17th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please prepare the story "Nervousness of Even a Great Orator" on pg. 242 of ch. 29 in Wheelock's.
2. Please review the remainder of the ch. 27 story.

Tuesday, January 16th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please read and annotate the grammar information from ch. 29:

2. Please make flashcards of the vocabulary received in class:


Thursday, January 11th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please complete the ch. 27 translation.
2. Please translate in the long, in-class translation (Which starts with "sol apud finem caeli oritur...") the next two paragraphs from where we left off--from "mox omnes milites in centuria Horatii..." down to "...in mente, in corde; nullus timor eum tenet".

Wednesday, January 10th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please re-translate lines 6-14 in the ch. 27 story--either write it out, or have your annotations, notes, vocabulary lists, etc. for the translation at the ready for me to see in class.

Tuesday, January 9th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate in the ch. 27 translation up to line 14.
2. Please choose one of the links below and find the following information:

a. one (or more) of the sumptuary laws and describe the nature of it--what does it specifically demand/forbid
b. outline and describe the reasoning behind the sumptuary law(s).

Puritan Massachusetts
Puritan Massachusetts (2)
Elizabethan England (Medieval)
The Turkish Caliphate
Feudal Korea
Ancient Greece - in this link, you will have to 1) interpret what you think the purpose of the laws was, and 2) please click on the "load" link at the far right edge of the page near "English".
Modern Uzbekistan

Monday, January 8th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate lines 1-9 (stop at "veris") in the ch. 27 translation - On Old Age.

Wednesday, January 3rd:
Due Thursday:
1. Please finish filling out the boxes on Self/Soul
2. Please explain the following quote in your own words, and in reflection of the lesson from today:
"In every man there is an eye for the soul which is more precious than 10,000 bodily eyes, for by it alone it truth seen.”
3. Please translate sentences 2 and 8 from pg. 232 under Sententiae Antiquae.

Tuesday, January 2nd:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate sentences 1 and 5 under Sententiae Antiquae on pg. 232.
2. Please read the notes on Purpose Clauses on pgs. 229-230, and then translate "Please Remove My Name From Your Mailing List" on pg. 232.

Attached here are the notes given out today:


Tuesday, December 19th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please complete the final 6 history terms.

Monday, December 18th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate "The Good Life" on pg. 216 of the ch. 26 packet.

Thursday, December 14th:
Due Monday:
1. Please make flashcards of the ch. 26 vocabulary
2. Translate in Sententiae Antiquae #12
3. Please write your thoughts on Epictetus pgs. 54-55

4. Please complete the next six terms in the history reading.

Wednesday, December 13th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please complete the first 7 terms of the history reading:



Tuesday, December 12th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate lines 11-13 in the ch. 26 story.
2. Please prepare for the trial of Bilbo (philosophy trial)!

Here is the philosophy sheet itself--only use the first page, pg. 93 (Identity Parade 1: Memory)


Here are the guidelines for the trial:


Monday, December 11th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate lines 6-11 in the ch. 26 translation (Cato story); stop at "loquebantur".

Thursday, December 7th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read and annotate chapter 26 of Wheelock's:

2. Please translate lines 1-6 in the ch. 26 story:



Wednesday, December 6th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study well for the quiz!

Tuesday, December 5th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please finish the reading terms from Paul Zoch, 58-75:

2. Please review the ch. 25 story (Catiline and Cicero) and study well for the quiz!

Monday, December 4th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please make flashcards of the Vocabulary given in class last week.

2. Please finish translating the Laocoon story in ch. 25.
3. Please translate sentence #14 in Sententiae Antiquae in

Thursday, November 30th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read Epictetus pg. 53 and write your reflections in your philosophy journal.

2. Please translate the first two paragraphs of "Death of Laocoon" on pg. 207 in ch. 25.

Wednesday, November 29th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please translate lines 10-19 in the ch. 25 Wheelock's story.


Tuesday, November 28th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please prepare for the seminar!


Monday, November 27th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read "The Crito" and answer the questions on the back:


2. Please review the ch.25 story and be ready to translate in class.

Thursday, November 16th:
Due Monday:
1. Please finish Dominus Quixotus.
2. Please record and send me a 3-4 minute spoken Latin summary of all of Dominus Quixotus.

Wednesday, November 15th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the quiz!

Attached here is the practice quiz and answer key:



Tuesday, November 14th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please finish translating ch. 22.
2.Please complete one term from the history reading (390BC Gauls sack Rome).

Monday, November 13th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please complete the verb synopsis chart:


Here are the following topics for the quiz on Thursday:
1. Ablative Absolutes
2. Passive Periphrastics
3. Dative of Agent

Translations: ch. 24, De Cupiditate, ch. 22

Thursday, November 9th:
Due Monday:
1. Please translate the ch. 22 story up to line 12 (stop at "provisa esse").

2. Please write your reflections in your philosophy journal on Epictetus pg. 50.


Wednesday, November 8th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please finish prepping and translating the remainder of the ch. 24 story.
2. Please take notes on the next 6 terms in the history reading.

Tuesday, November 7th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please prepare the ch. 24 translation, lines 1-12.

2. Please write your reflections in your philosophy journal on Epictetus pgs. 47-48:

3. Please take notes on the first 4 terms of the history reading:

4. Please re-read and prep 'De Cupiditate' in your ch. 24 packet.

Wednesday, November 1st:
due Thursday:
1. Please translate 'De Cupiditate' on pg. 197
2. Please translate sentences 1 and 2 of Exercitationes on pg. 196.

Tuesday, October 31st:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please prepare for the Socratic Seminar tomorrow:


2. Please translate sentences 6 and 7 in Sententiae Antiquae on pg. 197 of the ch. 24 packet.

Thursday, October 26th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please the selection from Epictetus pgs. 38-41, "Consider What Comes First" and write in your philosophy journal. I expect a longer entry on this one, by the way!

2. Please complete the Socratic Seminar Wrap-Up assessment:



Wednesday, October 25th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please prepare for the quiz tomorrow!

Tuesday, October 24th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please be prepared for the Socratic Seminar tomorrow.

Monday, October 23rd:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please complete the verb synopsis chart:

2. Please create flashcards for the ch. 23 vocabulary.

Here is the practice quiz for the upcoming quiz on Thursday:


Here is a fabulous article from the NYTimes on an ancient Roman mosaic.


Thursday, October 19th:
Due Monday:
1. Please review and re-translate the chapter 23 alternate story (speaker story)
2. Please read the NYTimes article, and then annotate based on the question: what does this show about the possible failings of American democracy?
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/01/us/politics/congress-shutdown-debate.html


Nota bene:
1. There is a Socratic Seminar on Wednesday, October 25th. Here are the resources you will need:







Wednesday, October 18th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please finish preparing for translation the ch. 23 alternate story:


Tuesday, October 17th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate sentences 2, 3, 6, 8, and 12 in Sententiae Antiquae in ch. 23.

Thursday, October 12th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read the selection of Epictetus pg. 37

2. Please read and answer the questions on "Roman Voting"

3. Please read and annotate the notes in chapter 23:


Wednesday, October 11th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the test! Here attached is the practice test:


Tuesday, October 10th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the test! Here attached is the practice test:


Here are the following topics on the test:

a. Passive voice
b. Demonstrative pronouns (hic, ille, ipse, is)
c. Relative pronoun
d. Vocabulary from spoken Latin, chapter 19, and chapter 21
e. Translations from Sophocles story, Judgment of Paris, Virgil story (ch. 21), Labors of Hercules.

Thursday, October 5th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read and annotate the following packet:


Wednesday, October 4th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please read and answer the questions on Paul Zoch's "Class Conflict in Rome"
2. Please translate sentences 2, 3, and 6 in Sententiae Antiquae in the ch. 21 packet of Wheelock's.

Tuesday, October 3rd:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate all of the ch. 20 story


Monday, October 2nd:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please study for the quiz! The answer key to the practice quiz is below:


Thursday, September 28th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read Epictetus pg. 30 and write your thoughts in your journal. Nota bene: please bring in your journal on Monday so that I may collect it!

2. Please finish reading the Brando story, and please create a summary in spoken Latin of 2-3 minutes length detailing the final 20 pages of the story.
3. Study for the quiz on Tuesday! Topics include passive forms, vocabulary from chapter 19, and passages from the Sophocles story and The Judgment of Paris.

Wednesday, September 27th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please translate the ch. 20 Wheelock's extra story:



Tuesday, September 26th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please read and translate the story on Sophocles on pg. 158 in ch. 19 of Wheelock's.

Monday, September 25th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please prepare for translating in class the ch. 8 Wheelock's story 'Laocoon and the Trojan Horse"


Thursday, September 21st:
Due Monday:
1. Please read up to pg. 36 (ch. 6) in the Brando Latin story.

2. Please read and take notes on the passive system and on interrogative pronouns in ch. 19 of Wheelock's.

3. Please create and send to me a spoken (in Latin) summary of the first 22 pages of the Brando Latin story.
4. Please watch the following videos:
The Passive Voice
Perfect Passive Tense
The Future Perfect Passive

Wednesday, September 20th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please study for the quiz!

Here attached is the practice quiz:


Tuesday, September 19th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please study for the quiz on Thursday!
2. Please translate the poem located in the ch. 11 packet, on pg. 119 of Wheelock's.

Monday, September 18th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please make flashcards for all of the Spoken Latin vocabulary we have learned in class
2. Please translate sentences 3, 6, 7, and 11 in Sententiae Antiquae in ch. 17, pg. 143.

Thursday, September 14th:
Due Monday:
1. Please translate The Myth of Io (prepare the Latin to be read and translated by you in class)

2. Please read pg. 21 of Epictetus and add to your philosophy journal:

3. Please read the packet and answer the questions on the back:


Nota bene:
The next quiz will come on Wednesday, September 20th, and will be comprised of the following topics:
1. Relative pronouns
2. All declensions including neuter nouns
3. Spoken Latin vocabulary - weather terms and classroom supplies
4. A translation selection from the translation paragraphs in chapters 11 and 14.
5. 2-3 sentences using relative pronouns to translate.

Tuesday, September 12th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please finish preparing the passage in ch. 14 (Cicero reading) for translation in class
2. Please read and take notes on the relative pronoun section of ch. 17:


Tuesday, September 11th:
Please study for the quiz! The answer key to the practice quiz is attached below.


Thursday, September 7th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read the selection from SPQR and answer the questions on the back:

2. Please create a 2-3 summary of Pluto Fabula Amoris, then record and send to me the spoken version of the summary.
3. Please write in journal your reflections to the following passage from Epictetus:


Nota bene: your quiz is coming on Tuesday!

Wednesday, September 6th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please translate sentences 7 and 11 in the ch. 14 packet of Wheelocks

2. Please translate the remainder of Pluto Fabula Amoris

Tuesday, September 5th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please translate "Cicero confronts Cataline" on pg. 93 of the ch. 11 packet:


Thursday, August 31st:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please read pg. 11 of Epictetus, "No Blame, No Shame", and write your thoughts in your philosophy journal.
2. Please read up to pg. 15 in "Pluto, fabula amoris", and be ready to translate and answer comprehension questions in Latin.



Wednesday, August 30th:
Due Thursday:
1. Please read the selection from SPQR and answer the guiding questions on the back:


Tuesday, August 29th:
Due Wednesday:
1. Please review the notes on personal pronouns and demonstratives in ch. 11 of Wheelock's:

2. Please translate sentences 1, 7, 8, 10, 11 in Sententiae Antiquae.

Monday, August 28th:
Due Tuesday:
1. Please translate the ch. 4 reading from Wheelock's by sight

2. Please translate sentences 5 and 6 from Sententiae Antiquae in Ch. 9 of Wheelock's (from the packet we received in class)

Friday August 25th:
Due Monday:
1. Please read the prologue to Epictetus' work The Art of Living

2. Please read "Events Don't Hurt Us" (pg. 10) and write your thoughts and reflections about it in your journal.

3. Please translate sentences 1-4 in Exercitationes in your Wheelock's packet.


Thursday, August 24th:
Due Friday:
1. Please complete the Verb Synopsis chart as best you can--use last year's notes, online resources, peers, and personal dictionaries to fill out any areas you are uncertain about.


Wednesday, August 23rd:
Please read the following packet from the Talent Code and summarize the three rules of deep practice into a couple sentences:


Perge fortiter!


Taken on a beautiful day in ancient Segesta, Sicily. Temple of Unknown Gods.
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