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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT... For the sake of clarity:

Homework is listed for the day it was assigned, and is generally due the following day unless otherwise indicated.


Abbreviations:

CW = Classwork - i.e. simple outline of what was done in that class
HW = Homework


Current as of September 8, 2017

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Alpha Greek III


Tuesday 16th January:
NO LESSON

Friday 12th January:
CW = Review/Revision of: Indirect Questions (Exercise 1.9); Conditional Clauses (Exercise 1.17); Potential Optative (Exercise 1.19) – Translation of Herodotus "Libya and The Pygmies"

Thursday 11th January:
CW = Translation of Bacchylides 3, line 26 to end – Revision of Subjunctive ~ Exercise 1.7

Tuesday 9th January:
CW = Complete Exercise 28κ – Introduction to Greek Lyric Poetry and Bacchylides – Begin translation of Bacchylides Ode 3 [Chp. 29δ]
HW = Translate lines 15 to 25 of Bacchylides Ode 3

Monday 8th January:
CW = Translation "Croesus Recognises His Mistake" (Chp. 28β) – Exercise 28κ

Friday 5th January:
CW = Translation of St John: 20; verses 11-18 (Chapter 27β)

Thursday 4th January:
SNOW DAY

Tuesday 2nd January, 2018:

HM ON LEAVE

END OF TERM 1.


Tuesday 19th December:
CW = Exercises 28η, 28θ and 28ι

Monday 18th December:
CW = NO LESSON

Friday 15th December:
CW = NO LESSON

Thursday 14th December:
CW = Complete translation to opening story in Chapter 28β – introduction to Verbs commonly found only in the Perfect/Pluperfect (e.g. - δεδοικα = I am afraid)

Tuesday 12th December:
CW = Translation of opening story to Chapter 28β

Monday 11th December:
CW = Exercise 28ζ (with close attention to the Perfect Active + Verbal Adjective + Verbal Noun)

Friday 8th December:
CW = Review of the Perfect and Pluperfect Tenses – Exercise 27μ

Thursday 7th December:
CW = Finish translation of opening story to Chapter 28α – overview of the Perfect and Pluperfect Active – Exercises 28γ, δ & ε

Tuesday 5th December:
CW = Read over the conclusion of the story of Lazarus – passages from Xenophanes and Homer [end of Chapter 27β] – start translation of opening of Chapter 28α

Monday 4th December:
CW = Translate second paragraph of "The Death and Resurrection of Lazarus" [Chapter 26β] – Exercise 27λ
HW = Translate third paragraph of "The Death and Resurrection of Lazarus" [Chapter 26β]

Friday 1st December:
CW = Complete translation of the story "Labda Saves Her Child" – translate paragraph one of "The Death and Resurrection of Lazarus"
HW = Translate second paragraph of "The Death and Resurrection of Lazarus" [Chapter 26β]

Τhursday 30th December:
CW = Translate and discuss Exercise 27κ – translate the story "Labda Saves Her Child"
HW = Translate paragraph one of "The Death and Resurrection of Lazarus" [Chapter 26β]

Tuesday 28th November:
CW = Forming the Pluperfect Passive – Exercises 27θ & 27ι
HW = Exercise 27κ

Monday 27th November:
CW = Exercise 27δ – translate the opening story in Chapter 27β

Tuesday 21st November:
NO LESSON

Monday 20th November:
CW = Introduction to Perfect and Pluperfect Passive/Middle – Exercise 27β

Friday 17th November:
CW = Complete translation of opening story in Chapter 27α

Thursday 16th November:
CW = Start translation of opening story in Chapter 27α

Tuesday 14th November:
NO LESSON

Monday 13th November:
NO LESSON

Friday 10th November:
NO LESSON – Parents' Conferences (2)

Thursday 9th November:
CW = Lysias – 'Murder of Eratosthenes' and 'Against The Younger Alcibiades'

Tuesday 7th November:
CW = Medea: Unseens II and III

Monday 6th November:
CW = Very interesting discussion on the 'Homunculus Theory' – unanswered questions included: Reason comes from where ? What is consciousness? Can we escape a cause and effect model of the mind? Are rules embedded or are they part of cognition? Experience? HM to explore contacting someone from Georgetown University to help!

Thursday 2nd November:
CW = Completed translation of "Adrastus Kills Himself" – Medea Unseens I and II
HW = Various articles on the 'Homunculus Theory', 'Homunculus Theory In Plato', Philosophical Dilemmas with Regression Argument and so on. Discussion on Monday plus 'Tripartite Soul'

Tuesday 31st October:
CW = Completed Exercise 26ε – began translation of "Adrastus Kills Himself" – ended at 9:50 a.m. to allow transfer to US Assembly
HW = Complete translation of "Adrastus Kills Himself"

Monday 30th October:
NO LESSON

Friday 27th October:
CW = Exercise 26ε

Thursday 26th October:
CW = Review of the Verbal Adjective – broad discussion about the "Philosopher-Rulers" in Plato's 'Republic' – Exercise 26δ

      • END OF FIRST QUARTER

Tuesday 24th October:
CW = Translation of opening story in Chapter 26β – Principal Parts of Verbs with multi-variations in their Stems – Review of uses of the Accusative Case – Exercise 26γ
HW = Read over the Grammar Note on The Verbal Adjective and study Exercise 26δ

Friday 20th October:
CW = Two unseens from Xenophon

Thursday 19th October:
CW = Plato and Lysias unseens

Tuesday 17th October:
CW = Review/worksheet on all Conditional Clauses – two unseens from Xenophon
HW = Xenophon unseen: 'Alcibiades tries unsuccessfully to warn the Athenians...'

Monday 16th October:
CW = Review of 'Contrary-to-Fact/Remote' Conditional Clauses – Xenophon unseen

Friday 13th October:
NO lesson ~ University of Vermont visiting the school

Thursday 12th October:
CW = Review of 'Simple' Conditional Clauses – Lucian unseen
HW = Worksheet on 'Contrary-to-Fact/Remote' Conditional Clauses

Tuesday 10th October:
NO LESSON

Monday 2nd October:
CW = Discussion of shame-culture versus guilt-culture

Friday 29th September:
CW = Exercise 26β
HW = Read essay at end of Chapter 26α entitled "Shame and Guilt" and NYT article by David Brooks dated 15th March 2016
ΝΥΤ "The Shame Culture"

Thursday 28th September:
CW = Vocabulary Test (cf. 22nd September) - Discussion of Conditional Clauses ('protasis' v. 'apodosis') - Ex. 26α
HW = Complete Exercise 26α

Tuesday 26th September:
NO LESSON

Monday 25th September:
CW = Translation of story "Croesus Loses His Son" in Chapter 26α - introduction to Conditional Clauses

Friday 22nd September:
CW = Exercise 25 ζ
HW = Learn Vocabulary in Chapters - 23β, 24α and 24β [ΝΒ - omit Prepositions AND PERFECTS] - Test on Thursday 28th September

Thursday 21st September:
CW = Review of the Optative (cont'd): Exercise 25θ - Exercise 25ι
HW = Synopses of Verbs (ALL Moods and Tenses): λυω (he/she/it) - διδωμι (he/she/it)
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Beta Greek II


Tuesday 16th January:
CW = Translation of Herodotus "Libya and The Pygmies"

Friday 12th January:
CW = Exercise 18δ – Translation of Herodotus "Egypt and Crocodiles"

Thursday 11th January:
CW = Exercise 18γ – Exercise 18ε – Discussion and analysis of social/political structures of Sparta and Corinth (Chp. 18α)

Tuesday 9th January:
CW = Introduction and analysis of "-μι" Verbs – Exercise 18β

Monday 8th January:
CW = Translation of opening story to Chp. 18α – Discussion/analysis of Paradigms of 'ε–ω' Verbs (p. 22)

Friday 5th January:
CW = Translation of 'The Persians Capture Athens A Second Time' (Chapter 17β)

Thursday 4th January:
SNOW DAY

Tuesday 2nd January, 2018:

HM ON LEAVE

END OF TERM 1.


Tuesday 19th December:
CW = Translation of a tale from Aesop

Monday 18th December:
CW = Polybius Unseen and Review of Verbs/Participles/Infinitives

Friday 15th December:
CW = Quiz on 'Aorist & Future Passives + PASSIVE DEPONENTS' – Exercise 17ζ

Thursday 14th December:
CW = Translate opening story in Chapter 17β – further review of Passive Voice and 'Passive Deponents'

Tuesday 12th December:
CW = Exercise 17η

Monday 11th December:
CW = Chapter 17β: Aorist and Future Passive continued – Quiz on γραφω etc (pages 14–15)

Friday 8th December:
CW = Exercise 17γ – Change the tenses of Verbs etc. and re-translate ...

Thursday 7th December:
CW = Review Aorist and Future Passive – Quiz

Tuesday 5th December:
CW = Review Aorist and Passive – Exercise 17δ

Monday 4th December:
CW = Revision of Aorist and Future Passive – complete Exercise 17β – Exercise 17γ
HW = TEST on Vocabulary of Chapters 11β and 12α [excluding Proper Nouns] AND BONUS-MARK Section testing English to Greek translation moved to 5th December

Friday 1st December:
CW = Complete introductory story to Chapter 17α – overview of Aorist Passive (plus Participles, Imperatives and Infinitive) AND Futire Passive – also for Verbs with consonantal stems – Exercise 17β
HW = REMINDER ~ Revise Vocabulary of Chapters 11β and 12α [excluding Proper Nouns] AND BONUS-MARK Section testing English to Greek translation – Test on Monday 4th December

Thursday 29th November:
CW = Translate the story "Xerxes Retreats To Asia" [Chapter 16β] – start to translate opening story to Chapter 17α – LESSON CURTAILED [10/15 minutes] because of a FIRE DRILL

Tuesday 28th November:
CW = Complete translation of story in Chapter 16β – study the Verbs: δυναμαι, κειμαι & ἐπισταμαι – Exercise 16ε

Monday 27th November:
CW = Time line and revision of Middle Verbs (Weak and Strong Aorists) – translate opening story to Chapter 16β
ΗW = Revise Vocabulary of Chapters 11β and 12α [excluding Proper Nouns] – Test on Monday 4th December

Tuesday 21st November:
NO LESSON

Monday 20th November:
CW = Passive/Middle of Contracted Verbs – Exercise 16β

Friday 17th November:
CW = Timeline of γραφω – ALL Tenses, Voices, Imperatives and Infinitives

Thursday 16th November:
CW = Complete Review and Revision of Formation of ALL parts (Tenses, Moods etc.) of Verbs so far learned in 'Athenaze' – using Exercise 13θ, translate the Verbs and then change Tenses/Person(s)/Voice ...

Tuesday 14th November:
CW = Revision of Verb formations etc – Vocabulary Flashcards for Chapters 11β to 16β

Monday 13th November:
CW = Review of the Passive – Exercise 16β

Friday 10th November:
NO LESSON – Parents' Conference (2)

Thursday 9th November:
CW = Completion of opening story in Chapter 16α – further analysis/study of the Passive

Tuesday 7th November:
CW = Quick introduction to the Present and Imperfect Passive [Indicative] in Greek – translate opening story in Chapter 16α

Monday 6th November:
CW = Exercise 15η

Thursday 2nd November:
CW = Athematic Aorist Verbs Test – Translate Simonides' Epigram – Practising "ο-ω" Verbs – Exercise 15ζ

Tuesday 31st October:
CW = Translation of opening story in Chapter 15β – selecting the "ο-ω" Contracted Verbs

Monday 30th October:
CW = Review of ALL Contracted Verbs
HW = Test on the Athematic Aorist Verbs moved to Thursday 2nd November

Friday 27th October:
NO LESSON – Remember! –– Test on the Athematic Aorist Verbs: βαινω, γιγνωσκω and ἑστην [Chapter 15α] for Monday 30th October

Thursday 26th October:
CW = Review of Athematic Aorist Verbs – Exercise 15γ – Translation of opening story to Chapter 15β

      • END OF FIRST QUARTER

Tuesday 24th October:
CW = Exercise 14ζ – Exercise 14η – Translation of the opening story in Chapter 15α – Exercise 15β
HW = Test on the Athematic Aorist Verbs: βαινω, γιγνωσκω and ἑστην [Chapter 15α] for Monday 30th October

Friday 20th October:
CW = Complete translation of "The Persians Capture The Pass Above Thermopylae" in Chapter 14β

Thursday 19th October:
CW = Materials and discussion about 'What is history? Why study history? Does history provide identity' and so forth – Vocabulary Flashcards for Chapters 11β and 12α – begin translation of "The Persians Capture The Pass Above Thermopylae" in Chapter 14β

Tuesday 17th October:
CW = οὑτος, ἐκεινος, ὁδε – Exercises 14δ and 14ε

Monday 16th October:
CW = Vocabulary Test – translation of opening story to Chapter 14β

Friday 13th October:
CW = Exercises 14β and 14γ
HW = Vocabulary Test on Chapters 10β and 11α – on Monday 16th October

Thursday 12th October:
CW = Vocabulary Flashcards – Comparative/Superlative Adjectives and Adverbs

Tuesday 10th October:
CW = Translation of opening story to Chapter 14α – introduction to Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

Friday 6th October:
CW = Completed Exercise 13θ – Revision Sentences



Thursday 5th October:
CW = 3rd Declension Nouns & Adjectives with Stems in -εσ- – Exercise 13ι – Translation "Xerxes Crosses The Hellespont" – Exercise 13θ

Μonday 2nd October:
CW = The Relative Pronoun and ἐκεινος ['that'] - Exercise 13η

Friday 29th September:
CW = Complete opening story to Chapter 13β - Exercise 13ε

Thursday 28th September:
CW = Quiz on the Aorist - Translation of opening story to Chapter 13β - identification of all parts of verbs in the story (tense/participle/imperative etc.)
HW = Vocabulary test on vocabulary boxes in Chapters 10β and 11α [on Tuesday 3rd October]

Tuesday 26th September:
CW = Analysis of ALL verbs in the opening story in Chapter 13α - Exercise 13δ

Monday 25th September:
CW = Review of Verbs [Present + Future + Aorist]: Quiz on εὑρισκω - λαμβανω - ἀφικνε-ομαι - βλεπω - οἰκε-ω. Translate the opening story in Chapter 13α. Discussion of the Imperfect Tense.
HW = Exercise 13α

Friday 22nd September:
CW = Parsing Verbs - translation of story at end of Chapter 12β - Exercise 12 ν


Thursday 21st September:
CW = Quiz on AORISTS - Exercises 12 κ and μ - practicing parsing Verbs

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Epsilon Honors Latin II


      • HOMEWORK NORMALLY SET ON MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS

Tuesday 16th January:
CW = Review of pronouns – is/ea/id and ille/illa/illud – Ex. 14.1 [OLC II] – discussion/analysis of reflexive verbs
HW = 'Famous films with their titles in LATIN – what are they?' - worksheet

Friday 12th January:
CW = Derivation BONANZA "venio/ventus ~ I arrive etc." – Worksheet ~ Grammatical Questions on "Lucy and Her Cloak"

Wednesday 10th January:
CW = Derivations from "rego..." – Translation of 'Lucy and Her Cloak' [Part IV] – Derivation QUIZ
HW = Extract of Questions from ACL/NJCL Latin Exam [JUNIOR]

Tuesday 9th January:
CW = Derivations from "locus = place" & "littera = a letter (of the alphabet)] – Translation of 'Lucy and Her Cloak' [Part III]

Monday 8th January:
CW = Derivations from "longus, -a, -um" – Translation of 'Lucy and Her Cloak' [Part II]

Friday 5th January:
CW = Derivations from "omnis/-e = every" – translation of story 'Lucy and Her Cloak' [Part I]

Thursday 4th January:
SNOW DAY

Tuesday 2nd January, 2018:

HM ON LEAVE

END OF TERM 1.


Wednesday 20th December:
CW = Translate + grammar questions on passage, "primo tempore mea mater ..." – Spartacus Chapter 1

Tuesday 19th December:
CW = Derivation Bonanza – 'Rudolphus...'


Monday 18th December:
CW = Derivation challenge – "persona" – use of Latin phrases in English

Friday 15th December:
CW = Derivation challenge – "haereo, haesi, haesus - I cling" – Revision sentences

Wednesday 13th December:
CW = Derivation challenge – "studeo - I am eager" – lesson ended at 9:50 a.m. for US Assembly

Tuesday 12th December:
CW = Complete story of Cincinnatus – Quiz on Verbs

Monday 11th December:
CW = Derivations from 'manus – hand' – continue with the story of Cincinnatus

Friday 8th December:
CW = Derivations from 'civis = a citizen' – continue with the story of Cincinnatus

Wednesday 6th December:
CW = Derivations from 'solus/a/um - only/alone' – continue translating the story of Cincinnatus

Tuesday 5th December:
CW = Derivations from 'orior - I rise' – continue with the story of Cincinnatus

Monday 4th December:
CW = Derivations from 'unus/a/um - one' – A Comical Look at Legal and Medical Latin



HW = Test on Latin Legal and Medical Terms – on Wednesday 6th December

Friday 1st November:
CW = Derivations from 'arma' [weapons] – Story of Cincinnatus (cont'd)

Wednesday 29th November:
CW = Derivations from 'varius' [different] – Revision of Subordinate Clauses [Exercise 13.2 - OLCII] – Complete topic of Roman Cooking - & QUIZ

Tuesday 28th November:
CW = Derivations from 'fortis' [brave/strong etc] – Story of Cincinnatus

Monday 27th November:
CW = Derivations from 'gradus' [step] – story of Cincinnatus

Tuesday 21st November:
CW = Derivations from "lego, legere, legi, lectum – I pick/choose/gather/read etc" – Latin Hangman

Monday 20th November:
CW = Derivations from "pendo, pendere, pependi, pensum = I hang, weigh, pay" – quick recap on Tenses

Friday 17th November:
CW = Derivations from "duco, ducere, duct, ductum – I lead" – Cincinnatus and Parsing Verbs

Wednesday 15th November:
CW = Derivations from "valeo, valere, valui - I am strong/doing well/prevail" and "gero, gerere, gessi, gestum – I carry on/bear/carry" – Cincinnatus (cont'd) – Introduction to Roman Cooking

Monday 13th November:
CW = Derivations from 'patior, pati, passus sum = I allow/suffer/experience..." – revision of Verbs (forming tenses etc.)

Friday 10th November:
NO LESSON – Parents' Conference (2)

Wednesday 8th November:
CW = Test on Present, Future, Imperfect, Perfect & Pluperfect of 'porto' and 'amo' [Latin to English AND English to Latin] – Derivations from " cede, cedere, cecidi, cessum - I withdraw, go, move along ..." – Cincinnatus 'C' – grammar questions and analysis

Tuesday 7th November:
CW = Further review of Present, Future, Imperfect, Perfect & Pluperfect Tenses – finish Cincinnatus 'B' – derivations from words in the passage

Monday 6th November:
CW = Complete review of Present, Future, Imperfect, Perfect & Pluperfect Tenses – start Cincinnatus Part 'B'
HW = Test on Present, Future, Imperfect, Perfect & Pluperfect of 'porto' and 'amo' [Latin to English AND English to Latin] – ON WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER

Wednesday 1st November:
CW = Derivations from 'mando' – Cincinnatus Part 'A' – translation – switch tenses of Verbs in the passage

Tuesday 31st October:
CW = Derivations from 'forma' – story "olim erant quattuor patriae ..."

Monday 30th October:
CW = Derivations from "[de]fendo - I defend" – Worksheet on the story of Narcissus [translation/grammar questions etc.]

Friday 27th October:
CW = Derivations from "bonus [bel- / ben-]" – Latin Tongue Twisters


      • END OF FIRST QUARTER

Wednesday 25th October:
CW = Derivations from 'mando/mandare = I order, entrust, put in writing ...' – complete worksheet "olim magna navis ..." [with grammar and comprehension questions] – worksheet "in media hieme Dido ..." [grammar questions and translation] – summary worksheet on the founding legend of Rome and quiz

Tuesday 24th October:
CW = Derivations from 'pars/partis' – started worksheet "olim magna navis trans mare ..."

Friday 20th October:
CW = Derivations from 'signum' – review of Cases of Nouns and Tenses of Verbs

Wednesday 18th October:
CW = Derivations from 'tres [tertius/tri-]' – Roman Numerals – Adjectives and Superlatives

Tuesday 17th October:
CW = Derivations from 'rump [rupt-]' – 'olim venator per silvas...'

Monday 16th October:
CW = Derivations from 'memor' – translation 'Bellum Stellarum: Spes Nova - Pars II'

Friday 13th October:
Early dismissal ~ 'Pep Rally'

Wednesday 11th October:
CW = Translation of 'Goldilocks Gone Wrong' – Discussion of further possible background topics for Wednesdays – Vocabulary Quiz Based on Goldilocks story – translation 'Bellum Stellarum: Spes Nova - Pars I'
HW = Translate short story 'olim pistris habitavit ...' [Due – Friday]

Tuesday 10th October:
CW = Derivations (English, French etc.) from 'amicus' and discussion about 'Romance Languages' – Chapter 11 of 'Fabula Muris'

Friday 6th October:
CW = Derivations from 'cado – I fall...' – Chapter 10 of 'Fabula Muris'

Wednesday 4th October:
CW = Derivations from 'brevis/-e' – Revision of Prepositions [OLC I...] – Chapter 10 of 'Fabula Muris'

Monday 2nd October:
CW = Chapter 9 of 'Fabula Muris' – Roman Gods
HW = Worksheet on Roman Gods and Use of Their Names in Astronomy etc [due Wednesday]

Friday 30th September:
CW = Short story translation 'Feles In Ludo' - and derivations from words in the story

Wednesday 28th September:
CW = Derivations from 'aequus' - two Vocabulary Quizzes - Fabula Muris (cont'd - chapters 7 & 8)
HW =


Tuesday 26th September:
CW = Derivations from 'alter' - Fabula Muris (cont'd - chapter 6)

Monday 25th September:
CW = Derivations from 'ambulo' - Fabula Muris (cont'd - chapter 5)
HW = Translation worksheet and questions, "per total hiemem..."

Friday 22nd September:
CW = Derivations from 'amo' - Fabula Muris (cont'd - chapter 4)

Wednesday 20th September:
CW = DERIVATION CHALLENGE from 'scribo' + fabula muris + discussion/review of past tenses

Tuesday 19th September:
CW = Derivations from 'intro' + Servius Tullius (cont'd)

Monday 18th September:
CW = Derivations from 'mare' + Romulus and Remus (cont'd) + Servius Tullius

Friday 15th September:
CW = Derivations from 'magnus' + Romulus and Remus
HW = Questions 2, 3 and 5 from Worksheet on Romulus and Remus story**

    • BELOW ARE WORKSHEETS ETC...