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Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
Parents' night Latin
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  • 1. Lingua Latina Magister Adam Henry
  • 2. How to find the Magister <ul><li>e-mail: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Room 240 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before/After school by appointment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra help with advanced notice </li></ul></ul>
  • 3. Why Latin? <ul><li>60% of English is based on Latin </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for the SATs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholarship money for college. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interest in Roman culture. </li></ul><ul><li>And… </li></ul>
  • 4. Why Not? <ul><li>Helps with Romance languages. </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in science, medicine, and law. </li></ul><ul><li>Great influence on Western Culture. </li></ul><ul><li>“ BECAUSE IT’S FUN!!!” </li></ul>
  • 5. Latin outside of the Classroom <ul><li>Philadelphia Classical </li></ul><ul><li>Society Competition in February </li></ul><ul><li>National Latin Exam in </li></ul><ul><li>March </li></ul>Socrates
  • 6. What Do We Do in Here, Anyway??? <ul><li>Latin grammar, English derivatives </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Roman culture </li></ul><ul><li>Show how Latin is used throughout our culture </li></ul>
  • 7. Grading Breakdown <ul><li>Homework/Classwork </li></ul><ul><li>Chapter quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Unit Test and Project (1 each per quarter) </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul>
  • 8. Homework/Classwork <ul><li>Given time in class to get started to get extra help from me or other students </li></ul><ul><li>Plays a vital and pivotal role in each student’s success in class </li></ul><ul><li>Randomly collected each week and graded on effort and completion </li></ul>
  • 9. Quizzes <ul><li>A quiz can be expected after each chapter </li></ul><ul><li>Based on bell-ringers, grammar, vocabulary, derivatives, and culture </li></ul>
  • 10. Unit Tests and Projects <ul><li>At least one unit test each quarter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually about 4 chapters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes content of quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>At least one quarter project each quarter </li></ul><ul><li>Projects will be based on Roman culture, pop culture, and Latin grammar </li></ul>
  • 11. Participation <ul><li>EFFORT!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Homework completion </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Asking questions </li></ul><ul><li>Active listening </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul>
  • 12. Class website: <ul><li>HMS webpage -> eFaculty -> Adam Henry </li></ul><ul><li>What you will find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies of all handouts from class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website games to practice grammar and vocabulary </li></ul></ul>

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