Latin 1 Magister Adam Henry
How to find the Magister <ul><li>e-mail:  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Room 240 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Before/After sc...
Why Latin? <ul><li>60% of English is based on Latin </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation for the SATs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scho...
Why Not? <ul><li>Helps with Romance languages. </li></ul><ul><li>Careers in science, medicine, and law. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Latin outside of the Classroom <ul><li>Philadelphia Classical  </li></ul><ul><li>Society Competition in February </li></ul...
What Do We Do in Here, Anyway??? <ul><li>Unlock the magic behind the Latin language. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Roman cultu...
Grading <ul><li>Point System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Class work/Homework <ul><li>Plays a vital and pivotal role in each student ’ s success in class.  </li></ul><ul><li>Assign...
Quizzes <ul><li>A quiz can be expected each week.  </li></ul><ul><li>Is based on recent homework assignments.  </li></ul><...
Tests and Projects <ul><li>At least one unit test each quarter. </li></ul><ul><li>At least one quarter project. </li></ul>...
Participation <ul><li>EFFORT!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Homework completion </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Askin...
Class website: <ul><li>What you will find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copies of all h...
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Parents night latin 2011

  1. 1. Latin 1 Magister Adam Henry
  2. 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><li>Phone = x5240 </li></ul>
  3. 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. 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>
  5. 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. 6. What Do We Do in Here, Anyway??? <ul><li>Unlock the magic behind the Latin language. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Roman culture. </li></ul><ul><li>Show how Latin is used throughout our culture. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Grading <ul><li>Point System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tests/Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Class work/Homework <ul><li>Plays a vital and pivotal role in each student ’ s success in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Assigned daily for reinforcement and/or extension of newly learned material. </li></ul><ul><li>Randomly collected each week and graded on effort and completion. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Quizzes <ul><li>A quiz can be expected each week. </li></ul><ul><li>Is based on recent homework assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary lists or flash cards are recommended </li></ul><ul><li>Use website for review links </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tests and Projects <ul><li>At least one unit test each quarter. </li></ul><ul><li>At least one quarter project. </li></ul><ul><li>Projects will be based on Roman culture, pop culture, and Latin grammar. </li></ul>
  11. 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. 12. Class website: <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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