• First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for November 15th

    This week we started learning the 4th declension in Lesson XXV.  Begin working on the workbook pages; they are not due until the 22nd.  Your quiz this week will be over the 4th declension chart and the vocabulary, as well as this week’s saying, Senatus Populusque Romanus. Make sure you don’t just say you’ll study, but actually do it – “Acta non verba.” See you Friday!  

  • 9th-12th Literature

    Nov. 8

    *Read The Odyssey, Books 10-12 *Read Heroes, “In No Man’s Land” *Be able to discuss review and thought questions Please make sure you are reading so we can have great discussions in class.

  • Rhetoric

    Classical Rhetoric

    UPDATED SYLLABUS 2019-2020 Date Assignment Aug. 29                      Introduction and overview. Read Introduction to Rhetorica ad Herennium (esp. pp. xviii-xxi). Aug. 30                        Read Rhetorica, Book I, pp. 3-23 (through para. VII).  Outline and be prepared to discuss the five canons                                        of rhetoric (p. 7), means by which they may be attained, the six parts of a discourse (p. 9), the four types                     …

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for November 1st

    This week is a review week for 3rd declension.  Begin working through Lesson XXIV. Your quiz this week will be on the 3rd declension chart on page 62 and the vocabulary.  This is ALL review.  Make sure you know the full definition form for each vocabulary word.  For example:  heart, cor, cordis, n. Parents, I will be emailing 1st quarter grades this week. Finally, Macte hac Gloria! to Asa for winning the review game last Friday! You will receive your praemium on Friday!!!

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for November 1st

    Well, it certainly has been an eventful weekend in Tupelo and the surrounding areas!  Many yards need some extra attention this week, so I am deleting the writing assignment for this week’s lessons.  All you need to do is finish lessons 2-4 of Chapter 9. Also, parents, I will be sending out grade averages for the first quarter by email this week.

  • 3rd-6th History

    4th-6th History

    Week 9 October 21-25 Thutmose III, Amenhotep, Tutankhamon, and Rameses II Study Fast Facts #9 (Quiz on Friday) Practice recitation: 10 Commandments. Due December 13. Reading Discussion Other Day 1 Read Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, pp. 97-118 ·       Describe the Battle of Megiddo. ·       How did the Egyptian soldiers miss a valuable opportunity to take the city? ·       How was the city eventually taken? ·       Who succeeded Thutmose III after his death? ·       Tell how Thutmose III’s remains were found. Study Fast Facts   Day 2 Read Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, pp. 119-145 Study Fast Facts   Research: Amenhotep Day 3 Read Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, pp. 146-152 ·       How…

  • 9th-12th Literature

    Oct. 25th

    I hope everyone had a wonderful Fall break!  We begin The Odyssey this week. Oct. 25 *Read The Odyssey, Books 1-4 *Read Heroes, “The Image of His Father” *Be able to discuss the review and thought questions