• First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for February 21st

    This week we start Unit V, Lesson XXIX!  This is the last unit of First Form Latin!!! Stay the course and finish well. This week, start working on the workbook exercises for Lesson XXIX.  For the quiz memorize, the second conjugation, present tense chart on page 74 of the textbook and the Latin saying. You should recognize the second verb in the saying (Insert smile here!) Also, on your quiz will be the first conjugation, present tense chart from Lesson I on page 10.  With every new part of second conjugation we learn, we will be reviewing its first conjugation counterpart.  And remember, noli deficere! Nomen______________________________ Datum______________________ First Form Latin, Year…

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for February 7th

    Finish Chapter 19, Lessons 1-4. For composition, rewrite the fable from Lesson 2, “The Ant and the Grasshopper.”  Be sure to include your three figures of description (FOD):  anemographia, dendrographia, & ethopoeia. Don’t forget to underline your FODs and label them at the end of their sentence. Everyone is doing a great job on their compositions.  Keep up the good work!

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for February 7th

    We are on Lesson XXVIII.  This is a review lesson for Units III & IV.  Start the workbook exercises this week; they will be due on the 21st. This Friday’s quiz will cover the charts on page 70 and the 1st column of  vocabulary on page 71. For the bonus, tell me in Roman numerals what 2 Super Bowls have been won by the Kansas City Chiefs.

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for January 31st

    This week complete Chapter 18, Lessons 1-4.  Everyone did a great job in class on Friday, and I am especially pleased with the Fable rewrites. For composition this week, read “The Ant and the Grasshopper” and complete “Three Plot Components” and Variations: Part 1.  We will continue with the lesson in class on Friday. Keep up the excellent work!

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for January 24th

    Please finish Chapter 17 this week, except for Lesson 5, the writing assignment.  Chapter 17 deals with quotation rules, so study well References 48-51. For composition, type or rewrite your “Ant and the Chrysalis” story to turn in on Friday.  Don’t forget to underline your Figures of Description (FODs) and label them at the end of the sentence in which they are written.  For example:  A cool breeze tickled the ant’s back as he searched for food. (Anemographia)  The last thing to do on this lesson is to go over reduction (page 12, #2).  We will do the reduction together in class Friday. Make sure your line doesn’t go through your words…

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for January 24th

    We have come to another review lesson, Lesson XXVII. This week the quiz will be on just the charts on page 68 of the instruction book. The following week’s quiz will be on the vocabulary and sayings. on page 69. Go ahead and do worksheet 1 and 3 of Lesson XXVII this week. When you say your prayers, remember:  “Pater Noster, Qui es in Caelis”

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for January 17th

    Hello!  We are NOW on Chapter 15. Please complete Lessons 1-4. For vocabulary list #1, I gave you a sheet with all the information but the sentence.  Study it, and make up a sentence using the vocabulary word.  Do not do Lesson 5. Classical Composition:  We started Lesson 1, The Ant and the Chrysalis in class.  Before doing the Three Plot Points on page 10, review the terms; recognition, reversal, and suffering. Next, do #2 under Variations: Part 1, page 11. Do Variations: Part 2 on page 13.  Then finish the outline on page 11.  We almost finished it in class. And finally, work on memorizing the three terms on page 12;…

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for January 17th

    This week finish Lesson XXVI workbook pages and review the lesson for the quiz.  You will be quizzed on the chart (exactly like the last quiz) and you will need to be able to put the vocabulary in any form asked, such as:  faith (gen/pl) = fiderum.  Also, your bonus will come from the answers to workbook page 138, section IV.  I’ll give you the English to one of the translations, and you will give me the Latin. Happy studying!