• First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 27th

    This week we start Lesson XXXI.  This lesson covers the four principal parts of the second conjugation. Read and study the lesson carefully and be able to give the regular 4PP for moneo, appareo, debeo, habeo, prohibeo, terreo, and taceo.  For example:  moneo, monere, monui, monitus. The four principal parts can be translated this way with moneo:  moneo (I warn), monere (to warn), monui (I have warned), monitus (warned). The following verbs are have irregular PP and must be memorized individually:  timeo, valeo, doceo, teneo, ardeo, jubeo, maneo.  Their irregular PP are found on page 79 of your textbook. Please go back to Lesson VII and review the 4PP of…

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 27th

    Good morning! Chapter 24 focuses on the business letter.  As you work your way through Lessons 1-4, pay attention to References 71-73.  Not the subtle differences between friendly letters and the more formal business letters. I sent your vocabulary worksheet via email for Vocabulary List #1. Your practice sentences focus on pattern 5, which have predicate adjectives.  Remember:  a linking verb will NEVER be followed by indirect/direct objects.  After linking verbs you will be looking for predicate adjectives/nouns.  Also, it is helpful to go ahead and mark all the prepositional phrases because the PrA’s and PrN’s will never be in prepositional phrases. Don’t forget the practice sections for Chapter 24 in your…

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 20th

    Hello! Things are working a little differently this week, but nothing we can’t handle!  I urge you to be diligent, patient, and helpful to your parents (particularly with younger siblings).  I am confident you will rise to the challenge and be a blessing to all those around you. This week, finish Chapter 23, Lessons 1-4.  I will wait to collect your tests and papers until we meet again unless our “social distancing” continues for more than a week or two. For composition, your final draft is due this Friday.  Some of you completed this last week, but perhaps skipped another section of the Lesson.  If that is the case, please…

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 20th

    Salvete discipuli! Things are working a little differently this week, but nothing we can’t handle!  I urge you to be diligent, patient, and helpful to your parents (particularly with younger siblings).  I am confident you will rise to the challenge and be a blessing to all those around you. This week for Latin we are continuing in Lesson XXX.  Finish the workbook pages and prepare for the quiz that I will send to you on Thursday via email.  Please complete the quiz and email it to me by the end of Friday.  If emailing it is a problem, just take a legible picture of it and text it to me.…

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 6th

    This week we started chapter 22.  The grammar focus this week is predicate adjectives – pattern 5.  Everyone did very well on our practice sentences in class.  Finish lessons 1-4. I will check your work on Friday. For composition complete sections:  Paraphrases and Variations Part 2.  Your final draft will not be due until the week after Spring Break.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to text me.

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for March 6th

    This is the last week before Spring Break!!! Resist the urge to slack off; stay strong!  This week start the workbook pages for Lesson XXX. Your quiz this week will be on the 1st and 2nd conjugations, imperfect and future tense charts. You can find the 1st conjugation charts in Lesson VI, page 20 and the 2nd conjugation charts are in our current lesson, Lesson XXX. Remember, fortis manete!

  • First Form Latin, Year 2

    First Form Latin, Year 2 for February 28th

    This week complete workbook exercises for Lesson XXIX.  Make note of any questions you may have from the exercises, and we will go over them in class. Your quiz for this Friday will be the vocabulary from Lesson XXIX, page 74 of the textbook.  You must give the complete dictionary form of the verbs as given in the list on page 74. Pater Noster Qui es in caelis, sanctificetur Nomen Tuum (This is your bonus.) Don’t forget to bring me your (signed by parent) quiz from last week.

  • 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…