10th Grade Latin IV - Week 1 > Week 2

NOTA BENE: The information on this page is subject to (and most certainly will) change. Students are responsible for writing down their assignments in their CJs.

Thursday
*students pick up copies of:
syllabus, Saylor Ch. 21, Lesbia illa, Latin IV Quick Reference Sheet, double-spaced Latin text, copies from Love and Betrayal

Take attendance and then lead class to MPR for 20 minute presentation (cell phones, etc.)
When we return, discuss syllabus (Catullus, Ovid; Catullus project w/ handout) and policies, JCL, Italy Trip
You may wish to have a sneak peak of our Tri3 Catullus projectTaylor Swift is the modern Catullus: Fight me (see handout... ignore the deadlines as stated in the doc).  This year's deadline is (tentatively) November 1st.  I will provide October 25th-29th in class to prepare your presentation.  You will present November 1st-5th.
Begin discussing who Catullus was and why we are reading him.
With whatever time remains, we will start looking at Catullus' life, poetry, and context (got through about 10 minutes of this)
You need to access and log into the various programs utilized by this course, which will make your life easier and make learning better.
-Buzz (same account you've always had - find that password)
-Remind (text @mryaggy10 to the number 81010; if you joined the JCL Remind last year, you're still active there)
-Gimkit (accessing the website but also joining our Latin IV class here)... we may or may not use it this year
Book for purchase (optional): Love and BetrayalWest's translation of the AeneidThe Venus Throw*
*Caveat: You need to have your parent's/guardian's permission if you intend to purchase The Venus Throw, as it contains adult material
Homework: Join our EdPuzzle class by clicking this link then watch the video of my Catullus intro lecture and answer the multiple choice questions embedded into the presentation


Friday
Do Now: Where was Catullus born and why does that matter? What was Rome like when Catullus moved there?
Today we will finish our introductory lecture on Catullus (20 min)
Then, we will:
(1) Read the PDF of The Venus Throw, Ch. 21 by Steven Saylor (Clodia's dinner party; annotated with explanation of characters and context).
You can also listen to my reading of it (see this link to my Google Drive folder of materials). Reading Quiz on Wednesday.
(2) Take notes on the characters as you read
(3) What did we just read?  Discuss briefly characters, Catullus and Clodia in particular, as presented by Saylor
Homework: Join our EdPuzzle class by clicking this link then watch the video of my Catullus intro lecture and answer the multiple choice questions embedded into the presentation

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Monday
Review Catullus and Clodia, as Saylor presents them (add background of Catullus and Clodia with Chapter 5 ("Lesbia Illa") from T.P. Wiseman's Catullus and his World where needed)
Open-note quiz on Wednesday (on Saylor)
When done, read the English translations of Carmina 2, 3, 5, 7, 8 (on worksheet)
Take turns reading them out loud and answer questions on worksheet "Intro Questions on Carmina 1-8" (ID when various stages of relationship is, who broke up with whom, what happened, what do these say about Catullus, about Lesbia)
With time, Read Carmen 1 (dedication to Nepos) - use packet of notes from Love and Betrayal as well as double-spaced Latin text of poems

Tuesday
Do Now: 
Carmen 1 (programmatic dedication)
Remember that you can always review your translation via my YouTube channel.
Buzz Quiz: Carmen 1 
 

Wednesday
Do Now: clear desk
READING QUIZ on Ch. 21 from Saylor
Carmen 2 (Lugete o Veneres Cupidinesque)
 

Thursday
Do Now: label picture of painting (Lesbia playing with sparrow) with vocabulary from Carmen 2
Carmen 2 (Lugete o Veneres Cupidinesque)
Buzz Quiz: Carmen 2
 

Friday
Carmen 3