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Introductory Material for Caesar's de Bello Gallico

Notes for Christian Meier's Caesar (Chapters 10-12)

Blank Maps of Gaul

PowerPoint for Background Lecture on Caesar's consulship and Gallic War


Monday
Congratulations! You have completed the first half (really, a bit more) of the APLAT syllabus!  Y'all ROCK!
Today we are going to get some background knowledge on Rome, the Late Republican period, Julius Caesar, and his proconsulship in Gaul!
(1) Read the introductory material (attached) in your textbook, Caesar: Selections from His Commentarii De Bello Gallico by Hans-Friedrich Mueller, and take this Buzz quiz as you read.
(2) Watch part 1 of my introductory lecture and answer the accompanying questions on EdPuzzle. [12 minutes]
(3) Here's part 2. [12 minutes]
(4) Here's part 3. [11 minutes]
Parts 2-3 of the introductory lecture (on EdPuzzle) can be completed tomorrow in class.


Tuesday
Today is a continuation of the introductory material.  Finish whatever you did not complete yesterday:
(1) Watch part 2 of my introductory lecture and answer the accompanying questions on EdPuzzle. [12 minutes]
(2) Here's part 3. [11 minutes]
(3) Download the attached text scan of de Bello Gallico 1.1-7 and the lines for translation.


Wednesday
SALVETE! 
Today we will review the results of our mock exam!


Thursday
SALVETE! Today's class will be SYNCHRONOUS!
(1)
 take this Gimkit over the vocabulary of de Bello Gallico 1.1 (lines 1-11). 
(2) We will translate de Bello Gallico 1.1 together (see attached copy of text and lines for translation and notes).
In class, you need to:
(a) have your de Bello Gallico 1 lines printed out so you can write on them
(b) have your de Bello Gallico 1 commentary text scan open (either on computer or printed out) to reference
(c) be ready at any moment to be called on and translate to the best of your ability. As we have always done (and as is outlined in your syllabus), I will assess your translation on a scale of 1-5. Remember that you can always review your translation via my YouTube channel.


Friday
SALVETE! Today's class will be SYNCHRONOUS!
(1)
 take this Gimkit over the vocabulary of de Bello Gallico 1.1 (lines 12-23). 
(2) We will translate the rest of de Bello Gallico 1.1 together (see attached copy of text and lines for translation and notes). [We also read 5 lines into 1.2]
In class, you need to:
(a) have your de Bello Gallico 1 lines printed out so you can write on them
(b) have your de Bello Gallico 1 commentary text scan open (either on computer or printed out) to reference
(c) be ready at any moment to be called on and translate to the best of your ability. As we have always done (and as is outlined in your syllabus), I will assess your translation on a scale of 1-5. Remember that you can always review your translation via my YouTube channel.