Standard F1: I can exchange greetings and identities

  1. Use this form ask your classmates for their information.
  2. Write script with a partner in Latin that covers: hello, how are you, what is your name, what do you like to do, and goodbye
  3. Write 3-5 sentences in Latin that tell who you are, how you are doing, what the date is, and what the weather is in Latin.


Standard F.2: I can name a number of familiar objects from my immediate environment.

  1. Draw a detailed picture of your favourite classroom, or a room in your house and label everything you can in Latin.
  2. Complete this scavenger hunt by finding 10 of these things, writing what they are in Latin and drawing a picture of them in the classroom.


Standard F.3: I can transcribe familiar words and phrases and can reproduce them from memory a modest number of words and phrases in context.

  1. With a partner, complete a dictation of 5 sentence strips. Write what your partner tells you. Then, read 5 sentences to your partner. Then, correct your sentences and translate.
  2. Go to eClass and listen to the R, R, and R Day dictation. Complete it, get the corrections from your teacher, and translate it.

Standard F.4: I exhibit accuracy when writing on well-practised, familiar topics.

  1. Answer these questions about the myths we’ve read.
  2. Write 3-5 sentences in Latin about any character we’ve read about thus far.
  3. Take our most recent story/chapter and write a 5-7 sentence summary in Latin about it.

Standard F.5: I can recognise isolated words and high frequency phrases when supported by context.

  1. Using one of the stories we’ve read, create a dictionary of all the words. Each entry should contain the Latin word, its English definition, and a picture describing the word.
  2. Choose 8-10 words from our complete vocabulary and provide at least two of each of the following for each word: picture, synonym in Latin, antonym in Latin, sentence in Latin


Standard F.6: I can understand cognates and borrowed words.

  1. Using your picture dictionary and vocabulary notes, write 10 Latin words and give their definition, then use your resources and find a derivative for each Latin root word and write its definition.
  2. Using the internet, find 5 Latin words and phrases that come directly into English. Write them down along with their definitions/uses.


Standard F.7: I can complete a number of uncomplicated communication tasks in social situations.

  1. Complete this form and return to your teacher.
  2. Choose any story we’ve read this semester and create a detailed comic strip of the story. Label everything in Latin, but put no captions or other words.


Standard F.8: I can communicate basic personal information, basic objects, and basic activities, preferences, and immediate needs.

  1. Complete this form and return to your teacher.
  2. Write 3-5 sentences in Latin that tell who you are, how you are doing, what the date is, and what the weather is in Latin.


Standard F.9: I can respond to simple, direct questions, or requests for information and can ask a few formulaic questions.

  1. Answer these questions about the myths we’ve read.
  2. Choose any story we’ve read this semester and write 6-8 comprehension questions in Latin about the story. Find a partner to answer your questions.


Standard F.10: I am able to recombine learned vocabulary and structures to create simple sentences on very familiar topics.

  1. On your own, complete a one sentence story using your picture dictionaries and vocabulary notes.
  2. Choose any story we’ve read this semester and write 6-8 comprehension questions in Latin about the story. Find a partner to answer your questions.
  3. Take our most recent story/chapter and write a 5-7 sentence summary in Latin about it.


Standard F.11: I can understand predictable sentence length language and messages from a variety of contextualised situations.

  1. complete the character cards for 5 characters we’ve done this year.
  2. Choose 5 sentences from the sentence strips and illustrate them.
  3. Take our most recent story/chapter and write a 5-7 sentence summary in Latin about it.


Standard S.1: Read authentic and edited passages appropriate for Latin I.

  1. Choose 5 sentences from the sentence strips and illustrate them.
  2. Take our most recent story/chapter and write a 5-7 sentence summary in Latin about it.
  3. Take our most recent story/chapter and draw a comic strip of no less than 3 and no more than 6 boxes. Label everything in Latin, but put no other words or captions.

Standard S.2: Comprehend spoken Latin sentences, phrases, and quotations.

  1. With a partner, complete a dictation of 5 sentence strips. Write what your partner tells you. Then, read 5 sentences to your partner. Then, correct your sentences and translate.
  2. Go to eClass and listen to the R, R, and R Day dictation. Complete it, get the corrections from your teacher, and translate it.


Standard S.3: Provide accurate written English translations.

  1. Using the sentence strips provided by your teacher, pick 5 sentences and translate them into good English.
  2. With a partner, complete a dictation of 5 sentence strips. Write what your partner tells you. Then, read 5 sentences to your partner. Then, correct your sentences and translate.
  3. Take our most recent story/chapter and translate it into English.


Standard S.4: Write simple phrases and sentences in Latin as part of the process for understanding written Latin.

  1. With a partner, choose a sentence strip. Then, write a 5 sentence story based on that sentence.
  2. Take our most recent story/chapter and write a 5-7 sentence summary in Latin about it.


Standard S.5: Read passages aloud with proper intonation and rhythm.

  1. Using the sentence strips provided by your teacher, read 3 sentences out loud to your teacher.
  2. With a partner, complete a dictation of 5 sentence strips. Write what your partner tells you. Then, read 5 sentences to your partner. Then, correct your sentences and translate.


Standard S.6: Demonstrate an understanding of perspectives, practices, and products of the Greco-Roman culture.

  1. Pick a diety or titan we’ve been reading about and find their page on theoi.com. Then write a paragraph describing that deity or titan and the role (s)he served in Roman/Greek culture.
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  2. Pick a topic from the list attached in the QR code to the right.. Research it, describe it, and determine if it is a perspective, practice, or product of the Greco-Roman culture.


Standard S.7: Interpret cultural practices of the Romans

  1. Pick a god or goddess you particularly like and research about them. Write a paragraph about this god or goddess and a second paragraph about why you think this god or goddess was important to the Romans.
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  2. Pick one of the holidays/rituals listed in the QR code to the right and research it. Provide your teacher with a description of the practice.


Standard S.8: Reinforce and further the knowledge of other disciplines through the study of Latin.

  1. Think about your language arts, math, science, or history courses and write a paragraph about one of the following:
  1. a series of language arts terms (5+) that are Latin derivatives
  2. a story line in language arts that is inspired by Rome or Greece
  3. a series of math terms (3+) that are Latin or Greek derived
  4. a series of science terms (3+) that are Latin or Greek derived
  5. a certain event in history that is similar to what we’ve studied or what you know about Rome/Greece.


Standard S.9: Acquire information and recognise distinctive viewpoints via the study of Latin and the Greco-Roman civilisation.

  1. Pick a god or goddess you particularly like and research about them. Write a paragraph about this god or goddess and a second paragraph about why you think this god or goddess was important to the Romans.
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  2. Pick a cultural topic from the list in the QR code to the right and research it. Compare it to a modern practice, product, or perspective you have.


Standard S.10: Identify situations and resources in which Latin skills and cultural knowledge may be applied beyond the classroom setting for recreational, educational, and occupational purposes.

  1. Find instances in your everyday life (at home, at practice, at the mall, etc.) where Latin still exists. Snap a picture and tweet the picture with your teacher’s hashtag: #magpatlatin #docpatlatin