Date Master

  • arrive promptly
  • change date to current date including:
  • day (lunes, martis, etc.)
  • date (I, II, III, etc.)
  • month (Martis, Aprilis, etc.)
  • year (anno….)
  • Remove date from board at the end of the period

Weather King/Queen

  • arrive promptly
  • change weather to reflect current conditions outside
  • Use the weather vocabulary (laminated in the classroom or on eClass) to write out the weather in Latin
  • caelum’st…

Keeper of the Door

  • arrive promptly
  • close the door at the start of class.
  • open the door if the room gets hot
  • open the door if someone knocks
  • close the door after anyone who enters and forgets
  • tell groups working outside when it is time to come in.
  • open the door at the end of class.

Keeper of the Lights

  • arrive promptly
  • turn the lights out for presentations/videos/etc.
  • turn the lights on after presentations/videos/etc.
  • turn lamp on/off when appropriate
  • provide light if the power goes out.

Master of Projection

  • arrive promptly
  • pull the screen down for presentations
  • turn the projector on/off
  • manage DVDs/TV use
  • let Magistra know if something is wrong with the projector
  • help Magistra manage games like Kahoot.

Time Lord

  • arrive promptly
  • use the timer on your phone to time Magistra’s Latin speaking
  • pause it every time she speaks English
  • start it back when she speaks Latin
  • At the end of class, provide the total number of minutes in Latin to Magistra
  • If it is less than 90% you may scold her the next day in front of the class (gently…. she’s human too!)

Cat Herder

  • arrive promptly
  • obtain the noise maker from Magistra
  • use the noise maker and your presence to bring the class back to center when:
  • we get off topic
  • there is a disruption
  • we finish an activity
  • Magistra asks
  • Return the noise maker to the supply box after class.

English Police

  • arrive promptly
  • Choose a stuffed animal that will be easy to throw gently.
  • Whenever Magistra breaks into English, throw the stuffed animal at her.
  • Return the stuffed animal to the shelf at the end of class.
  • When NOT to throw the animal
  • when Magistra provides a definition
  • When Magistra is speaking to student(s) about something specific
  • When Magistra introduces it with “Anglice”

Host/Hostess

  • arrive promptly
  • ask Magistra if there are new students or visitors to class
  • Greet new students/visitors and give them a syllabus/student info sheet (if student) or copies of work (if guest)
  • On Sub Days
  • check in with the sub promptly
  • ask if he/she needs anything
  • if there are issues, make a note
  • report back to Magistra

Interpreter

  • arrive promptly
  • ask Magistra if there are any new/previously absent students
  • sit near/next to them
  • answer any questions they have about the content of the day
  • provide notes to those who have missed them:
  • pictures
  • allow them to copy

Name Keeper

  • arrive promptly
  • Collect any and all work during the period
  • alphabetise the work and place into the work bin for Magistra to grade

Substitute

  • arrive promptly
  • if someone is absent:
  • check the board to see their job
  • read the card describing their job
  • complete their job

nota bene: you may have more than one job!

Keeper of Words

  • arrive promptly
  • Grab the “Words Chest” sheet
  • review vocal and visual clues
  • whenever these words are said or read, complete the vocal/visual clue
  • Return the “Words Chest” sheet to the supply box at the end of class

Story Writer

  • arrive promptly
  • If Magistra tells a story, or the class writes a story together:
  • write down everything Magistra says in Latin
  • ignore repetitions of words/phrases meant to clue the students in
  • do your best!

IF we do a timed write on that day, you are excused from it.

Artist

  • arrive promptly
  • If Magistra tells a story, or the class writes a story together:
  • draw a simple, but detailed comic strip of the story
  • make it clearly visible
  • keep it simple, but clear

IF a comic strip or timeline activity is assigned, you are excused from it.

Actor

  • arrive promptly
  • if Magistra tells a story, or the class reads/writes a story together, be ready to:
  • act out the scene entirely
  • play multiple roles
  • act out specific parts of the story as Magistra asks
  • be silly!

Audite! If you are needed, Magistra will say ACTORES ADSUNT!

Actor

  • arrive promptly
  • if Magistra tells a story, or the class reads/writes a story together, be ready to:
  • act out the scene entirely
  • play multiple roles
  • act out specific parts of the story as Magistra asks
  • be silly!

Audite! If you are needed, Magistra will say ACTORES ADSUNT!

Prop Master

  • arrive promptly
  • ask Magistra whether she needs (and how many) any stuffed animals
  • ask Magistra if she has specific needs (animals with wings, fierce animals, etc.)
  • Choose the animals Magistra will use and put them into the props basket
  • Keep an eye on the welfare of stuffed animal students have.
  • At the end of class, ensure that all stuffed animals are returned to the shelf and placed there appropriately.

Accountant

  • arrive promptly
  • Work with the other accountant to divide up the target words on the board
  • Using a whiteboard marker and the back of this paper, keep count of how many times Magistra says your works. This includes:
  • various forms (amo, amas, amat. etc)
  • repetitions
  • questions
  • clarifications
  • At the end of class:
  • report the count to Magistra
  • erase your marks
  • return the markers and these papers to the supply box.

Accountant

  • arrive promptly
  • Work with the other accountant to divide up the target words on the board
  • Using a whiteboard marker and the back of this paper, keep count of how many times Magistra says your works. This includes:
  • various forms (amo, amas, amat. etc)
  • repetitions
  • questions
  • clarifications
  • At the end of class:
  • report the count to Magistra
  • erase your marks
  • return the markers and these papers to the supply box.

Janitor

  • arrive promptly
  • At the end of the period:
  • walk the room and look for extra supplies and trash
  • Make sure supplies get put away.
  • Make sure trash gets recycled/thrown away.
  • remind students to clean up their area (gently)
  • report any issues to Magistra

Mind Reader

  • arrive promptly
  • Make sure there are NO awkward silences during class by:
  • providing responses during story telling and details (no wrong answer)
  • providing answers to questions when no one will (you may give either the correct OR an incorrect answer; no consequences)
  • Your answer MUST be taken, so…
  • DO NOT abuse this power
  • provide thoughtful relevant answers
  • bear in mind the tone of the class
  • provide appropriate answers