Ms. Lewent

Ms. Lewent

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  Please advise students to check my classroom homework board (or with a homework buddy if absent), as projected assignment due dates may be adjusted based on class progression.

7th Grade:

Estimated week in review - April 24th to April 27th:

  • Tuesday:
    • Quiz on p. 90 vocabulary words
    • Interrogative Latin sentences and prepositions in the ablative case:  ablative of time when, ablative of instrument or means, ablative of manner and ablative of respect 
    • p. 91 Exercise 12B
  • Wednesday:
    • Notes on the imperfect tense (see Chapter 14, p. 106)
    • p. 107 Exercises 14B & 14C
  • Thursday:
    • Add vocabulary p. 97 & translate "Disaster" lines 1-16
  • Friday:
    • Classical Influences work
  • Tuesday 4/24:  Quiz on p. 90 bold faced words
  • Tuesday 5/1: Quiz on the imperfect tense endings of all conjugations

7th Grade Website Help (Quia Activities and Quizzes) <click here>

8th Grade:

Estimated week in review - April 24th to April 27th:

  • Tuesday:
    • Quiz on vocabulary Chapter 25 p. 93 bold faced words
    • Read pp. 96-99 & complete p. 99 # 1 & 2
    • p. 100 Exercise 25 D 
  • Wednesday:
    • Review p. 100 Exercise 25 D
    • Read "Eucledes the Tour Guide" pp. 101-103, notes on all bold faced words/locations
    • Add vocabulary p. 105 to binders, review English derivatives
  • Thursday:
    • Classical Influences work

  • Friday:
    • Translate "A Grim Lesson" p. 105 lines 1-19 
  • Tuesday 4/24:  Quiz on vocabulary Chapter 25 p. 93 bold faced words 



8th Grade Website Help (Quia Activities and Quizzes) <click here>

On-line Text Books

NJ Private School                   Ecce Romani 2

                              7th Grade 8th Grade

Click on picture to access online textbook.

Helpful Links:


Quizzes on Vocab/Grammar-from Quia- This link takes you to Ecce Romani, Ch 1 vocabulary games. You can find activities for other chapters by using the SEARCH. You need Java to play.

Vocab Games: A website with 1 or 2 games per chapter.

Quizlet Games: Click on the tiles at the top to play games, use flashcards, etc.

More Games- Games and Quizzes on vocabulary and grammar. Listed by chapter.

Open University Interactive Latin- Quizzes on LATIN ENDINGS (includes nouns, verbs, and adjectives) 

First Experience Latin with Fr. Reginald Foster- short, simple grammar lessons from the Pope's Latinist. Not-interactive but has good descriptions.

Reliable Online Dictionaries:

William Whitaker's Words- English to Latin and Latin to English (N.B. The result opens into a second window.)

Perseus Project- Latin to English- make sure you change the language to LATIN!


Declension Song- covers the first 3 declensions

Declension and Tense Song- all 5 declensions plus a short verb song 

 Declensions- all 5; set to songs you already know 


National Latin Exam- Provides old tests, syllabi, etc.

N.B. 7th Grades take the "Introduction to Latin" test; 8th Graders take the "Latin I" test.

Nuntii Latini- weekly five minute news cast entirely in Latin. Transcripts provided.

Vox Romani- free spoken Latin and English podcast. SLOW LATIN. News, Roman culture/history/etc.

Ephemeris- News in written Latin 

Latin Phrasebook