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 - September 26th-29th:

  • Tuesday:
    • Chapter 1 Test
    • Complete translation "A Summer Afternoon" & complete Exercise 2A "Responde Latine" p. 7 #1-4
  • Wednesday:
    • Notes on subjects, linking Verbs & complements and the verb endings "t" and "nt"
    • Homework p. 9 Exercises 2B & 2C
  • Thursday: 
    • QUIZ p. 7 Vocab on left side of page (9 words)
    • p. 9 Exercises 2C & 2D
    • Workbook pages 7-8 Activities 2C through 2E

  • Friday:
    • Review homework
    • Complete workbook pages 8-10:  Activities 2F through 2I
    • Read & discuss pages 10-11 "A Roman Family"
  • Tuesday 9/26 TEST:  Chapter 1 Vocabulary, sentence translation and three ways to translate an present tense 3rd person singular Latin verb (see study guide) -- **Latin extra help on Monday 9/25 after school**
  • Thursday 9/28 QUIZ:  Vocabulary Ecce Romani I - p. 7:  9 words on the left column of the page

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


8th Grade:

Estimated week in review - September 26th-29th:

  • Tuesday:
    • Review p. 128 Exercise 17B and Test review packet and workbook pages 113-114; review any questions on test material
    • Prepare notecards for test review
  • Wednesday:
    • Chapter 17 Test 
  • Thursday
    • Begin Ecce Romani IB (new, red books):  add vocabulary & derivatives p. 3 into binders
    • Translate "Arrival at the Inn" p. 3 Ecce Romani IB

  • Friday:
    • Vocabulary quiz p. 3 Ecce Romani IB: 10 words on the left side of the page
    • Notes:  3rd declension adjective endings
    • Complete p. 3 "Responde Latine" Exercise 18A #1-6
  • Wednesday 9/27 TEST: Chapter 17
  • Friday 9/29 QUIZ:  Vocabulary p. 3 Ecce Romani IB - 10 words on left side of the page


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/Grammer-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