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 - February 20th - February 23rd:

  • Tuesday:
    • Notes on forming positive and negative imperatives
    • Complete p. 73-74 Exercises 10C & 10D
  • Wednesday:
    • Quiz on Chapter 10 Vocabulary, part II (bold-faced words in column 2)
    • Read "Treatment of Slaves" pp 75-77 & do questions p. 77 #1 & 2
    • Notes on genitive & dative cases 
    • Video of case endings song
  • Thursday: 
    • Chapter 10 Study Guide
    • Enter new Chapter 11 vocabulary and derivatives (p. 79) into binders
    • Classical influences
  • Friday:
    • Translate "A Slave Runs Away" p. 79
    • Complete p. 82 11B and 11B 
    • p. 83 Exercise 11E
  • Wednesday 2/21: Quiz Vocab Chapter 10 pt. II; p. 71, second set of boldfaced words
  • Wednesday 2/28: National Mythology Exam, in-class (students who do not take Latin should come in after school on Wednesday, 2/28 promptly at 2:25pm)
  • Tuesday 2/27: Chapter 10 Test

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

8th Grade:

Estimated week in review - February 20th - February 23rd:

  • Tuesday:
    • Workbook pages 162-164, Activities D, E & F
    • Read "Aqueducts" pp 73-75 & finish questions p. 75 # 1 & 2
    • Barbarian Wars video
  • Wednesday:
    • Quiz on forming regular Future Tense verbs
    • Add vocabulary page 70 to binders
    • Notes on Irregular future tense verbs: p. 71
    • Complete p. 70 Exercise 23F, written translation 
  • Thursday:
    • Review sheet for Chapter 23 Test
    • Classical Influences
    • Read Aeneas Chapter 5/6 & complete worksheet questions
    • Notes on pluperfect and future perfect tenses
    • Add vocabulary & derivatives p. 77-78 into binders

  • Friday:
    • Translate "Always Tomorrow" and note all verbs and verb tenses used in the story
    • Complete 71-72 Exercise 23G
  • Wednesday 2/21:  Quiz on forming future tense of all 4 conjugations, regular verbs
  • Wednesday 2/28: National Mythology Exam, in-class (students who do not take Latin should come in after school on Wednesday, 2/28 promptly at 2:25pm)
  • Thursday 3/1: Chapter 23 Test 



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