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 - November 21st & November 22nd:

  • Tuesday:
    • Chapter 5 vocabulary test (all Chapter 5 Vocabulary words only)
    • Begin Chapter 6; enter vocabulary and derivatives p. 33 into vocabulary sections of binders; translate lines 1-15 "Early in the Day"
  • Wednesday:
    • Classical influences research on computers for marking period 2 
  • Thursday: 
  • Friday:
    • No School
  • Tuesday 11/21 TEST:  Chapter 5 Vocabulary only 

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


8th Grade:

Estimated week in review - November 21st & November 22nd:

  • Tuesday:
    • Quiz on converting verb tenses from present to imperfect to perfect
    • Read pages 34-37 "The Early Republic" and complete p. 37 #1-3
    • NLE (National Latin Exam) 2002 practice handout
  • Wednesday:
    • Classical influences research on computers for marking period 2
  • Thursday:

  • Friday:
    • No school
  • Tuesday 11/21 QUIZ:  Converting present tense verbs to perfect tense verbs


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