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Articles by author: Kathy Sheppard

The Delaware Tea Party…And Why Writing Is So Important

by Kathy
Tuesday, 15 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
As I traverse history with my Challenge III and IV students, I have noticed a very important trend. Those who are remembered in history are those who are able to write well. Our goal, of course, is not to be remembered but to glorify God, but if a person wants to...
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Why Latin for Multiple Years?

The answer is not just that it looks good on a college application. Although that is a benefit, the principles of learning Latin are much more important. I have heard people expressing nervousness over the changes in the Classical Conversations program to Latin III...
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National Latin Exam Musings #2

It is National Latin Exam time again! This test was given in 2013 in the United States as well as in the following countries: Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, and, for the first time, in Indonesia,...
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Translating from Latin to English

A couple of months ago, we talked about translating from English to Latin. This month, we are going to discuss translating Latin to English. This is predominately what you will be doing in Latin in the later years when you study Vergil and Caesar. The premise is...
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English to Latin... The Most Rhetorical Assignments

When you think about the trivium in any subject, the rhetorical level is the level in which you should show the most mastery of the subject. Latin is no exception. During the grammar stage of Latin you memorize the endings and the vocabulary. The dialectic stage...
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