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Articles by author: Kathy Sheppard

How to Study a Latin Verb

I admit it has been many years since I studied a Latin verb for the first time. However, I recently had the opportunity to work on Greek verbs in the present tense with one of my friends. It reminded me of two things: first, Greek is so much easier to learn after...
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Life Lessons I Learned from Canning Tomatoes

      I was going to write a post about how to prepare for Latin for this school year, but then I realized that you could just read my article from last year to help you prepare (http://www.classicalconversations.com/easyblog/entry/preparing-for-next-years-latin-...
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My Summer with Percy Jackson

As part of my Latin background, I have studied lots of mythology. I have studied Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Norse mythology, and a bit of Egyptian mythology. I used to have my students in public school write modern-day myths; thus, they would use the same names...
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Confessions of a Thirty-Something-Year-Old Memory Master

At the beginning of the year, our Foundations Director, Stephanie Ross, posed the question, “Are there any mothers who want to be Memory Masters?” As someone who is a lifelong learner, I secretly wanted this. Besides the fact that I love challenges, I wanted to...
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The Two Most Common Misunderstandings I Have Seen Concerning Latin

I hope the end of the school year finds you well. Memory Master testing, awards, and, perhaps, blue book exams await you! These days are very exciting and busy. It seems as though God has given me two matters about which to expound. Recently, I have received emails...
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