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Articles by author: Kathy Sheppard

How to Teach a Roman to Read

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by Kathy
Monday, 24 September, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
I love studying the ancients and comparing their world to ours. The Romans, specifically, were very similar to us. In Classical Conversations, we study with a classical, Christian method. Once in a while, I will google Classical Conversations reviews to see what people...
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Confessions of a Former Public School Teacher

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by Kathy
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
As we embark on this new Classical Conversations year, I thought I might pause from my usual Latin discussion to focus on what I love about homeschooling alongside Classical Conversations. I may warn you that some of these reasons are slightly superficial!   1) I love...
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Quaestia et Responsa (Questions and Answers)

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by Kathy
Monday, 27 August, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
To those of you who submitted Latin questions I say, "Thank you." Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions: What is the difference between the dative and the accusative plus the preposition ad? The dative is used as the indirect object with verbs of...
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Preparing for Next Year's Latin Class. . .

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by Kathy
Tuesday, 26 June, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
It is time to start thinking about organizing your class materials for next year! I love the feeling of a new year—new information to learn and several trips to Staples. Here are some things I recommend beyond Henle Latin Grammar: 1. A vocabulary notebook. This is a...
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How to Study Latin Vocabulary and Why It Is Important

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by Kathy
Monday, 07 May, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
Thoroughly studying your Latin vocabulary is the single most important thing you and your student can do to make sure you receive the greatest benefit from your Latin studies. Since 52.6% of English words—and 90% of words that contain two or more syllables—come from...
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