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Articles tagged Henle Latin

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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Coming Soon to Theaters near You! Saxon Advanced Math

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by Jen
Tuesday, 02 July, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
Do you ever wish someone would turn your required reading into a big-budget summer blockbuster? This July Fourth weekend, feeling slightly traitorous to your classical roots, you could sit in an air-conditioned theater, feed your children popcorn for dinner, and watch...
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National Latin Exam Musings

As I sit down to write this article, my mind keeps returning to the remembrance that it is March and it is time for the National Latin Exam. I love the exam, and I love the fact that it measures my students against students from around the world (even though it is...
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Third Declension Latin Adjectives: The Thirds (Part III of III)

by Kathy
Wednesday, 27 February, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
We have spent the past few months discussing the enigmatic thirds in Latin: third declension, third conjugation, and now, third declension adjectives.   Let us review the basics of the thirds. Third conjugation verbs have –ere (short “e,” in contrast to the second...
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The Passionate Voice (How and Why We Teach Passive Voice)

by Courtney and
Friday, 01 February, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
During week fourteen of Essentials class, we learn about passive voice. We practice taking a sentence in active voice and making it passive, and we take some passive voice sentences and make them active voice. From this point on, Essentials students will be rewriting...
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