All the Things… that disrupt acquisition.

This winter has been incredible, mostly in frustrating ways.  As we prepare to end this week, we have had 1 full normal week of school since 3rd quarter began.  Between special schedules for ACT testing, 2 hour delays, 2 hour early releases and snow days it has been extremely difficult to maintain any momentum in … Continue reading All the Things… that disrupt acquisition.

The SSR Handbook: Chapter 2 – Eight Factors for SSR success. Don’t reinvent the wheel.

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The SSR Handbook: The number 1 resource to start a reading program. Chapter 1: Roots and Rationale Review

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Silent Read and Discuss: The power of silence in language processing.

Often, I find myself in a planning phase where I constantly attempt to facilitate students reading a Latin text out loud.  There is a safety net for students when we complete various versions of partner reads or choral reading as they are not on the spot to read out loud in front of a large … Continue reading Silent Read and Discuss: The power of silence in language processing.

Find the Sentence: Little to no prep way to create reading reps to review a passage.

I first found find the sentence at todallycomprehenisble as I often do with comprehension based activities.  Magister Toda involves some prep work to create a find the sentence version with illustrations from a text.  Illustrations are a fantastic way to help students connect to text.  If you have time to make images with a text follow Keith's … Continue reading Find the Sentence: Little to no prep way to create reading reps to review a passage.

Itinera Petri: Flammae Ducant – A Latin reader for established intermediate level learners.

Itinera Petri: Flammae Ducant demonstrates why it is an intermediate text from the beginning, which is why it is in level F as an upper intermediate text in my Self Directed Reading program.  Peter was sleeping in the past and the perspective shifts to the present when his mother wakes him up.  Before she is … Continue reading Itinera Petri: Flammae Ducant – A Latin reader for established intermediate level learners.