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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.
As I continue to update my self directed reading page I'm amazed at how many titles available to us to build libraries for students. Iter Icari is a must have title that weaves Greek mythology into a modern setting. Iter Icarus is a great story line for a student who is firmly at Novice High … Continue reading Iter Icari: Classical Mythology in Miami.
Don't forget that my page on self directed reading is currently being updated. In the next few days I should have titles organized slightly differently after some reflections as I end my school year. Brando Brown Canem Vult by Carol Gaab and translated into Latin by Justin Slocum Bailey is a student favorite. It is interesting … Continue reading Brando Brown canem vult: Borderline believable plot that fosters a compelling narrative.
I am currently working on updating information about Latin reading materials so be aware as you look at my self directed reading page. I have to be honest; as I start reading Lucia, Puella Mala that I'm skeptical based on the title. This comes from a father of 3 girls, the oldest being 7, who … Continue reading Lucia, Puella Mala
Today students turned in Self Directed Reading Log sheets with 22 reading sessions logged. We started the semester reading for 5 minutes twice a week. We are now reading for 8 minute sessions. I'm happy with the progress and overall students are progressing and demonstrating what they are understanding. Here are a few observations from … Continue reading Self Directed Reading (FVR) observations