Syra Sola offers appropriate reading for Novice readers of Latin and is a useful title to have in a Level A section of a student led reading program.
Assessment-Capable Visible learners focus on on learner opposed to a focus on their teacher. What must we do to achieve such mastery of learning of the students in our classroom?
What is the worst thing that will happen when more students want to read more because you took class time to foster students' reading habits?
Magister P's Pisoverse offers pages of Novice level reading with connected characters for beginning level Latin students. Students experience sheltered vocabulary in each title with connected repetition between titles because characters make multiple appearances. Rufus Lutulentus offers a simple introduction to the Pisoverse. The story begins with an introduction to the character Rufus, a young … Continue reading Rufus Lutulentus – An introduction to Rome and characters of the Pisoverse.
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Magister P has created a fantastic universe for Novice readers to experience ancient Rome through Latin text that they are able to access with his Pisoverse. Rufus et Arma Atra is a must have title for a reading library as it is accessible to Novice level learners with mere hours of instruction in Latin. The … Continue reading Rufus et Arma Atra: An introductory story line filled with references to ancient Rome, gladiatores and military themes.
A title with intermediate level Latin text that is accessible for the Novice reader.
Agrippina: Mater Fortis focuses on the mother of Rufus and Piso in magister P's Pisoverse novellas. Agrippina has a secret which makes a compelling plot from the beginning. This title lands in level b in my self directed reading levels. Agrippina continues the sheltered vocabulary of Rufus Lutulentus and Rufus et Arma but extends ideas … Continue reading Agrippina: Mater Fortis – Will the Roman matron’s secret be her end?
As my classes completed a first semester of Self Directed Reading there were still some students who fought the idea of reading or who read begrudgingly. Even though I attempted to consistently remind myself that I needed to hold out and keep offering titles that may interest those students, there were days that it was … Continue reading Quis me amat?: An introductory Latin reading.
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.