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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Summer Boot Camp: Latin II; Cattus Petasatus

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Latin II/III Boot Camp: Cattus Petasatus
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Class dates: Mondays through Thursdays, June 20 to June 30, 2011
Total classes: 8
Starting time: 2:00 pm Eastern (1:00 pm Central)
Duration: 1 hour
Prerequisite: Latin I or equivalent.
Suggested grade level: 8th to 12th
High school credit: 2/3 semester
Fee: $90 if you register on or before April 1, 2011. $100 after April 1 for all 8 classes.
Instructor: Catherine Alvis
Course description: Together we will work through translating familiar fables in Latin including Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat. We will work our way through a couple of other well-known stories, learn vocabulary, and explore some history of Rome.
Course materials: Cassel's Latin-English Dictionary. However, it is not required if you already have a Latin-English dictionary. Other materials will be provided free by the instructor.
Optional: Cattus Petasatus by Dr. Suess (Cat in the Hat translated to Latin).
Homework: Up to 30 minutes a day.

Instructor's biography: Catherine Alvis is a graduate of the University of Dallas with a BA in Politics and is currently obtaining her Masters in Humanities from UD as well. She has been teaching English and Latin for 5 years at a home school co-op in Dallas, TX and has tutored various levels of Latin throughout her teaching career. Mis Alvis enjoys reading, tennis, spending time with her family, volunteering at various events with her Thomas Aquinas parish, organizing events with Young Catholic Professionals of Dallas and playing fetch with her boarder collie.

Equipment requirements:
Students are required to have high-speed internet and a headset with microphone.

Miss Alvis will be available via email in between classes for questions and comments.
Recordings of classes are provided to students within 24 hours and available for 6 months.
Homeschool Connections does not provide record keeping services.

1 comment:

Ana Braga-Henebry said...

Sounds great! We may have two daughters, grades 7 and 11, signing up!