Song School Latin Review & Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to winner, Melinda Walters! Thanks to everyone for entering!  I had a hard time learning foreign languages as a young student. However, I'm excited to learn Latin alongside my littles!  Following the classical way, we're learning Latin, because it is a root language. This should make learning additional languages later, like … [Read more...]

Five Great Reasons to Study Latin

Image SourceI know I was asking, "Why Latin?" when we first started with classical education.  If you've been searching for answers to the same question, I hope you'll read this article by Kathy Sheppard from the Classical Conversations Writers Circle.  Kathy sums it up perfectly! We all know that the study of Latin helps students … [Read more...]

The View from Here – Latin Review

Using our new Latin review cards, which I printed from Suzanne Shares and laminated, the boys worked to lay out the declension sheets in order from first to fourth (They are not in the correct order pictured here.) Next, I gave them the picture cards one declension at a time, which they lined up with the sheets.  When they did this, … [Read more...]

What We're Doing – Week 16 Links & Ideas

History - Review our history sentences, by playing like the Mesoamericans with bouncy rubber balls - without using our hands & trying to get the ball through a ring.  (without the element of human sacrifice and brutal competition - naturally.)  Each correct answer gets a turn or 3 tries, depending on how hard this turns out … [Read more...]