Caput I: Salutatio & Conversatio

DESCRIBING CI TO STUDENTS

Video: https://youtu.be/J_EQDtpYSNM

Hand out Letter Home to Parents (from ANATTY) to be completed and signed.

Hand out Interpersonal Communication Skills Rubric (from ANATTY) and review behavior and daily engagement expectations with students.

BEHAVIOR EXPECTATIONS / DAILY ENGAGEMENT ASSESSMENT

  • AUDI! – Listen with the intent to understand. One person speaks and the others listen.
  • RESPONDE! – Respond to statements (wow!) and questions (yes/no/answers) in Latin. Interact, creatively and appropriately, with the teacher and others.
  • QUARE! – Let the teacher know when he/she isn’t being clear. Ask for clarification or help when necessary.
  • SPECTA! – Sit up, head up, eyes open and focused on the Latin. Do your 50%. Nothing on the desk unless told otherwise.

ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS

  • HIGH EXPECTATIONS = HIGH ACHIEVEMENT
  • ALWAYS do the best you can. Never give up trying. To give up is to fail.
  • You EARN your own grade. A grade cannot be given.
  • Be HONEST. This means absolutely no cheating or plagiarism.
  • Take ownership of and responsibility for your school work. TURN IN work on time.
  • CHALLENGE yourself. Don’t be afraid to ask questions or make mistakes.

HANDOUTS: Affectus; Tempus (from Vocabula Picta by Anna Andresian) & Tempestas

DAY 1

Target Vocabulary: adsum, nomen mihi est, salve

Activity: Numeratio (Roll)  & Scripted Conversation (Names); TPRS (Classroom Commands)

DAY 2

Target Vocabulary: ut vales?, esse

Activity: Circling & PQA (Emotions); TPRS (Classroom Commands)

DAY 3

Target Vocabulary: quota hora est?, nunc, nocte, mane

Activity: Bell-Ringer & Circling & Card Talk (Emotions and Time); TPRS (Classroom Commands); Interpersonal Communication Rubric with Student Reflection

DAY 4

Target Vocabulary: hodie est, frigidus, calidus

Activity: Bell-Ringer & Calendar Talk & Story Asking (who, where, when, with whom/what, problem, solution –> with “Quid Agis, Achilles?” illustrations); TPRS (Classroom Commands)

DAY 5

Target Vocabulary: forms of sum, vale

Activity: Bell-Ringer & Small Talk & Interrogationes/Review & Celebration of Class (Syllabus, Letter Home to Parents, Cheating Letter, What is CI/How CI Works – watch video)

The goal this unit is to introduce students to the routines and expectations of this class. It is designed to be fun, active, and student-driven.