If your children are studying Latin like we are, you might like to download these two free Latin Readers —Cornelia and A New Latin Primer. Both would be a great addition to whatever Latin curriculum you're using. Cornelia, by Mima Maxey Written in 1933, Cornelia is a story about the adventures of a young girl […]
It's no secret that I'm a fan of Latin. I believe learning Latin can be a tremendous asset for any student, helping them develop a deep understand of our English language. Over the last few years we've used a a few different Latin curriculums, including Latina Christiana, Cambridge Latin, Visual Latin, and Lingua Latina. This […]
Visual Latin is a unique Latin curriculum that we've been using for several months in our homeschool. It's not your typical curriculum — not in the least. It's even better! What is Visual Latin? Visual Latin is a curriculum of sequential videos recorded by instructor Dwane Thomas in which he introduces the student to the […]
If you've read the book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, you may remember that the main character, Nathaniel Bowditch, taught himself several languages simply by using a dictionary, a Bible, and a grammar in that language. Reading the new language in a familiar context helped him understand the vocabulary, grammar, and syntax quickly. I don't necessarily […]
Why would I ever consider teaching latin to my homeschoolers? We live in america and latin is a dead language, right? When we first starting homeschooling and I was researching curriculum, I quickly realized there were a lot of homeschoolers out there teaching Latin to their children. Honestly, at first I thought they were just […]
What foreign language would you choose to study? Is learning Latin a good choice? I'm planning to include Rosetta Stone Spanish in our curriculum beginning next year, and my girls have been very excited about the prospect. But Jaden has seemed less than enthusiastic about learning Spanish, so today I asked him what language he […]
Being a very visual person, I felt a Latin Verb Conjugations Chart would help my children learn their verbs easier. I made up a color-coded chart for our Latina Christian I curriculum that covers the verb conjugations we're studying this year. You can download a PDF for your own use.