Teaching Latin in the Logic School


by
Karen Moore June 11, 2011


Presented at:
SCL Conference 2011

ABSTRACT:

They have outgrown the cute songs and jingles, they have mastered amor, alas, amat; so what is next? This presentation gives practical advice on how to teach students in the logic stage of learning (grades 7-9) by making use of the styles of learning that suit them best. This not only includes building on the grammar lessons of previous years, but also training students in reading and literary analysis. Whether the student is new to Latin, or building upon the foundation established in the grammar school, Karen will provide teachers with strategies for facilitating the student's journey into the wonderful world of Latin literature.


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Grammar Latin Logic Strategies Teachers


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Karen Moore
Karen Moore began her study of Latin in seventh grade, and added Greek to her linguistic studies during her college years. Karen earned a B.A. in classics from the University of Texas in 1996. Since that time she has taught Latin to students in grades three through twelve through a number of venues. Currently, she is in her thirteenth year as the Latin Chair at Grace Academy of Georgetown, a classical Christian School located in the heart of Texas. Karen teaches Latin, Greek, and ancient humanities at Grace Academy. She also serves as sponsor of Grace Academy’s Latin Club, an award winning chapter of the National Junior Classical League. Karen is the co-author of the Libellus de Historia History Reader Series and the Latin Alive! Textbook series, both published by Classical Academic Press. She also maintains a blog site on the study and teaching of Latin at www.latinaliveonline.com. Karen and her husband, Bryan, have three children who attend school at Grace Academy

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Latin, Memory, and Oration

Article - SCL Conference 2014

Latin Literary Analysis

Article - SCL Conference 2014

James Project: Greek Theatre for the Classroom

Article - SCL Conference 2013

The Art of Latin

Article - SCL Conference 2012


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