Objectives for Capitulum XXVI – “Daedalus & Icarus”

It is expected that upon completion of the reading from the text and of the several exercises in the packet we will know:

➢ Gerunds – their forms and uses, particularly the most frequently occuring uses
➢ A bit about future imperatives (at least estō/estōte)
➢ Quisnam/Quidnam in negative expressions
➢ āēra – accusative form of āēr, āeris, M.
➢ The ‘postpositives’ quidem, enim, quoque, vērō, igitur ¬– meanings and use
➢ First and second declension adjectives whose masculine nominative singular ends in –er
➢ Third decelension adjectives – one termination, two terminations and three terminations
➢ The new vocabulary introduced in the chapter (which are all listed with essential parts, categorized by part of speech, defined, and related to derivatives in the packet)
➢ The story of Daedalus and Icarus

Suggested procedure:

➢ read the the excerpt from Discō Latīnē and the two page grammar explanation
➢ look for similarities, differences and patterns in the new vocabulary words (from the two pages devoted to vocabulary in the packet)
➢ read the text
➢ do the exercises I (Gerundium), II (Scrībe Anglicē), III (Implē gerundium), IV (Adiectīva)
➢ re-read the text
➢ do the exercises from Oerberg’s workbook, except for Exercises 3, 6 & 9
➢ re-read the text
➢ do Exercises 3, 6 & 9 on the three separate pages provided
➢ check your answers with mine on the last sheet

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The Gaffney version of the Exercitia at my Quia page:

Test which you may bring to class or return by email - -