After cutting out the flashcards, they fit very nicely in a Sloyd project.
Salve! (Google says this means welcome in Latin)
One of the hardest subjects I have tempted to breach this year, besides French, has to be Latin. I love words, I have books full of them. 😉 Yet, when faced with teaching this to my children, it scared me. I have always thought that I needed someone who worked at the Smithsonian with five PhDs to walk me through this.
This is where the Public Domain came to my rescue. While perusing Google Books, I discovered a neat little (free)Latin Primer that fit my bill rather nicely. It is easy enough to not scare the wits out of my children, yet progresses nicely in difficulty. I printed this book and put it into a 3-ring binder for use.
Another hurdle was making sure I am pronouncing these words correctly for my children. This is where I consulted a PDF I found online and a YouTube channel to set me straight. From the PDF, I created flash cards so I may quiz the children. Lastly, I designed another PDF page so that the girls could write down their exercises in an orderly manner. These will have holes punched and be put into a folder labeled “Latin”.
In the pictures, my printouts are spotty with black. Please forgive my printer, it is a hot mess at the moment and we are not on speaking terms. Yours won’t print like this unless you too are nursing a broken printer. All of the links I mentioned are below and all of the printouts are free, it will only cost you ink. Fruor! (Enjoy!)
YouTube channel we have been using for pronunciation and more clarity.
If you have any difficulty with any of these resources or see an error, please contact me via the contact page or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!