Adv Latin: Classical
Description:

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Cost: $482.00
Adv Latin: Classical Practicum Lab
Open To:

Students in Adv Latin: Classical

Description:

All students in Advanced Latin are welcome to join the weekly Lab at no extra cost.  Students meet to go over homework together and work on translations. 

Cost: $0.00
Beginning Latin I
Open To:

Students in Grades 3-5

Materials Used:

Beginning Latin I Workbook, Teacher Key.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace School. This course is gentle in its approach; the memorization is manageable and constantly reinforced, and observation skills are used to recognize grammar forms.  Students learn to decline third declension nouns in all cases and learn “case identifiers”; students learn to conjugate third and fourth conjugation verbs in the present system. Rules for forms and translating are given.  Games are available for reinforcement and optional online quizzes are autograded. Classes are 30 min. 

More information: https://www.motherofdivinegrace.org/latin/beginning-latin-1

Cost: $150.00
Beginning Latin II (Grades 4-5)
Open To:

Students in Grades 4-5

Materials Used:

Beginning Latin II Workbook, Teacher Key.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace School.  This course moves quickly but thoroughly through the material taught in Beginning Latin 1 and then introduces more complex topics (such as i-stems) around Week 8. This course is still gentle in its approach; the memorization is manageable and constantly reinforced and observation skills are used to recognize grammar forms. . Beginning Latin focuses on learning how to conjugate and decline. Most programs emphasize memorizing verb endings and paradigms, but in Beginning Latin, students spend more time studying the  endings and stems as parts of verbs, before jumping into these endings or paradigms, so that conjugation can be done correctly. Nouns are learned through observing their uses in sentences. Students begin with the third declension, rather than the first or second, because most nouns are in the third declension. Students practice using nouns correctly through sentence translations. Students also learn how to build nouns on their stems, how to identify the stems, and the English name equivalents of the Latin cases.  Games are available for reinforcement and optional online quizzes are autograded. Classes are 30 min

More information: https://www.motherofdivinegrace.org/latin/beginning-latin-2

Cost: $150.00
Beginning Latin II (Grades 6-7)
Open To:

Students in 6-7. 

 

Materials Used:

Beginning Latin II Workbook, Teacher Key.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace School.  This course moves quickly but thoroughly through the material taught in Beginning Latin 1 and then introduces more complex topics (such as i-stems) around Week 8. This course is still gentle in its approach; the memorization is manageable and constantly reinforced and observation skills are used to recognize grammar forms. . Beginning Latin focuses on learning how to conjugate and decline. Most programs emphasize memorizing verb endings and paradigms, but in Beginning Latin, students spend more time studying the  endings and stems as parts of verbs, before jumping into these endings or paradigms, so that conjugation can be done correctly. Nouns are learned through observing their uses in sentences. Students begin with the third declension, rather than the first or second, because most nouns are in the third declension. Students practice using nouns correctly through sentence translations. Students also learn how to build nouns on their stems, how to identify the stems, and the English name equivalents of the Latin cases.  Games are available for reinforcement and optional online quizzes are autograded. Classes are 30 min

More information: https://www.motherofdivinegrace.org/latin/beginning-latin-2

Cost: $150.00
Beginning Latin III
Open To:

Students in Grades 5-8; Beginning Latin 2 is a pre-req.

Materials Used:

Beginning Latin III Workbook, Teacher Key.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace. This course includes a quick review of Beginning Latin 2 concepts and then begins a more thorough study of nouns and adjectives as well as more complex translations from English to Latin and, for the first time, Latin to English! Vocabulary is mainly review and very manageable allowing students to focus on translation. All parts of speech are taught in Latin, making this great for introductory grammar as well. Games are available for reinforcement and optional online quizzes are autograded. Classes are 45 min

Beginning Latin focuses on learning how to conjugate and decline. Most programs emphasize memorizing verb endings and paradigms, but in Beginning Latin, students spend more time studying the  endings and stems as parts of verbs, before jumping into these endings or paradigms, so that conjugation can be done correctly. Nouns are learned through observing their uses in sentences. Students begin with the third declension, rather than the first or second, because most nouns are in the third declension . Students practice using nouns correctly through sentence translations. Students also learn how to build nouns on their stems, how to identify the stems, and the English name equivalents of the Latin cases.

More information: https://www.motherofdivinegrace.org/latin/beginning-latin-3

Cost: $300.00
College Latin I (Shelmerdine)
Open To:

Students in Grades 9-12 who are at least 15 years of age by the start of the class. Student must have some previous knowledge of Latin.

Materials Used:

Introduction to Latin 2nd ed. (Shelmerdine), Allen and Greenough’s Latin Grammar.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The grammar is comparable to that taught in the Henle Latin I class, but the sentences are taken from the Latinists.  This method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes.  Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit

Cost: $482.00
College Latin II (Shelmerdine)
Open To:

Grade 9-12 students who have finished first ½ of the text or have a mastery of Latin II. Students must be at least 15 years of age by the start of the class. Grade 9 students need to have completed Latin III.

Materials Used:

Introduction to Latin 2nd ed. (Shelmerdine), Allen and Greenough’s Latin Grammar.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The grammar is comparable to that taught in the Henle Latin II class, but the sentences are taken from the Latinists. This method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. This is an honors course, although the “honors” designation will not appear on a transcript. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes.  Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit of College Latin II

Cost: $482.00
Easy Grammar Plus
Open To:

Grade 7-10 students.

Materials Used:

Easy Grammar Plus. Online syllabus provided.

Description:

This course uses the popular Easy Grammar Plus text to teach students standard English Grammar concepts.  The course uses daily worksheets to keep concepts fresh in students’ minds.  Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

1 HS credit in English if done in Grade 9-10.

Cost: $300.00
Fundamentals of Latin Grammar 2
Open To:

Grade 7 –12 students.

Materials Used:

Fundamentals II Workbook.

Description:

This course will prepare students to go into Henle I/IB without difficultly as it introduces most vocabulary, concepts and grammar in the first three units of Henle Latin I, as well as some later Henle Concepts. This course is similar to Henle IA. It builds upon Fundamentals of Latin Grammar 1, but includes review of all key concepts.  Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

Cost: $300.00
Fundamentals of Latin Grammar 1 (Grades 6-7)
Open To:

Students in Grades 5-7.  Grade 5 students who have completed Beginning Latin I, II, & III may enroll in this class by contacting the office.

Materials Used:

Fundamentals I Workbook.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace School, this course continues the approach to Latin of the Beginning Latin series. The eight parts of speech are covered in Latin and English and other concepts and vocabulary to prepare the way for Henle are covered as well.   Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

Cost: $300.00
Fundamentals of Latin Grammar 1 (Grades 8+)
Open To:

Students in Grades 8-12

(1 HS Credit if completed in Grades 9-12)

Materials Used:

Fundamentals I Workbook.

Description:

Developed at Mother of Divine Grace School, this course continues the approach to Latin of the Beginning Latin series. The eight parts of speech are covered in Latin and English and other concepts and vocabulary to prepare the way for Henle are covered as well.   Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

Cost: $300.00
Grammar & Composition (Holt Traditions)
Open To:

Grade 8-12 students.

Materials Used:

Holt Traditions:

Warriner's Handbook, Third Course: Grammar, Usage, Mechanics, Sentences, Mother of Divine Grace Composition Manual. Online syllabus provided.

Description:

This course covers English grammar, mechanics, usage, vocabulary and basic writing skills. It is a fundamental writing course in our program. Through this course, students are introduced to outlines, types of writing, paragraphing, and good writing style.   Review exercises are graded, as are tests. Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

1 HS credit in English if done in Grade 8 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Intro to Latin (Cambridge I)
Open To:

Students in Grades 6-12 (Grade 6 students must have completed Beginning Latin I, II, & III)

Materials Used:

Cambridge Unit 1 textbook and Omnibus Workbook.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. Online access is provided for tests, quizzes, and games for additional review. A strong student could do this at the same time as Fundamentals of Latin Grammar, or this could be used in lieu of Fundamentals of Latin Grammar. This is a necessary starting point for a high school student using this method with no previous Latin experience. Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit if completed in Grade 9 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Latin I (Cambridge II)
Open To:

Grade 7-12 students.

Materials Used:

Cambridge Unit 2, Laetissima Rudimenta, and Omnibus Workbook.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The grammar is comparable to that taught in the Henle Latin I class, but it is taught using the reading method. This method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes. Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit if done in Grade 8 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Latin I/IB (Henle I - Units 1-7)
Open To:

Grade 7 –12 students.

Materials Used:

Fr. Henle’s First Year Latin textbook (purple), Henle Latin Grammar.

Description:

Henle is an extremely successful Latin course, developed by a good Latin teacher with years of experience. Constant review is built into the exercises, making this the Saxon of Latin programs. It teaches the parts of speech in an easily understandable manner for English learners, by starting with the noun.  Henle I/IB covers all of Henle’s Latin I, Units 1-7. Online access is provided for tests, quizzes, and games for additional review. Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit if completed in Grade 8 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Latin IA (Henle I - Units 1-3)
Open To:

Grade 7-12 students

Materials Used:

Fr. Henle’s First Year Latin textbook (purple), and Henle Latin Grammar.

Description:

This course moves at a gentle pace. It covers the first half of Latin I (16 weeks of the Latin I syllabus, which is 1/4th of Fr. Henle’s First Year Latin text book, Units 1-3). It is geared toward high school students with little-to-no Latin background or those who might struggle with the speed of Latin I. Online access is provided for tests, quizzes, and games for additional review. Good for an older student with no Latin background who needs to move slowly.

1 HS credit if completed in Grade 8 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Latin II (Cambridge III)
Open To:

Students in Grades 8-12

Materials Used:

Cambridge Unit 3

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The grammar is comparable to that taught in the Henle Latin II class but it is taught using the reading method. This method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes. Class meets twice weekly.

1 HS credit if done in Grade 8 or above.

Cost: $482.00
Latin II (Henle I - Units 8-14)
Open To:

Students in Grades 8-12

Materials Used:

Fr. Henle’s First Year Latin textbook (purple), Henle Latin Grammar.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. Course begins with a very quick review of Units 1-4, a slower review of Units 5-7 and then jumps right into Units 8-14.  It is geared toward high school students who were successful in Henle’s Latin I but need more review of vocabulary before hitting more complex translations. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes. Class meets twice weekly.

1.0 HS credit if completed in Grades 8-12

Cost: $482.00
Latin III (Cambridge IV)
Open To:

Students in Grades 8-12

Materials Used:

Cambridge Unit 4. 

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. The grammar is comparable to that taught in the Henle Latin III class, but it is taught using the reading method. This method uses practice within the context of reading passages to help students familiarize themselves with forms and meanings prior to formal memorization. Online access is provided for tests and quizzes. Following this course, students can go into Advanced Latin. Class meets twice weekly.

1.0 HS credit if done in Grades 8-12

Cost: $482.00
Latin III (Henle II Complete)
Open To:

Students in Grades 8-12 (consideration given to students in Grade 8 on a case by case basis.)

Materials Used:

Fr. Henle’s Second Year Latin textbook (green), Henle Latin Grammar.

Description:

This course moves at a standard pace. It has built-in concept review and there is some new vocabulary. The level of difficulty is apparent in the complex translations and syntax. This course will prepare students very well for Adv Latin Studies. Online access is provided for quizzes. Class meets twice weekly.

Cost: $482.00
Voyages in English 6
Open To:

Students in Grades 5-8

Materials Used:

Voyages in English 6 or Lepanto Grammar 6

Description:

This course covers English grammar and usage. It is a fundamental grammar course in our program. Through this course students are introduced to grammatical topics, giving them a solid foundation. Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

Cost: $300.00
Voyages in English 7
Open To:

Students in Grades 6-9

Materials Used:

Voyages in English 7 or Lepanto Grammar 7

Description:

This course covers English grammar and usage. It is a fundamental grammar course in our program. Through this course students are introduced to more advanced grammatical topics, preparing them for high school grammar. Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

1.0 HS credit in English if done in Grade 9.

Cost: $300.00
Voyages in English 8
Open To:

Students in Grades 7-10

Materials Used:

Voyages in English 8 or Lepanto Grammar 8.

Description:

This course covers English grammar and usage. It is a fundamental grammar course in our program. Through this course students are introduced to even more advanced grammatical topics, preparing them for high school grammar. Students use family site for online tests and quizzes.

1.0 HS credit in English if done in Grades 9-10.

Cost: $300.00

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“I have found Mother of Divine Grace School to be a support both academically and spiritually. As a distance learning school, Mother of Divine Grace offers a quality Catholic education that rivals the top local private schools. As our children are each unique and have their own optimal learning style, the individualized classical curriculum offered by Mother of Divine Grace School was instrumental in facilitating their academic progress. We took advantage of Mother of Divine Grace’s Teacher Assisted Program and Learning Support Classes. Our children were able to have a teacher objectively evaluate their progress through phone consultations/conferences and written assignments. This accountability required our children to be responsible in meeting deadlines and in some instances, correcting work and sending it back to the teacher. Mastery of the material was the focus.”

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