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MS Intro to Latin


Rebekah Byrd


This course is an introduction to Latin and covers all 5 declensions, touches on 2 conjugations, exposes the student to a good amount of vocabulary, along with a bit of Roman history, culture, and mythology. We will memorize two Latin prayers over the course of the year: The Lord's Prayer and the Table Blessing. One and a half hours weekly study outside of class.


Textbook: First Form Latin, Memoria Press by Cheryl Lowe, student text ($13), workbook ($15). Answer key supplied by the teacher.

Additional supplements: D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths ($15) and Famous Men of Rome ($10).

Rebekah Byrd has been married to Eric for 26 years and they are blessed with four children, Ethan (22), Isaiah (20), Abigail (16), and Chloe (14). The Byrd family has homeschooled for 17 years and been a part of cooperative instruction for 14 of those years. Rebekah has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia. Her Latin instruction came from her eldest son, Ethan! Theater became a passion for Rebekah way back in 7th grade. She is passionate about all things to do with her family, Shakespeare, Monarch Butterflies, Latin, Quilts, and her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

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