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    Henle Latin

    My oldest daughter is doing Henle Latin this year. We have not done Latin (other than Song School) because there has not been enough time (and, quite frankly, it was the subject I least wanted to teach). Anyway, I am having difficulty understanding what I need to buy. I see the set of text, grammar, key, units 1-5 quizzes and tests, and units 1-5 teacher manual. I also saw a Henle Latin study guide on the used MP items facebook page. Finally, there appear to be flashcards now. Should I buy all of these items? Is there a way to buy the Study Guide new? Are there lesson plans I can purchase? Finally, should I be posting this on the 9-12 page here instead?
    Last edited by jejegreer; 08-20-2019, 12:35 PM.
    JeJe Greer
    Mom to:
    Stella (6M in 2018-2019)
    Clara (SC3 in 2018-2019)

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    MP people will have details- but what you are seeing is a mix of new and old material. MP completed rewrote study material for Henle. I believe the old study guide is all in the new teacher guide plus a lot more. But MP people will clarify that.
    what to buy? The whole package of Henle Units I-V and the flashcards should do it. It looks like the teacher manual has the lesson plans in it along with a ton of “chalk talk” of what to teach.
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      #3
      Originally posted by momgineer View Post
      MP people will have details- but what you are seeing is a mix of new and old material. MP completed rewrote study material for Henle. I believe the old study guide is all in the new teacher guide plus a lot more. But MP people will clarify that.
      what to buy? The whole package of Henle Units I-V and the flashcards should do it. It looks like the teacher manual has the lesson plans in it along with a ton of “chalk talk” of what to teach.
      You nailed it, momgineer! Our original study guides contained lesson plans, answer keys, and a grammar appendix. Several years ago, we revised those guides to (1) complete Henle I over two years rather than three, and (2) provide "chalk talk" to help the parent teach the lessons to their child. The latter change resulted in the renaming from "study guide" to "teacher manual," but these teacher manuals still include lesson plans, full answer keys, and the grammar appendix.

      The Henle First Year: Units I-V Set has all the essential items for full year of Latin with Henle. The vocabulary flashcards will certainly be helpful, but they are not necessary.

      ETA: I just saw your edits to your post, jejegreer. The lesson plans for Henle I are included in the teacher manuals. I suppose this thread technically belongs on the 9-12 board, but we'll let it go this time

      HTH!
      Last edited by Michael; 08-20-2019, 01:22 PM.
      Michael
      Memoria Press

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        #4
        Originally posted by Michael View Post


        ETA: I just saw your edits to your post, jejegreer. The lesson plans for Henle I are included in the teacher manuals. I suppose this thread technically belongs on the 9-12 board, but we'll let it go this time

        HTH!
        Michael,

        I think this post fits equally well on either board. Henle worked well for my son at age 12 and JeJe has a middle school student. Henle is nice for seventh or eighth graders who would like to have time to fit in some translation classes in high school instead of taking through 10th or 11th just to finish the forms.

        JeJe,

        Make sure to get the new teacher manual. It is very nice and has lots of helpful information. A word from the not so wise...make sure to listen to her recitation. My son skipped out on that a little too much. Glad to see they updated the quiz book. One of my better moves was taking the text book to the copy store to have it spiral bound and the cover laminated. It doesn’t like to stay open because it is so thick.
        Dorinda

        For 2019-2020
        DD 16 - 11th with MPOA(AP Latin), Lukeion (Greek4 & Adv. NT Greek), Thinkwell (Economics and Chemistry), plus Pre-Calculus, American G’ment, Early Church History set, and British Lit
        DS 14 - 8th with MPOA(Fourth Form), CLRC(Intro Lit and Comp), plus Algebra, Field Biology, Classical Studies 1
        DS 11 - 6th with Right Start Level G online class
        DS 6 - 1st with Prima Latina

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          #5
          Originally posted by Mom2mthj View Post

          Michael,

          I think this post fits equally well on either board. Henle worked well for my son at age 12 and JeJe has a middle school student. Henle is nice for seventh or eighth graders who would like to have time to fit in some translation classes in high school instead of taking through 10th or 11th just to finish the forms.

          JeJe,

          Make sure to get the new teacher manual. It is very nice and has lots of helpful information. A word from the not so wise...make sure to listen to her recitation. My son skipped out on that a little too much. Glad to see they updated the quiz book. One of my better moves was taking the text book to the copy store to have it spiral bound and the cover laminated. It doesn’t like to stay open because it is so thick.
          Is the recitation in the teacher book? I am very excited, for the first time ever, to actually do Lain. We are doing it this year, I promise you all who have told me to do it for years.
          JeJe Greer
          Mom to:
          Stella (6M in 2018-2019)
          Clara (SC3 in 2018-2019)

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            #6
            JeJe,

            Oh my, I completely missed the fact that we're talking about a middle-school student! We would recommend only attempting units 1-2 in an academic year for a child this age. The five-unit pace is designed for 9th grade at the youngest.

            HTH!
            Michael
            Memoria Press

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              #7
              JeJe,
              I just sent you a private message.
              Dorinda

              For 2019-2020
              DD 16 - 11th with MPOA(AP Latin), Lukeion (Greek4 & Adv. NT Greek), Thinkwell (Economics and Chemistry), plus Pre-Calculus, American G’ment, Early Church History set, and British Lit
              DS 14 - 8th with MPOA(Fourth Form), CLRC(Intro Lit and Comp), plus Algebra, Field Biology, Classical Studies 1
              DS 11 - 6th with Right Start Level G online class
              DS 6 - 1st with Prima Latina

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                #8
                Originally posted by Michael View Post
                JeJe,

                Oh my, I completely missed the fact that we're talking about a middle-school student! We would recommend only attempting units 1-2 in an academic year for a child this age. The five-unit pace is designed for 9th grade at the youngest.

                HTH!
                I was thinking that Henle I would take 3 years, and then Henle II, III and IV would take 1 year each. Is that a reasonable pace? I do not know if this should be a different thread, but I would also like to do Lingua Angelica because I love the hymns, and wonder when we should start that. Oh, and I obviously need to order all of this from you. Why I did not decide what to do until Monday of this week is beyond me, but now I am late!
                JeJe Greer
                Mom to:
                Stella (6M in 2018-2019)
                Clara (SC3 in 2018-2019)

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                  #9
                  Originally posted by Mom2mthj View Post
                  JeJe,
                  I just sent you a private message.
                  @momtomthj I got your message but I do not know how to reply. I am not even sure if this is tagging you, Dorinda. I am going to have to look through everything to see if there are instructions on how to use the forum messages. I appreciate you sending me the message.
                  JeJe Greer
                  Mom to:
                  Stella (6M in 2018-2019)
                  Clara (SC3 in 2018-2019)

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by jejegreer View Post

                    I was thinking that Henle I would take 3 years, and then Henle II, III and IV would take 1 year each. Is that a reasonable pace? I do not know if this should be a different thread, but I would also like to do Lingua Angelica because I love the hymns, and wonder when we should start that. Oh, and I obviously need to order all of this from you. Why I did not decide what to do until Monday of this week is beyond me, but now I am late!
                    Good afternoon JeJe,

                    Yes, a pace of Henle I over three years in 7th-9th, followed by one year each for Henle II-IV is a reasonable pace. You can add Lingua Angelica at any point for music appreciation, but your student won't be able to translate much until she's made some progress in the Latin language. There is plenty of meat in all four Henle books though, so you may prefer to just require your student listen to (and maybe memorize one or two) pieces, and omit the workbooks. And finally, better late than never, right!?

                    HTH!
                    Michael
                    Memoria Press

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by Michael View Post
                      And finally, better late than never, right!?

                      HTH!
                      That is what I am telling myself. Clara is starting Latin this year in SC 5/6 so hopefully it will be easier for her!
                      JeJe Greer
                      Mom to:
                      Stella (6M in 2018-2019)
                      Clara (SC3 in 2018-2019)

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