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Summer Latin Translation Update

The Rolling Acres School

Latin Translation Summer Course: The Georgics

(7th-12th grade): July 5-July 29, 2011. One-hour class every Wednesday and Friday evening at 7 pm ET (8 classes).

Instructor: Alecia Rolling. This course is open to students who have completed at least one year of intensive Latin or two years of Latin. This is a translation intensive course that will require each student to translate approximately 100 lines of Latin per week. Since Mr. Rolling will be teaching an ancient history cycle for Middle School and High School students this year, we will be translating Vergil’s Georgics, Book I. The instructor will grade translations before the next class period so as to allow plenty of time for improvement as the weeks roll by.  Grammar will be dicussed as needed to improve translating skills. Email Rolling.Acres.School@therollingacresfarm.com or Mrs. Rolling directly at aleciarolling@yahoo.com for more information.

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Summer Latin Composition Update

The Rolling Acres School

Latin Composition Summer Course:

(7th-12th grade): July 5 – July 28, 2011. One-hour class every Tuesday and Thursday evening 7pm ET (8 classes)

Instructor: Alecia Rolling. This course is open to Latin I and Latin II students of all ages who wish to work on Latin composition. This is a writing intensive course that will require each student to compose approximately 50 words of Latin per week.  Students will write several short compositions about their activities, interests, and ideas. These compositions will be graded by the instructor before the next class so as to allow plenty of time for improvement as the course progresses. In class, we will discuss grammar topics based on the difficulties that reveal themselves in students’ translations. Email Rolling.Acres.School@therollingacresfarm.com or Mrs. Rolling directly at aleciarolling@yahoo.com for more information.

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Summer German Course

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German Course: (7th-12th grade): July 11 – July 28, 2011. 30-minute class every day Monday-Thursday in the evening (8 classes)

Instructor: Alecia Rolling. This course is open to students who have completed at least one year of German language study and is designed to help students iron out the wrinkles left over from German I before entering German II. We will spend two weeks, meeting 30 minutes per day Monday through Thursday, to work on German translation, composition, listening comprehension, and speech. Given the technological constraints, our foci will be on translation and composition. Outside of class, students will be expected to practice pronunciation, memorize vocabulary, translate several German passages, and write several compositions. Email Alecia Rolling at Rolling.Acres.School@therollingacresfarm.com for more information.

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Summer Latin Translation Course

The Rolling Acres School

At The Rolling Acres School — July 5-July 29, 2011 (7th-12th grade): One-hour class every Wednesday and Friday evening (8 classes).

Instructor: Alecia Rolling. This course is open to students who have completed at least one year of intensive Latin or two years of Latin. This is a translation intensive course that will require each student to translate approximately 100 lines of Latin per week. We will meet every Wednesday and Friday in the evening (time to be announced soon) for one hour to discuss difficult grammar issues and translation questions. We will look at ancient, medieval, and modern Latin prose writers to develop a variety of understanding. Outside of class, students will be required to complete their translations before the next class period so as to allow plenty of time for improvement as the weeks roll by. Email Rolling.Acres.School@therollingacresfarm.com or Mrs. Rolling directly at aleciarolling@yahoo.com for more information.

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Summer Latin Composition Course

The Rolling Acres School

Latin Composition Course: (7th-12th grade): July 5 – July 28, 2011. One-hour class every Tuesday and Thursday evening (8 classes)

Instructor: Alecia Rolling. This course is open to Latin I and Latin II students of all ages who wish to work on Latin composition. This is a writing intensive course that will require each student to compose approximately 50 words of Latin per week. We will meet every Tuesday and Thursday in the evening (time to be announced soon) for one hour to discuss difficult grammar issues and composition questions. We will look at ancient, medieval, and modern Latin writers to use as our models, and we will do our best to imitate these models as we compose our own Latin. Outside of class, students will be required to write several short compositions during the week which will be graded by the instructor before the next class so as to allow plenty of time for improvement. Email Rolling.Acres.School@therollingacresfarm.com or Mrs. Rolling directly at aleciarolling@yahoo.com for more information.

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The Rolling Acres School: Mission and Methodology

The Rolling Acres School
Mission Statement: Catholic. Professional. Affordable.

Our goal is simple: to offer high-quality online courses that are affordable for families. We are educators by profession, and we are faithful to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. We are able to keep courses affordable because we are the entire school: the instructors, the managers, the accountants, and the technicians.

 
Methodology : Traditional.

We demand excellence from our students because we provide them with the tools to achieve excellence. We adhere to a traditional schooling model based in hard work, graded assignments, and awards for excellence. Our courses are organized and structured, which help students follow the most difficult of concepts as well as teaches them to organize their own activities.

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