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Level 3 Textbook: Table of Contents
See what's included in the LNM Level 3 Student Textbook 21 chapters, seven review units, grammar, readings, as well as appendices, glossary, and maps.

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Level 3 Textbook: Foreword, Preface, and Introducion
In the Foreward, Classics professor and Latin teacher preparation instructor, Jacqueline Carlon of the University of Massachusetts, delineates what sets LNM Level 3 apart from other third year Latin texts. The Preface outlines each of the pedagogical features of LNM 3 while the Introduction eloquently explains the special value of reading Latin literature in the original.

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Level 3 Textbook: Historical Overview Essay for Part 1
Rosemary Moore of the University of Ohio wrote an historical overview for Parts 1 and 2: “The Last Century of the Roman Republic” and “Augustus and the Principate.” These essays provide the historical background needed to understand more fully the Roman authors. Terence Tunberg’s “Why Post-Antique Latin” eloquently explains the significance of the full legacy of Latin writing as introduction to the chapter that highlights Erasmus.

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Level 3 Textbook: Chapter 1 Caesar
The first chapter introduces students to the prose of Caesar’s Dē bellō Gallicō 1.1–6. See how the first reading, in the first six chapters, is designed with special font cues, understood words provided, and key words underlines to ease student’s into the author’s distinct style. An introduction to the author, eight illustrations, and two maps provide a full context for the Caesar selections. The readings prompt grammar views ranging from ablative absolutes and purpose clauses to the indirect statement. The chapter introduces six figures of speech including asyndeton, polysyndeton, and litotes. Vocabulary Builders help students expand their Latin vocabulary. Note that comprehension questions regularly ask students to cite the Latin!

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Level 3 Textbook: Chapter 2 Catullus
The beauty of Catullus’s lyric poems shines forth in six poems including the dedication poem and the humorous invitation to Fabullus. Students encounter three different Latin meters and eight figures of speech including chiasmus, sibilance, and hyperbaton. The poems readily suggest reviewing such grammar topics as cum clauses and conditions.

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Level 3 Textbook: Teacher's Manual, Front Matter
The first pages of the Teacher’s Manual for Level 3 includes: a summary of chapter, course, and review components, preface, author and consultants roster, and other overview materials.

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Level 3 Textbook: Teacher's Manual, Chapter 1
The Level 3 Teacher’s Manual in response to input from those using Level 1 and 2 is of comparable page size to the student text and does not replicate the pages of the student text. The Teacher’s Manual contains translations, teaching tips, background notes, teacher by the ways, answers to all the exercises, sample essay responses, scansions, and the like.

A special component is a set of English derivative notes for each reading and the answers to multiple choice quizzes. (Derivative notes and the quizzes for students are available in the Teachers’ Lounge.)

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Level 3 Enrichment Text: Latin 3: Select Latin Enrichment Readings
This volume includes two readings from each of the Roman authors as well as two poems from the baroque era. The readings follow the format of LNM 3 with copious notes and vocabulary aids on the same or facing page. This text is an ideal resource for the differentiated classroom.

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