Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Memoria Press: First Form Latin {Crew Review}

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Back in April we completed a review for Memoria Press for their wonderful First Form Greek Complete Set curriculum. (Read our review here!)  We found this to be an amazing curriculum to use for Greek as a foreign language but my daughter was lacking the prerequisite of Latin in order to best understand what she was learning through the program.  Thankfully, not long after, Memoria Press came up on the vendor list for the Homeschool Review Crew again.  This time we were offered Memoria Press' First Form Latin Complete Set, just what Emmalee needed to be able to complete her lessons with Memoria Press' First Form Greek.

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What Is First Form Latin:

First Form Latin is a complete Latin program for learning Latin.  This program includes everything needed to learn Latin as a foreign language.  First Form uses a Grammar first approach to learning which focuses on teaching Grammar and Vocabulary to young students so they learn the basics as they build through the lessons.  First Form Latin and all of the First Form courses are great for students in grades 4-9.

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What We Received:

Our First Form Latin Complete Set included the following in our package:
First Form Latin Student Text
First Form Latin Student Workbook
First Form Latin Pronunciation CD
First Form Latin Instructional DVD 3 Disc Set
First Form Latin Teacher Manual
First Form Latin Teacher Key (Workbook, Quizzes, Tests)
First Form Latin Quizzes and Tests
First Form Latin Flashcards for Vocabulary, Latin sayings and Grammar Form

Who and How We Used It:

Since this program was for Emmalee as a prerequisite to her previous lessons from Memoria Press First Form Greek, I handed the box straight to her.  Em is a very independent learner and doesn't like to have her hand held when learning.  She always comes to me with questions or any help she needs but generally she's a figure-it-out-herself kinda girl.

Memoria Press is laid out so well that it's always extremely easy to follow.  Emma had no problems setting her pace with the program, following along with the plans and scheduling already provided by Memoria Press.  I was able to help her set up a pace that worked for her (a few lessons at a time, taking as much time as she needed.)  She was able to take her time working through her lessons, watching the instructional videos for each lesson through the provided DVD's.  Her favorites are always the pronunciation CD's which she listens to over and over until she gets the sounds trained in her mind and also the flashcards which she uses along with the Pronunciation CD to better learn what she is reading and listening to.

She completed her worksheets as she went along through the lessons with very little problems.  Emma loves a good workbook and Memoria Press materials are always well-laid out and easily followed along.  Emma did use some of the quizzes and tests on her own but I never require them as my concentration is never to test her skills but to ensure she's learning and enjoying the lessons as she goes, which she always does.

Memoria Press First Form Latin was a great fit for Emmalee and she's very excited this curriculum will count towards her High School Foreign Language requirements.  She's also taught the little ones a few words in both Latin and Greek that she's learned through both of these curriculum.  She looks forward using the other Memoria Press Latin programs in the future as well.

Where You Can Buy First Form Latin:

Memoria Press' First Form Latin is available for $125 through the Memoria Press website online.  It is for grades 4-9.  You can also take a look at all the other great Memoria Press Latin Complete Sets by clicking here!  Additional program supplements are also available.



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