Unfortunately, the AP Exams in the Library do not permit us to use class time to complete this assignment. It will therefore be done as homework, due by ten p.m. Tuesday night. You may work together to find the answers, but each student must post his full answers himself. Yes, this is for a grade. Please read the full instructions in this post and answer all parts of the assignment.
1) Click on the Subscribe to Posts Link above and to the left in order to receive updates from this blog. I suggest Google Reader, but any equivalent service will do. If you haven't been using a feed reader, now is the time to enter the 21st century.
2) Look up the answer to the following questions. Post your answers as comments to this post. Include your name or initials.
A) What is the weather forecast for our area for the Baseball game on Wednesday (in Latin)?
B) Find a diagram of an ancient Roman fort. Provide me with the link.
C) What is the Latin name for the big black stink bugs (a.k.a. acrobat beetles) out and about this time of year? What do they eat? (answer in Latin.)
D) What is the first sentence of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica in the original Latin?
E) Give me a link to a podcast where I can listen to current news reports in the Latin Language.
F) On Sunday, Fr. James Smith blessed the Motorcycles at Cook's Corner. What would be a Latin word for motorcycle? (Optional: cf. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/motorcycles-blessing-riders-2389753-people-catholic)
G) There exist several free computer programs for Latin translation. Find a link to one which can be installed on your computer, and which does not require internet access to work.
H) Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar (find the link on this page, or try Google Book Search) is the classic, and still possibly the best, Latin Grammar in English. Find his rules for the formation of adverbs. (Hint: 214: Adverbs are regularly formed from Adjectives as follows:)