Practice Translation: The Death of Cleopatra

In this lesson, we will practise irregular verbs by translating a story about the death of Cleopatra, the last pharaoh of Egypt. This lesson covers suicide. If this is a sensitive topic for you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Q1.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possum

potes

potest

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Q2.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possumus

potestis

possunt

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Q3.Match these forms of poteram to their English translation.

poteram

poteratis

poterant

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Q4.What does the following sentence mean: puella scribere poterat.

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Q5.How do you say 'We were able to write' in Latin?

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Q6.What is the difference between es and potes?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possum

potes

potest

1/6

Q2.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possumus

potestis

possunt

2/6

Q3.Match these forms of poteram to their English translation.

poteram

poteratis

poterant

3/6

Q4.What does the following sentence mean: puella scribere poterat.

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Q5.How do you say 'We were able to write' in Latin?

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Q6.What is the difference between es and potes?

6/6

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Q1.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possum

potes

potest

1/7

Q2.Match these forms of poteram to their English translation.

poteram

poterat

poterant

2/7

Q3.How do you say 'They are able to see' in Latin?

3/7

Q4.What does the following sentence mean: regina intrare poterat.

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Q5.Match these tricky forms of possum and porto to their correct translations.

potes

portas

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Q6.Which THREE answers give the correct translation of portabas?

Select three (3) boxes

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Q7.(Optional) Match Cleopatra's good ideas to the events in her life.

Hide in a carpet

Dissolve a pearl in vinegar

Hide poisonous snakes in a fig basket

7/7

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Practice Translation: The Death of Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

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Q1.Match these forms of possum to their English translation.

possum

potes

potest

1/7

Q2.Match these forms of poteram to their English translation.

poteram

poterat

poterant

2/7

Q3.How do you say 'They are able to see' in Latin?

3/7

Q4.What does the following sentence mean: regina intrare poterat.

4/7

Q5.Match these tricky forms of possum and porto to their correct translations.

potes

portas

5/7

Q6.Which THREE answers give the correct translation of portabas?

Select three (3) boxes

6/7

Q7.(Optional) Match Cleopatra's good ideas to the events in her life.

Hide in a carpet

Dissolve a pearl in vinegar

Hide poisonous snakes in a fig basket

7/7

Lesson summary: Practice Translation: The Death of Cleopatra

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This was the final lesson in the unit Irregular Verbs.

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