Practise 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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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Match 'possum' to the English translation.

1/9

Q2.Match 'potest' to the English translation.

2/9

Q3.Match 'possunt' to the English translation.

3/9

Q4.Match 'potestis' to the English translation.

4/9

Q5.Match 'poterant' to the English translation.

5/9

Q6.Match 'poteratis' to the English translation.

6/9

Q7.What does the following sentence mean: puella scribere poterat.

7/9

Q8.How do you say 'We were able to write' in Latin?

8/9

Q9.What is the difference between es and potes?

9/9

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Match 'possum' to the English translation.

1/9

Q2.Match 'potest' to the English translation.

2/9

Q3.Match 'possunt' to the English translation.

3/9

Q4.Match 'potestis' to the English translation.

4/9

Q5.Match 'poterant' to the English translation.

5/9

Q6.Match 'poteratis' to the English translation.

6/9

Q7.What does the following sentence mean: puella scribere poterat.

7/9

Q8.How do you say 'We were able to write' in Latin?

8/9

Q9.What is the difference between es and potes?

9/9

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Practice Translation: The Death of Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: possum

1/14

Q2.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: potes

2/14

Q3.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: potest

3/14

Q4.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poteram

4/14

Q5.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poterat

5/14

Q6.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poterant

6/14

Q7.How do you say 'They are able to see' in Latin?

7/14

Q8.What does the following sentence mean: regina intrare poterat.

8/14

Q9.Match the following to its correct translation: potes

9/14

Q10.Match the following to its correct translation: portas

10/14

Q11.Which THREE answers give the correct translation of portabas?

Select three (3) boxes

11/14

Q12.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Hide in a carpet

12/14

Q13.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Dissolve a pearl in vinegar

13/14

Q14.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Hide poisonous snakes in a fig basket

14/14

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Quiz:

Practice Translation: The Death of Cleopatra:

Answer the questions below.

Q1.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: possum

1/14

Q2.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: potes

2/14

Q3.Match the following form of possum to its English translation: potest

3/14

Q4.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poteram

4/14

Q5.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poterat

5/14

Q6.Match the following form of poteram to its English translation: poterant

6/14

Q7.How do you say 'They are able to see' in Latin?

7/14

Q8.What does the following sentence mean: regina intrare poterat.

8/14

Q9.Match the following to its correct translation: potes

9/14

Q10.Match the following to its correct translation: portas

10/14

Q11.Which THREE answers give the correct translation of portabas?

Select three (3) boxes

11/14

Q12.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Hide in a carpet

12/14

Q13.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Dissolve a pearl in vinegar

13/14

Q14.Match the following of Cleopatra's good ideas to an event in her life: Hide poisonous snakes in a fig basket

14/14

Lesson summary: Practise Translation: The Death of Cleopatra

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