MHCHS Latin Course Evaluation -- 1st Semester 2008-09

How effective is your Latin class? Give Mr. Schwamm some feedback with this ANONYMOUS survey.



     

     

Name (optional): 


  1. What is your current level of Latin? 


  1. What is your current grade level? 


  1. What was your approximate OVERALL grade for the last grading period? 


  1. In general, how much of the assigned homework do you do (without using homework passes)? 


  1. Would you say that you usually are FULLY engaged in the class .... 


  1. How well has this class prepared you to READ AND UNDERSTAND Latin?
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. How well has this class prepared you to UNDERSTAND ROMAN CULTURE?
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. How well has this class prepared you to make CONNECTIONS AND COMPARISONS between the Latin language and your own language(s)?
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. How well has this class prepared you to make CONNECTIONS AND COMPARISONS between Greco-Roman culture and your own culture?
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. How well has this class prepared you to "participate in wider communities of languages and cultures?"
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Excellent   Poor


  1. Mr. Schwamm knows the Latin language well enough to teach it.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Mr. Schwamm explains difficult concepts clearly.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Class sessions are interesting and varied.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Class activities help me practice and understand new concepts and vocabulary.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Homework assignments help me practice and understand new concepts and vocabulary.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Class activities help me practice and review old, familiar concepts and vocabulary.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Homework assignments help me practice and review old, familiar concepts and vocabulary.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. The amount of work IN class is reasonable.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. The PACE of the class is reasonable -- not too fast or too slow.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. The amount of HOMEWORK assigned is reasonable.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Mr. Schwamm cares about students and helps them succeed.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Mr. Schwamm is available for tutoring when I request it.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I know what I need to do in order to succeed in Mr. Schwamm's Latin classes.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I plan to continue with Latin next year. (Seniors, you may pretend that you have another year at MHCHS if you want...)
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. I would recommend Mr. Schwamm's Latin classes to a student planning to attend MHCHS.
      1 2 3 4 5  
    Strongly agree   Strongly disagree


  1. Which of the following class activities were USEFUL to you in learning to READ AND UNDERSTAND the Latin language?
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars


  1. Which of the following class activities were ENJOYABLE to you in learning to READ AND UNDERSTAND the Latin language?
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars


  1. Which of these activities should happen MORE OFTEN in future years' Latin classes
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars
    Don't change anything! The mix of activities is perfect!


  1. Which of these activities should be used LESS OFTEN in future years' Latin classes?
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars
    Don't change anything! The mix of activities is perfect!


  1. Were any of these activities COMPLETELY USELESS for you?
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars
    All were at least SOMEWHAT useful.


  1. Were any of these activities BORING AND COMPLETELY UNPLEASANT for you?
    Whole-class reading of sentences and stories
    Small-group reading of sentences and stories (Paired Reading)
    Small-group reading with Guided Translations
    Small-group reading with Reading Guides
    Individual Guided Translations
    Individual Reading Guides and Sight-Reading Quizzes with questions
    Oral Translation Check quizzes
    Collaborative Acting presentations
    Collaborative Illustration presentations
    Story and Character Diagrams
    "Coached Projects" like NUNTIUS, CSI: Alexandria, etc.
    Making and studying vocabulary cards
    Quia vocabulary drills
    Derivative Lists
    Homework assignments where forms were CIRCLED
    Homework assignments where forms were MADE
    "What's the pattern?" classwork activities
    Choral-response vocabulary check activities
    Word Study exercises in textbook
    "Practicing the Language" exercises in the textbook
    Small-group "Make the Phrase," "Make the Verb," etc. activities
    "Pairs Make the Sentence" activities
    Small-group forms activities with white boards
    Small-group reading activities with white boards
    Games like "iter ad Britanniam," "castra oppugnate," LUDI
    Seminars
    All were at least SOMEWHAT enjoyable.


  1. What advice would you give to a student planning to take your level of Latin next year?


  1. What advice would you give to Mr. Schwamm in planning, teaching, and managing future Latin classes at MHCHS?


  1. Is there anything else you would like to tell Mr. Schwamm?





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Massey Hill Classical High School
Hope Mills, NC