I'm a retired, age 74. Although I was a teacher by profession, I was not a language teacher. I've been studying Latin as a hobby for four years.
My practice had been just to plow ahead, reading one sentence after another, advancing about 30-50 lines per day on prose.
Try to read the sentence. If I can't, look up unknown words, parse the words, and so on. If still stumped, read a translation, ...