Latin 1 A (05050581)

Latin 1 A (05050581)


1.0 Credit; Unweighted

Length: Year; Format: Meets Daily
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Prerequisite(s): Language Teacher Recommendation

This course is intended to introduce the students to the structure and syntax of the Latin Language, and to train the students to examine the parallels between Latin and English syntax, structure, and vocabulary.  The students will study basic communication skills by using learner centered instruction, collaboration, and appreciation of language from the Classical period to the present. Students will be expected to read and comprehend elementary Latin passages as well as learn Latin vocabulary and English derivatives.  The students are also expected to do self-directed research in order to produce projects involving the domestic culture of the ancient Romans.