Latin 1A/2A (05050585)

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 and reinforce the Latin language and Roman culture.  Latin 1A/2A proceeds at a moderate pace for language acquisition. Students are guided through the interconnected goals of Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities as they develop their language skills. At the conclusion of this course, students will be able to communicate about a variety of topics such as daily routine, ancient sports, ancient history and warfare, health, travel, ancient markets and leisure activities. Students will be expected to be able to make presentations, involving cultural and language topics. Students in Latin 1A wishing to move on to Latin 3A must have a “B-“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in Latin 2A wishing to move on to Latin 3A must have a “C“ in the course or better and a teacher recommendation. Students in level Latin 1A wishing to move to Latin 2A must have a “C” and a teacher recommendation. Students wishing to move on to Latin 2H or Latin 3H must have an “A” in the course, a teacher recommendation, and must complete a summer assignment to move up to the Honors level.