Courses of Study

Communication
Interpersonal Mode
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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1) Respond appropriately to simple questions, statements, commands, or non-verbal stimuli.

a. Greet people and introduce self to others.

b. Answer simple questions in single words or short phrases.

c. Answer simple questions relevant to a reading or lesson.

Interpretive Mode
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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2) Read and understand appropriate Latin vocabulary, inflectional systems, and syntax.

a. Summarize and translate passages of Latin composed or adapted for acquisition of content and language skills appropriate for Level I.

b. Answer questions in Latin or English about short passages of Latin composed or adapted for acquisition of content and language skills appropriate to Level I.

Examples of grammar appropriate to Level I: See the Latin Grammar Addendum (Appendix A, page 67).

Presentational Mode
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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3) Use correct pronunciation to read Latin sentences and phrases aloud.

Communities
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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15) Identify professional fields that employ Latin terminology.

Examples: Medicine, law, pharmacy, engineering, and science.

Cultures
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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4)Produce Latin sentences at the Novice Mid Level.

a. Write short messages in Latin on familiar topics or topics studied.

Examples: Write basic sentences about self, school, or community.

Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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5) Investigate and describe elements of Roman daily life.

Examples: Calendar, household gods, government, family, social organization, Roman games, and holidays like Saturnalia.
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
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6) Investigate and describe the most important Greco-Roman deities, including their characteristics, duties, and associated myths.

Examples: Olympian gods, earth gods, mythical monsters, and creation stories.

Connections
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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7) Investigate and describe elements of Roman material culture.

Examples: Temples, architecture, food, and clothing.

Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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8) Locate historically important cities and major geographical features of Italy and Western Europe, and describe their ancient and modern significance.

Examples: Rome, Pompeii, Capua, Ostia, and Brundisium.

Examples: The Tiber, Arno, and Po rivers, the Appian Way, Etruria, Britannia, Gallia, Germania, Graecia, Mare Nostrum, Aegean Sea, Adriatic Sea, and the Alps.
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
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9) Identify Latin influences on other disciplines.

Examples: Roman numerals, metric prefixes in (mathematics), anatomical terminology, and names of planets (science).
Latin (2017)
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10) Identify evidence of contributions of Roman civilization and language to diverse cultures.

Examples: Architectural sites in Western Asia, North Africa, and Europe; and artistic interpretations of classical themes during the Renaissance.
Comparisons
Latin (2017)
Grade(s): 7 - 12
Level I
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11) Recognize plots and themes of Greco-Roman myths and their influence in literature, art, and music.
Latin (2017)
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12) Recognize Latin derivatives, cognates, and language patterns in English and other languages.

Examples: Mottoes, phrases, abbreviations, roots, prefixes, and suffixes.

Communities
Latin (2017)
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Level I
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13) Identify similarities of their own culture to that of the Greco-Roman world.

Examples: Architecture, daily life, themes and heroes of classical mythology.

Latin (2017)
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14) Identify world languages and communities connected by their common origin in Latin language and Greco-Roman culture.

Examples: Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Romanian.