Courses of Study: Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages)

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Languages Other Than English (Foreign Languages), Grade 9 - 12, Latin Level I, 2006

1.) Use Level I Latin grammar and syntax to read and write Latin.

Examples: first-, second-, and third-declension nouns; six cases and their uses, including nominative--subject and predicate nominative; genitive--possession; dative--indirect object, with special adjectives; accusative--direct object, object of prepositions, duration of time, extent of space; ablative--manner, means, agent, accompaniment, place where, object of preposition, time when, within which; vocative--noun of direct address; first-, second-, and third-declension adjectives; personal, reflexive, relative, demonstrative, and interrogative pronouns; six tenses of verbs, four conjugations, active and passive voice, sum, possum; imperatives; present and perfect tense infinitives; vocabulary learned in the dictionary format

2.) Respond orally to simple Latin sentences and phrases.

3.) Use correct pronunciation to read Latin sentences and phrases.

4.) Describe elements of Roman daily life.

Examples: calendar, religion, government, social organization, food, clothing, architecture, entertainment, recreation

5.) Describe the most important Greco-Roman deities, including their characteristics, duties, and associated myths.

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

6.) Locate historically important cities and major geographical features of Italy and western Europe.


- cities--Rome, Pompeii, Capua, Ostia, Brundisium;

- geographical features--Tiber, Arno, Po, Appian Way, Etruria, Britannia, Gallia, Germania, Graecia, Mare Nostrum, Aegean Sea, Adriatic Sea, Alps

7.) Identify Latin influences on other disciplines.


- mathematics--Roman numerals, prefixes in metric system;

- science--terminology used in anatomy, names of planets used in astronomy

8.) Identify evidence of contributions of Roman civilization and language to diverse cultures.

Examples: Roman architectural sites in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe; artistic interpretation of classical themes during the Renaissance

9.) Recognize Latin derivatives, cognates, and language patterns, including mottoes, phrases, and abbreviations used in English.

10.) Identify similarities of the culture of the United States to that of the Roman world, including architecture, daily life, and themes and heroes of classical mythology.

11.) List professional fields that employ Latin terminology.

Examples: medical, legal, pharmacological, mathematical, scientific