Latin I (5312A/5312B) All Year Grades 9-12 Credit 1.0
Latin I offers the serious student the ability to read, translate, and write fundamental Latin. The learning of classical grammar and vocabulary greatly increases the student’s English vocabulary and reading skill and enhances the subsequent learning of other languages. Graeco-Roman contributions to art, literature, history, and religion are explored.LATIN 2
Latin II (5313A/5313B) All year Grades 10-12 Credit 1.0
Latin II students will develop fluency with intermediate grammatical constructions, expanded vocabulary, and translate continuous narrative passages. Continued comparisons between English and Latin grammar will strengthen the student’s awareness of each. Study of Classical history and the daily life of antiquity will broaden the student’s grasp of world culture and give a better understanding of the world today.
Classical Studies Grade 9-12 Credit 1.0 Classical Studies is a course conducted in English for the student who is curious to learn about the Classical past, who likes to read, and is passionate about culture in its grandest sense: literature, art, philosophy, history and archaeology. The course’s content is varied and may be taken as many as three times as an elective credit. The courses offered are: (5318AB) Greece 1: Iliad Homer’s Iliad, selections from Herodotus, Thucydides, and Plutarch, selected tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and various philosophical works. (5319AB) Greece 2: Odyssey Homer’s Odyssey, Hesiod’s mythology, selections from the histories of Herodotus and Thucydides, and selected writings of Plato and Aristotle. (5320AB) Rome: Aeneid Vergil’s Aeneid, poetry by Catullus, Horace and Ovid, the history of early Rome by Livy, and philosophical writing by Cicero and Seneca.