Latin

Latin I CADR Class (2 semesters required)
Prerequisite: 7th Grade

This challenging course provides 7th graders with a basic introduction to Latin. The course is integrated with the historical studies of ancient Rome to provide a well rounded introduction to Roman culture, life style, and language. Students learn basic vocabulary, verb conjugation, sentence structure and cases. Both oral conversation and written translation from Latin to English/ English to Latin are taught. Students participate in the National Latin Exam in the spring.

Latin II CADR Class (2 semesters required)
Prerequisite:8th Grade

Latin II builds on the skills learned in the 7th grade Latin I course. The intensive course is designed to increase proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing Latin. Much of the course is taught exclusively in Latin. Additional vocabulary, grammar, cultural material, and prose from famous Roman authors serve to enhance students' understanding of the Romans. Students use what they learn to understand today's world better as they realize the influences of Latin in our lives today. Students participate in the National Latin Exam in the spring and have the opportunity to be accepted into the National Latin Honor Society and the end of the 4th quarter.

*Students may have the opportunity to continue with Latin III and IV as 9th and 10th graders in the summer and on Saturdays (fulfills language credit), CADR classes.