• World Languages & Cultures Curriculum  


     

  • ASL 1

    ASL 1

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Visual Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): TrueWay ASL, ASL Deafined

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Useful phrases and alphabet

    Greetings and Farewells, including emotions/feelings

    Introductions and Basic Personal Information

    Weather/seasons/calendar

    School & Classroom Supplies

    Subjects, Classes, Places in Schools

    Schedules and Time

    Community Places and Directions

    Food

    Shopping for groceries

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Family members

    Physical characteristics

    Personality traits and Personal Information

    Dining out and Places to Eat

    Leisure Activities (sports and hobbies)

  • ASL 2

    ASL 2

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Visual Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): TrueWay ASL, ASL Deafined

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do I relate to my community?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review

    Community Buildings & Directions 

    Opinions, Snacks, and Drinks 

    Shopping and Prices

    Rooms in the house

    Furniture and Descriptions

    Chores and how often you do them

    Cooking and Recipes

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Morning Routine

    Daily Activities

    Festivals and Holidays

    Special Events

    Life Events

    Famous Deaf People

    Cultural Heritage (genealogy/ancestry/family traits)

  • ASL 3

    ASL 3

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Visual Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): TrueWay ASL, ASL Deafined

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I see myself? How do others see me?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review

    Family Dynamics

    Embarrassing Moments

    Values and Beliefs

    Travel Plans and Activities

    Directions

    Landmarks

    States and Facts

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Descriptions of Activities and Events

    Sickness and Injury

    Shopping

    Restaurants

    Recreation

    Poetry

    Handshape Stories

    Classifier Stories

    Deaf and ASL Literature

  • ASL 4H

    ASL 4H

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Visual Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): TrueWay ASL, ASL Deafined

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world? 
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review

    Unforgettable Moments

    Values and Beliefs

    Good, Bad, Typical Days

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Current Events

    Events and Festivals

    Art and Deaf Art

    End of Year Project

  • French 1

    French 1

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    AP Theme: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Basics: Numbers, Alphabet, Accents, Greetings, Introductions

    AP THEME: Families and Communities

    Topic: Family and Friends

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Classroom supplies, subjects, expressing time

    AP THEME: Community & Contemporary Life

    Topic: Food and shopping for groceries 

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life

    Topic: Expressing Opinions About Classes

     AP THEME: Community & Contemporary Life

     Topic: Dining out and places to eat

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life

    Topic: Leisure, places in the community, activities, sports, hobbies

  • French 2

    French 2

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I?  How do I relate to my community?
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Review (weather/sports/hobbies/descriptions) 

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Housing

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Calendar, celebrations & rites of passage

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Chores

    AP THEME: Beauty and Aesthetics

    Topic: Clothing and making purchases

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life 

    Topic: Travel (Vacation, Transportation, Nationalities) 

    AP THEME: Families and Communities
    Topic: Routine

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life

    Topic: Travel (Hotels/lodging)

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life --- Housing

  • French 3

    French 3

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I see myself? How do others see me?
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    AP THEME: Families and Communities
    Topic: Food and Gastronomy & Shopping and dining out 

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life
    Topic: Running errands (bank and post office) 

    AP THEME: Families and Communities
    Topic: Food and Gastronomy

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life
    Topic: Landmarks and directions 

    AP THEME: Global Challenges
    Topic: Daily Routine

    AP THEME: Science and Technology
    Topic: Everyday Technology

    AP THEME: Global Challenges
    Topic: Health and Illnesses 
    AP THEME: Contemporary Life
    Topic: Professions 

  • French 4H

    French 4H

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    AP THEME: Families and Communities

    TOPIC: Me, my family, my friends and my relationships with others

    AP THEME: Beauty and Aesthetics
    Topic: The Arts

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life

    TOPIC : Customs and Traditions

    AP THEME: Science and technology
    Topic: New technology: advantages and challenges 

    AP THEME:   Global Challenges
    Topic: Nature

    AP THEME: Contemporary Life
    Topic: Professions

    AP THEME: Global Challenges
    Topic: Let’s save the planet!
    AP THEME: Contemporary Life
    Topic: Travel (cars)
    AP THEME: Beauty and Aesthetics
    Topic: Literature

  • French 5H/AP

    French 5H/AP

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?
    Semester 1 Semester 2

    AP THEME: Families in different societies

    Topic: family; childhood and adolescence; alienation and assimilation; rites of passage, education.

    AP THEME: Factors that impact the quality of life

    Topic: housing; rites of passage; education (and the workplace); human rights; nutrition and health; inventions and discoveries; heritage.

    AP THEME: The influence of language and culture on identity.

    Topic: nationalism and patriotism; gender-related inequalities; literature; education; intellectual property.

    AP THEME: Environmental, societal, and political challenges

    Topic: the environment; war and peace; nutrition and health; the impact of technology on society; ethical questions related to science and technology; families; customs and traditions. 

    AP THEME:  Influences of Beauty and Arts

    Topic: music; performing arts; literature; travels; celebrations.

    AP THEME: How science and technology affect our lives

    Topic: discoveries and inventions; future technologies; ethical questions; the economy; health issues; nutrition and food safety; education and the workplace.

  • German 1

    German 1

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Portfolio Deutsch Keu (KLETT), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?  

    Unit 1: All About Me
    AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities

    AP Subtheme: Self-Image

    Topics:

    • Compare the German and English alphabet and pronunciation
    • Greetings, Introductions, and Farewells
    • Introduce and compare the verbs heißen, wohnen, kommen, sprechen and sein
    • Respond to/ask how you are doing with basic adjectives
    • Respond to basic interrogatives (who, what, where, where from, how)
    • Use numbers 1 – 20 to quantify (age)
    • Introduce German speaking countries

     

    Unit 4: Family
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Family Structure

    Topics:

    • Asking/telling who is in your family

    • Briefly describing physical and personal characteristics of your family and what they like to do

    • Identifying colors

    Unit 2: School
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Education Communities

    Topics:
    • Asking/telling likes/dislikes/favorites
    • Asking/telling how you get to school (bus/car/walk)
    • Asking/telling school schedule
    • Asking for/telling time/days of the week
    • Identifying school supplies
    • Compare the German and American school system including schools and grades

    Unit 5: Food
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Social Customs and Values

    Topics:

    • Identifying foods and drinks
    • Identifying what you and other people eat for different meals
    • Identifying where Germans buy groceries
    • Identifying types of German restaurants
    • Identifying German specialties
    • Describing how food tastes
    • Ordering food

    Unit 3: Free time
    AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities

    AP Subtheme: Personal Interests

    Topics:

    • Talk about sports, instruments and hobbies
    • Discuss when and how often you do free time activities
    • Express likes and dislikes
    • Share/ask opinions
    • Compare extracurricular activities in Germany with the United States

  • German 2

    German 2

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Portfolio Deutsch Keu (KLETT), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do I relate to my community?  

    Unit 1: Clothing
    AP Theme: Beauty & Aesthetics

    AP Subtheme: Defining Beauty, Fashion & Design

    Topics:

    • Describe clothes incl. adjectives, fit, size

    • give opinions, compliments

    • shopping for clothes 

    Unit 4: Travel and Vacations, sightseeing in D-A-CH
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Travel & Leisure

    Topics:
    • Weather in DACH in specific seasons

    • Ways of transportation (mit dem Zug, mit dem Flugzeug, mit dem Auto)

    • To pack for the trip (der Koffer, die Hose, die Sonnencreme…)

    • To stay (im Hotel übernachten, in der Jugendherberge)

    • Buildings in the city and what you do there

    • Research cities in DACH and what to see there

    Unit 2: Celebrations
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Customs & Values

    Topics:
    • Identify family celebrations

    • Congratulate do different celebrations

    • Talk about events and activities at a party

    • Invite someone to the party, confirm / deny 

    • Describe what people do to prepare for a party 

    • Family members (recycle)

    • Describe clothes incl. adjectives, fit, size

    • give opinions, compliments

    • Holiday-specific greetings

    Unit 5: Morning Routine
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Health and Well-Being

    Topics:
    • Morning/Daily routines 

    • Time/frequency

    • Personal hygiene

    • Body parts

    Unit 3: At home, home chores
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Family Structure

    Topics:

    • Identify, name and describe rooms and household objects in the house including using colors

    • Use prepositions of location to describe a room and the location of the items in the room

    • Describe what people do at home 

    • Describe what people are doing 

    • Describe what chores family members must (as opposed to should) do at home

  • German 3

    German 3

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Portfolio Deutsch Keu (KLETT), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I see myself? How do others see me?

    Unit 1a: Morning Routine
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Health and Well-Being

    Topics:

    • Morning routines

    • Personal hygiene and products

    • Body Parts

    Unit 2b: City life vs Country life
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Travel & Leisure

    Topics:

    • Modes of transportation

    • advantages/disadvantages of city life and country

    • Talking about Nationalities in German 

    • using nationalities as adjectives

    Unit 1b: Sickness/Health
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Health and Well-Being; Self-Image

    Topics:
    • Talking about health and sickness

    • Remedies and well-being

    • Describing symptoms and giving advice

    • Healthy living

    Unit 3: Kochen
    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Social Values and Customs

    Topics:
    • Compare German cuisine and holiday traditions 
    • Explore German practices In the kitchen 
    • Explore German practices In the Restaurant 
    • Explore regional specialties 
    • Cooking/Following a recipe

    Unit 2a: Errands/In the City
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Urban life

    Topics:

    • Errands in Town

    • Places and Businesses in town

    • What to do / buy at different places in town

    Unit 4: The Environment
    AP Theme: Global Challenges

    AP Subtheme: Environmental Issues

    Topics:

    • Animals

    • Wildlife

    • Pollution

    • Environmentalism

    • Recycling

    • being Green

  • German 4H

    German 4H

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?  

    Unit 1: Music
    AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

    AP Subtheme: Performing Arts

    Topics:

    • Deutschland sucht einen Superstar; Sing meinen Song

    • Traditional Germanpieces of music

    • Explore influences on musicians/singers

    • Compare the role of music/musicians throughout history

    • Discuss global vs. local popularity of musicians

    • Landeskunde: Austria, Switzerland, Germany

    Unit 4: Global News/Current Events

    AP Theme: Contemporary Life

    AP Subtheme: Current events

    Topics:

    • Media and media culture, both positive and negative 
    • Validateing new sources

    • Compare mass media, media personalities and the press

    • Explore and discuss German history and civilization

    • Explore and describe national identity

    • Landeskunde: Norddeutschland, Brandenburg und Sachsen

    Unit 2: Relationships
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Family structures, Relationships

    Topics:

    • Express emotions and describe personalities
    • Discuss Personal relationships

    • Explain family ties

    • Discuss Familie Values

    • Landeskunde: USA und Deutschland

    Unit 5: Helping Others
    AP Theme: Global Challenges

    AP Subtheme: Philosophical Thought

    Topics:
    • Comparing the Freiwilliges Soziales Jahr with American volunteer services

    • List requirements for specific volunteer opportunities

    • Discuss the benefits and challenges of volunteering.

    • Explain why other countries do/do not appreciate certain types of aid.

    • Landeskunde: Europa

    Unit 3: When I was young
    AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities

    AP Subtheme: Self-Image, Generational Issues

    Topics:

    • Compare German cuisine and holiday traditions
    • Discuss childhood games and activities

    • Compare the influence of toys, board games, and cartoons by culture

    • Retell a legend or folktale from target culture

    • Recognize superstitions/children’s fears

    • Landeskunde: Bayern

  • German 5H, AP, DE: Year A

    German 5H, AP, DE: Year A

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Aspekte B1+, Aspekte B2 (5H) Denk Mal! (DE), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world? 

    Unit 1: Families in Different Societies
    YEAR A
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Aspects and Values of Family Life

    Topics:

    • Family structures

    • Finances

    • Careers

    • Morals/Religion

    Unit 4: How Science and Technology Affect our Lives

    YEAR A
    AP Theme: Science and Technology

    AP Subtheme: Impact of Technology

    Unit 2: The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
    YEAR A
    AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities

    AP Subtheme: Multiculturalism

    Unit 5: Unit 5: Factors that Impact the Quality of Life

    YEAR A
    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Education and Careers
    Unit 3: Influences of Beauty and Art

    YEAR A

    AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

    AP Subtheme: Visual Arts/Architecture

    Unit 6: Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges

    YEAR A
    AP Theme: Global Challenges

    AP Subtheme: Geography and History

  • German 5H, AP, DE: Year B

    German 5H, AP, DE: Year B

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Aspekte B1+, Aspekte B2 (5H) Denk Mal! (DE), Conjuguemos, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world? 

    Unit 1: Families in Different Societies
    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Young Germans Today

    • Youth Culture
    • Social Media
    • Slang
    • Being of age
    • Rights of passage
    • Volunteering
    • Jobs 
    • Generational Issues
    • Influencer

    Unit 4: How Science and Technology Affect our Lives
    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Science and Technology

    AP Subtheme: Innovation and Invention

    Unit 2: The Influence of Language and Culture on Identity
    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities

    AP Subtheme: Famous Germans

    Unit 5: Unit 5: Factors that Impact the Quality of Life

    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Families and Communities

    AP Subtheme: Urban, Suburban, and Rural Life

    Unit 3: Influences of Beauty and Art

    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

    AP Subtheme: Performing Arts

    Unit 6: Environmental, Political, and Societal Challenges

    YEAR B

    AP Theme: Global Challenges

    AP Subtheme: Politics

  • Latin 1

    Latin 1Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Classical Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): North American Cambridge Latin Course Fifth edition Elevate (Cambridge)

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Stages 1-3

    Nominative and Accusative case for declensions 1-3 (Stage 2, 3)

    Present tense with 3rd person singular  

    Adjectives and Substantives 

    Vocative case for declensions 1-3

    Indicative and Imperative mood 

    Question words: ubi, quis, quid

    Basic geography of Italy

    Roman House (Stage 1)

    Roman Family and nomenclature (Stage 1)

    Basic architecture terms, e.g. arch, basilica, columns, vault, concrete, post and lintel…

    Town of Pompeii (Stage 3)

    Roman Food and Dining (Stage 2)

    English derivatives and cognates

    Oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations

    Stages 7-9

    Dative case as indirect objects-with verbs of giving, showing, telling, for declensions 1-3 (Stage 9)

    Adjective agreement: gender, number and case -- for declensions 1-3

    Superlative degree of adjectives (Stage 8)

    Roman Death and Funerals (Stage 7)

    Gladiatorial shows (Stage 8)

    Roman Baths (Stage 9)

    Roman foundation myths, i.e., Troy and Aeneas 

    Three major Roman historical time periods…Monarchy, Republic and Empire

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Stages 4-6

    Present tense with pronouns ego and tū, 3rd person plural (Stage 4,5)

    Imperfect and perfect tense of regular verbs and sum (Stage 6)

    Adverbs as a part of speech

    Prepositional phrases using Accusative and Ablative cases (place where, place from which, place to which, accompaniment)

    Know Latin Numbers and Numerals 1-20, 50, 100, 1000

    Addition and Subtraction of Latin Numbers and Roman numerals 

    Question words: cūr, quōmodo, quot

    Forum (Stage 4) 

    Theater (drama) (Stage 5)

    Slaves and Freedmen (Stage 6)

    Mythology:  creation, Titans, Olympian deities, Greco-Roman names, domains and symbols, prominent myths associated with them. 

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 10-12

    All case endings for declensions 1-3

    -ne, Num? Nonne? (Stage 11)

    Comparison of adjectives (Stage 10)

    Pronouns vōs and nōs (Stage 10, 11)

    Dative object with special verbs faveo, credo, placeo (Stage 11)

    3 principal parts, Infinitive (pres. act.), conjugation terminations

    Negative imperatives with Noli and Nolite

    Hercules and his 12 Labors 

    Roman Education (Stage 10)

    Local Government and Elections (Stage 11), cursus honorum introduction

    Destruction and Excavation of Pompeii (Stage 12)

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

  • Latin 2

    Latin 2Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Classical Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): North American Cambridge Latin Course Fifth edition Elevate (Cambridge)

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do I relate to my community?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Stages 1-3

    Nominative and Accusative case for declensions 1-3 (Stage 2, 3)

    Present tense with 3rd person singular  

    Adjectives and Substantives 

    Vocative case for declensions 1-3

    Indicative and Imperative mood 

    Question words: ubi, quis, quid

    Basic geography of Italy

    Roman House (Stage 1)

    Roman Family and nomenclature (Stage 1)

    Basic architecture terms, e.g. arch, basilica, columns, vault, concrete, post and lintel…

    Town of Pompeii (Stage 3)

    Roman Food and Dining (Stage 2)

    English derivatives and cognates

    Oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations

    Stages 7-9

    Dative case as indirect objects-with verbs of giving, showing, telling, for declensions 1-3 (Stage 9)

    Adjective agreement: gender, number and case -- for declensions 1-3

    Superlative degree of adjectives (Stage 8)

    Roman Death and Funerals (Stage 7)

    Gladiatorial shows (Stage 8)

    Roman Baths (Stage 9)

    Roman foundation myths, i.e., Troy and Aeneas 

    Three major Roman historical time periods…Monarchy, Republic and Empire

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Stages 4-6

    Present tense with pronouns ego and tū, 3rd person plural (Stage 4,5)

    Imperfect and perfect tense of regular verbs and sum (Stage 6)

    Adverbs as a part of speech

    Prepositional phrases using Accusative and Ablative cases (place where, place from which, place to which, accompaniment)

    Know Latin Numbers and Numerals 1-20, 50, 100, 1000

    Addition and Subtraction of Latin Numbers and Roman numerals 

    Question words: cūr, quōmodo, quot

    Forum (Stage 4) 

    Theater (drama) (Stage 5)

    Slaves and Freedmen (Stage 6)

    Mythology:  creation, Titans, Olympian deities, Greco-Roman names, domains and symbols, prominent myths associated with them. 

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 10-12

    All case endings for declensions 1-3

    -ne, Num? Nonne? (Stage 11)

    Comparison of adjectives (Stage 10)

    Pronouns vōs and nōs (Stage 10, 11)

    Dative object with special verbs faveo, credo, placeo (Stage 11)

    3 principal parts, Infinitive (pres. act.), conjugation terminations

    Negative imperatives with Noli and Nolite

    Hercules and his 12 Labors 

    Roman Education (Stage 10)

    Local Government and Elections (Stage 11), cursus honorum introduction

    Destruction and Excavation of Pompeii (Stage 12)

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

  • Latin 3

    Latin 3Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Classical Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): North American Cambridge Latin Course Fifth edition Elevate (Cambridge)

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I see myself? How do others see me?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review stages 1-20, grammar and vocabulary as needed


    Stages 21-23


    Introduction to Deponent verbs (Stage 22) 

    Perfect active participle (Stage 22)

    Perfect passive participle (Stage 21)

    Ablative of Agent (Stage 21)

    Formation (Stage 21, 22) and Comparison (Stage 23) of adverbs 

    Advanced noun usage (e.g. partitive genitive, price, gen. of description etc.) (Stage 22)

    *Present Active Participles [stage 21]

    *Neuter nouns [stage 22]

    *4th and 5th declensions [stage 22]

    *hic, ille, and is pronouns [stage 23]

    Aquae Sulis (Stage 21)

    Magic, Curses, and Superstitions (Stage 22)

    Roman Calendar: A.U.C., kalends, nones, and ides 

    Roman Religion and sacrifice (Stage 23)

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 27-29

    Result Clause (Stage 27)

    Indirect Command (Stage 27)

    Impersonal verbs (Stage 28)

    Relative purpose clauses (Stage 29)

    Ablative and Accusative Uses of Time (Stage 28)

    Review Abl of Means and Manner (Stage 28)

    Passive Voice of Present and Imperfect tenses (Stage 29)

    Legionary Fortresses (Stage 27)

    Excavation of Roman Britain (Stage 28)

    City of Rome (Stage 29)

    Masada (Stage 29)

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Stages 24-26


    Subjunctives with all forms active with sequence of tenses (stress imperfect and past perfect) (Stage 24, 25)

       Sum clauses, i.e. circumstantial (Stage 24)

       Indirect Questions (Stage 25) 

       Purpose Clause (Stage 26)

    Passive periphrastic-gerundive expressing obligation/necessity (Stage 26)

    Dative of agent (Stage 26)

    Roman Travel and Communication (Stage 24)

    Roman army, weapons and armor (Stage 25, 26)

    Punic Wars

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 30-32 required; 33-34 at teacher discretion


    Passive Voice of the Perfect and Pluperfect tenses (Stage 30)

    Ablative  Absolute (Stage 31)

    Negative purpose clauses and indirect commands (Stage 31)

    Deponent verbs (Stage 32)

    Future Active Participle (Stage 32)

    +Future and Future Perfect tenses, active voice (Stage 33)

    +Future and future Perfect tenses, passive voice (Stage 34)

    +Diminutives (Stage 33)

    Review Pronouns: Indefinite, Demonstrative, Intensive 

    Roman Engineering (Stage 30)

    City of Rome (Stage 31)

    Roman Patronage system (Stage 31)

    Other Religions in Rome (Stage 32)

    +Roman Entertainment (Stage 33)

    +Freedpeople (Stage 34)

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

  • Latin 4H

    Latin 4HFull description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Classical Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): North American Cambridge Latin Course Fifth edition Elevate (Cambridge)

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review stages, grammar and vocabulary as needed 1-32


    Stages 33-35 (Stages 33-34 from green book)


    Future and Future Perfect tenses, active voice (Stage 33)

    Future and future Perfect tenses, passive voice (Stage 34)

    Diminutives (Stage 33)

    Supine (Stage 35)

    Indirect Statement (present infinitives, active and passive) (Stage 35)

    Roman Entertainment (Stage 33)

    Freedpeople (Stage 34)

    Country Villas (Stage 35)

    Letter writing  and Publication (Stage 35)

    Vocabula and Vocabula building in respective stages 

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 39-42 (stage 41 stories optional)


    Fear Clauses (Stage 39)

    Purpose Gerundive with ad, causa, gratia (Stage 39)

    Chiasmus (Stage 39)

    Sequence of Tenses (Stage 40)

    Gerunds (Stage 40)

    Conditions (Stage 41)

     fio (Stage 42) 

    Synchysis (Stage 42)

    Epic Poetry (meter and scansion) (Stage 42)

    Ovid introduction (myths, hexameter, couplets) (Stage 39)

    Recitationes (Stage 39)

    Roman Law Courts (Stage 40)

    Provincial government (Stage 41)

    Review intermediate and advanced grammar found in each stage

    Vocabula and Vocabula building in respective stages

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Stages 36-38


    Indirect Statement (perfect infinitives) (Stage 37)

    Subjunctive: present and imperfect; active and passive voice (Stage 36)

    Indirect Statements (future infinitive) (Stage 38)

    Subjunctive: perfect and pluperfect (active and passive) (Stage 38)

    Word order in poetry (Stage 36)

    Martial Epigrams (Elegiac couplets) (Stage 36)

    cursus honorum (Stage 37)

    Roman Marriage (Stage 38)

    Vocabula and Vocabula building in respective stages 

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

    Stages 43-45


    Review conditions and sequence of tenses (Stage 43)

    Roman Divorce (Stage 43)

    Historical Present (Stage 44)

    Ellipsis (Stage 44)

    Syncopation (Stage 44)

    Independent Subjunctive uses (Stage 45)

    Introduction of other literary terms from Appendix pp. 339-341

    Review intermediate and advanced grammar found in each stage

    Vocabula and Vocabula building in respective stages

    Continue with oral Latin, phrases, mottoes, quotes, proverbs, abbreviations, derivatives and cognates

  • Latin 5H

    Latin 5HFull description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Classical Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Latin for the New Millenium 3 (Bolchazy), Scandite Muros (Wayside), Love and Transformation: an Ovid Reader (Savvas), Scandite Muros (Wayside)

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?  
    Quarter 1 Quarter 3

    Review of grammar and additional AP topics (sight reading, essay writing, scansion, etc.) and vocabulary

    Caesar and Catullus (Chapters 1 & 2 of Latin for the New Millenium 3)

    Review of grammar and additional AP topics (sight reading, essay writing, scansion, etc.) and vocabulary

    Ovid (Chapter 6 of Latin for the New Millenium 3 and Love and Transformation)

    Quarter 2 Quarter 4

    Review of grammar and additional AP topics (sight reading, essay writing, scansion, etc.) and vocabulary

    Cicero and Horace (Chapters 3 & 5 of Latin for the New Millenium 3)

    Chapter 7 of Latin for the New Millenium 3 (Eramus) may be added at any time of the year, time permitting and at teacher discretion.

  • Spanish 1

    Spanish 1

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?  
    Unit 1 - Building Blocks Unit 5 - The School

     AP Theme: Personal and Public Identities 

     AP Subtheme: Personal interests

     AP Theme: Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme: Education and careers

    Unit 2 – Calendar & Weather Unit 6 – Food

     AP Theme: Global Challenges  

     AP Subtheme: Environmental Issues

     AP Theme: Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Lifestyles

    Unit 3 - Myself, Family and Friends Unit 7 – The Community
    (Part 1: Where, When, What you do there, Immediate future)

     AP Theme: Families and Communities, Personal and Public Identities 

     AP Subtheme: Family Structure, Personal interests, Self-Image

     AP Theme: Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme:  Lifestyles

    Unit 4 - Likes & Dislikes Unit 8 – The Community
    (Part 2: Adding details: For what Purpose, With whom)

     AP Theme: Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme: Entertainment, lifestyles

     AP Theme: Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme:  Lifestyles

  • Spanish 2

    Spanish 2

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I?  How do I relate to my community?
    Unit 1A – Mis actividades diarias  Unit 3A – La Ropa/ La moda 

     AP Theme: Personal and public identities, Contemporary life

     AP Subtheme: Personal Interest,  Entertainment, Lifestyles

     AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

     AP Subtheme: Fashion & Design 

    Unit 1B – Mi rutina diaria Unit 3B – Las compras

     AP Theme: Families and communities, Contemporary life

     AP Subtheme: Customs and Values, Lifestyles

     AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

     AP Subtheme: Fashion & Design 

    Unit 2A – La vivienda- ¿Cómo es mi casa? Unit 4A – Un viaje al extranjero

     AP Theme: Families and communities, Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Customs and values, lifestyles

     AP Theme: Families and Communities, Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme:  Education, Communities, Travel and Leisure 

    Unit 2B – La vivienda- Los quehaceres de mi casa Unit 4B – Unas vacaciones memorables

     AP Theme: Families and Communities, Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Family’s Structures, Customs and values.

     AP Theme: Families and Communities, Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Education, Communities, Travel and Leisure

    All Year Long - LAS CELEBRACIONES (People, Fiestas y Tradiciones Hispanas)

    AP Theme: Families and communities

    AP Subtheme: Family traditions, cultural identities

  • Spanish 3

    Spanish 3

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions: How do I see myself? How do others see me?

    Unit 1 – Natural Disasters

    Unit 5 – Cooking and Grilling

     

     AP Theme: Global Challenges

     AP Subtheme: Environmental Issues

     

     AP Theme: Families and Communities

     AP Subtheme: Customs and Values

    Unit 2 – Accidents and Health Issues

    Unit 6 – Traveling

     

     AP Theme: Science and Technology

     AP Subtheme: Health Care and Medicine

     

     AP Theme: Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Travel and Leisure

    Unit 3 – Leisure and Sports

    Unit 7 – Professions

     

     AP Theme: Contemporary Life

     AP Subtheme: Lifestyles, Entertainment

     

     AP Theme: Contemporary life 

     AP Subtheme:  Education and Careers 

    Unit 4 – Movies and Television

    Unit 8 – Environment and Nature

     

     AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics

     AP Subtheme: Visual Performing Arts

     

     AP Theme: Global Challenges

     AP Subtheme: Environmental Issues

  • Spanish 4H

    Spanish 4H

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): EntreCulturas (Wayside), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world? 

    Unit 1- Ecotourism 

    Unit 5 - Interpersonal relationships

     AP Theme: Global Challenges 

     AP Subtheme: Leisure and Sports, Housing and Shelter, Travel

     AP Theme: Families and Communities  

     AP Subtheme: Family Structures, Friendship, and Love, Beliefs and Values

    Unit 2 - Environment

    Unit 6 - Education & Professions

     AP Theme: Global Challenges

     AP Subtheme: Environmental Issues

     AP Theme: Contemporary Life 

     AP Subtheme: Professions/Education

    Unit 3 - Art and Beauty

    Unit 7 - Global Citizenship

     AP Theme: Beauty and Aesthetics 

     AP Subtheme: Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Contributions to the World Artistic Heritages, Music, Ideals of Beauty, Architecture

     AP Theme: Families and Communities

     AP Subtheme:  Global Citizenship

    Unit 4 - Health and Nutrition

    Unit 8 - Technology and Inventions

     AP Theme: Global Challenges and Contemporary Life 

     AP Subtheme: Health Issues, Nutrition and Food Safety, Leisure and Sports

     AP Theme: Science and Technology 

     AP Subtheme: Discoveries and Inventions, Future Technologies, The New Media, Social Impact of Technology

  • Spanish 5H

    Spanish 5H

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Revistas (VHL), Imagina (VHL), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world? 

    Unit 1- Hispanics in the United States

    Unit 6 - Dictatorships of the Southern Cone

     AP Themes: Personal and Public Identities, Contemporary Life

     AP Subthemes: Personal Interest, National and Ethnic Identities, Personal Beliefs, Alienation and Assimilation, Social Customs and Values, Lifestyles

     AP THEMES: Global Challenges

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Social Conscience, Social Welfare

    Unit 2 - Indigenous Culture

    Unit 7 - Economy

     AP THEMES: Global Challenges, Contemporary Life, Personal and Public Identities  

     AP SUBTHEMES: Economic Issues, Population and Demographics, Social Conscience, Social Customs and Values, National and Ethnic Identities, Alienation and Assimilation 

     AP THEMES: Contemporary Life, Global Challenges

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Education and Careers, Lifestyles, Relationship Economic Issues, Social Conscience

    Unit 3 - Influence of the media

    Unit 8 - Technology

     AP THEMES: Global Challenges

     AP SUBTHEMES: Economic Issues, Population and Demographics, Social Conscience, Social Customs and Values, Social Welfare, Population and Demographics

     AP THEMES:  Science and Technology

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Effects of Technology on Self and Society, Science and Ethics

    Unit 4 - Generation Gap

    Unit 9 - Pastime

     AP THEMES: Family and Communities, Personal and Public Identities, Contemporary Life

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Customs and Values, Family Structures, Social Networking, Personal Beliefs, Personal Interest, Lifestyles

     AP THEMES: Contemporary Life, Science and Technology

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Entertainments and Leisure, Lifestyles, Effects of Technology on Self and Society

    Unit 5 - Ecology and Tourism

    Unit 10 - Citizenship

     AP THEMES:  Global Challenges

     AP SUBTHEMES:  Environmental Issues

     AP THEMES:  Personal and Public Identities, Family and Communities

     AP SUBTHEMES:  National and Ethnic Identities, Self-Image, Global Citizen, Human Geography

  • SFS 1

    SFS 1

    Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Galería (VHL), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do my choices define who I am?  
    Unidad 1 - Nuestra Identidad Unit 5 - Las relaciones sociales

    AP Theme: Identidades Personales Y Públicas

    AP Subtheme:Interés Personal Y Auto Imagen

    AP Theme: Desafios Globales

    AP Subtheme: Consciencia Social
    Unit 2 – Nuestra herencia cultural Unit 2 – Nuestra herencia cultural

    AP Theme: Identidad Pública Y Personal

    AP Subtheme: Lenguaje E Identidad

    AP Theme: Desafios Globales 

    AP Subtheme:  Problemas Económicos
    Unit 3 - Salud y calidad de vida Unit 7 – Las Artes

    AP Theme: Ciencia Y Tecnología

    AP Subtheme: Cuidado De La Salud Y Medicina

    AP Theme: Belleza Y Estética

    AP Subtheme:  Arquitectura, Artes Visuales Y Escénicas
    Unit 4 - Los trabajos y las profesiones Unit 8 – Ciencia y Tecnología

    AP Theme: Tiempo Contemporáneo

    AP Subtheme: Educación Y Carreras

    AP Theme: Ciencia Y Tecnología

    AP Subtheme:  Innovaciones

  • SFS 2

    SFS 2Full description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): Galería (VHL), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  Who am I? How do I relate to my community?  
    Unidad 1 - ¿Quiénes somos? Unit 5 - La herencia española en otras culturas

    AP Theme: Identidades personales y públicas

    AP Subtheme:Identidades nacionales y étnicas

    AP Theme: Identidades personales y públicas

    AP Subtheme: Identidades nacionales y étnicas
    Unit 2 – ¿Cómo nos relacionamos? Unit 6 – El desarrollo económico y la salud del planeta

    AP Theme: Vida contemporanea

    AP Subtheme: Relaciones

    AP Theme: Desafios Globales 

    AP Subtheme:  Efecto de la tecnología en el individuo y la sociedad
    Unit 3 - Nuestros sentimientos y emociones Unit 7 – El desarrollo de los medios de comunicación

    AP Theme: Identidades personales y públicas

    AP Subtheme: Creencias personales

    AP Theme: Ciencia y tecnología

    AP Subtheme:  Efecto de la tecnología en el individuo y la sociedad
    Unit 4 - Geografía humana y la emigración Unit 8 – La ciencia y la tecnología en nuestro entorno

    AP Theme: Desafíos globales

    AP Subtheme: Población y demografía

    AP Theme: Ciencia Y Tecnología

    AP Subtheme:  Efecto de la tecnología en el individuo y la sociedad

  • SFS 3H

    SFS 3HFull description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): En Voz Alta (Carnegie), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I see myself? How to other see me?  
    Unit 1 - Personalidad e identidad Unit 4 - Comida y salud

    AP Theme: Identidad Personal Y Pública

    AP Subtheme:Autoimagen, Intereses Personales

    AP Theme: Ciencia Y Tecnología

    AP Subtheme: Medicina Y Cuidado De La Salud
    Unit 2 – Jóvenes latinos Unit 5 - Naturaleza y medioambiente

    AP Theme: Identidad Personal Y Pública

    AP Subtheme: Intereses Personales

    AP Theme: Desafios Globales

    AP Subtheme: Problemas Ambientales
    Unit 3 - Costumbres y tradiciones Unit 6 – Ciencia y tecnología

    AP Theme: Familias Y Comunidades

    AP Subtheme: Costumbres Y Valores

    AP Theme: Desafios Globales 

    AP Subtheme:  Efecto de la tecnología en el individuo y la sociedad

  • SFS 4H

    SFS 4HFull description in the Program of Studies

    Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

    Standards of Learning (Adopted 2021) for Modern Languages

    Adopted Resources (2022): En Voz Alta (Carnegie), Conjuguemos, NEWSLEA, This is Language, YABLA

    Course Overview:

    Essential Questions:  How do I relate to my country and to the world?  
    Unit 1 - Autoestima y autoimagen Unit 4 - Bienestar mental y físico

    AP Theme: Identidades Personales Y Públicas

    AP Subtheme:Autoimagen, Creencias E Intereses Personales

    AP Theme: Vida Contemporanea

    AP Subtheme: Estilos De Vida
    Unit 2 – Ocio y tiempo libre Unit 5 - Conciencia social y ambiental

    AP Theme: Vida Contemporanea

    AP Subtheme: Costumbres Y Valores, Viajes Y Ocio

    AP Theme: Desafíos Globales

    AP Subtheme: Conciencia Social, Problemas Ambientales
    Unit 3 - Valores familiares y sociales Unit 6 – Redes sociales y gente joven

    AP Theme: Familias Y Comunidades

    AP Subtheme: Tradiciones Y Valores

    AP Theme: Ciencia Y Tecnología

    AP Subtheme:  Acceso A La Tecnología


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