• This course introduces students to the reading and interpretation of authentic Latin literature in preparation for the AP course. Students learn the basics of Latin poetry including scansion and literary devices. Emphasis is placed upon Roman culture, Roman history, English derivatives, and Latin grammar relevant to the literary text.
     

    1st Quarter: Stages 33-35                 

     

    Future and Future Perfect tenses,
    Diminutives
    Supine
    Indirect Statement
    Roman Entertainment

    Freedpeople

    Country Villas
    Letter writing and Publication  

     

     2nd Quarter: Stages 36-38

     

    Indirect Statement with past and future tenses
    Review of subjunctive tenses in active and passive voice
    Word order in poetry
    Martial Epigrams
    cursus honorum
    Roman Marriage
     
    3rd Quarter: Stages 39-42

      

    Fear Clauses

    Purpose Gerundive with ad, causa, gratia

    Chiasmus
    Sequence of Tenses

    Gerunds

    Conditions

    Ovid introduction (myths, hexameter, couplets)
    Recitationes
    Roman Law Courts
    Provincial government 

     

     4th Quarter: Stages 43-45

     

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    Synchysis
    Review conditions and sequence of tenses
    Epic Poetry (meter and scansion)
    Roman Divorce
    Historical Present

    Ellipsis

    Syncopation

    Subjunctive Review
     Introduction of other literary terms
     Hortatory Subjunctive
    Jussive Subjunctive
    Deliberative Subjunctive
    Optative Subjunctive
    Potential Subjunctive
    Relative Pronouns with the antecedents omitted or deferred
     
Last Modified on August 23, 2017