High Latin 2
Number of Credits
Estimated Completion Time
2 segments/32-36 weeks
Earliest Start Date
Immerse yourself in a journey through Roman history using the Latin language as your guideposts. In the Latin 2 course, you will build upon your first level grammar and vocabulary skills to help increase fluency and language proficiency. You will explore the culture and apply what you learn through translation practice as well as writing, listening, and conversation exercises, while learning all about the different eras of Rome—from Foundation to Fall.
Follow the link below for the Department of Education description for this course:
- Identify key people and dates of the Roman monarchy.
- Identify and apply 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Declension nouns in translation.
- Identify elements of the Trojan War story and the Aeneid and their importance to Rome's origin.
- Identify and apply 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Conjugation verbs in translation.
- Compare mythical and historical aspects of Rome's foundation.
- Translate verbs in the Present Passive System.
- Translate using the Ablatives of Agent and Means in a Passive sentence.
- Translate verbs using the Perfect Passive System.
- Identify key people and dates of the Roman Republic.
- Describe political and societal structure of the Roman Republic.
- Describe Roman education during the Republic.
- Identify dependent and independent clauses within a Latin sentence.
- Translate using demonstrative, relative, reflexive, and intensive pronouns.
- Identify members of a Roman family.
- Describe ancient Roman medical practices.
- Identify Roman virtues.
- Examine the role of the Vestal Virgins in Roman society.
- Compare and contrast Roman life in the country versus the city.
- Identify and apply 4th and 5th Declension nouns in translation.
- Translate using interrogative pronouns.
- Compose sentences using Latin question words.
- Identify elements of Roman warfare and military.
- Identify key people and events of the Roman Civil Wars and rebellions against Rome.
- Describe the role of women as warriors in Rome.
- Understand the role of tall tales and historical heroes in Roman culture.
- Identify major life events and accomplishments of Julius Caesar.
- Translate using comparative adjectives and adverbs.
- Identify key people and events of the Gallic Wars.
- Translate using superlative adjectives and adverbs.
- Compare the First and Second Triumvirates.
- Translate using irregular adjectives and adverbs.
- Identify and apply idioms in translation.
- Identify Roman art and architectural influence across provinces.
- Describe the rise of Augustus and the role of Augustan propaganda in his success as emperor.
- Trace the linguistic expansion of Latin into Romance languages.
- Identify key people and events in the Roman Empire.
- Understand the diversity of the Roman Empire.
- Translate using participles.
- Describe Roman education during the Empire.
- Translate using infinitives.
- Identify and apply the Ablative Absolute in translation.
- Identify cognates and false cognates in Latin sentences.
- Identify famous Latin poets and the different types of poetry found in Roman literary tradition.
- Translate using indirect statements.
- Identify famous Latin orators and the oratory techniques they used.
- Describe the fall of Rome.
- Describe the influence of poetic patronage on Roman literature.
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Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, projects, research papers, oral assessments, and discussions. This course will use the state-approved grading scale. Each course contains a mandatory final exam or culminating project that will be weighted at 20% of the student’s overall grade.
Additional course requirements may exist based on specific expectations for individual courses. More information can be found in FLVS policy documents, published at www.flvs.net or by referring to the course instructor after registration.
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