Latin I Version: 08-09

Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Foreign Language

Strand: Cultural Perspectives,Practices,Products

Students will interpret cultural practices of the Romans.
Element: CLI.CU2.a
Demonstrate an understanding of the role of pater familias, the client/patron relationship, religious practices such as the Vestal Virgins, the importance of proper attire, architectural features, art forms, and facts of ancient history and geography.
Element: CLI.CU2.b
Identify figures of early Roman legends and the principal Greek and/or Roman deities and mythological heroes and the stories associated with them as reflections of Roman values.

Strand: Connections and Comparisons (CC)

Students will reinforce and further the knowledge of other disciplines through the study of Latin.
Element: CLI.CC1.a
Recognize common Latin roots and prefixes/suffixes and apply this knowledge to English vocabulary skills.
Element: CLI.CC1.b
Identify words and terms studied in Latin in other disciplines (science, social science, language arts, math, etc.).
Element: CLI.CC1.c
Recognize and use Roman numerals and the vocabulary associated with counting.
Element: CLI.CC1.d
Understand some Latin phrases, abbreviations, and mottoes used in English.
Element: CLI.CC1.e
Investigate the influence of Latin on various professional fields.

Students will acquire information and recognize distinctive viewpoints via the study of Latin and the Greco-Roman civilization.
Element: CLI.CC2.a
Identify similarities and differences in ancient Roman and contemporary culture.
Element: CLI.CC2.b
Recognize and compare plots and themes of classical mythology in contemporary literature and art.
Element: CLI.CC2.c
Compare the influence of Latin and the Greco-Roman culture on the customs of other cultures.

Strand: Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products (CU)

Students will demonstrate an understanding of perspectives, practices, and products of the Greco-Roman culture.
Element: CLI.CU1.a
Demonstrate an understanding of the ancient Romans based on reading selections and discussions regarding celebrations, family and social structures, food and eating habits, living conditions, entertainment
Element: CLI.CU1.b
Recognize elements of Greco-Roman culture in reading selections.

Strand: Communication(CO)

Students will read Latin passages aloud with proper intonation and rhythm.
Element: CLI.CO5.a
Develop a sense of meaningful phrase grouping with appropriate voice inflection.
Element: CLI.CO5.b
Recognize and reproduce Latin vowel, consonant, and diphthong sounds.

Studens will read passages (edited and/or authentic) appropriate for Latin I. The students:
Element: CLI.CO1.a
Demonstrate knowledge of vocabulary, the basic inflection systems, and syntax appropriate to Latin.
Element: CLI.CO1.b
Employ techniques to assist in reading comprehension.
Element: CLI.CO1.c
Demonstrate reading comprehension of simple Latin passages.
Element: CLI.CO1.d
Draw conclusions and make inferences from selections read.

Students will write simple phrases and sentences in Latin as a part of the process for understanding written Latin.
Element: CLI.CO4.a
Observe rules of grammar and syntax appropriate for Latin I.
Element: CLI.CO4.b
Write from dictation, selections appropriate for Latin I.

Students will provide accurate, written English translations.
Element: CLI.CO3.a
Select the most appropriate meanings for words based on context.

Students will comprehend spoken Latin phrases, quotations, and expressions as a part of the process for understanding written Latin.
Element: CLI.CO2.a
Comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.
Element: CLI.CO2.b
Respond to simple questions, statements, commands, or other stimuli.

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