Latin II Version: 08-09
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Foreign Language
Strand: Connections and Comparisons (CC)
Students will reinforce and expand their knowledge of other disciplines and modern
day classical influences through the study of Latin.
Recognize Latin roots and prefixes/suffixes and apply this knowledge to English
Identify words and terms studied in Latin with words in other disciplines.
Understand additional Latin phrases, abbreviations, and mottoes now used in
Recognize Greco-Roman influences on community or state.
Students will acquire information from reading passages and consequently recognize
the distinctive viewpoints of Latin and the Greco-Roman civilization.
Identify similarities and differences in ancient and contemporary cultures.
Recognize and relate classical influences on modern social and political systems.
Demonstrate the influences of the Latin language and literature on English
literature and artistic styles.
Strand: Cultural Perspectives, Practices, and Products (CU)
Students will demonstrate an understanding of perspectives, practices, and products
of the Greco-Roman culture.
Demonstrate an understanding of the ancient Romans based on reading
selections and discussions regarding Roman political systems and history.
Demonstrate an understanding of the ancient Romans based on reading selections
and discussions regarding Roman daily life and culture.
Students will demonstrate an understanding and make critical assessments of the
contributions of Roman culture.
Locate places of Roman influence throughout Roman territories.
Continue to expand on knowledge of architectural styles, art forms, and artifacts
of the Romans.
Increase their knowledge of classical mythology and legends.
Students will read and translate passages (edited and authentic) appropriate for Latin
Demonstrate expanded knowledge of vocabulary, grammar, and syntax
appropriate to Latin II.
Employ techniques to assist in reading comprehension.
Demonstrate reading comprehension of adapted and authentic Latin passages.
Draw conclusions and make inferences from reading selections.
Students will comprehend spoken Latin phrases, quotations, and expressions as a part
of the process for understanding written Latin.
Comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.
Respond to more complex questions, statements, commands, or other stimuli.
Students will write more complex phrases and sentences in Latin as a part of the
process for understanding written Latin (using technology where appropriate).
Observe rules of grammar and syntax appropriate for Latin II.
Write from dictation selections appropriate for Latin II.
Students will read Latin passages aloud with accurate pronunciation, proper
intonation, and rhythm.
Develop a sense of meaningful phrase grouping with appropriate voice
Acquire fluency in pronouncing Latin.