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 Blue Ridge High School              Latin I  CP Syllabus

ThielaSchnaufer  tschnauf@greenville.k12.sc.us 355-1872

Textbook:  Cambridge Latin Course  Unit I and Unit 2                 Major assessments 60%

    Minor assessments 40%

 

Performance Objectives: SouthCarolina Performance Standards for Classical Languages

Communication The learner will

            1.Read and understand composed passages of Latin

            2.Read and understand passages adapted from original works

            3.Scan text for appropriate information

            4.Use bilingual dictionary to support the reading/writing process

            5.Recognize and use grammatical structures essential for translation

            6.Recognize figures of speech

            7.Expand English vocabulary through the use of Latin derivatives

            8.show comprehension of authentic text

            9.Write simple phrases and sentences

            10.Read Latin aloud with accurate pronunciation

            11.Respond orally to questions

Culture The Learner will:

            1.Discuss legends of classical heroes

            2.Show expansion of ancient civilization in terms of maps, history and heroes

            3.Describe the daily life of members of society in classical times

            4.Identify minor figures and deities of classical mythology

            5.Show knowledge of specialized Roman customs

Connections: The learner will

            1.Make connections with Latin terminology across the curricula

            2.Read passages of Latin literature with culturally significant settings

            3.Relate the structure of Latin to modern English

            4.Improve English speech and writing through an understanding of classicallanguage.

            5.Use authentic sources to synthesize the perspectives of classical culture

Comparisons: The learner will:

            1.Compare elements of authentic text with modern,

            2.Compare classical customs with modern equivalents

            3.Analyze the similarities and differences in cultures from authentic sources

Communities: The learner will

            1.Share knowledge of Latin with others

            2.Relate content to personal experience

            3.Apply research skills by using the media center

            4.Analyze and synthesize information by using technology skills

 

Stage 1 CAECILIUS

Essential Questions:

How is Latinword order different from English word order?

How canwe talk about common activities in the home in Latin?

What werecommon activities in a home in 1st century Italy?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 1 words.

2.  Read the culture sections

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A and B

4.  Read “Cerberus”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Chose 3 English derivatives from the words on thelist and use them in conversation.

MajorAssessment:  Translation exercise

Minorassessment:  Vocabulary check , Audite-Diciteexercise                       

Stage 2 IN VILLA

Essential Questions:

How dowe express ideas that include a direct object?

What didRomans eat?

How canwe recognize a verb in Latin?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 2 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read “mercator”

4.  Read “about the Language” section.

5.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercies.

6.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Complete Language Exercises A, B, and C

9.  Read “in triclinio.”

MajorAssessment:  English to Latinsentences

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Map of Italy, wordpattern quiz                         

Stage 3 NEGOTIUM

Essential Questions:

How canwe understand the meaning of a word from its context?

What wasthe city of Pompeii like?

How dowe find the nominative and accusatives?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 3 words.

2.  Read the culture section

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “Pictor”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Read “tonsor” and write the answers.

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Complete the Language Exercise B.

9.  Complete language exercise C

10.            Read “venalicius.”

MajorAssessment:  Translation sentences

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check,  Cultural quiz , Greetings and names,

Stage 4 IN FORO

Essential Questions:

What isperson and number in a verb?

How wasthe forum used in a Roman town?

How canwe ask and answer some questions in Latin?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 4 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “Hermogenes”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercies.

7.  Do tense activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete the Language Exercise B.

10.            Complete language exercises C

11.Read “in basilica”

MajorAssessment:  English to Latinsentences

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Roman numerals,wordpattern quiz

 Stage5  IN THEATRO

Essential Questions:

How dowe express ideas that include a direct object?

What didRomans eat?

How canwe recognize a verb in Latin?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 2 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the culture section

4.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

5.  Read “actores”

6.  Read “about the Language” section.

7.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

8.  Do grammar activities 1 and 2

9.  Answer the word study exercise

10.            Complete the Language Exercise B.

11.Complete language exercises C

12.            Read “Poppaea.”

MajorAssessment:  English to Latinsentences

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check, Cultural presentation             

Stage 6 FELIX

Essential Questions:

How didpeople become slaves, and how were slaves freed?

What areclauses and how do we recognize them in Latin?

What arethe differences between the perfect and imperfect tenses?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 6 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “pugna”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

7.  Do tense activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete the Language Exercise B.

10.            Complete language exercises C

11.Read “felix et fur.”

MajorAssessment:  English to Latin sentences

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Derivatives quiz                       

Stage 7 CENA

Essential Questions:

How arestems formed from Latin verbs?

How dowe read sentences without a nominative?

What areRoman beliefs about death and the underworld?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 7 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “fibula mirabilis”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

7.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

10.            Read “decens.”

11.Read “animal ferox”

MajorAssessment:  Translation quiz

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Mythology check, wordpattern quiz

Stage 8 GLADIATORES

Essential Questions:

What arethe stages of adjectives?

How dowe recognize plural accusatives?

Whatwere the functions of the amphitheaters?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 8 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the culture section

4.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

5.  Read “gladiatores”

6.  Read “about the Language” section.

7.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

8.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

9.  Answer the word study exercise

10.            Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

11.Read “pastor et leo.” Read“venatio” and answer the questions

MajorAssessment:  Latin comprehensiontest

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check, Drawing for notebook           

Stage 9 THERMAE

Essential Questions:

How didRomans use the baths?

How dowe recognize and use the dative case?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 9 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “thermae”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

7.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

10.            Read “in palaestra.” in apodyteria” class activity

MajorAssessment:  Comprehensionquestions on stories

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Case endings check,word pattern quiz           

Stage 10 RHETOR

Essential Questions:

How dowe recognize comparisons in Latin sentences?

How wereRomans educated?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 10 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “controversia”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Read the culture sections.

7.  Do sentence activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

10.            Read “statua.”

11.Read “annulus Aegyptius” andanswer questions

MajorAssessment:  Roman Schools project

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check ,Conversational Latin check                       

Stage 11 CANDIDATI

Essential Questions:

How dowe form and use imperatives?

How dowe read sentences with special verbs?

How didthe Romans elect officials?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 11 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “Marcus and Quartus” Do cases activities 1 and2

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercises.

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

9.  Read “Sulla.” “Lucius Spurius Pomponianus”

10.            Games: Caesar dicit

MajorAssessment:  Translation quiz

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Derivatives check                       

Stage 12 VESUVIUS

Essential Questions:

How arethe plurals of verb s expressed?

Whathappened when Vesuvius erupted, and how were the sites discovered?

Basic Activities

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 12 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the Culture section

4.  Read “tremores”

5.  Do “about the Language” section.

6.  Do the Word Endings activities

7.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

10.            Read “ad urbem.” Read “finis”

MajorAssessment:  Sentences inEnglish-Latin

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Culture quiz, wordpattern quiz

Stage 13 IN BRITANNIA

Essential Questions:

How dowe determine what noun an adjective describes?

What wasthe influence of the Romans on farms in Britain?

How areways we can identify clauses?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 13 words.

2.  Model story

3.  Read the culture sections

4.  Read “Rufilla:”

5.  Read “about the Language” sections and completeexercises

6.  Read “Domitilla cubiculum”

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Do “Sorting words

9.  Read “in tablino” and do comprehension questions

10.        Read “tripodes argentei”

11.Learn the functions of theprincipal parts of verbs

12.        Do Word study exercises

13.        List English derivatives

MajorAssessment:  Translation exercise

Minorassessment:  Vocabulary check,  Verb check           

Stage 14  APUD SALVIUM

Essential Questions:

How useand recognize infinitives

How areadjectives paired with nouns?

How canwe sort nouns by gender?

What wasthe influence of the Romans on government in Britain?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 14 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the culture section

4.  Read “Salvius”

5.  Do About the Language sections I and II

6.  Complete Practicing the Language A - D

7.  Read “Ludi funebres I”

8.  Do cases activities 1 and 2

9.  Answer the word study exercise

10.                 Read “Ludi funebres II.”

MajorAssessment:  Diagnostic test

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check, Gender practice ,Adjective agreement practice

Stage 15  REX COGIDUBNUS

Essential Questions:

How dowe identify relative clauses?

How doadjective agree with the nouns they modify?

Whatwere the influences of Rome on commerce in Britain?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 15 words.

2.  Read the culture section

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “ad aulam”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Read “brigans” and write the answers.

7.  Answer the word study exercise

8.  Complete the Language Exercise B.

9.  Complete language exercise C

10.                 Read “fundum parat.”

MajorAssessment:  Dialog construction

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check , Comparison and contrast essays                             

Stage 16 IN AULA

Essential Questions:

How dowe identify pluperfect tenses?

What arethe differences between the perfect system and the present?

How doLatin verbs acquire English derivatives?

How havearchaeological discoveries in Britain changed the perception of history?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 16 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A

4.  Read “Belimicus ultor”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Complete the Audite-Dicite exercies.

7.  Do tense activities 1 and 2

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete the Language Exercise B.

10.                 Complete language exercise C

11.Read “Rex spectaculum dat I”

12.                 Read rex spectaculum dat II “ with comprehensionquestions.

13.                 Read “Quintus de se”  Analyze the verbs.

14.                 Complete “practicing with the language” exercises

MajorAssessment:  Latin sighttranslation

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check, Verb form diagnostic, Derivative quiz                       

Stage 17 ALEXANDRIA

Essential Questions:

What wasthe significance of Alexandria to the Roman Empire?

What arethe uses of the infinitive in Latin?

How dowe recognize and use genitive case?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 17 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the culture section

4.  Complete practicing the language Exercise A, B andC

5.  Read “”tumultus I”  and “tumultus II”

6.  Read “about the Language” section.

7.  Complete oral/aural exercises

8.  Read “ad templum” Answer Read “Mercator” &answers the word study exercises

9.  Find all the uses of the genitive case in the lastreading passages.

10.                 Make illustrations for the vocabulary words

MajorAssessment:  English to Latinsentences

Minorassessment: Map exercises, Genitive case check ,composition

Stage 18 EUTYCHUS ET CLEMENS

Essential Questions:

Whatwere the causes of social unrest in the Roman Empire?

What arethe characteristics of the 4th and 5th declension?

How dowe simplify sentences with clauses?

What arethe characteristics of neuter nouns?

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 18 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Complete practicing the language Exercises A, B,and C

4.  Read “”in officina””

5.  Read “taberna”. Answer the word study exercise

6.  Complete “about the language”.

7.  Do declension activities. 1 and 2

8.  Read “Clemens tabernarius” and do the comprehensionquestions

9.  Do the “sorting words” activities.

10.                 Complete the exercises in the paragraph E

MajorAssessment:  Roman Empire researchproject

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check ,Declension endings check, Derivatives quiz                         

Stage 19 ISIS

Essential Questions:

Why wereforeign religions tolerated in the Roman Empire?

How arecommands voiced in Latin?

What arethe characteristics of relative and personal pronouns?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 19words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Red the culture section

4.  Read  “Aristo”

5.  Read “about the Language” section.

6.  Read “dies festus”.  Write the characteristics of a festival day.

7.  Do pronoun activities

8.  Answer the word study exercise

9.  Complete Practicing the Language A, B, & C

10.                 Read “navis sacra.” Read “pompa

MajorAssessment:  Translation test

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check ,Mythology check, Pronoun check

Stage 20  MEDICUS

Essential Questions:

What was“science” to the Romans?

Whatwere the medical practices in the empire?

How dowe identify and use present active participles?

What areclause identifiers?

Basic Activities:

1.   Make vocabulary cards for stage 20 words.

2.  Read the model story

3.  Read the culture section

4.  Complete practicing the language, all exercises

5.  Read “remedium astrologi”

6.  Compare and contrast Roman science with ours today

7.  Read “about the Language” section.

8.  Read “fortuna crudelis” and answer thecomprehension questions

9.  Do clause activities

10.                 Write a summary of “fortuna” in Latin

12.            Write original sentences using the clause patterns.

MajorAssessment:  Latin readingcomprehension test

Minorassessment: Vocabulary check, Culture quiz, Derivative check

 

Expectations:

Blue Ridge High School’s core expectationsare designed to create a positive learning environment for each student.  Expectations are broad concepts whichapply across many situations and govern behavior in our building.

We expect that every student will

Readthe student handbook and be familiar with school rules

Recognizethe teacher as leader in the classroom; teachers establish class procedures,provide instruction, determine seating, and dismiss students at the end of theclass period

Arriveon time to each class

Bringall necessary materials, including completed assignments, to every class

Showcourtesy to teachers and other students; refrain from talking out of turn orusing profane or rude language in any situation

Givefull attention to each class; do not use class time for personal activities orfor doing work for another class

Acceptresponsibility for learning and following all school rules

Learnand follow individual classroom rules and procedures

School rulesare established to promote order and free students to place their attention onacademic success.  Rules arespecific behaviors. Violation of rules results in a consequence.  The student handbook is the main sourceof rules, however some basic rules in use everyday, in all situations include:

Studentsare to wear the school ID every day

Cheatingin any form is not permitted

Horseplay,disruptive or harassing behaviors are not allowed

Onlywater in clear containers may be consumed in the classroom; no other food ordrink is allowed outside the cafeteria

Studentsare not to wear hats or any other headgear in the building

Studentsmay not use cell phones, ipods, CD players, etc. during the school day

Proceduresare steps and systems designed to help students meet expectations, learnself-management, comply with rules, and become confident and successful.

Our school has procedures in the handbookwhich cover many things including: Return from absence, Replacing lost IDs,Make-up work, and Discipline consequences