ADVANCED PLACEMENT LATIN
(College Board Approved)
Grade: 10 - 12
Duration: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Latin 4 and see above for additional criteria and completion of mandatory summer assignment
Credit: 0.5 per semester
This course concentrates on selected readings from Vergil’s Aeneid and Caesar’s Gallic Wars following the College Board syllabus for AP Latin. Daily homework and written tests are required. Selected vocabulary is assigned and quizzed. In the 4th quarter there is a major multimedia project, which focuses on race, ethnicity, religion and imperialism. Students take the National Latin Exam Level 5-6.
Textbook: Barbara Weiden Boyd, Vergil’s Aeneid, Hans-Friederich Mueller, Caesar, De Bello Gallico,