• Via Appia
  • 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,