Latin I: Matthew Sherry
Latin I is an introduction to the language and civilization of the ancient Romans. Students study Latin grammar and
vocabulary, explore Roman history and social customs, and are introduced to Greek and Roman mythology. The study of
the influence of Latin language and culture on our lives today receives special emphasis.
Latin II: Matthew Sherry
Latin II includes a review of the first year course and continued study of basic Latin grammar. Students continue to
develop the skills necessary to become effective translators. Major areas of study include Roman history, Greek and
Latin word origins, and mythology. Students deepen their understanding of Roman culture and the influence of the Latin
language and classical civilization.
In Latin III, students study more advanced Latin grammar, syntax, and vocabulary in order to translate passages of
greater difficulty. Greek and Roman mythology and their influence on our literature, art, and vocabulary receive special
emphasis. Roman civilization, history, and social customs are also explored in depth.
Latin IV Honors: K. H. Woodford
In Latin IV, students will review grammar, syntax, and vocabulary while reading primarily the works of the Roman poets
Ovid, Catullus, Martial, and Horace and the Roman prose writers Livy, Caesar, Cicero, Pliny, Juvenal, Aesop, and
Augustus. Emphasis will be placed on reading Latin literature for enrichment and appreciation and for a broader
perspective of classical mythology and Roman history, culture, and daily life. The student will continue to explore the
influence of Latin language and Roman civilization on the modern world.
Latin V Honors: K. H. Woodford
In Latin V, students will continue review of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary while reading the works of major Roman
authors. Students will also continue to explore the influence of Latin language and Roman civilization on the modern
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