This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Become strong and confident in middle school Latin through this foundational course and be fully prepared for high school Latin next school year.
Total classes: 12
Prerequisite: Middle School Intermediate Latin, Part One – Ecce Romani. Students can only join midyear with permission from the instructor. If students have not taken Latin with Homeschool Connections, they will need a score of 80% or higher on the required entrance exam. (Email [email protected] for exam. There is a small administrative fee for the exam.)
Suggested grade level: 7th to 8th grade
Suggested credit: One full semester of Latin
Students will continue their exploration of Latin grammar and vocabulary through the Ecce Romani I-A series. They will also be encouraged to use certain online resources to help them develop good study habits. This course will help prepare Middle School students for High School Latin courses. We will explore both Classical and Ecclesiastical pronunciations.
Week One: Review of Chapters 1-6
Week Two: Chapter 7: Nouns and Adjectives
Week Three: Chapter 7: Nouns – Cases and Declensions (nominative and accusative cases)
Week Four: Chapter 8: Verbs – Persons, Vocative Noun Case
Week Five: Chapter 8: Translation and Review
Week Six: Chapter 9: Prepositional Phrases – Accusative and Ablative Cases
Week Seven: Chapter 9: Major gods and goddesses
Week Eight: Chapter 10: Accusative Case and Infinitives
Week Nine: Chapter 10: Conjugations, Present Tense and Imperative Voice
Week Ten: Chapter 11: Genitive and Dative Noun Cases
Week Eleven: Chapter 11: Roman Names, Genitive Singular or Nominative Plural
Week Twelve: Chapter 11: Founding of Rome – Review
Course Materials: Ecce Romani I-A Meeting the Family. ISBN: 0-8013-1204-3 (https://amzn.to/3v9bTrl). A working microphone is required for this course. No online or physical Latin dictionaries, please.
Homework: Students will spend 1-2 hours on average per week on their homework in addition to classroom time. There will be frequent quizzes and tests to assess students’ mastery of the concepts learned throughout the semester.
Class Dates: Thursdays, January 18 to April 18, 2024 (No class Feb. 15 or March 28)
Starting Time: 10:00 AM Eastern (9:00 Central; 8:00 Mountain; 7:00 Pacific)
Duration: 55 minutes