Monday, May 18, 2015

Application for the 8th Grade Latin Class 2016-2017

The application is available now for the 8th grade Latin course for 2016-2017.  Application deadline is 11:59pm on August 11.

Course information:

Who can take the class?

  • Highly motivated 8th graders with outstanding grades and fantastic attendance;
  • Students interested in the language and culture of the ancient Romans;
  • Students motivated to earn additional credits for high school: this class earns credit towards graduation.
  • The class is a level one Latin language class;
  • The students read passages appropriate for their level; the students comprehend spoken Latin; the students write accurate translations; the students write in Latin;
  • The students demonstrate an understanding of perspectives, practices and products of the Greco-Roman culture; the students interpret cultural practices of the Romans;
  • The students reinforce and further the knowledge of other disciplines through Latin; the students acquire information and recognize distinctive viewpoints via the study of Latin and the Greco-Roman civilizations.
  • The first day of class will be Monday, August 15;
  • The year-long class will meet Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 9:00 am;
  • Fridays will be reserved for Latin Club OR for make-up, and occasionally for class should the need arise;
  • The last day of class, and the final exam, for FALL semester will be 7:30-9:00 on Monday, December 19
  • The last day of class, and the final exam, for SPRING semester will be 7:30-9:00 on Monday, May 18

What does the class entail?

 When does the class meet?
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Application Materials:
  1. Complete the ECMS Latin Class Application
  2. Please ask a teacher you know well to follow the link here and fill out the rec for you: Teacher Recommendation 
  3. Final 8th grade report card or middle school transcript: email to Mr. Ward or drop off in the ECMS main office.