Monday, May 18, 2015

Application for the 8th Grade Latin Class 2017-2018

The application is available now for the 8th grade Latin course for 2017-2018.  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 an additional credit for high school: this class earns credit towards graduation;
What is this class?
  • 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.
What are the specifics?
  • The first day of class will be Monday, August 14;
  • It is a year-long class, which will meet Monday through Thursday from 8:00 to 9:00 am;
  • Fridays will be reserved for Latin Club and as a make-up day, 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 18
  • The last day of class, and the final exam, for SPRING semester will be 7:30-9:00 on Friday, May 18
Any additional questions please email me at cameron.ward@cobbk12.org.  

How do I apply?
  1. Complete the ECMS Latin Class Application;
  2. Please ask a teacher you know well to this recommendation for you: Teacher Recommendation ;
  3. Email the Final 7th grade report card or middle school transcript to Mr. Ward (cameron.ward@cobbk12.org).