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Latin III Honors

Latin III Honors provides more difficult Latin novellas to read than Latin II Honors, while preparing students to read authentic Latin authors. The reading pace is intensive and extensive, expanding the range of vocabulary and complexity of sentences that a student reads. This course develops interpretive reading skills mostly at the intermediate-high to advanced-low level.  Students begin learning some explicit Latin grammar, poetic meter, and deepen their knowledge of Roman history, culture, and mythology. Latin III Honors includes the practice of oral reading, listening, prose composition, translating, and writing analytical essays about Latin texts. The course will culminate with selected authentic and adapted readings in Latin from the classical and medieval periods.