This course, the highest level of Latin offered at Jericho, will challenge students by offering opportunities to read and analyze the Latin writings of important authors of prose (Caesar, Cicero, Pliny, and Vulgate) and poetry (Catullus, Horace, Martial, Ovid and Virgil.) Aquisition of more advanced Latin vocabulary is essential. Students will further develop critical thinking and analytical skills through reflections on themes and essential questions from famous quotations, making connections to content in other curricula, Site field trips and competitions will enhance their appreciation of the classical world.
Six college credits offered through St. John's University.
This course will be offered every other year. 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020 etc.
This course will allow students to enhance their knowledge of the language and culture of the Spanish Speaking World. The cultural themes will be specific to certain countries of the Spanish Speaking World. Countries studied include: Spain, Central America, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. The course focuses on culture themes presented through film, authentic readings, webquests, projects and interactive assignments. Students expand their understanding of Spanish culture through study of regions, people, dialects, and history. Field trips, guest speakers, blogging, etc. are additional activities planned.