ERIC Number: ED333717
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Latin Curriculum Standards. Revised.
Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover.
Delaware's state standards for the Latin curriculum in the public schools are presented. An introductory section outlines the goals of the Latin program for reading, cultural awareness, grammar, writing, and oral language and briefly discusses the philosophy of and approaches to Latin instruction in elementary and middle schools. Three subsequent sections outline fundamental grammatical concepts and present specific behavioral objectives for a variety of topic areas at each of three instructional levels, including levels: I (grades 4-6, 7-8, 9, 10, 11, and 12); II (grades 7-8, 9, 10, 11, and 12); and III-IV (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12). Topic areas include the following: the world of the ancient Romans; greetings and leave-taking; classroom communication; mythology and legend; famous Romans and legendary history; Roman names; the Roman family and home; Roman food and dress; everyday life; our Latin linguistic and artistic heritage; politics and history; Roman holidays; Roman social structure; Caesar's commentaries and other Latin readings; and Roman oratory, comedy, and poetry. A 17-item bibliography is included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES, Grammar, Latin, Oral Language, Reading Skills, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware State Dept. of Public Instruction, Dover.