Latin for Americans, Level 2, Student Edition 8 - 12 9780078742538
Latin for Americans, Level 2, Student Edition

Latin for Americans, Level 2, Student Edition

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Grade Levels: 8 - 12
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Latin for Americans, Level 2, Student Edition

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Latin for Americans Level 2

Unit I A Roman Family

Lesson I: Publius and Seunda
Lesson II: A New Cousin
Lesson III: The Women Have Their Say
Lesson IV: Days with Books and Writers
Lesson V: The Twelve Tables of the Law
Lesson VI: The Senate in Session
Lesson VII: Holidays
Lesson VIII: Superstitions
Lesson IX: The Big Show
Unit I Assessment

Unit II Two Roman Students in Athens

Lesson X: The Farewell Dinner
Lesson XI: On the Way
Lesson XII: The Hazards of Travel
Lesson XIV: Sight-Seeing at Brundisium
Lesson XV: A Gossipy Letter from Rome
Lesson XVI: Alma Mater
Lesson XVII: Athens the Beautiful
Lesson XVIII: A Request for Funds
Lesson XIX: A Wedding
Lesson XX: The Trip to Delphi
Lesson XXI: Totalitarianism and Democracy
Lesson XXII: Athletics, Patriotism, and Freedom
Lesson XXIII: National Heroes
Lesson XXIV: A Visit to the Academy
Lesson XXV: Athens and Rome
Lesson XXVI: The Homecoming
Our Heritage: Greeks and Romans
Unit II Review
Unit II Assessment

Unit III Livy

A Great Historian
Lesson XXVII: Early Kings of Rome
Lesson XXVIII: Out Go the Kings
Lesson XXIX: How Brutus Got His Name
Lesson XXX: How "Lefty" (Scaevola) Got His Name
Lesson XXXI: The Plebeians Go on Strike
Latinum Hodiernum: Picturae Mobiles
Lesson XXXII: Extra! Rome Captured by the Gauls
Lesson XXXIII: A Wake-Up Call Saves Rome Sweet Home
Lesson XXXIV: The Two Malii Torquati, or Courage and Discipline
Lesson XXXV: The Punic Wars
Our Heritage: The Battle of Cannae
Lesson XXXVI: The Romans "Liberate" the Greeks
Lesson XXXVII: Civil War
Latinum Hodiernum: Medicina
Lesson XXXVIII: Pax Romana
Lesson XXXIX: Roman Scandals
Our Heritage: The Roman Empire
Unit III Review
Unit III Assessment

Unit IV The Argonauts

The Story of the Golden Fleece
The Argonauts and Latin Grammar
Lesson XL: The Wicked Uncle
Lesson XLI: The Golden Fleece and the Building of the Argo
Lesson XLII: Dinner Under Difficulties
Lesson XLIII: Two Good Turns
Lesson XLIV: A Risky Job
Lesson XLV: Sowing the Dragon's Teeth
Lesson XLVI: Jason Gets the Fleece
Lesson XLVII: Escape Through Murder
Lesson XLVIII: Boiled Mutton
Lesson XLIX: Death and More Death

Unit V De Bello Gallico I

Our Heritage: Julius Caesar
Caesar's Army and the American Army
Lesson L: A Geography Lesson
Lesson LI: An Entire Nation Emigrates
Lesson LII: A Mysterious Death and a Bonfire
Lesson LIII: Caesar Says: "You Shall Not Pass"
Lesson LIV: The Harder Way
Lesson LV: The Gauls Appeal to Caesar
Our Heritage: Roman Military Accomplishments
Lesson LVI: A Surprise That Failed
Lesson LVII: The Fight is On
Lesson LVIII: The Helvetians Surrender
Lesson LIX: The Price of Peace
Lesson LX: The German Threat
Lesson LXI: Caesar Promise to Support the Gauls
Lesson LXII: Ariovistus' Defiant Stand
Latinum Hodiernum: "Nuces"
Our Heritage: The Gallic Conquest and It's Effect on the World

Unit VI De Bello Gallico II

Lesson LXIII: The Belgians Unite to Win Independence
Lesson LXIV: Caesar Gets the Facts About the Belgians
Lesson LXV: Caesar Crosses the Aisne River
Lesson LXVI: Feeling Out the Enemy
Lesson LXVII: The Belgians Withdraw
Lesson LXVIII: The Suessiones and the Bellovaci Surrender
Lesson LXIX: A Plea for Mercy
Lesson LXX: Roman Skill and Experience
Lesson LXXI: Tense Moments
Lesson LXXII: The Crisis Passes
Lesson LXXIII: The Nervii and the Atuatuci
Lesson LXXIV: The Atuatuci Make Fun of the Roman "Tanks"
Lesson LXXV: Surrender, Treachery, Punishment
Our Heritage: Warefare in Acienct and Modern Times

Unit VII De Bello Gallico III-V

Lesson LXXVI: The First Battle on the Atlantic
Lesson LXXVII: A Decisive Victory
Lesson LXXVIII: Description of the Suebi
Lesson LXXIX: The Bridging of the Rhine
Our Heritage: Caesar's Invasions of Britain
Lesson LXXX: Scarcity of Information About Britian
Lesson LXXXI: Midnight Sailing
Latinum Hodiernum: Aquila
Lesson LXXXII: Difficult Fighting
Lesson LXXXIII: Storm and Tide Cause Trouble
Lesson LXXXIV: New Difficulties
Our Heritage: Amphibious Warfare--Then and Now
Lesson LXXXV: Britain and Its People
Lesson LXXXVI: Two Rival Heroes
Lesson LXXXVII: A Coded Message and a Clever Trick

Unit VIII De Bello Gallico VI-VII

Lesson LXXXVIII: Gallic Leaders
Lesson LXXXIX: The Druids
Lesson LC: Druids and Knights
Lesson LCI: Religion
Lesson LCII: Marriages and Funerals; Censorship
Lesson LCIII: Description of the Germans
Lesson LCIV: The Hercynian Forest and Its Animals
Latinum Hodiernum: Damma Imparicrus
Lesson LCV: Vercingetorix Takes Charge
Lesson LCVI: Roman Spirit
Lesson LCVII: The Siege of Alesia
Lesson LCVIII: A Horrible Suggestion
Lesson LCIX: Innocent Victims of War
Lesson C: Near Disaster Followed by Victory
Our Heritage: Vercingetorix and Alesia
A Play in Latin: Caesar Dictator

Unit IX Pliny's Letters

An Ancient Letter Writer
The Eruption of Vesuvius
Flight from Disaster
The Secret of Success
How to Keep Young
The Good Die Young
A Ghost Story
Don't be a Harsh Father
Graded Friendship is Degraded Friendship
Wanted, A Teacher
A Courageous Wife
Two Love Letters
A Fish Story
Advice to a Provincial Governor
A Humane Master
A Busy Holiday

Unit X Latin Literature

Two Thousand Years of Latin
The Boastful Soldier
Knowledge Produces a Tranquil Mind
Cornelius Nepos
"Poor Little Sparrow"
Counting Kisses
The Regulation of War
Good Citizenship
Quotations from Cicero
The Good Old Days of Early Rome
Publilius Syrus and His Proverbs
Livy: Cato and the Women
Vergil and Ovid
Roman Elegy
The Wolf and the Lamb
The Greedy Dog
Sour Grapes
Valerius Maximus
Damon and Pythias
A Costly Joke
Martial and His Wit
Agricola Bring Roman Culture to Britain
Aulus Gellius
A Lesson in Voting
Androclus and the Lion
Miscellaneous Quotations
Teaching School
A Palace Full of Tricks
The Norse Discovery of America
Hildegard von Bingen
This Crazy World
Spring Song
In the Tavern
Stabat Mater
Dies Irae
The "Hanging Tree"
Petrarch and Cicero
The Shrewd Priest
The Alarm Clock

Unit XI Ovid and Vergil

Ovid's Metamorphoses
Poetic Word Order
Reading Latin Verse
The Flood -- Deucalion and Pyrrha
Echo and Narcissus
Perseus and Atlas
Orpheus and Eurydice
Vergil's Aeneid
Book I
Book IV
Book VI
Quotations from Vergil

Important Dates and Events

Life Span of Major Authors

Grammar Appendix


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  • English-Latin

    Subject Index

    Grammar Index