Latin 2B

Enrollment Message:

A head set (head phones) with a microphone is required.

This course is the second in a two-course sequence. Welcome, movie star! You will continue your journey to the time of the ancient Romans, but this time you will be the star in our movie, "An Epic of Great Proportion." With your director, your script will include visits with some of the men who made Rome great. From them, you will learn about the Roman government and how Rome grew to rule most of the known world. Your epic movie will also take you back to the Trojan War where you will accompany the Greeks on a great adventure. Study your lines and get ready for "lights, camera, action!" Prerequisites: Latin 2A

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Communicate across cultures
  • Develop insight into one's own language and culture
  • Recognize language learning as a lifelong process
  • Participate socially and economically in a national, multinational, and international community

Course Outline:

Historical Discussions

Roman Provinces

Famous Historical Quotes

People, Places, Events of the Republican Period

Life of Julius Caesar

Present, Perfect, and Future Infinitives

Roman Army, Great Battles: Alesia, Philippi, Pharsalus, Zama and Actium

Heroic Figures of the Republic: Cincinnatus, Regulus

Mottoes and Abbreviations

People, Places, and Events of the Empire

Fall of the Roman Empire

Historical Timeline

Indirect Statement

Mythology: Overview and Stories in English and Latin Mythology

Vocabulary

Comparison of Adjectives: regular, irregular and -er

Comparison of Adverbs

Community Mythology Survey

Optional comprehension review of the entire course

Resources Included: Online lesson content, learning activities, graded assessments, and a certified online instructor.

Additional Costs: None

Scoring System: Michigan Virtual does not assign letter grades, grant credit for courses, nor issue transcripts or diplomas. A final score reported as a percentage of total points earned will be sent to students upon completion of a course. Your school mentor is also able to access this score within the Student Learning Portal. Schools may use this score for conversion to their own letter grading system.

Time Commitment: Semester sessions are 18-weeks long: Students must be able to spend 1 or more hours per day in the course to be successful. Summer sessions are 10 weeks long: Students must be able to spend a minimum of 2 or more hours per day, or about 90 hours during the summer, for the student to be successful in any course. Trimester sessions are 12-weeks long: Students must be able to spend 1.5 or more hours per day in the course to be successful.

Technology Requirements: Students will require a computer device with headphones, a microphone, webcam, up-to-date Chrome Web Browser, and access to YouTube.

Please review the Michigan Virtual Technology Requirements: https://michiganvirtual.org/about/support/knowledge-base/technical-requirements/

Lightweight devices such as Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, and tablets have limited support for Java which still appears in a small percentage of FLVS courses. FLVS has worked to de-Flash its courses. Students may need extra work-around steps or alternate browsers to engage with some portions of select courses or may be required to utlize text-alternatives for some interactive objects. FLVS recommends students have a Windows or Mac based computer available to complete coursework in the event that your selected mobile device does not meet the needs of the course. Fully supported Operating Systems for FLVS courses include Windows (7 or higher), Mac OS X (10.8 or higher), and MacOS (10.12 or higher). Supported Browsers include the most recent versions of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Apple Safari on devices that support Java and HTML5. Browsers need to be up to date, and some FLVS courses may require installation or enabling of the following Plug-ins: JavaScript enabled, Cookies enabled, Java installed. https://www.flvs.net/student-resources/system-requirements

Instructor Support System: For technical issues within your course, contact the Customer Care Center by email at CustomerCare@michiganvirtual.org or by phone at (888) 889-2840.

Instructor Contact Expectations: Students can use email or the private message system within the Student Learning Portal to access highly qualified teachers when they need instructor assistance. Students will also receive feedback on their work inside the learning management system. The Instructor Info area of their course may describe additional communication options.

Academic Support Available: In addition to access to a highly qualified, Michigan certified teacher, students have access to academic videos and outside resources verified by Michigan Virtual. For technical issues within the course, students can contact the Michigan Virtual Customer Care by email at customercare@michiganvirtual.org or by phone at (888) 889-2840.

Required Assessment: Online assessments consist of formative and summative assessments represented by computer-graded multiple choice, instructor-graded writing assignments including hands-on projects, model building and other forms of authentic assessments.

Technical Skills Needed: No special skills are required beyond being able to operate a computer and use word processing software.

Additional Information: Sound card with speakers, microphone or headset is needed with all World Language courses.

Details


School Level: High School
Standards: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages: World-Readiness Standards for Learning Languages,Michigan World Language Standards and Benchmarks
NCAA Approved: Yes
Alignment Document: Document
Course Location:
NCES Code: 06302
MDE Endorsement Code: FD - Latin
MMC Minimum Requirements: World Language

When Offered: _Internal Use Only

Content Provider: Florida Virtual School
Instructor Provider: Michigan Virtual

Course Type: Plus