Middle School Latin I

Middle School Latin 1 is designed for Middle school students ages 11-14. It’s the next step for students who have completed CLRC’s Upper Elementary Latin program and is an ideal entry point for students aged 11-14 even if they have not participated in our Upper Elementary Latin program. It covers the same material as the first semester of Latin 1 in the high school Latin program — chapters 1-8 of the Oxford Latin Course Part 1.

Middle School Latin 1 includes review of all concepts covered in the Upper Elementary Latin program while adjusting to a new format with longer reading passages. Concepts covered include the present tense of all four verb conjugations in the indicative, imperative, and infinitive moods, the irregular verbs sum, possum and eō, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd declension nouns and adjective and some uses of all the Latin cases. Adverbs, conjunctions, and prepositions are also introduced. The course includes instruction of English grammar as well. Grammatical concepts discussed include the direct object, subject complements, transitive and intransitive verbs, subject and verb agreement, prepositions and the use of adjectives and adverbs.

Classes meet twice a week for forty-five minutes each time, with approximately 30-45 minutes of homework on non-class days.