HARNETT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS
Course: Latin I
Title of Unit: Familia
Time frame: 2 Weeks
Developed By: Lisa Johnson
Content Area Standard:
NL.CLL.1, NL.COD.1, NL.CMT.1 - Use the language to engage in interpersonal communication.
NL.CLL.2 NL.COD.2, NL.CMT.2 - Understand words and concepts presented in the language.
NL.CLL.3 NL.COD.3, NL.CMT.3 - Use the language to present information to an audience.
NL.CLL.4 NL.COD.4, NL.CMT.4 - Compare the students’ culture and the target culture.
1. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific
textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
4. Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and
figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone
5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text
(e.g.,a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
7. Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and
quantitatively, as well as in words.*
2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and
accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen
details, and well-structured event sequences.
4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to
task, purpose, and audience.
5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new
2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3 Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
HS.SI.1 Evaluate resources needed to solve a given problem.
HS.TT.1 Use technology and other resources for assigned tasks
HARNETT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS
1) Read “familia” pattern sentences; compare a Roman familia to the student’s family.
2) Create a family tree based on a Roman familia structure.
3) Listen to Roman greetings; discuss similarities between modern English greetings and Latin greetings.
4) Role-play greeting on another in Latin.
5) Examine and discuss the grammar of a basic English sentence; compare to the grammar of a basic Latin sentence.
6) Compose a simple sentence in Latin.
7) Translate Latin paragraph.
8) Explore “familia” and “villa” vocabulary.
9) Classify loan words, derivatives and cognates from vocabulary.
10) Compose derivative dictionary
Project Goals and Description of Unit:
1) Students will learn the basics of the Roman family unit and the Roman house.
2) Students will learn the basic grammar of a Latin sentence.
3) Students will learn the vocabulary pertaining to the Roman family and house.
4) Students will learn what derivatives, cognates and loan words are.
5) Students will learn the basics of translating Latin into English.
1) How does a Roman family compare to the student’s family?
2) What conclusions can you draw from learning Roman greetings?
3) What is the relevance of Latin grammar to English grammar?
4) How have words from Latin impacted English?
est : is pater : father māter : mother fīlius : son
servus : slave coquus : cook canis : dog in tablīnō : in the study
in ātriō : in the reception hall in triclīniō : in the dining room in hortō : in the garden
in culīnā : in the kitchen in viā : in the street scrībit : is writing
sedet : is sitting bibit : is drinking labōrat : is working
dormit : is sleeping intrat : enters circumspectat : looks around
cibus : food in mēnsā : on the table salit : jumps
stat : stands stertit : snores lātrat : barks
surgit : gets up īrātus : angry pestis! : pest!
furcifer : scoundrel! clāmat : shouts exit : goes out
Cambridge Latin Course I, Cambridge Latin Course Website, laptop or tablet with internet access
Family Tree map
Introduce Text/topic, explain concepts, lead discussions, assess for understanding, monitor
Formative: oral responses to verbal cues, correct greetings given verbally, family tree map
Summative: test on unit I