AP Latin IV - Caesar's Bellum Gallicum
Voorhees High School Latin teacher
FOCUS: this term will be spent on Latin prose. Our main selection will be the AP required Caesar’s Gallic War. Additionally, other AP recommended prose authors such as Livy and Cicero will be added. Emphasis is on AP exam preparation: sight translation, comprehension, vocabulary, literary criticism and grammar.

GRADING
40% exams and quarterly
25% term paper
15% AP prep: essay, translation, short answer, parsing, reading comp, multiple choice, etc
10% presentations
10% vocabulary quizzes

AP READING LIST FOR CAESAR
Book 1: Chapters 1-7
Book 4: Chapters 24-35 and the first sentence of Chapter 36 (Eodem die legati . . . venerunt.)
Book 5: Chapters 24-48
Book 6: Chapters 13-20

REQUIRED SECONDARY READINGS - see syllabus for reading schedule
Balsdon - "The Veracity of Caesar" (Clay)
Brown - “Two Caesarian Battle-Descriptions: A Study in Contrast" (Furino)
Goldsworthy - "Instinctive Genius: The Depiction of Caesar the General" (Nick)
Gotoff - "Towards a Practical Criticism of Caesar's Prose Style" (TBD)
Kraus -"Bellum Gallicum" (Furino)
Krebs - "Imaginary Geography in Caesar's Bellum Gallicum" (Andrea)
Lendon - "The Rhetoric of Combat" (Clay)
Sherwin-White - "Caesar as an Imperialist" (Nick)
Starr - "The Career of Julius Caesar" (Nick)
William - "Caesar’s Bibracte Narrative and the Aims of Caesarian Style" (TBD)

COURSE DOCUMENTS
general Latin procedure - for information on homework, absences, curving, etc which apply to all levels
AP summer assignment - vocabulary words, recommended materials and expectations
AP syllabus - for grading, project descrptions, schedule, AP breakdown, etc
essay guidelines - use any time formal writing is required
parsing sheet - template for how to parse a Latin sentence
NLE bell work (A)
NLE bell work (B)
NLE bell work (C)
bell work A - daily sight translations with grammar and content questions

BBC video - I, Caesar: The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire (also available under "links")
full video - http://vimeo.com/45192967
another full video link - http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xk3pc1_ancient-rome-the-rise-and-fall-of-an-empire-ep-1-caesar_shortfilms
part 1 - http://youtu.be/lfKwywgs1g4
part 2 - http://youtu.be/li8oV4pq4QE
part 4 - http://youtu.be/N95OCF2tH0g
part 5 - http://youtu.be/tIRlfyz89MM

My Quia activities and quizzes
Latin Background Survey
https://www.quia.com/sv/583890.html
Caesar vocabulary - book 1 AP selections
https://www.quia.com/jg/2442366.html
Caesar's Gallic Wars, I.1-3 grammar identification
https://www.quia.com/rr/899166.html
BG book I reading comprehension
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3742375.html
Challenge Board - Caesar's Gallic Wars Culture
https://www.quia.com/cb/811040.html
Caesar---His life and career
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759564.html
Caesar De Bello Gallico 5.27
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759565.html
LNM 4-6 Myth and History
https://www.quia.com/cz/457743.html
Ecce Romani III... Roman History Test
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759545.html
I Claudius Test
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759546.html
Ides of March, JC, and Shakespeare's play
https://www.quia.com/ba/538801.html
ROMAN CULTURE/HISTORY CHALLENGE
https://www.quia.com/rr/901666.html
Roman History
https://www.quia.com/ba/538788.html
TSJCL 2000 Advanced Grammar Test
https://www.quia.com/jq/259875.html
Roman Emperors
https://www.quia.com/jg/2447956.html
Familia Caesaris
https://www.quia.com/rr/901652.html
Rome-From Republic to Empire
https://www.quia.com/rd/272206.html
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759566.html
Who wants to be a Roman Bazillionaire???
https://www.quia.com/rr/901653.html
Ancient Rome
https://www.quia.com/jg/2447946.html
Who Am I? Chapter 2
https://www.quia.com/jg/2447957.html
Caesar 1.1 translation
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3759568.html
College Board Latin Jeopardy I
https://www.quia.com/cb/811799.html
Caesar 1.4 translation
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3784594.html
Excelability pages 17f
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3784636.html
Excelability pages 25f
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3793376.html
Excelability page 31
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3802207.html
Excelability pages 13f - extra credit
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3806758.html
Caesar's Gallic War 1.1-7 Multiple Choice Practice
https://www.quia.com/ba/541518.html
BG 35-36 game
https://www.quia.com/rr/923367.html
AP Latin words easily confused hangman
https://www.quia.com/hm/826398.html
Bellum Gallicum 5.28 multiple choice
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3948305.html
NLE III/IV Prose Practice I
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3954163.html
gerund, gerundive, passive periphrastic
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3958473.html
NLE III/IV Prose Practice II
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3961478.html
Bellum Gallicum 5.29-5.32 multiple choice
https://www.quia.com/rr/929685.html
NLE III/IV Poetry Battleship
https://www.quia.com/ba/549920.html
Bellum Gallicum V Practice Questions
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3991426.html
Bellum Gallicum Book 6 Reading Comprehension
https://www.quia.com/quiz/3994659.html
Aeneid I Comprehension Questions
https://www.quia.com/quiz/4041272.html
vocab pop quiz: de Bello Gallico IV.24
https://www.quia.com/quiz/6163797.html
Useful links
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