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KS4 Curriculum Guide - Year 11 Latin
Term 1Component 2 - Prose and Verse  
In this unit students will examine texts in prose and verse. More specifically, they will develop their literature knowledge, emphasizing on prescribed material. Students will examine the following texts: Quintilian, Institutio Oratoria, 7.1.42: A tricky point of law Seneca, De Beneficiis 5.5: The debt we owe to our parents Cicero, pro Caelio 43: Boys will be boys Virgil, Aeneid 6.860-886: Marcellus Apuleius, Florida 20.4: The three phases of education
Assessment: Students will be formally assessed in a 50 min assessment based on the specific texts that we have covered. The papers will be marked based on the GCSE grade boundaries.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Component 2 - Prose and Verse  
In this unit students will examine texts in prose and verse. More specifically, they will develop their literature knowledge, emphasizing on prescribed material. Students will examine the following texts: Petronius, Satyricon 46: A pushy father Juvenal, Satire 7 (lines 215-232 with omissions): Who would be a teacher? Martial Epigrams 11.39: I’m not a child any more! Pliny, Letters 8.14: The traditional Roman education Horace, Satire 1.6.71-88: Gratitude for a good education
Assessment: November mocks Students will be formally assessed on Paper 1 and 2 on the specific topics and texts that we have covered. The papers will be marked based on the GCSE grade boundaries.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3Component 3 - Roman Civilisation  
In this unit, students will explore different aspects of the roman civilisation and they will be engaged in a range of activities which will enable them to understand and value the roman way of life. The topic that pupils will explore at this term are the following: Roman Baths Roman dinners Recitations
Assessment: February mocks Students will be formally assessed on all the three papers (part of the third component) based on the specific topics that we have covered. The papers will be marked based on the GCSE grade boundaries.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Component 3 - Roman Civilisation and Revision 
In this unit, students will explore different aspects of the roman civilisation and they will be engaged in a range of activities which will enable them to understand and value the roman way of life. The topic that pupils will explore at this term are the following: Theater and different types of play Amphitheater and gladiatorial fights Also, revision on Paper 1 and 2 will take throughout the year but in Term 4 students will focus more on exam techniques and sample targeted questions.
Assessment: Students will be formally assessed in a 50 min assessment based on the specific topics that we have covered. The papers will be marked based on the GCSE grade boundaries.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5New unit  
Assessment: Key Words and Terms
 

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