AP Latin Summer Assignment, including a fabulous checklist! Salvete, omnes! Working diligently in this course will prepare you for the difficult three-hour exam, which you will take on Friday, May 13, 2016 at noon. The fee is $91, and financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Doing well on the exam counts for credit at some colleges, potentially saving you thousands of dollars in tuition. Doing some work over the summer will save you pain and frustration during the school year. My goal is to be done with the entire syllabus by April vacation that begins after school on Friday, April 15, so that we may spend the remainder of our time (1 week of vacation and 3 weeks of school), reviewing and practicing for the exam. Required Readings in Latin Vergil, Aeneid Book 1: Lines 1–209, 418–440, 494–578 Book 2: Lines 40–56, 201–249, 268–297, 559–620 Book 4: Lines 160–218, 259–361, 659–705 Book 6: Lines 295–332, 384–425, 450–476, 847–899 Caesar, Gallic War 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 Readings in English Vergil, Aeneid Books 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 12 Caesar, Gallic War Books 1, 6, 7 N.B. You may want to purchase a new or used copy of Caesar: Selections from his Commentarii De Bello Gallico by Hans-Friedrich Mueller since we do not have enough books to go around. I’ve found new and used copies from $40 on http://www.amazon.com/Caesar-Selections-Commentarii-BelloGallico/dp/0865167788. Optional enriching activities Read Ursula K. Le Guin’s novel Lavinia (2009). Check it out from the library or purchase it. I downloaded a Kindle copy. http://www.amazon.com/Lavinia-Ursula-K-LeGuin/dp/0156033682 Read the entire Aeneid in translation. The Mandelbaum and Fitzgerald translations are good choices. I am partial to the new one by Sarah Ruden. You can find these at your library or online, as well. AP Latin Summer Checklist Vergil’s Aeneid √ What do I do? At a minimum read books 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, & 10 in English. Read “Aeneas” packet and answer questions. Read pp. 1-32 of Our Latin Heritage 4 (OLH4) Answer questions based on OLH4 reading Where do I find this? http://www.poetryintranslation.com/PITBR/Latin/Virgilhome.htm A pretty literal, easy-to-read translation. And it’s free! http://www.wlschools.org/page.cfm?p=951 AP Latin Summer Work website As soon as I’ve received the book in the mail, I’ll scan in the pages and upload a packet to my website. To be uploaded once the OLH4 reading has been scanned in. Caesar’s de bello Gallico √ What do I do? Read books 1, 4, & 7 in English. Read Mueller’s intro. (pp. xv-xxxix) Answer questions based on Mueller reading Where do I find this? http://classics.mit.edu/Caesar/gallic.html A pretty literal, easy-to-read translation. And it’s free! http://www.wlschools.org/page.cfm?p=951 To be scanned and uploaded to my website. To be uploaded once the Mueller reading has been scanned in. √ Overall tasks What do I do? Learn the 15+ and 9-14 vocabulary words Review Latin grammar rules and forms Where do I find this? http://www.wlschools.org/page.cfm?p=951 AP Latin Summer Work website The “Graphic Latin Grammar” packet I gave you before the final and which I will scan and upload to my website.