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AP Latin Course Home Page

Welcome, AP teachers! This page features the important information and resources you need to implement the AP Latin course. The AP Latin course promotes reading Latin poetry and prose with historical and literary sensitivity. Students develop linguistic skills by engaging in multiple activities, including translating poetry and prose from the required reading list. AP Latin is roughly equivalent to an upper-intermediate college or university course.

Essential Course Resources

AP Latin Course Planning and Pacing Guides

Written by AP teachers, these versatile guides demonstrate a variety of ways to plan and pace the AP Latin curriculum across one academic year. Each author brings a unique perspective to approaching the course based on his or her teaching context (e.g., demographics, schedule, school type, setting) and presents a host of ideas for activities, resources, and assessments.

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AP Exam Information and Resources

The AP Latin Exam assesses students' ability to read, comprehend, translate, and analyze Latin poetry and prose, both from the assigned readings (Vergil's Aeneid and Caesar's Gallic War) and from sight-reading passages. It will feature multiple-choice and free-response questions, as described in the AP Latin Course and Exam Description, Effective Fall 2012 (.pdf/1.0MB).

A full Practice Exam reflecting the new course is available for all AP Latin teachers in a secure location. Sign in to your course audit account for access.

AP Course Audit Information

Classroom Resources

A diverse selection of supplemental materials, including lesson plans and teaching strategies

Professional Development

Background on Course and Exam Revisions

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