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Study Guide

Overview and Test Objectives
Field 026: Latin

Test Overview

Table outlining the test format, number of questions, time, and passing score.
Format Computer-based test (CBT)
Number of Questions 80 multiple-choice questions and 2 constructed-response assignments
Time 2 hours 30 minutes*
Passing Score 220

*Does not include 15-minute CBT tutorial

Test Objectives

Table outlining test content and subject weighting by sub area and objective.
Subarea Range of Objectives Approximate Percentage of Questions on Test
I Reading Comprehension 001–002 30%
II Language Structures and Comparisons 003–004 30%
III Cultural Understanding, Comparisons, and Connections 005–006 15%
IV Language Acquisition, Instruction, and Assessment 007–008 15%
V Writing 009 10%
Pie chart of approximate test weighting, detailed in the table above.

Subarea I—READING COMPREHENSION

Objective 001—Apply literal comprehension skills to Latin prose and poetry.

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Objective 002—Apply skills of inference and interpretation to Latin prose and poetry.

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Subarea II—LANGUAGE STRUCTURES AND COMPARISONS

Objective 003—Demonstrate knowledge of the grammatical and syntactic structures of Latin.

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Objective 004—Understand the connections between Latin and English.

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Subarea III—CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, COMPARISONS, AND CONNECTIONS

Objective 005—Understand the products and perspectives of Roman culture.

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Objective 006—Understand the practices (e.g., political and economic practices, practices of daily life and communication) and perspectives of Roman culture.

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Subarea IV—LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, INSTRUCTION, AND ASSESSMENT

Objective 007—Understand processes of language acquisition and the principles and practices of instruction and assessment in the language classroom.

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Objective 008—Understand the integration of standards into language curriculum and instruction and the role of the teacher as a professional.

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Subarea V—WRITING

Objective 009—Demonstrate written interpretation skills by completing translations of short passages of Latin prose and Latin poetry into idiomatic English.

Includes creating a complete translation of passages of Latin prose and Latin poetry that fully and accurately reflects: