This booklet teaches students how to scan Latin poetry and identify three common Latin meters. Each section is followed by a short practice exercise to help students master the material. An answer key to all exercises is provided at the end of the document.
Part I: Counting Syllables
Part II: Dividing Words Into Syllables
Part III: Identifying Long Syllables
Part IV: Scanning Latin Poetry & Dactylic Hexameter
Part V: Elegiac Couplets
Part VI: Hendecasyllabic