Week of November 2

posted Nov 3, 2015, 8:29 AM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
Happy November!

We are finishing up our units on Greek Mythology and the Trojan War. Before we start The Odyssey we will look at the Hero's Journey to see if we can understand Odysseus' travels.

Monday: Workday - Students can work on their Trojan War/Mythology assessment or their History essay.  
DUE: Trojan War/Mythology Assessment
DUE: Outline for US History essay (The Outline is a Language Arts grade, the Essay is a History grade) 
Tuesday: A historical hero. How did Paul Revere become "heroic"? Due: worksheet and writing (in class)
Wednesday: What is a real life hero? (notes & discussion)
Thursday: What is a literary hero? What is the Hero's journey? (notes & discussion) HW: Find an example of the Heroic Journey in a current piece of film or fiction. 
Friday: Other examples of the Heroic Journey.