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English I - 3rd 6-Weeks
Transcript of English I - 3rd 6-Weeks
Journal #17: What does EPIC mean to you?
View video. What makes something "literally epic?" Define and list 5 characteristics of epics.
Explain to partner: "I agree/disagree because_______"
Odyssey background notes-available on Blend
Expect a quiz next class.
Begin reading: pg. 1043
Line of Thankfulness
Write on a Post-It:
One item you're thankful for
One person you're thankful for
One ability/opportunity you're thankful for
Critical viewing of thematically related material-hero's journey
A=Monday, November 30
Lotus Eaters video
Journal: What are three similarities/differences between what happens in this clip and in "The Lotus Eaters"?
Leadership partner discussion
One who forces their followers to do what he/she feels is best/safest?
One who gives suggestions but allows their followers to make their own choices, even if those may be wrong?
View video and write down 7-10 key points that will help you understand your reading.
Continue reading "The Odyssey"
Exit ticket: Notes quiz on Blend
November 13=A November 14=B
Write Hubris essay (major grade!)
Finish Part I of "The Odyssey"
Receive final exam review
Thursday, November 30=B
Friday, December 1=A
Silent reading and Blend journal
"Independent Reading Check"
Journal : View TED video: "The Science Behind the Myth"
The end of the video says that myths "may have more elements of truth in them than we previously thought." What does this mean? Summarize the evidence in the video that supports this claim.
Hourglass outline for Hubris expository prompt (due by next class)
HW: Finish outline-timed write next class!
Tuesday, November 28=B
Wednesday, November 29=A
Friday, November 17=B
Monday, November 27=A
Independent reading and finish reading log
Reading Part II of "The Odyssey"
Final exam review
Late work due Friday!
Wednesday, December 6=A
Thursday, December 7=B
A=Monday, December 4
B=Tuesday, December 5
What makes a hero?
How does the "epic hero" influence the modern perception of heroes?
What is involved in the hero's journey?
Independent reading and log entry-Finish log this week!
Finish Part I.
Which story from Part I of "The Odyssey" is most memorable? Why? Explain in 4-5 sentences.
Begin reading Part II of "The Odyssey"
Review for final/work on study guide.
One-Pager due by the end of next class.
Review for final.
Cyclops Cartoon-Epic Fail at Voiceover
Respond to both parts!
What are some traditions or beliefs that are celebrated in your culture? Consider holidays, saints/gods/divine beings/etc., clothing, customs, dances/music, etc. What do these beliefs entail? Explain.
Do you know any other customs in other cultures from your own? Describe what you know.
Science Behind the Myth:
Silent reading/reading log entry #2
Journal:Beliefs Across Cultures
Watch "Cyclops" cartoon version
Read "Land of the Dead"
Explore funeral customs from around the world (see groups below).
Write down 5 pieces of information from your research.
Write down websites visited.
Journal: How are these customs similar or different to the customs in your culture?
Late work-notes quiz?
Read library books.
Have a relaxing break!
THUMB UP = AGREE
THUMB DOWN = DISAGREE
"THE JOURNEY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE DESTINATION"
CHOOSE ONE ANSWER AND EXPLAIN YOUR CHOICE:
"The best leader is one who ______________. For example, (concrete example). This is best because ___________________.
AGREE OR DISAGREE:
Sometimes is it necessary to be deceitful.
Group 1: Indonesia
Group 2: Bo People - Southwest China
Group 3: Tibetan Buddhists
Group 4: Dani People - New Guinea
Group 5: Malagasy People - Madagascar
Group 6: Aboriginal People - Australia
Group 7: Benguet People - Phillipines
NO JOURNAL TODAY!
Friday, December 8=B
Monday, December 11=A
Tuesday, December 12-B
Wednesday, December 13-A
Finals-December 14, 15, 18, 19
HW: Finish notes from Blend.
Review hero's journey
Manipulative for Odyssey model; create own storyboard about chosen story
Watch "Cattle of the Sun God" (00:30)
View scenes from "The Odyssey" and complete handout.
HW: Read library books!
The Sirens and O Brother Where Art Thou
Finish reading "The Odyssey"
Study for finals!