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English I - 3rd 6-Weeks

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English I
3rd 6-Weeks
"The Odyssey"

Journal #17: What does EPIC mean to you?
View video. What makes something "literally epic?" Define and list 5 characteristics of epics.
Concept poll
Explain to partner: "I agree/disagree because_______"
(done!) Start anticipation guide
(done!) Odyssey prezi
Begin reading: pg. 1043
Day 3: 11/17B 11/18A
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
Journal #18: Beliefs Across Cultures
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"

Day 4
November 28=A November 29=B
Read "The Return of Odysseus"
Work on project
Homework: Finish Yearbook Project-due next class. 10 book challenge paperwork due 12/11 and 12/14.
Day 8
December 8=B
December 9=A
Journal #21: 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.
Read "Peach Boy" and complete assignment
Introduce Yearbok Project: DUE 12/9 12/10
Day 7
December 6=B
December 7=A
Journal #20: Respond in an APE format using a concrete example!:

Review hero's journey
Manipulative for Odyssey model; create own storyboard about chosen story
Watch "Cattle of the Sun God" (00:30)
Day 6
December 2=B
December 5=A
Warm-up: Read and discuss: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/08/opinion/08alexander.html
"Back From War, but Not Really Home"
APE Practice: What is the tone of the article? Use text evidence to support your answer.
Read "The Odyssey" - Land of the Dead pg. 1064- 1069
Library visit-find a book to read during Thanksgiving break!
Watch "The Odyssey"
Day 5
November 30=A
December 1=B
Final exam review
Day 9
B=Friday, December 11
A=Monday, December 14
Day 8
A=Wednesday, December 9
B=Thursday, December 10

What makes a hero?
How does the "epic hero" influence the modern perception of heroes?
What is involved in the hero's journey?

Archetype presentation day
Finish reading Part II of "The Odyssey"

Final Exams:
December 15-18
Quizzes: MOY Writing, journals, and god/goddess project
Major Project: Nonfiction unit project

Epic Commercials
Cyclops Cartoon-Epic Fail at Voiceover
Journal #18: Culture
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:
Journal #19: What are three similarities between what happens in this clip and in "The Lotus Eaters"?

Watch "Cyclops" cartoon version
Read "Land of the Dead" & research death customs - PRESENT!
November 30, 2015 Agenda
Welcome back!
1) 25 minutes of reading and complete an entry in your reading log (daily grade).
2) Read "Cyclops" as a class.
3) Watch cartoon version of story.
HW: Make-up work, reading log, book challenge.
"The best leader is one who ______________. For example, (concrete example). This is best because ___________________.
POLL: AGREE/DISAGREE: "What goes around comes around."
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
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