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Unit 1 Week 3
Transcript of Unit 1 Week 3
Directions: 1) Write the following sentences. 2) Circle the context clues that help you define the
word. 3) Define the italicized word.
1. The husband was
in the field of medicine while the wife was famous in the field of math.
2. Janice thought the man was friendly, but Casey thought he was
3. Many people from the Orient are very careful not to cause
, or dishonor, to their families.
1. Do Now
2. Binder Setup
3. Reading Diagnostic Score Report
4. Review Elements of a Hero's Journey (Summer Reading)
5. Create Hero Journey
6. Peer Feedback
What am I Learning?
Defining a hero and analyzing a hero's journey.
- Do Nows/Journals
-Bye Bye Blurbs
You will complete a journal response everyday. Once we have reached the end of the unit you will turn all Journals in. Each Journal is worth 5 points. This grade could help BOOST your grade if you perform poorly on a quiz/test. However, it could also significantly DAMAGE your grade if you do not complete them AND keep up with them.
Answer the following in 5-6 sentences.
Describe a time when you were heroic...Was this a spontaneous act or something that you thought about for some time? What were the obstacles to your success? Were there any foes (people going against you)?
If you haven't been heroic then answer the following...
What do you think are qualities in you that could help you to
act heroically? If you were to compare yourself to any other hero, who would it be?
Part One -
1) During the exposition, the hero is in the ordinary world
2) Conflict arises, which calls the hero to adventure,
3)They may refuse the call at first, but eventually leave, knowing that something important hangs in the balance.
Part Two -
4) meet mentor or helper
5) crossing the threshold, this is the point where turning back is not an option
5) they usually encounter tests, allies and enemies.
Part Three -
7) Having overcome initial obstacles, the hero and their allies reach the major challenge in this new or special world.
8) During the approach, the hero undergoes an ordeal, testing them to point near death.
9) the hero reaches the reward.
10) Once the reward is won, the hero and companions start on the road back.
11) This stage is often referred to as either the resurrections or atonement. As they reach the threshold (returning from the unknown to their ordinary world) the reader arrives at the climax of the story.
12) At this point, the hero has come full circle, and the major conflict at the beginning of the journey is finally resolved. In the return home, the hero has now resumed life in his/her original world, and things are restored to ordinary.
Create Your Own Hero's Journey
about your hero's story.
down a response that correlates with your hero's journey.
*Each section needs to be complete.
Reading Diagnostic Score Report
Do Now Review
eminent - (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession
malicious - intending or intended to do harm.
ignominy - public shame or disgrace
3 - High Level
2- Medium Level
1- Low Level
1. Read your selected article.
2. Answer the corresponding questions.
3. For all articles answer the following prompt.
Should your article be considered an example of an everyday hero?
This person is....
This person is/is not a hero because
1. Since none of us brought an umbrella, we stood under the
outside the hotel until the rain stopped.
of people shopped at the mall the week before Christmas.
3. Brad made a
effort to finish his homework. This was unlike him; usually he worked hard to finish before dinner.
1) Write the following sentences 2) Circle context clues 3)Define the word in
Do Now Review
- rooflike projection over the entrance to a theater, hotel, or other building.
- a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.
- hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.
1. Do Now
2. Turn in Homework
3. Hero's Journey Lion King Activity
4. Notes on Archetypes
5. Archetype Activity
6. Archetype Gallery Walk
7. Bye-Bye Blurb
What am I learning today?
Defining and analyzing archetypes.
Hero's Journey Review
Turn in Homework
List the following on a separate sheet of paper.
1. The Ordinary World
2. The Call to Adventure
3. Crossing the Threshold
4. Enemies/Threshold Guardians
5. Road of Trails/Test
6. Refusal of Call
11. Return to World
1. Look at each image
2. Match the part of Lion King to the correct hero's journey.
1) With your group research the archetype that has been assigned to you. 2) Create a poster that will teach the class about that archetype.
- Archetype Name
- include least four examples from well-known stories
an archetype is a typical character, an action or a situation that seems to represent such universal patterns of human nature.
The class should clearly understand your archetype by the end of your presentation.
Archetype Group Activity
1. Select and read the story
2. Answer the following
- Identify the archetype
-Explain what actions the archetype takes and the results
Journal # 2
Describe a villain that you know of. ..Where is the villain from? What actions does the villain take that make them evil?
Visit Posters& Collect Examples
4-5 Sentences Minimum
1. The professor's
was helpful to students. The professor was known to use his experience, insight, and common sense to help students pursue their education.
, such as Sherlock Holmes, can be very helpful in solving crimes.
3. I wanted to just set the table and be done with it, but my mother
arranged each napkin, dish, and utensil until they were in perfect alignment.
1. Write the sentence 2. Identify the context clues
3. Define the word.
1. Do Now
2. Grade Diagnostic
3. Review Archetypes
4. Gilgamesh intro activity
5. Ability Level Grouping for reading.
What am I learning today?
I can analyze a text for figurative language .
Reading Score Report
After grading your Gate-MacGinite use the conversion chart to determine your current grade level score.
extremely attentive to details.
Do Now Review
Journal # 3
Describe a time when you completed a challenging task. Identify the task. What made the task challenging? How did you feel once you overcame it?
First table to match gets candy :)
The first half of the story discusses Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, and Enkidu, a wild man created by the gods to stop Gilgamesh from oppressing the people of Uruk. After an initial fight, Gilgamesh and Enkidu become close friends. Together, they journey to the Cedar Mountain and defeat Humbaba, its monstrous guardian.
What to expect?
Prologue & Battle with Humbaba
1. Read the Prologue and Battle Humbaba
2. Answer your group questions in completed sentences.
What archetypes does Gilgamesh and Humbaba represent? Why?