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December

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Date

Topic in Class

Assignment due

12/1

WIT

SSR

BOOK TALKS

 

12/2

No Class Per. 1...

invocation.doc

Invocation - Gilligan's Island...

Odyssey-Part I -- flashback

Odysseus' Quest:  No Place Like Home

Timeline for the Odyssey

invocation.doc

Write the invocation for YOUR epic with an appropriate MUSE (a spirit or diety that would KNOW and UNDERSTAND your trials)

12/5

Odyssey - part I

Calypso and Poseidon

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/6

WIT

 Check on reading goal. Were you successful why or why not?

Set reading goal for 12/13

Respond to question on team blog:

Locate ONE of the stages/features on the hero's journey in your book. (Example: mentor, crossing the threshold)Explain how this stage/feature is part of your character's journey.

12/7

Cicones, Land of Lotus Eaters, Polyphemus

Lotus Eaters-Percy Jackson

Names and civility

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/8

WIT

SSR

Connect your book to ONE of yesterday's adventures in ODYSSEY

 

Wamogossey Resources

 

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/9

Winds of Aeolous & Circe

Identity

Wamogossey Resources

 

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/12

S-V) Circe & Land of Dead

Bennett:  Sirens and Scylla & Charybdis 

temptresses and dilemmas

Wamogossey Resources

 

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/13

WIT

S-V)  Wamogossey started

then SSR

Check on reading goal. Were you successful why or why not?

 

 

12/14

S-V)  More Odyssey

Sirens / Scylla&Charybdis 

The Impossible Choice-Scylla and Charybdis

Bennett: Telemachus' & Penelope's trials

Unit 4 Vocabulary

Respond to question on team blog:

Who/What is the Syclla and/or Charybdis (the impossible choice) in your book? Explain

Wamogossey Resources

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/15

WIT

Wamogossey

Odysseus returns home 

Blog post due

Set new reading goal for post-holidays

12/16

Argus, The suitors 

Wamogossey Resources

 

The Wamogossey-A Modern Interpretation of Homer's Odyssey

12/19

 

 

12/20

WIT

 

Respond to question on team blog:

When a character “returns home” or revisits a place, things are not always the same. Explain how this happens in your book OR in another book you have read.

12/21

Projects Due -6 episodes

Mrs. Bennett's classes will write their invocations for their Wamogosseys.

Ms. S-V's classes will ID the 5 steps in a film and find examples (if possible)

Vocab 4 words definitions written out for tomorrow! 

Unit 4 Vocabulary

12/22

WIT

EXTRA CREDIT PROJECTS DUE 

BLOG on No Place like Home after SSR

 

JANUARY PREVIEW

1/3/12

WIT

 

 

1/4

 

 

1/5

WIT

 

Reading Resolutions for 2012 posted on blog

1/6

 

 

 

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