| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.

View
 

S-V November

Page history last edited by Jane Smith-Vaniz 8 years ago

Greek Roots- SET TWO

Date
Topic
Homework/Assignment
Question/Objective

11/2 *

 

 Greek Roots

Hero's JourneyThe Journey of the Hero-video

Select 3 well-known adventure/hero movies NOT covered in class or on video clip.

Identify and justify how you know what/how the first three steps of the hero's journey play out in EACH film.

Here is the link if you need a refresher:

The Journey of the Hero-video  

connect first 3 steps of hero's journey to movies

 

11/6

SSR

The Journey of the Hero-video

Hero's journey other steps

 

The Adventures of Couch Moose

Complete your comic strip adventures (Couch Potato OR Mighty Moose) up through Path of Trials -- Step 4 (make sure Abyss = greatest fear!)

The Adventures of Couch Moose

Study for Greek Roots Set TWO quiz:

http://www.quia.com/jg/2491496.html

 

Identify heroic journey steps in popular culture

 

11/8 

Greek Roots Set Two Quiz Postponed until NEXT CLASS MTG DUE to silly snow..

Wizard of Oz - Dorothy's greatest fear?

Finish YOUR comic strip adventure --  What will be their gift/reward and return home?  What have they GAINED on their adventure?

Greek Roots- SET TWO

Why do we run away from our fears?  Once you face your greatest fear, you are awesome!

 

11/13 

Vocab Quiz - SET TWO 

http://www.quia.com/quiz/3923842.html

SSR

 

What is the protagonist of your SSR book's greatest fear?  How do you know?  Do they need or are they on a heroic journey?  Explain in a paragraph that provides at least 3 specific details from the book. Do you know what your greatest fear is?   
11/15`

SSR

Finish OZ

paragraphs - good?

  • N2SSWTSW
  • Topic sentence = topic (not plot)
  • Transitions
  • 3 supporting details

Cartoons!!!!!

Edit your paragraph on SSR book character -- aim for a "4" paragraph and SHARE on GOOGLE.Docs by end of school FRIDAY!

Read another 40 pp. in SSR book.

 

What IS a good topic sentence? What is a good paragraph?

Is the JOURNEY universal?

11/19 

SSR

Take Survey:Endicott Survey

www.endicottresearchcenter.net

RFI: Fossils

The Golden Apple

echoes of fairy tales???

 

Finish the Golden Apple and Helen stories on The Golden Apple

READ 20 pp. SSR book

Are wars essentially silly?

What would YOU go to war over?

11/21

SSR

The Trojan War -- before Odysseus' epic journey...

take Quia quiz - http://www.quia.com/quiz/3930741.html

It says name optional, but if you want credit, you must fill it in!!!

Read 40 pages in SSR book -- write a brief  summary on what happens in those 40 pages.

be ready to write about your protagonist on Tuesday, 11/27

 

Why is there no place like home?  What is so special about mundane ol' home?
11/26

SSR - paragraph on protagonist -- strengths and weakness

Characteristics of an Epic Hero.doc

Epic Heroes

Introduction to The Odyssey -- invocation

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dMZIP4-f1969lyzOutpdPY-TjR-mr1b3tZvAgUlSLZ4/edit

 

 

Odyssey-Opening by Fitzgerald

Invocations from the 60's???

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfR7qxtgCgY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnXfRstZntE&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDVHWcL0NTg

 

Write an invocation for your own epic life -- include an appropriate MUSE; 2 real feats from your epic day at Wamogo

Use the organizer!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dMZIP4-f1969lyzOutpdPY-TjR-mr1b3tZvAgUlSLZ4/edit

 

find a word in use today, write out its definition for for 15 roots in Set Three

Greek Roots SET THREE

ex:  androgynous - man/woman -- having the qualities of both/not distinctly male/female...

 

AND WATCH/TAKE NOTES on the FOLLOWINGOdysseyNames.pdf

 


How is my life like an epic adventure?

Understand concept of Nostos - there's no place like home...

11/28 

SSR

What drives your Protagonist? 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1M_oku2n-vHVVn9fzB4In5weabQCEZsTm43Ni-hX-9hU/edit

What do they want & what is preventing them from getting it? (Odysseus wants to go home, but Poseidon is preventing it)

Book I - IV of Odyssey

http://www.mythweb.com/odyssey/background_s.html

 

The Odyssey names to know

Complete the rest of Set Three vocab words -- 16-30:  find a word that has the root in it.  write out definition!

BLOCK 1:

 

BLOCK 4:  Watch/Take notes on the following:OdysseyNames.pdf

 

 

 

 

Journeys TEACH us -- if we bother to learn from our mistakes...
11/30      

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.