2/15 Classics

In-class~ The Rape of Persephone class discussion


2/14 Classics

In-class~ Read Demeter and Persephone (pg. 15 World Mythology) and prepared discussion questions (see below).

HW~ None

Discussion Questions

In this myth we learn more about Demeter, Hades, and Zeus. What do we learn about their character and nature? Support ideas with quotes.

How is the vengeance of Demeter described differently than that of Hera? Why is this important?

This myth is representative of the cyclical nature of life: life, death, and rebirth. How is this personified in the myth? Why would this theme be important to the ancient Greek world?

2/13 Classics

 In-class~ Finished  Clash of the Gods- Zeus, discussed Zeus's lovers and Hera's wrath

HW~ None

2/12 Classics

In-class~ Zeus reading check quiz, watched Clash of the Gods-Zeus

HW~ Print and Read Zeus's Lovers

2/11 Classics

In-class~ Olympians Chart Quiz, brief discussion on the nature of the gods

HW~ Reading from Classical Mythology (brown book) Pg. 116-117 (Section- Divine Character of Zeus) & Pg. 139-140 (Section- Zeus and Monotheism)

2/8 Classics

In-class~ Olympian Presentations

HW~Study for Olympians Chart Quiz Monday


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