3/29 Classics

In-class~ Prep time for The Iliad Socratic Seminar (entrance sheet here)

HW~ Finish prep for Socratic Seminar DUE MONDAY

Upcoming~ The film Troy will be viewed next week starting on Tuesday in connection with our reading of The Iliad. If you have questions about the use of the film or would like to opt out please go here.

3/28 Classics

In-class~ The Iliad Ch. 1-4 discussion, brief discussion on the tragic hero, reading time

HW~ Finish The Iliad (Be sure to read the Epilogue too)

Upcoming~ The Iliad Socratic Seminar MONDAY

3/27 Classics

In-class~ Intro to Homeric Cycle and Homeric Hero, prologue to The Iliad

HW~ Read Ch. 1-4 (pg. 48-61) of The Iliad in the turquoise World Mythology books.


Early Hero Boardtalk Makeup (For those absent)

Using quotes to support your analysis, answer the following questions.

1. Analyze how Heracles fits the journey/quest part of the hero archetype.

2. Which two archetypal points of the hero are missing from Perseus's story? How are they related?

3. Choose 3 archetypal points of the hero and analyze how Theseus fits them.


3/26 Classics

In-class~ Early Heroes Boardtalk, watched brief retelling of Theseus

HW~ Creative Mythology projects DUE TOMORROW!

3/25 Classics

In-class~ Finished The Clash of the Titans and discussed briefly, reading time

HW~ Classical Mythology pg 599-605 (Start at Theseus, stop at the Amazons)

For tomorrow~ Prep for open note Early Heroes Boardtalk on how Heracles, Perseus and Theseus fit the hero archetype. Must use quotes and discuss Theseus in order to earn as A.

Upcoming~ Creative Mythology books DUE WEDNESDAY


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