Spring Trimester 2018 Mrs. Svoboda

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Date
March 6
March 7
March 8
March 9
March 10
Class
work



Define Myth
Intro to Greece and Rome
Begin Troy in Class
Iliad pp. 106-127 quiz and discussion
Homework



Read Iliad pp. 106- 127
Read Iliad pp. 128- 155
Work on Greek-Roman Projects
Internet Links



The Iliad (full text)
The Iliad (full text)


Date
March 12
March 13
March 14
March 15
March 16
Class work
Finish Troy in Class
Iliad pp. 128-155
Aeneid
pp. 255- 287
Pyramus and Thisbe pp. 247- 254
Medea discussion
Review for Quest
Quest over Greek and Roman Mythology;
Study Guide for extra credit due -- printed out before exam
Homework
Read Aeneid Books 1-13
Work on Greek-Roman Project
Read Pyramus and Thisbe
pp. 247-253 in text
Work on Greek-Roman project
Read Medea-
pp. 204-241 in text
(full text available online)
Work on Greek-Roman project

Finish Greek - Roman project
Study for quest
Internet Links
The Aeneid (full text)
Pyramus and Thisbe (full text)
Medea (full Text in Modern Translation)




Date
March 19
March 20
March 21
March 22
March 23
Class
Work
Greek and Roman Project presentations completed;
Finish presentations;
Presentation on Middle East Mythology; Enuma Elish - pp. 2-11
Discuss Middle East project discussed; final project topics due.
Osiris, Isis, and Horus
Telepinu
Homework
Read Enuma Elish in the textbook on pp. 3-11
Determine final project topic for Tuesday
Read Osiris, Isis, and Horus on pp. 12-21
ReadTelepinu on pp. 22-25.
Read Esfandyar on pp. 58-77
Internet
Links
Enuma Elish (The Seven Tablets of Creation)





Date
March 26
March 27
March 28
March 29
March 30
Class
Work
Esfandyar;
review for Quest
Quest over Middle East Mythology; Study guide due for extra credit -
printed out before exam:
presentation on Africa
Discuss Africa Project
African Creation Myths; Eastern Mythology projects due; Video on Human Movement
Gassire's Lute; work on African project
No school--Good Friday
Homework
Quest over Middle Eastern myths on Tuesday
Read African creation myths: The Creation of the Universe and Ife, The Origin of Life and Fire, and The Quarrel Between Sagbata and Sogbo on pp. 509-520.
Read Gassire's Lute on pp. 521-527
Read Bakaridjan Kone Part I pp. 528-549 (good idea to read and take notes on Part II as well)
Work on African project
Internet
Links






Date
April 9
April 10
April 11
April 12
April 13
Class
Work
Bakaridjan Part I; the role of the epic hero
ACT- and Senior Day of Recollection
Discussion of archetypes of Bakaridjan Kone Part II; epic hero qualities - compare-contrast
Review for quest; work on mask project
Quest on African Mythology:
Study guide due for extra credit -
printed out before exam:
African Mask projects presented
Homework
Read Bakaridjan Kone Part II pp. 550-565


Review for Quest and complete project
View Far East and Polynesian Mythology Powerpoint: Read Chinese myths: "The Creation of the Universe and Human Beings" and "Chi Li Slays the Dragon" on pp. 325, 330
Internet
Links




Far East and Polynesian Island Powerpoint

Date
April 16
April 17
April 18
April 19
April 20
Class
Work
"Creation of the Universe and Human Beings" and "Chi Li Slays the Dragon"
Kotan Utannai
Amaterasu
The Indi Creation myth: "The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe"
The Ramayana
Homework
Read Kotan Utannai on pp. 339-350
Read Amaterasu on pp. 335-338
Work on Asian Mythology projects
Read "The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe" on p. 291
Read The Ramayana on pp. 291-321
Read the "Creation Cycle" and The Taming of the Sun" on pp. 351, 360
Internet
Links






Date
April 23
April 24
April 25
April 26
April 27
Class
Work
"The Creation Cycle" and "The Taming of the Sun"; review for quest
Quest on Asian Mythology -
Study guide due for extra credit -
printed out before exam:
; projects due
Ages of the World; Celtic Mythology presentation
"The Children of Lir" and "Poagey Liaur jeh Caillagh"
"Llyn-y-Fan-Fach" and "Bed Gellert"
Homework
review for quest and finish projects
Read Ages of the World on page 369 of textbook
Read "the Children of Lir and"Poagey Liaurjeh Caillhag"
Read "Llyn-y-Fan-Fach" and "Bed Gellert" on wiki
Read" and "Lord of Pengersick" and "Prinsez-a-Sterenn" on wiki
Internet
Links

Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology

Date
April 30
May 1
May 2
May 3
May 4
Class
Work
"Lord of Pengersick" and "Prinsez-a-Sterenn"
"The Shadowy One"
Quest (no extra for study guide- study guide may be used on the exam)
"The Creation and Ragnorak" on quiz link page; view the powerpoint on the Norse gods and goddesses; download the rune project information and read the PBS article on rune to begin your project
"The Lay of Thrym"Celtic Project due
Homework
Read "The Shadowy One" on the WIki
Review for exam
Read "Creation" and "Ragnarok" online
Read "The Lay of Thrym" for Thursday -- text on wiki
"The Death of Balder"-- text on wiki
Internet
Links
Celtic Mythology


Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology

Date
May 7
May 8
May 9
May 10
May 11
Class
Work
"The Death of Balder"
"Sigurd the Volsung"
"The Theft of Idun's Apples" and
"The Necklace of Brisings"
"Loki's Children" and "Loki's Flyting";
review for quest
Norse Mythology Quest and Rune Project due;
Presentation on Native American Mythology; Project for unit distributed
Homework
Read "Sigurd the Volsung" in textbook
Read "The Theft if Idun's Apples" and "The Necklace of the Brisings" on wiki
Read Loki's Children" and "Loki's Flyting" on wiki
Quest and Rune Project due Friday
Read "Children of the Sun" on pp. 574-577
Internet
Links
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology



Date
May 14
May 15
May 16
May 17
May 18
Sheen Day
Class
Work
"Children of the Sun"; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
"The Creation"; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
"Quetzalcoatl"; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
"Emergence" and "Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away": Senior Final Projects presented and paper due
Senior papers returned; Senior film project presented
Homework
Read "The Creation," on pp. 595-599
Read "Quetzalcoatl" on pp. 609-614
Read " The Emergence" and "Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away" on pp. 615-624
Read "The Woman Who Fell From the Sky" on pp/ 625-633
Review for Quest
Internet
Links






Date
May 21
May 22
May 23
May 24
May 25
Class
Work
"The Woman Who Fell From the Sky"- underclassmen; Senior exams
Underclassman Native American quest -
Study guide due for extra credit -
printed out before exam; project due
Work on final paper and projects; Review for final exam
Work on final paper and projects; Review for final exam
Work on final paper and projects; Review for final exam
Homework





Internet
Links






Date
May 28
May 29
May 30
May 31
June 1
Class
Work
No School
Underclassmen Final papers and modern myth presentations due
Underclassmen Final Film projects due
exams
exams
Homework
Work on papers and modern myth presentations




Internet
Links