Mythology Spring Calendar of Class Events. 2016-2017 Mrs. Svoboda
Date
Aug. 24
Aug. 25
Aug. 26
Aug. 27
Aug. 28
All School Mass
Class
Work
Orientation
Class Syllabus
Textbook Distribution
Define Myth; discuss archetypes
Intro To Greek and
Roman Mythology
Discussion of Greek
and Roman Project
Quiz Background of Iliad; Read
Iliad Prologue through Chapter 2
Begin Troy
Iliad discussion; Quiz prologue- chapter 2; read chapters 3-5
Homework

Read Iliad Background pp. 106-123. Work on reading guide questions
Read Iliad Background pp. 106-123 and reading guide questions
Read Iliad pp. 124-135; work on project
Read Iliad pp. 135-144; work on project
Internest Links






Date
Aug. 31
Sept. 1
Sept. 2
Sept. 3
Sept. 4
Class work
Iliad discussion; quiz chapters 3-5; read Iliad chapters 6 - 8 and the epilogue
Iliad discussion; quiz chapters 6-8; Archtypes discussion; begin Aeneid
The Aeneid background through chapter 3 discussion; read Aeneid chapters 4-7
Aeneid chapters 4-7 discussion; archetypes
Pyramus and Thisbe pp. 247- 254
Homework
Read Iliad pp. 145-155; work on project
Read The Aeneid background through chapter 3, pp. 225- 271
Work on Greek - Roman Projects
Read Aeneid Chapters 4-7 pp. 271-287; Work on Greek - Roman Project
Read Pyramus and Thisbe
Work on Greek - Roman project
Read Medea-
pp. 204-241 in text
(full text available on line)
Work on Greek - Roman project
Internet Links



Pyramus and Thisbe (full text)


Date
Sept. 7
No School
Sept. 8
All School Rosary
Sept. 9
Sept. 10
Sept. 11
Class
Work

Medea discussion
Review for Quest
Quest over Greek and Roman Mythology
Projects due;
Study Guide for extra credit due
Finish Greek and Roman Mythology projects; Quiz on Enuma Elish - pp. 2-11
Presentation on Middle East Mythology; Discuss Middle East project
Homework

Finish Greek - Roman project
Study for quest
Read Enuma Elish in text book on pp. 3-11

Read Osiris, Isis, and Horus on pp. 12-21
Internet Links



The Enuma Elish


Date
Sept. 14
Sept. 15
All School Mass
Sept. 16
College Board Night
Sept. 17
Sept. 18
Class
Work
Quiz on Osiris, Isis, and Horus
Quiz on Telepinu
Quiz on Esfandyar;
review for Quest
Quest over Middle East Mythology; Study guide due for extra credit
Presentation on Africa
Discuss Africa Project
Quiz on African Creation Myths
Video on Human Movement
Homework
Read Telepinuon pp. 22-25.
Read Enfandyar on pp. 58-77
Review for Quest; complete Hieroglyphics project
Read African creation myths on pp. 508-520
Read Gassire's Lute on pp. 521-527
Internet
Links






Date
Sept 21
Sept 22
Junior Day of Retreat
Sept 23
Sept 24.
Sept 25
Class
Work
Hieroglyphics project due; review of photoshop with Miss Perino
Quiz on Gassire's Lute
Quiz on Bakaridjan Part I; role of the epic hero
No School
Quiz on Barkaridjan Part II: review for quest
Homework
Read Gassire's Lute on pp. 521-527
Read Bakaridjan Kone
Part I
Read Bakaridjan Kone Part II

Review for Quest
Internet
Links






Date
Sept. 28
Sept. 29
Sept. 30
Oct. 1
Oct. 2
All School Mass
Class
Work
Quest on African Mythology; work on mask projects
African Mask project due;Presentation on Asia
Read Chinese creation myth and Chi Li Slays the Serpent p 324-333
Quiz on Chinese creation myth and Chi Li Slays the Dragon; choose topics for final project
Quiz on Kotan Utannai
Quiz on Amaterasu
Homework
Work on Mask Project
Read Chi Li Slays the Dragon pp. 324-333
Read Kotan Utannai on p. 339
Read Amaterasu
p. 335
Read "The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe" p. 291
Internet
Links






Date
Oct. 5
Mid-term
Oct 6.
Oct. 7
Parent-Teacher Night
Oct. 8
Oct. 9
Faculty Meeting
Early dismissal
Class
Work
Quiz on the Indian creation myth The Creation, Death, and Rebirth of the Universe
Quiz on The Ramayana
Quiz on
The Creation Cycle and The Taming of the Sun; review for quest
Quest on Asian Mythology; Study Guide due for extra credit; Asian Project due; Syllabus and study guide for Celtic Mythology
Quiz on
Age of the World
Homework
Read The Ramayana pp. 296-321
Read "The Creation Cycle" and "The Taming of the Sun" on pp. 351, 360
review for quest; finish projects
Read Ages of the World on p. 369
Read The Children of Lir on Celtic Mythology page
Internet
Links


Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology

Date
Oct. 12
Oct 13
Oct. 14
Junior PSAT
Oct. 15
Oct. 16
Class
Work
No School
Quiz on
Children of Lir.
Quiz on
Poagey Liaur jeh Caillagh
Quiz on
Llyn-y-Fan-Fach and Bed Gellert
Quiz on
Lord of Pengersick
Homework

Read Poagey Liaur jeh Caillagh
Read Llyn-y-Fan-Fach" and Bed Gellert on wiki
Read Lord of Pengersick on wiki
Read Prinsez-a-Sterenn on wiki
Internet
Links

Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology
Celtic Mythology

Date
Oct. 19
Oct 20
Oct. 21
Oct. 22
Oct. 23
Class
Work
Quiz on
Prinsez-a-Sterenn
Quiz on
The Shadowy One
Celtic Mythology Quest and Project Due
(no extra for study guide)
Quiz on The Creation and Ragnorak; view the powerpoint on the Norse gods and goddesses;
Quiz on
The Lay of Thrym
Homework
Read The Shadowy One on the WIki
Finish study guide to use on exam
Read Creation and Ragnarok online
Read The Lay of Thrym for Thursday -- text on wiki
The Death of Balder-- in text
Internet
Links
Celtic Mythology

Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology

Date
Oct. 26
Faculty Meeting
Early Dismissal
Oct. 27
Oct. 28
Oct. 29
Oct. 30
All School Mass
Class
Work
Quiz on
The Death of Balder
Quiz on
Sigurd The Volsung
Quiz on The Theft of Idun's Apples
Quiz on The Necklace of Brisings
Quiz on Loki's Children and the Binding of Fenrir, Loki's Flyting and The Binding of Loki
Homework
Read Sigurd the Volsung in text book
Read The Theft of Idun's Apples on wiki
Read The Necklace of Brisings on wiki
Read Loki's Children and Loki's Flyting on wiki
Quest and Rune Project due Monday
Internet
Links
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology
Norse Mythology


Date
Nov. 2
Nov. 3
Nov. 4
Nov. 5
Nov. 6
Class
Work
Norse Mythology Quest and Rune Project due;
Presentation on Native American Mythology; Project for unit distributed
Quiz on Children of the Sun; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
Quiz on The Creation;
work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
Quiz on Quetzalcoatl; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
No School due to Soccer at State
Homework
Read Children of the Sun on pp. 574-577
Read The Creation, on pp. 595-599
Read Quetzalcoatl on pp. 609-614
Finish Native American Film; work final paper, or final film project The Emergence and Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away on pp. 615-624

Internet
Links






Date
Nov. 9
Nov. 10
All School Rosary
Nov. 11
No SchooL
Nov. 12 -
Nov. 13
Class
Work
Quiz on Emergence and Lodge-Boy and Thrown-Away; work on Tribe presentation, final paper, or final film project
Quiz on The Woman Who Fell From the Sky ; Native American Film

Finish Native American Film; work final paper, or final film project
Quest on Native American Tribes; Projects due; work on exam review, final paper or final project.
Homework
Read The Woman Who Fell From the Sky on pp. 625-633




Internet
Links






Date
Nov. 16
Nov. 17
Nov. 18
Nov. 19
Nov. 20
Class
Work
Work final paper or final film project
Final papers due;
Final projects presented
Final Film projects due;
finish project presentations
exams
exams
Homework





Internet
Links