Friday, October 14th
Finish Part One of "The Odyssey" (viewing); discuss Hero's Journey and Odysseus as a hero
Distribute Greek and Latin Root Words Packet - DUE TUESDAY, 10/18, at the beginning of class.
Pep Rally Schedule
******If you were absent Thursday or Friday, we are at 1:48 minutes (1 hour, 48 minutes) into "The Odyssey." See this link on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S_l12WM_KM and stop at 1:48.
Reading from textbook:
"Sailing from Troy"
Complete ALL of the questions on page 1049, including the "Big Picture" questions; 2-3 sentences, higher-level academic responses expected.
Submit your responses / document to www.turnitin.com by 9:00 p.m. Monday, 10/17.
Continue working on Greek and Latin Root Words and Packet (due Tuesday, 10/18).
Thursday, October 13th
Check out copy of 9th grade Literature Textbook from bookroom. Take home and keep it there!
Distribute Greek and Latin Root Words (yellow paper); begin studying
Return any graded work (graded work will also be returned next week, too!)
Continue viewing / analyzing "The Odyssey" and Hero's Journey
None tonight! Yay!
Wednesday, October 12th
Continue viewing / discussing Epic Poem "The Odyssey"
Chart Odysseus' journey AND heroic characteristics in Interactive Notebook
Return graded work; discuss "Most Dangerous Game" rewrite opportunity for 15 points; due THURSDAY by 2:45!!!
Work on "Most Dangerous Game" rewrite; due by 2:45 Thursday!
Tuesday, October 11th
Discuss elements of an Epic Hero and Epic Poetry (Pp. 1041 - 1043)
Review Hero's Journey Chart and Elements; place in Interactive Notebook
Begin viewing "The Odyssey" and discuss Odysseus' journey
Monday, October 10th - NO SCHOOL