April 22

Honors 9th Literature April 25-29

Honors 9th Lit April 25-29

Planning Your Week

Review Schedule Spring 2016

T 4/26: Paragraph on hospitality in The Odyssey

W 4/27: Read through p. 175 in The Road (p. 56 in the pdf); literary analysis questions due

Th 4/28: Portfolio Check #3 PORTFOLIO RUBRIC GSE rev fall 15 (2)Portfolio

M-W 5/2-4: Georgia Milestones End of Course Assessment

F 5/6: Final portfolio due; Read the rest of The Road. 

 

Monday, April 25

  1. Read “Calypso” and “Polyphemus”; compare and contrast setting.
  2. View The Odyssey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxMplOAEn4U; compare and contrast the film adaptation with the text. How do the director’s choices influence the audience’s perception of Odysseus, Calypso, and Polyphemus? How does the director emphasize the traits of an epic hero?
  3. Read and annotate the article on Greek hospitality: The Value of Hospitality in Ancient Greek Society; write an informative paragraph explaining what Odysseus’s encounter with Maron reveals about ancient Greek attitudes regarding hospitality and how Polyphemus violates “laws” of behavior in his encounter with Odysseus.

Tuesday, April 26

  1. Read “The Land of the Dead” p.1064-9 and “Scylla & Charybdis” p. 1073-6
  2. Paint one of the scenes.

Wednesday, April 27

  1. Finalize literary analysis questions for The Road through p. 175.
  2. Lab 113: Complete practice EOC; compose “Dear Reader” letter; polish pieces and reflections for check #3.

Thursday, April 28

  1. Portfolio Check
  2. Read “The Sirens” p. 1071; compare and contrast with Margaret Atwood’s “Siren Song” p.1130-1. Analyze allusions to the Sirens in The Road: Allusions to Odyssey Inferno Metamorphoses.

Friday, April 29

  1. Read “The Cattle of the Sun God” p. 1076-82.
  2. Discussion: So far, who seems to be the “better” hero? The Man, or Odysseus? Why?
  3. View The Odyssey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxMplOAEn4U; compare and contrast the film adaptation with the text. How do the director’s choices influence the audience’s perception of Odysseus, Calypso, and Polyphemus? How does the director emphasize the traits of an epic hero?


Posted April 22, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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