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Today’s Target’s 12/3/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Understand background knowledge prior to reading “The Odyssey” HOMEWORK: In your notes section define the following: Epic Hero Homeric Simile Invocation Imagery
Unit Focus Essential Question: What shapes an individual’s identity? Well what do you need to know? I am an infamous warrior who has been gone for 20 years, traveling to magical islands, visiting the underworld and fighting off mythological monsters….nbd. #kindofabigdeal
The Judgment of Paris Eris (Discord) - unpopular and not invited to an important wedding Revenge with an apple – “For the Fairest” Aphrodite – goddess of love Hera – main goddess Pallas Athena – war and wisdom Zeus wanting no part sends them to Paris Aphrodite – offers most beautiful woman in the world Hera – Lord over Europe and Asia Athena – great general conquering Greece For the Fairest
Homer’s Poems The Illiad Written about Helen. Runs off from her husband Menelaus to be with Paris (Troy). Menelaus wasn’t the biggest fan of this…. Thus the saga of the Trojan war begins…
Beginnings Helen Greek princess / most beautiful woman in the world Many sought her hand = pact Menelaus Chosen as husband Invited Paris into his home – host / guest Paris steals Helen and takes her to Troy Agamemnon Commander in Chief of Greek army Sacrifices daughter to appease Artemis
The War Achilles Greatest Greek hero of his time Kills Hector and disgraces body Hector Trojan Prince and hero Iliad (Ilium or Troy) ends Achilles death Apollo, siding with the Trojans, guides Paris’ arrow Achilles heel Paris is later killed with the dead Hercules’ arrows (shot by new owner)
The Trojan Horse Odysseus came up with plan – emerging as the Greek hero At first didn’t want to fight in war Establishes self during war and earns Achilles’ armor Comes up with plan to trick the Trojans: the Trojan horse, a giant, hollow, wooden structure. The plan Build a horse and put best warriors inside All the Greeks pretended to sail away and left Sinon Trojans fooled with Sinon’s lies – Laocoon tried to help but... Trojans bring the horse into the walls That night, the Greeks conquered Troy
And the result...
The Aftermath The Greeks destroyed Troy, a favored city Rather than give thanks to the Gods, they committed many dastardly actions, one being a sacrilege to Athena’s altar Athena and Poseidon, above all, were angry and got their revenge Revenge lasted the longest for Odysseus First Greek value: respect the gods
The Odyssey Odysseus’ struggle to return home to Ithaca from the Trojan War in Troy 20 years absence from home Gods intervene positively and negatively ITHACA A 20 YEAR EPIC JOURNEY!!!
Characteristics of an Epic Hero an impressive hero an important setting (known and unknown) a journey of importance supernatural forces glorification of the hero at the end based in a culture or society Amazing, I am all of these things…
Values of the Greeks Hospitality Loyalty to home and family Respect for the Gods
Terms to Know Epic Hero Homeric Simile Invocation Imagery
The Odyssey: Central Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Themes One needs to experience struggles before he can fulfill his duty. Slyness/sneakiness at times can be more powerful than strength. There are consequences when one is tempted to be unlawful. Motifs Disguises Storytelling Homecoming Symbols Odysseus’ bed
The Odyssey: Key Characters Odysseus (Epic Hero) Penelope (Odysseus’s wife) Telemachus (Odysseus’s son) Athena (Goddess of wisdom) Calypso(Sea nymph) Poseidon(God of the sea)
While Reading… Be sure to define unknown vocabulary. Be sure to annotate by using Post-it tabs to track important themes, motifs, characters, figurative language, imagery, etc., and the values of the Greeks.
Today’s Target’s 12/4/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Apply background knowledge and comprehension skills to answer quiz questions correctly Partake in discussion on “Calypso” - Recap HOMEWORK: The Trojan War: It is important to know the characters
Happy Fri…well for me, not you Please have your calypso packet out, notes section, and something to write with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZ RVIzUIeCk
Today’s Target’s 12/5/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Partake in discussion on “Calypso” - Recap Discuss characters/”Sailing from Troy” Understand Homer’s purpose as an objective author HOMEWORK: Read “The Lotus-Eaters” ( )
Where our story begins… Realistic elements of historical events…imagery…characterizations…1040F Goddesses of the inspiration of literature, science, and the arts – 1045 Calypso
You tell me… The idea of main objectivity:
Today’s Target’s 12/9/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Recall prior knowledge and identify connections between “Lotus Eaters” and Tennyson’s poem HOMEWORK: Complete Cyclops questions up until number #... Finish “Cyclops” reading
Today’s Target’s 12/10/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Recall prior knowledge and identify connections between “Lotus Eaters” and Tennyson’s poem Discuss the “Cyclops” – important plot elements and deeper meaning HOMEWORK: Finish “Cyclops” reading – you will work on the packet in class together tomorrow… Epithets and study guide**
“The Cyclcops” 1.) You need your packets out 2.) You need your book open to page ) Something to write with 4.) Get together with your group – chop chop!
Today’s Target’s 12/12/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Discuss, as a class, “The Cyclops” – and identify the important plot elements and deeper meaning HOMEWORK: Tomorrow we will complete Cyclops and talk about your vocab sheet
“The Cyclcops” Conflicts thus far - when are they signaled? -before they actually occur Lines : warnings of what conflict/type? Odysseus finds fault with the Cyclopes’ uncivilized ways/living the Cyclopes do not have laws and are rough with women and children Thus, homer points out this way of living to cause the reader to infer what about Greek living?
“The Cyclcops” Lines that demonstrate the mens’ foolish actions/thoughts? -lines Our epic hero – take a look at pg.1051: qualities that demonstrate the opposite of this -Odysseus reveals one of the qualities that gets him into trouble: he doesn’t… Why is his resistance possibly more foolish?
“The Cyclcops” WHAT ITEMS DOES THE CYLOCPS HAVE: -GOATS, BRANCHES, CHEESE/FOOD, WAGONS, ROCK, ETC : inflection and tone & conversation not as planned 231: values and guile WHAT is the plan for escape?
Today’s Target’s 12/16/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Discuss, as a class: “The Sirens” & “Scylla and Charybdis” and identify the important plot elements and purpose within the text HOMEWORK: Part I Test Friday Read “The Cattle of the Sun God” for tomorrow
Today’s Target’s 12/17/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Discuss, as a class: “The Cattle of the Sun God” Understand tomorrow’s class expectations and purpose https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzLhXEPEw6w HOMEWORK: Part I Test Friday
Tomorrow… 1.) Handout: record group members and numbers 2.) When you enter: Setup, post- it, books, handouts 3.) story & time 4.) During your presentation/during others
Your job for today 12/18/13 As you enter the room, please group up with your team Do you have a post-it from me? You should each have your book out, handout, and something to write with You, as a group, are responsible for a section from Part I of The Odyssey Please answer all of your focus questions When peers are providing insight, please give them your undivided attention #’s off…
Today’s Target’s 12/18/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Collaborate with peers to identify the correct answers to assigned focus questions Present material to classmates to clarify details of the text HOMEWORK: Part I Test Friday
Your job for today 12/18/13 Exit Slip: We have read about the various events and hardships Odysseus endures on his journey home to Ithaca. From all the stories that we have read: Which story best displays him as an epic hero? Where do we see his positive characteristics? Use evidence to support your answer. Consider how this connects to our essential question: What shapes an individual’s identity? Please answer in at least three sentences. Reference events/aspects from the story as evidence
Today’s Target’s 12/19/2013 YOU WILL BE ABLE TO: Collaborate with peers to identify the correct answers to assigned focus questions Present material to classmates to clarify details of the text PRACTICE QUESTIONS HOMEWORK: Part I Test Friday
WE MADE IT!! 12/20/2013 PART I THE ODYSSEY TEST YOU HAVE THE ENTIRE PERIOD – NO YOU CANNOT FINISH IT LATER THUS – USE THE ENTIRE PERIOD WISELY ENJOY BREAK AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Today’s targets 1/13/2013 You will be able to: Collaborate with peers to correctly educate classmates on a portion of part II Homework: Take a look at your calendario… Test corrections -24 hours
Your job for today You need your book, packet, epithet and something to write with Group up Discuss answers Present to classmates – at front of class with no notes…
Today’s targets 1/14/2013 You will be able to: Collaborate with peers to correctly educate classmates on a portion of part II Discuss, as a class, last 2 portions of Part II Homework: Look over s.s. test corrections/questions for final exam
Today’s targets 1/15/2013 You will be able to: Discuss and understand concepts for the final exam Homework: STUDY FOR FINAL EXAM
Today’s targets 1/16/2013 You will be able to: Identify correct answers to mini practice exam Understand writing errors and important elements Homework: Final Exam! Next week…eeekkkk!
How many of you have had an “epic” argument with someone? Being definite Clear & concise Connection to literature/author/audience Lead in’s – comma splices Def, nvm, sorry, checkmark, p.graph, t.s. or Just/like Repetition/f.w. Underlining General statement 24 hours Test corrections…
Today’s targets 1/17/2013 You will be able to: Homework: