Poetry We will be doing Greek Mythology and reading The Odyssey If you all stay on task and work diligently, I will incorporate music of YOUR choice (clean edits only) into my poetry lessons.
Write this in your notes and leave space between each line. (Pg. 2-3) What is a Myth? The History of the Greek Myths The Elements of a Greek Myth How to Read a Greek Myth With your table partner, you will read each section and write the 3 or 4 most important parts of each section in your notes. We will go over this in 10 minutes.
What Is a Myth? Why do people create myths? What do those myths answer? How are most myths passed down?
History of the Greek Myths When did the Greek myths begin? Why are there many versions of those myths? What happened to the Greeks to change their myths? How do we still use Greek myths today?
Elements of the Greek Myth What types of characters show up in Greek myths? What is a Greek hero? What are the usual settings?
How To Read a Greek Myth 1. Where can you find the God’s names and descriptions? 2. What do you need to identify about the myth? 3. How many times should you read the myth…if you want to pass this class?
Copy these, and leave space for notes in- between (pg. 4-5) Understanding Information Stated Directly Descriptions Time Order Cause and Effect Exercises
Understanding…. What is the first step in trying to understand what you are reading?
Descriptions What did we also call the descriptions of a character? Fill in the blank: Character _______
Time Order What are these words examples of? You use them in your bellwork every day, and they are on the yellow bulletin board on the right side of the room.
Cause and Effect How can you make more sense of what you read? What should you recognize? Ex: Because I cussed at my mom (cause), she busted me upside my head (effect).
Understanding Direct Statements Do A & B
HW - Poetry Presentations Stand at the front of the room and read the poem you wrote in class yesterday. Speak loud enough for everyone to hear you. If you were not here, you will be doing yours tomorrow.
THE ODYSSEY-Terms JUST COPY THE WORDS. DON’T DO ANYTHING ELSE 1.Point of View 19. antagonist 2.Theme 20. Epic 3.Symbol 21. Allusion 4.Simile 22. Epic Hero 5.Figurative language 23. Narrative Poetry 6.Characterization 24. Epic Poetry 7.Imagery 25. Epic Simile 8.Metaphor 26. Dramatic Irony 9.Homeric simile 27. Personification 10.Irony 28. Extended Metaphor 11.Repetition 29. Hyperbole 12.Pun 30. Archetype 13.Foreshadowing 31. Stanza 14.Epithet 32. Alliteration 15.Complication 33. Onomatopoeia 16.Description 34. Conflict 17.Suspense 35. Epic Couplet 18.Protagonist 36. Historical Fiction
Four Ways to Find Meaning (Pg. 6-7) Recognizing Four Ways to Find Word Meaning Word Parts Context Word Origins The Dictionary
Recognizing Four Ways to Find Word Meaning How many ways will you learn to identify an unfamiliar word?
Word Parts What are unfamiliar words usually based upon?
Context What shows you how a word is being used in a sentence?
Word Origins How many languages can word have developed its meaning from?
The Dictionary What must you use when you can’t figure out the definition of a word using what you already know? Where can you find dictionaries in this classroom?
Read and answer #1-8
The Beginning of the World The Gods and Goddesses (pg ) You have 10 minutes to read this section. We will discuss it aloud. The First Man (pg ) You have 10 minutes to read this section. We will discuss it aloud.
The Gods and Goddesses Who were the Titans? How many parts was the word divided into? What would happen to normal humans who ate the food of the Gods? What was the name of Zeus’ wife? What type of person was she? Do you know anyone like her? Where do the God’s meet? Kronos eating child Gods vs. Titans (GOW3) Atlas 1 & Atlas 2 Atlas 1Atlas 2
The First Man How large was Prometheus? What was his job? Why did he create humans? What gift did humans receive? Why did it anger the Gods so furiously?
Pg. 16 #1-5 as a class #1-4 on your own
1.Who was Helen of Troy? 2.What was the battle (war) called? 3.How did Paris’ father refer to Helen’s face? 4.What drove Helen to leave her husband and travel with Paris to Troy? 5.How did Paris and Helen meet? 6.What caused the war? 7.Who is Helen’s husband? 8.What two groups of people are at war in the movie? 9.What goddess did Paris compare Helen to? 10.Who did Helen visit on the island? 11.When did Paris find out who Helen truly was? 12.What was Paris’ purpose in coming to visit Menelaus? Reading / Viewing Questions
13. Who did Paris have to battle to prove himself To be a true prince? 14. Who is the King of Sparta? 15. Why did Menelaus scream at Helen’s servant and what did she tell Menelaus about the servant? 16. What happened to Achilles? 17. What role did Odysseus have in this story? 18. Who won the war? 19. How did they win the war? 20. How long did the war last? 21. What was the real reason behind the war? Helen of Troy viewing questions pg.2
The Trojan War (pg ) Pg The Golden Apple Paris’ Choice How does Odysseus try to trick Palamedes? Pg What happened to make people believe the horse was empty? How does the story end, according to the textbook?
Voyage of Odysseus (pg ) (cyclops) 1.What was the name of the first island they reached? 2.Why was it bad that Odysseus and his men ate the lotus plant? 3.How did Odysseus get his men to leave the island of Lotus eaters? 4.What was the second island they reached named? 5.What is the name of the Cyclops who owns the cave Odysseus’ men entered? 6.Odysseus attempts to befriend the Cyclops. When does Odysseus know that hasn’t worked? 7.How many men did Polyphemus devour? 8.What two ways does Odysseus trick Polyphemus? 9.Why wouldn’t the other Cyclopes help Polyphemus? 10.In your opinion, is Odysseus a smart man? Why or why not?
Perseus Slays the Gorgon (pg. 29) We will read this 4 page story, and then watch the film from 1981 Why was Acrisius terrified of his grandson Perseus? Why was Medusa transformed into a monster? Why was a sea monster attacking the Ethiopian coast? How did Perseus and his men take out the people in the grand Hall? Being off task means you will answer ALL questions on pg in another room while the rest of class watches the movie During the movie, you must answer the discussion questions
Clash of the Titans (1981) Film Study Stop Times: 1 st Block – 2 nd Block – 3 rd Block –
The Fall of Adam and Eve & Pandora -Mr. Harrell 10/8/14
Pandora Pandora was the first woman in Greek mythology. Through her actions, evil was able to enter the world. Her story is similar to that of Eve from the Christian Bible.
Pandora vs. Eve (Copy Everything) Eve broke God’s command and, through her sin, evil entered the world Adam was forced by Eve’s sin to also break the commandment Consequences: –Women viewed as evil (like Pandora and the box) –Men justified their domination of women –Women felt they were born 2 nd class
Pandora, The First Woman (pg. 18) harry = bother 1.(Copy and fill in the blanks) For her gifts, Pandora received______ from Aphrodite________ from Hermes_________ from Apollo and ________ from the Charities. 2.What did Prometheus think of the box Pandora was given? Why would he feel that way? 3.What escaped from the box into the world? 4.What was the final gift left in the box?
Now #1-5 on pg. 21 Will be turned in for a grade 3 rd Block https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGTTAfwHugY Pay attention to differences between the book and this video Write them down Venn diagram for HW