5Physical Journeys and Inner Journeys What are they? When we go on a Physical journey we meet new people, we see new places and we experience new and amazing situations and eventsOur Inner spirit or soul is challenged and enriched by these experiences, people and placesWrite a one page first person narrative about how you have been enriched spiritually by a physical journey
8Inner Journey Events that can bring about an inner journey DIVORCE SEPARATIONTRAUMATIC EXPERIENCEMIGRATION BULLYINGMOVEMENT AND CHANGEAN IMPRESSIVE PERSONS ACTIONS
9Inner Journeys Synonyms Alternative words for Physical JourneyPASSAGE FLIGHT OUTINGPILGRAMAGE TOURMOVEMENT SAFARIWANDER RIDE MISSIONJAUNT CROSSING TREKEXCURSIONAlternative words for Inner JourneyINSIDE INTERIOR SECRETSPIRITUAL INNERMOSTCENTRAL INTRINSICPRIVATE INTIMATE HIDDENNOT OBVIOUS INTERNALPERSONAL
10The Concept of the Journey Journeys can provide opportunities for people to challenge themselves physically, emotionally and intellectuallyJourneys allow people to gain insight into themselves and the worldJourneys provide opportunities for people to be challengedJourneys change people in a variety of waysJourneys may involve obstaclesInner journeys involve exploring yourself
11Think- Puzzle- Explore This is a THINKING Routine for deeper thinking and deeper inquiryWhat do you think you know about the topic – Journey?Discuss your ideas with a partnerWrite down your thoughts about the topic- JourneyGive reasons for your thoughts
12Think-Puzzle- Explore What questions or puzzles do you have about the topic?Discuss these puzzles or questions with your partnerPresent your questions to the class
13Think-Puzzle-Explore What does the topic make you want to explore?Students share their inquiry queries to their partnerStudents then share their inquiry results with their group and the class
14Inner journeysIn our study of the Inner journeys we will read and explore the ways in which texts depict journeys of the mind and spirit.We will examine the underlying ideas about inner journeys and consider how the power of the inner journey challenges our thinking and how we have gained a greater understanding of ourselves and the world around usWe will explore how composers represent their ideas on journeys of the spirit and mind in their texts
15Forces that Initiate Journeys MaturationInternal desireExternal eventsInfluences of other peopleSpiritualityWhat others can you come up with?Critical ReflectionWhat are the forces that have initiated journeys in your own life?What are the forces that initiate the journeys of the characters/personas in the texts you will study
16See-Think and Wonder Cartoon analysis linked to Section 1 What is the journey you can see?What aspect of the journey do you see?How has the composer shown meaning in this cartoon?
18The Concept of the Journey Journeys can provide opportunities for people to challenge themselves physically, emotionally and intellectuallyJourneys allow people to gain insight into themselves and the worldJourneys provide opportunities for people to be challengedJourneys change people in a variety of waysJourneys may involve obstaclesInner journeys involve exploring yourself
19Consequences of Journeys Changes in the individual- physically, psychologically, intellectuallyChanges in society eg. New collective knowledge and lifestyle through discoveries, effect of physical conquestsMay provide inspiration for the journeys of others
20See-Think-Wonder What do you see? What do you think is going on? What do you see that makes you say that?In your group explain what you are thinking about the painting and the journey e.g type of journey etcProvide evidence for your thoughts about what you see ( Visual techniques)
22Wonder What are you wondering about the characters in this painting Share your wonderings with a partner and then write down the thoughts of your groupShare your wonderings with the class
23Step Inside a character in the painting I want you now to imagine , to wonder, to become……… a characterI want you to think about what the character is thinking at that time?I want you to think about what that character is feeling?I want you to think about how the character is changingI want you to write in 1st person narrative from the character’s perspective
25Task Record this information in your “Journey” workbook in Section 15 Related Texts
26Journey of Michael Oher The Blind Side is a true story about Michael Oher – a famous football player in the USAIt is a film based on the non-fiction book ‘Blind Side’ by Michael LewisIt is a Physical journey?It is an Inner journey ?
27Blind SideThis is a film text about the life and career of Michael OherEmotive dialogue gives emphasis to the central themes of love , hope, redemption, courage and trustCharacterization gives emphasis to the inner journeys of Michael Oher and the Tuohy familyThe performance of each of the characters in the movie exemplifies these characters
28Journeys involve obstacles Film techniques such as flash backs show the inner journey of Michael Oher as he reflects on his turbulent past. His horrific childhood, where he would close his eyes to ignore the ugly events surrounding his drug addicted motherThe inner journey is evident through the body language and facial expressionsEyes down showing low self esteem,Setting –stadium where Oher is collecting food and themImaginativeQuestion: What journey is evident in the Blind Side by Michael Lewis?
29Journeys allow people to gain new insights about themselves The sound track is so relevant to the journey of Michael as he returns home with Leanne to find his clothesThe use of colour – black and white through the flashback as we move into the photographic past‘ Do you have somewhere to sleep Michael… don’t lie to me boy…. “ Michael learns kindness from Leanne Tuohy in this opening scent.Low angle shots give emphasis to Michael’s size and yet due to his background, HIS WORLD, he has such a low self worthMichael has his world- the Thouys have their world
30Journey’s challenge the power of our thinking In 12 months Michael Oher changed from a homeless young man to a young man with confidence . He went to church and improved his grades. He dressed beautifully and was the most sort after football player in Memphis.In the scene where he returns home to collect his clothing we have slow motion, low angle shots with eyes down and sad facial expressionLeanne changes this body language. She develops self esteem in Michael.
31Michael Oher’s Journey Journeys allow people to respond to challengesJourney involve obstaclesJourneys allow people to gain new insights about themselvesJourneys challenge the power of our thinkngJourneys provide us opportunities to extend ourselves intellectually
32Response to Blind Side After Viewing the Blind Side Write 2 pages about the ‘Journey of Michael OherYou will need to use the viewing sheets to complete your response
33Question StartersHow would it be different if Nonna had shared her secret?WHAT IF SHE HAD TOLD MICHAEL THAT SHE WAS PREGNANT?Suppose that Josie had not met John Barton?
34What makes you say that?Consider the chapter that this scene is taken from in the narrative textWhat is going on?What do you see that makes you say that?Share your interpretation of this scene with your groupGive reasons and explanations for your answersShare your responses with the classConsider the inner journey of the characters and the importance of this scene to the plot of the narrativeWhat would happen if you removed the scene from the novel?
35What Makes you say that?Josie finds out that her father Michael is in SydneyChapter 6 “He does not want a complication”Michael helps Josie in Chapter 8Relationship strengthensMichael tells her “If I had to choose a daughter , I would have chosen you”John Barton explains his unhappy life to Josie
36Josie’s Journey Journey of discovery about herself and her family Josie searches for own cultural identityJosie struggles as a poor student amongst wealthy students in a private girls school in Glebe , SydneyHer search is involves finding out about :Role of the familyCultural issuesRelationshipsRole of familyYou will need to use the viewing sheets to complete your response
37Josie’s Journey Role of family Josie’s father Michael Andretti ( Chapter 6), He wants to adopt her ( chapter 8) and he wants her to live with him in Balmain, Sydney- she finally finds acceptanceJosie’s mother Christina has had difficulties raising a child on her own- Josie does not accept her male friend- she grows to understand her mother’s difficultiesFailed relationship of her Nonna and Francesco and the difficulties that Nonna had as a new immigrant in AustraliaStrained relationship between Christina and her father
38Josie’s Journey Cultural issues Josie’s family is part of the Italian communityGrandmother with arranged marriage, Francesco – way of life in Australia very different to ItalyJourney learns that she need not be ashamed of who she is and to cherish the old ways and her family“ Culture is nailed into you so deep you can’t escape it”Girls at school come from racist backgrounds – they call her a “wog’
39Josie’s Journey Relationships Relationship with Jacob Coote – local boy – lives in Redfern and goes to a government schoolShe learns that despite his social status – he is tough but sensitive and he loves his familyJohn Barton is her ‘idol’ – she would like to change her status with himJohn , however, has no ‘say’ in his life- it is planned for him by his father, a politicianThe only way out is to ‘Suicide’Josie comes to see the differences and the similarities between her life and that of the two boysShe accepts ‘who she is’
40Take on a character and share your viewpoint about life’s journey
41Step INSIDE JosieJosephine Alibrandi is seventeen , illegitimate and in her final year at a wealthy school. It is the year her father comes back into her life, the year she falls in love, the year she discovers the secrets of her family’s past and the year she sets herself free, “I’ll run one day- run to be free and think for myself not as an Australian and not as an Italian
42Step Inside Josie We have studied scenes from the narrative text……. I want you now to imagine , to wonder, to become……… JosieI want you to think about what she is thinking about her school, friends and familyI want you to think about what she is feeling about her lifeWrite in first person narrative
43The Structure of the Journey Narrative All journey narratives share a basic structure:OrientationThe responder is introduced to the character/persona and becomes aware of who they are before they embark on their journey.ComplicationEvents and/or circumstances lead the character/persona to embark on their journey.ClimaxThe character/persona of the text encounters obstacles or discovers something new about their journey. This is usually about 2/3 through the text and is the turning point in their journeyResolutionThe responder can see that the character/persona has clearly been changed by their journey. This new person can clearly be contrasted with the persona/character that the responder was introduced to in the orientation.
47Example of the Journey Narrative OrientationComplicationClimaxResolutionThe responder is introduced to the setting and the character and situation.The protagonist experiences a problem that brings about …The protagonist may encounter difficulties and differences in other cultures that are not like their own and therefore difficult to understand.The protagonist overcomes fears and misunderstandings of other cultures. Because of this they reach a new understanding of themselves and world.
48Journey Grid Looking for Alibrandi My Brother VInnie Arrival AspectsLooking for AlibrandiMy Brother VInnieArrivalBlind SideObstaclesAnd challengesOpportunities for people to change themselves physically, emotionally and intellectuallyPeople to gain insight into themselves and the worldJourneys allow you to gain insight into yourself and othersConsequences of the journey
49Task Prescribed Text Looking for Alibrandi Text Two Orientation ComplicationClimaxResolutionPrescribed TextLooking for AlibrandiText Two