September 29 – October 3.

CLASS 1: Odysseus as a Journey Hero.

  1. Vocabulary for Archetype packet.

Recommended that you make a Quizlet to help you study. Quiz Friday.

  1. The Odyssey. We will review. You will read and annotate it for homework. It is on page 80 in your archetype packet.

CLASS 2: What makes a Journey Hero?

Students will review: How is Odysseus heroic? How is he similar to other journey heroes we have studied? What are his positive and negative traits?

  1. Students will then read and annotate: The Hobbit excerpt and the Superman article. What students do not complete in class will be homework.

Students also need to study vocab words for Friday’s quiz.

CLASS 3:   Understanding the Mentor Archetype.


Students will develop an understanding of the mentor archetype and how the character functions in a story. Students will also practice annotation and close reading.

  1. Watch and follow along with these videos:

Lessons from Mentors in films:

  1. Begin to Read and Annotate “The Cave” by Jean McCord. Finish for HW. Study for vocab quiz tomorrow.

CLASS 4: Vocab Skills & Analyzing “The Cave” mentor.

  1. After the quiz, begin reading comprehension questions for “The Cave”.

HW: Read and Annotate “Prometheus” for Monday.