Activities: Quickwrite – What is the author’s main point in the passage ‘Every Trip Is a Quest (Except When It’s Not)’. How does the author make his point? Do you agree with what the author says? Why or why not?
The Epic – What characteristics make an epic an EPIC?
List of characters – in our journals begin a list of who each character’s name is, what side they are on, and what they do
Read, as a class, Book 1 – The Quarrel
Answer questions from Book 1 on your study guide
Begin reading Books 3 & 6 – finish for HW and complete study guide
Read Books 3 & 6 and answer the corresponding questions in your Iliad study guide
Reading Check and Vocab Quiz next Class!!!!
What is the nature of a hero?
Thematic Gilgamesh Poster
Activities: Gilgamesh poster presentations
The Epic Hero –
Take your set of pictures. Each of the pictures represents a characteristic of the epic hero.
Label the picture based on the characteristic of a hero you think it represents.
Once you are through – In your journal, explain what you think is happening in each one and what it has to do with the epic hero.