Week of 5/15 - 5/19
We will be working hard to finish reading "The Adventures of Odysseus" this week in class. Senior finals begin on Thursday 5/18. Since this class is composed of mostly seniors, all students will take their final exam this week. (7th period on Thursday, and 4th period on Friday)
Thursday 5/18 - Final Exam 7th Period
Friday 5/19 - Final Exam 4th Period
Week of 5/8 - 5/12
Students will begin reading "The Adventures of Odysseus" this week in class, which is a condensed version of The Odyssey. Upon completion of this story, students will be taking a test on the reading. The test will most likely not be until the following week, as this story is lengthy.
Tuesday 5/9 - Classwork Due: Troy Movie Sheet
Week of 5/1 - 5/4
Students will be watching the movie "Troy" this week in class in order to set the scene for our reading of The Odyssey. Students will be filling in a worksheet as we watch the movie.
Week of 4/24 - 4/28
This week in class we will be continuing with our reading of "Hercules." Students will work in small groups to read parts of this story and then explain the parts they've been assigned to the rest of the class. We will watch the Disney movie "Hercules" once we are finished reading the story.
Wednesday 4/26 - Test: Hercules
Wednesday 4/26 - Classwork Due: Hercules Study guide
Week of 4/17 - 4/21
This week, we will be finishing up our quizzes from the research presentations last week. We will begin reading a new myth this week in class. We will read the myth, Cupid and Psyche. We will take a test on this myth upon completion.
Week of 4/10 - 4/13
Students will be presenting their power points this week in class. They will be teaching their class about the myth that they were assigned to research. Students will take quizzes on each myth that is presented. Students will be allowed to use their notes to take the quizzes.
Week of 4/3 - 4/7
Students will be completing a research project in the computer lab this week. Students will have four days to research an assigned myth, create a power point about this myth, and create a quiz for their classmates to take. The following week, the students will present their power points to the class.
Week of 3/27 - 3/31Students will finish "teaching" each other their assigned myths from our "8 Tales of Lovers" unit. They will be taking an open-notebook test on this unit. Students will also read "Perseus" in class this week. We will then compare this myth with the movie "Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief"
Tuesday 3/28 - Open Notes Quiz - 8 Tales of Lovers
Tuesday 3/28 - Classwork Due: 8 Tales of Lovers
Friday 3/31 - Quiz: Perseus
Friday 3/31 - Classwork Due: Perseus Study Guide
Week of 3/20 - 3/24We will finish our reading of "The Quest of the Golden Fleece" in class this week.
Wednesday 3/22 - Quiz: The Quest of the Golden Fleece
Wednesday 3/22 - Classwork Due: The Quest of the Golden Fleece Study Guide
Week of 2/27 - 3/3
Students will be reading a new set of myths this week in class. They will have a quiz on these myths when they are finished reading and discussing them in class.
Wednesday 3/1 - Quiz: The Earliest Heroes
Wednesday 3/1 - Classwork Due: The Earliest Heroes Study Guide
Week of 2/21 - 2/24\Students will be in the computer lab this week to work on a project. They will be working individually or with a partner to create a brochure that advertises a mythological place of their choosing.
Week of 2/13 - 2/16We will finish our study of "The Two Great Gods of Earth" this week in class.
Wednesday 2/15 - Classwork Due: Two Great Gods of Earth Worksheet
Wednesday 2/15 - Quiz: Two Great Gods of Earth
Week of 2/6 - 2/10Monday 2/6 - "Free Work Day" Students will have the class period to finish their poster projects and/or complete their worksheets.
Tuesday 2/7 - Projects Due! Lyrics Project and Poster Project Due at beginning of class
Tuesday 2/7 -Classwork Due: Lesser Gods Worksheet
Tuesday 2/7 - Quiz: Lesser Gods
Week of 1/30 - 2/3This week we will be studying the Titans and Olympians. Students will be working in the computer lab to complete two projects.
Monday 1/30 - Classwork Due: Titans and Olympians Worksheet
Monday 1/30 - Quiz: Titans and Olympians
Tuesday 2/7 - Projects Due: Poster Project and Lyrics Project
Week of 1/23 - 1/27Wednesday 1/24- Classwork Due: Intro to Myth worksheet
Wednesday 1/24- Quiz: Into to Myth