Tuesday, August 25, 2009

If youmissed class on Tuesday, August 25th....Shame on you!



Dear Mythology Kids,

If you missed class today, please make sure you visit with someone else taking Mythology.......

Each student received the following:

1. A copy of their textbook, Mythology, by Edith Hamilton
2. A copy of their Homework Coupon ( if you missed class please visit with me about this)
3. Four handouts that were then placed within the notebook
a. a blue handout that is a map of Greece
b. a yellow handout entitled "Tell me a Story"
c. a purple handout that is a chart of the Greek gods
d. and a pink handout that will be used for flashcards
(Each handout was placed in the "NOTES" section of the notebook, except for the pink handout. This one was placed in the "HOMEWORK" section of the notebook.)
4. Each student submitted their "What is a Classic" assignment.

HOMEWORK for THURSDAY:
1. Please read pgs. 13-23 in your book
2. Remember that your Introduction entitled "Where I Stand!" is due on Thurs.
3. Begin reviewing the information discussed today so that you will be ready for your first QUIZ which is scheduled for Monday.

WHAT DID YOU DISCUSS IN CLASS?
1. We reviewed some basic information regarding ancient Greece.
a. What is a city-state?
b. The difference between Athens and Sparta.
c. The terms POLYTHEISTIC and PAGAN
d. The importance of the Minoan culture found on the island of Crete and how they were destroyed by the Mycenean Greeks.
e. We also discussed the brilliance of the ancient Greeks and how their influence still plays a role in our modern culture
I will look forward to seeing you on Thursday!
Cheers,
Crampton

IRONY QUIZ

WE WILL HAVE TIME ON TUESDAY TO COMPLETE THIS IN CLASS.  Now that we have completed THE ILIAD, you should have a greater under standing o...