Showing posts from August, 2013

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

1. Prepare for your quiz covering the "history lesson" (notebook sheet paper), "tell me a story," and the flow chart illustrating the Creation myth.
2. Please read "Rule of Uranus" and "Rule of Cronus" for Tuesady.

Dear Mythology Kids,

We completed the following today in class:

1. Creation Myth (the back side of your yellow handout)

1. polytheistic 2. pagan3. city-state4. Homer5. Aesthetic myth6. Mythology7. Gaea8. Uranus9. Nyx10. Erebus11. Eros12. Pontus13. Aphrodite14. Furies15. Cyclopes16.100 handed ones17. Titans18. Atlas/19.Prometheus/20. Epimetheus21. Typhon 22. Iaeptus23. Cronus24. Rhea25. Hestia26. Hera27. Demeter28. Poseidon29. Hades30. ZeusThe Key to Success....PREPARATION!
"The Creation Myth"

14. 15.

I When I see you on Tues., we will review, and then take your quiz. Remember to use the practice quiz as a pre-test. You should put all of your information away while you ta…

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Dear Mythology Kids,

If you missed class, we completed the following:

1. Each student submitted their "What is a Classic?" assignment. It was interesting to hear students' ideas and interpretations regarding their choices.

2. We then continued with our "history" lesson regarding Athens and Sparta.  Students watched a brief clip regarding the Spartan way of life.

3. Students were introduced to "The Creation Myth." We did not finish our discussion of this in class, but we pick up where we left off. If you missed class, please obtain the information from another student.

Please read the section in your textbook entitled "Introduction to Classical Mythology" located on pages 13-21. As you read, create a list of  15 points that you found interesting. Record the textual line and then indicate why you found that particular section worthwhile. THIS IS DUE ON THURSDAY!

Please visit with me if you have any questions.


Friday, August 24th, 2013

If you missed class on Friday, August 24th
Dear Mythology Kids,

Several of you missed class today. Remember if you are going to miss, then you need to COMMUNICATE with me. I don't have time to repeat each class. I value and venerate those that stopped by before, during, and after school to find out what they missed. If you failed to do this, then CHECK WITH A FRIEND in one of the Mythology classes. Remember to COMMUNICATE with me for the future!

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 green handout that is a chart of the Greek gods d. and a pink handout that wil…

Welcome to Mythology! August 21st, 2013

Welcome to the "Jungle" Dear Mythology Students, I welcome you to the land of gods and goddesses, where logic does not exist, only the idea that some where in the slime of cosmic confusion, order becomes real. Was that poetic? TRANSLATION: Prepare yourself to learn ancient ideas and concepts that are bizarre; yet still relevant and valid in modern times. I welcome you to Mythology.

HOMEWORK for Friday, August 24th:
1. Disclosure Document
2. Supplies with USB drive, 3x5 cards, and markers
HOMEWORK for Tuesday, August 27th
3. "What is a Classic? "

Dear Parents, I am so excited to have the opportunity to work with your student this year; I sincerely care about them. Their progress in Junior 11 Honors is extremely important to me. If you are concerned about your student's academic standing, need clarification regarding the disclosure document, an assignment, or feel that we need to visit regarding other concerns , please contact me at school (801-223-31…