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Monday, May 13, 2013

Monday's Class 5/13 - The Ultimate Boon and Refusal of the Call

What You Need for Class Today...
  1. Composition Book
  2. Pen/Pencil
  3. Challenges of the Hero's Journey Graphic Organizer

1.        Think – Think about an adventure film you have
                      seen where the main character must get a boon.
2.        Pair – Find a partner next to you. Do not change seats.
3.         Share – Explain what the boon was that your hero
                           had to find with your partner. Be ready to
                           explain your partner’s movie, boon and hero
with the class for a participation grade.


  1. DO NOW: None
  2. RULE REMINDER: Cell phone use is never OK in class.
  3. Quote  of the Week:  “The right thing to do and the hard thing to do are usually the same."   ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
  4. TODAY'S QUESTION: How is the Hero's journey represented in Western cultures from ancient Greece to modern day America?
  5. MINI-LESSONDefine The Ultimate Boon and Refusal of the Return stages of the hero's journey.
  6. PRACTICEUsing video clips from the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade students will define each stage of the hero’s journey and write down examples for each stage.
  7. ASSESSMENT: Completion of the graphic organizer.
  8. HOMEWORK: None

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