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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Thursday & Friday's Classes 5/16,17 - Abandon Theme Parks & The Modified Hero's Journey

What You Need for Class Today...
  1. Composition Book
  2. Pen/Pencil

ENTRY TITLE: Abandon Amusement

1.        Amusement Park - a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location for the enjoyment of large numbers of people.
2.        Theme Park – same as an amusement park but centered on a theme.

  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
  1. TODAY'S QUESTION: How is the Hero's journey represented in Western cultures from ancient Greece to modern day America?
  2. Quiz on the Hero's Journey.
  3. MINI-LESSON:  1) What is a modified Hero's Journey?  2) Abandoned Japanese Theme Parks
  4. PRACTICE:  Identify stages of the modified hero's journey in the film, Sprited Away.
  5. ASSESSMENT:  Write your own Hero's Journey Adventure.
  6. HOMEWORK: None

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