World Literature

SYLLABUS

World Lit syllabus – 2nd Semester 2014-2015

 

ASSIGNMENTS

Writing Assignment & Activity 1

Reading & Response Assignment 1

Reading & Response Assignments 2-4 and Analysis & Writing Assignment – “Comparing Creation & Destruction”

“Moral Courage” Argumentative Essay

Reading & Response Assignment 5

Reading & Response Assignment 6

Writing & Application Assignment 3: Fairy Tale Creation Project

Reading & Response Assignment 7

Reading & Response Assignment 8

Reading & Response Assignment 9

Reading & Response Assignment 10

Reading & Response Assignment 11

Reading & Response Assignment 12

Writing Assignment 4 – Tragic Hero Continued…Luke Skywalker vs Oedipus

 

STUDY GUIDES

Unit Test – Oedipus Rex “We just love a Greek Tragedy!”

Unit Test – Mythology: Gods & Goddesses

 

EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES

Oedipus Rex Family Tree 

 

ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY RESOURCES

Argumentative Essay Presentation

Argumentative Essay – Outline Framework

Argumentative Essay Worksheet

MLA Style Guide Quick Reference – Page & Paper Setup

 

DIALECTICAL JOURNAL RESOURCES

Dialectical Journal Worksheet & Instructions

Dialectical Journal Entry From (docx)

Dialectical Journal Entry Form (pdf)

 

READINGS

Gilgamesh excerpt (w/ Flood story) from textbook

Genesis Chapters 1-3 (Creation & Fall) and Chapters 6-9 (Flood) from textbook

Mayan “The Wooden People” Creation and Flood Stories from textbook

Copper Sun – Ch 1-13

Copper Sun – Ch 14-22

Copper Sun – Ch 23-35

Copper Sun – Ch 36-42

Fahrenheit 451

On The Rainy River

 

Cinderella

Cinderella (Germany, Grimm – 1812)

Cinderella (Disney version – 1950)

Rhodopis – Egyptian Cinderella (Author Unknown)

Yeh Shen – Chinese Cinderella

The Wonderful Birch – Russian Cinderella (The Red Fairy Book, 1890)

Rashin-Coatie (Scotland, Joseph Jacobs – 1916)

Korean Cinderella (Shirley Climo)

 

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel (Grimm, 1857)

Grimm’s Hansel and Gretel – Comparison of 1812 & 1857 Versions

 

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood (Italy, Charles Perrault 1697)

Little Red Cap (Germany, Grimm 1857)

Little Red Hat (Italy/Austria, 1867)

Little Red Hood (Germany, Lower Lusatia 1889)

 

We Just Love A Greek Tragedy!

Oedipus Rex by Sophocles

Relevant Topics Related to Oedipus Rex

Oedipus The King – Video

Tragic Hero Continued…Luke Skywalker (Video about the Life of Luke Skywalker)

Star Wars – Return of the Jedi

Star Wars – Return of the Jedi (movie script)

 

CONTRAST & COMPARISON TOOLS:

Comparing & Contrasting Versions of the Same Story

Comparing & Contrasting Different Stories

 

CLASS VIEWED VIDEO LINKS

Gilgamesh Animated Video

Gilgamesh commentary from Annenberg

Big Myth Links – Creation Stories

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s