HW - Read Chapter 4 of Earthsea
Tuesday - Prewriting activity for "Sundiata."
HW - Read Chapter 4 of Earthsea and complete comprehension questions from Study Guide (Due Wednesday)
Wednesday - Read "Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali"
HW - Finish "Sundiata" questions.
Thursday -Vocabulary exercises; Analyze "Sundiata" - Discussion questions
HW - Read Chapter 5 of Earthsea; Study Guide questions for Ch. 5 are due Monday
Friday -Read "Rama's Initiation"; Make cultural connections with Hindu ideals of the epic hero. Both "Sundiata" and "Rama's Initiation" - stories and questions - are PDF's on your resources page.
Note: The Unit Test for "The Hero's Journey" unit is on Tuesday. We will begin the next unit on Wednesday, for which you will need Lord of the Flies, by William Golding. We will be reading most of that in class. Finish your parallel reading (Earthsea) as soon as you can; I have moved the test for Wizard of Earthsea to the Monday after next (11/16). On that day, I will collect Chapters 6-10 of the study guide.