Lesson Plans
World Literature 4th Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/10/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
1st day of class

Intro to class--objectives, rules, content, grades

Content--oldest literature: Sumarian--1800 BCE, greek literature (1200-1300 BCE event, 750 BCE written), Oedipus the King 450 BC, Chinese poetry (1000 BCE to 800 AD), Dante (1300 AD), European Romanticism (1830 AD)

Middle East timeline (and what's going on in Europe and North America)--Gilgamesh (1800 BCE)

Gilgamesh--two backgrounds: historical figure--2500 BCE, king of Uruk and rebuilder of temple to Ninlil (goddess of the wind with connection to grain) in Nippur, see images of Nippur: world map, political map of middle east, map, reconstruction, ruins

background literature: long oral history, tablet fragments date from 1800 BCE, in library collection (belonging to the Assyrian king Ashurbanipal) 700 BCE, see images of Ninevah and clay tablets

Gilgamesh intro video--http://www.learner.org/courses/worldlit/gilgamesh/watch/

No class--Jr. High Play