Lesson Plans
World Literature 4th Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 03/31/2014 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
The Epic of Gilgamesh--quiz on Gilgamesh and Genesis 6-9: terms epic hero cycle, epic simile, anachronism, epithet, epic literature, archetype, Sumerian achievements,

The Illiad background on Naxos--Naxos in terms briefly of art from 3000 BCE to 2500 BCE to 1200 BCE to 600 BCE as context to 1200 BCE siege at Troy and Homer's 850 BCE Illiad

500-336 BCE: the Classical period on Naxos

Intro to The Illiad the situation, the characters; video intro (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYJzMHmXMVc **9:05); make posters of names for Greeks, Trojans, Achilleus, Agamemnon, Paris, Apollo, Athena, family trees (see 327 "Religion" as well)

Read 321-325, 326-327 (Religion), 330-334

The Epic of Gilgamesh--review the quiz

The Illiad--review the background: the time context, the religion, the poem (form and structure), the background, Intro to Illiad: levels--mortal level, supernatural level, personal level, community level; honor--what defines it, how is it measured; (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0jl2VTfZJg **43:47); read/follow Book 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnGHuCwJLl0 **7:29, it's read to line 95)

The Illiad--read to the end of book 1; read 345: how do definitions of "epic conventions" and "epic hero" differ from our definitions; respond to Interpreting 3 (s), 6 (s)/(p) respond to Analyzing 1 (l)

The Illiad--Book 6: the set up--Hector finds his wife when he's on his way to battle. She chides him for not thinking of them, but defends himself with the notion that fate is in charge; read Book 6

The Illiad--Book 18: the set up--Achilleus's friend, who wears Achilleus's armor, is killed by Hector; Achilleus will need more armor; ekphrasis; questions: Interpreting 4a, Critical Thinking 2 (p); another ekphrasis, write an ekphrasis