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Cupid and Psyche and La Belle et La Bete - Close Reading

Students – the past few days we have been reading and examining the Ancient Greek story of Cupid and Psyche in class. Below you will find some of the notes we took together  -use them to add to your own notes or help you study. 128 more words

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Making Connections and Predictions - The Story of Prometheus

Students – today in class we read the story of Prometheus’ Creation of Man and The Coming Evil.  We also practiced how to make connections and prediction with our easy ‘Connection and Predictions’ chart. 111 more words

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Introducing Ancient Greek Literature and The Hero's Journey

Today in class we began out unit on Ancient Greek Literature and will be examining how these stories and tropes from Ancient Greece continue to impact our modern storytelling, language and culture. 170 more words

10th Grade Literature

Introducing Ancient Greek Literature and The Hero's Journey

Today in class we began out unit on Ancient Greek Literature and will be examining how these stories and tropes from Ancient Greece continue to impact our modern storytelling, language and culture. 170 more words

10th Grade Literature

Thoughts on Homer

My re-reading of Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad have prompted some reflections on my part.  They are tremendous epics, full of variety of incident but also pathos.  961 more words

Some disappearing cats

I’m at serious risk of turning this blog into a continous series on animals (or their absence) in the ancient world, but today I feel like writing about cats. 1,005 more words

Greek And Roman Civilisation

"The Palace" - A poem by Alcaeus

Alcaeus (c. 620 BC-6th century BC), was an Ancient Greek lyric poet who supposedly invented the Alcaic verse. He was included in the canonical list of nine lyric poets by the scholars of Hellenistic Alexandria. 254 more words

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