• Weekly Objectives: Students will take their 6 Week Assessment on Tuesday, 11/19. Students will finish reading The Odyssey Part One. Students will annotate as they read, focusing on common literary elements in Greek Literature. Students should understand common Greek values and attributes. Students must also know the characteristics of heroes and the phases of the hero's journey, as well as epics and the epic hero.

    Topics of Study for the Week: Students will focus on idioms in grammar. Students will continue the mythology unit and continue reading The Odyssey. Students will continue to focus on tone, symbolism, central idea, character development, and theme in stories. Book 9 of the Odyssey, "The Lotus Eaters" and "The Cyclops," will be completed by Friday.

    Homework: The Odyssey Part 1 Packet due Friday, November 22. Extra Credit on Commonlit due Friday, November 22nd. The Odyssey Complete Packet due December 18th.

    Test Dates:  6 Week Assessment (Unit 2.2 Test) on Tuesday, November 19th. DCA 2.2 on Tuesday, December 10th. English I 9 Week Assessment (Final Exam 2.3) on Wednesday, December 18th.

    Assignment Deadlines: The Odyssey Part 1 Packet due Friday, November 22. Extra Credit on Commonlit due Friday, November 22nd. The Odyssey Complete Packet due December 18th.

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