middle of the night
must be looking for something
though I know the river is wide
I try to cross to the opposite side
the middle of the night.
Joel, River of Dreams, 1993 Sony Music.
student is expected to attend class regularly and on time.
|2.||The student is expected to participate in all class activities, practice quality study habits, and complete all classwork on time. Late work will not be accepted .|
a notebook is not required in this class for grading purposes, it is
recommended that all classwork be maintained in an orderly fashion.
Duplicates of materials distributed are not provided.
Should there be an error in the computation of a studentís
grade, the materials in the studentís notebook will be the only
acceptable evidence for the change of that grade.
will be a variety of activities in this class.
During those activities that require full class attention to
presentations, any disruptions, disturbances, or inattention will not be
tolerated. In addition, we will be involved in many creative projects
that entail sharing of work with class members.
Everyone in the class will honor and respect their peers and
and drink are not allowed in this classroom.
do not write passes to leave the room for any reason except to see the
school nurse. Take care of your personal business before you enter the
student will demonstrate the purpose and need for myth in cultural
development through oral and written analysis.
|2.||The student can describe influences of mythology on everyday life.|
|3.||The student can demonstrate the concept of how and why myths develop.|
student will identify a minimum of 25 characters in Greek and Roman
student will identify, describe and relate a variety of myths and
mythological characters from a variety of world cultures and their
student will identify a minimum of ten of the most important stories of
Greek and Roman myths.
student can compare and demonstrate the interrelationship of myths of a
variety of cultures and world groups.
|8.||The student can identify and explain mythological allusions in literature.|
|9.||The student can identify and analyze cultural heroes and archetypes.|
student can identify attributes of cultural heroes in contemporary
can recognize the patterns of mythology in literature.
Edith. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes. USA:
Penguin Books (A Mentor Edition), 1969.)
primary text, listed above, is to obtained by the student.
The book may be purchased at any major bookstore, and is often
found at used bookstores. Many
students from previous classes may also have books to sell.
In addition, the book can be found at libraries.
you wish to purchase the book through the school, you must follow these
|DUE: By January 23, 2004|
purchases will be made though the school after this date.
Regardless of how you choose to obtain your book, the text should
be in-hand by February 2, 2004.
Instructor: Randy Thomas