Discipline: ELA

Grade Level: 7th grade-GT

Course: 7th grade language arts-GT

©Literacy Design Collaborative. September 2011

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Great Expectations: Growing into a Hero: Informational Module
Overview
  • Module Description
    • Culminating activity on the novel—comparing Pip to the Hero Journey as defined by Joseph Campbell.

  • Tasks
    • Teaching Task Template Task (Design your own lesson)

      After researching selected articles, websites, and classroom notes on the Hero Journey, write an essay that defines archetype and explains how the Hero Journey is evident in Great Expectations. Support your discussion with evidence from your research.

      Task 11: 

      After researching _____ (informational texts) on _____ (content), write a _____ (report or substitute) that defines _____ (term or concept) and explains _____ (content). Support your discussion with evidence from your research.  L2: What _____ (conclusions or implications) can you draw? (Informational or Explanatory/Definition)

  • About The Teacher
    • Author: Chad Peavler

      Course: 7th grade language arts-GT

  • Materials, References, and Support
    • For Teachers

      Texts:

      • Harris, R., & Thompson, D. (1991). The Hero's Journey: A guide to literature and life. Ariane Pub Et Dist.
      • Campbell, J. (2008, July 28). Hero with a Thousand Faces, 3rd ed. New World Library.


      For Students

      Included in Appendix:

      • Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. Dover Publications; Unabridged edition, August 1, 2001. Original publication: 1861 (in three volumes).
      • Harris, Reg. "Hero Journey and the Essay" 
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