1. Hero’s Journey
a) Overview to introduce the hero’s journey.
b) TED-Ed four minute video that succinctly introduces the patterns in literature and in our lives relative to the hero’s journey (Joseph Campbell)
2. Archetypes Overview
3. J. R. R. Tolkien
a) Biography and Facts
b) BrainPOP video
4. The Hobbit
a) Movie trailer for The Hobbit.
b) Blog posts:
In an attempt to gather information about what students plan to read off of the Lone Star List, we have created a survey. Current Grade 6 GT ILA students please take the following survey. Please make certain that you have reviewed the list and the trailers posted previously.
Book trailer for all of the Lone Star 2013 titles: http://www.youtube.com/user/TXLALoneStarBooks
OverDrive: Many of the reading selections can be checked out as e-books through FISD’s OverDrive site!
Click on the “Explore” pull-down, and review available titles under “PreAP/AP Summer Reading List Titles”and “Classic eBooks.”