Hero’s Journey Narrative Unit
English 1-2 Curriculum Guide
Version 1.0: September 2009
Table of Contents: Hero’s Journey Narrative Unit
Introduction to Unit
Unit Template with Learning Plan
Student Progress Monitoring
define inner journeys through the study of one core text and several related texts. A response to inner journeys question requires you to integrate your discussion of the core text and a variety of texts of your own choosing. Doing this will show that you have consolidated ideas bout inner journeys. Inner...
Year 11 AOS Journeys- Related Text Analysis
Mean girls by Mark Waters- Visual/ Film Analysis
What is the text about?
Raised in an African bush country with only her parents, Cady Heron, a 16 year old home schooled teenager takes on a challenge when she enters her first public high school. She instantly...
“hero”. Certainly, Odysseus, a Greek soldier of Trojan War who took ten years to find his way back from Troy to his Ithaca, is the hero of his own journey and his family. Although he does have some flaws, such as arrogance, greed and brutality, a hero is always made up by mistakes, and absolutely no...
‘Every journey affects the traveller.’ Discuss how this statement, focusing on how composers of texts represent that concept of the journey. Refer to at least two poems and one related text.
The effect of the journey on the traveller is a theme used by many composers in different texts to convey the...
Area of Study: The Journey
Peter Skrzynecki: “Immigrant Chronicle”
“Crossing the Red Sea”
The poem focuses on the journey of migrants travelling by boat to a new country.
The title implies that a journey is being embarked on. “Crossing”.
The poem is made up of 5 sections, each one relating to a different...
(novel), factual text, report, news report, drama
script, film, cartoon ...
Purpose and audience affect the form in which you
choose to present your ideas. For example, you
might compose a picture book for young children
to explain conflict but an essay on the subject
might be more appropriate for...
“What Is Hypnosis?” Describe the psychological and physical aspects of hypnosis and discuss the role of relaxation in Hypnotherapy.
In order to answer the question “what is hypnosis?” I start by looking at the history...
Has the metaphor of ‘learning journey’ any value in the analysis
of research data on access, retention and ‘drop-out’ in higher
Paul Armstrong, Researcher, RANLHE Project
Since the earliest times the act of travelling, of proceeding from one place to another,
has been seen as a natural metaphor...
American History X A Hero's Journey
1. Cover Page
2. Contents Page
4. The Film with Synopsis, A Hero's Journey
5. Separation The Ordinary World',
Departure The Call to Adventure'
Imaginative journeys are as important as any other journey in their potential to teach. Journeys act as a method for self knowledge - helping all to achieve a state of appreciation for one's own potential as a person. Imaginative journeys broaden ones understanding of oneself and the world. All journeys have...
“it is the journey, not the arrival, that matter” do you agree?
I strongly agree to the above statement. The beauty of a journey is to experience it not to end it. The end of a journey contains nothing but boredom, whilst on the journey, someone can experience something unexpected. The beauty of undertaking...
Journeys embrace the notion of movement over time and place either physically, emotionally, spiritually or imaginatively with a didactic effect which allows the traveller to explore themselves and review their growth and development in light of experiences which have challenged and inspired...
shaped your understanding of the concept of "The Journey"?
"Journey" can be described as movement or travel from one place to another. This physical concept of journey can be extended, however, to a much more complex and diverse metaphorical understanding. The ultimate, and most obvious, journey one undergoes...
seem to occur. Written in Victorian times by Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre is an interesting novel about a young girl's journey through life and her quest to be loved. Along her journey religion plays a huge role in her decisions of everyday life.
Despite the claimed reverence for puritan ideals, the Victorian...
The song Mockingbird is composed by the world renowned rap artist Eminem. It tells the story of Eminem’s journey to stardom and how his family fell apart in the process. In the song Eminem reflects on his life and the love he has...
The study of the poems Journey to the Interior by Margret Atwood and A Summer Rain by John Foulcher; the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and the picture book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak has developed the concept that “Every journey, if it is truly...
What really does the word LOVE man? You can only answer that question by your judgement. Lots of people all over the world believe that love is necessary component in a person’s journey. We need someone through out our life to make us happy when we are feeling down and to make us feel like we belong...
When i was in high school i just want to receive my diploma. I hated school so much that i mainly skipped with friends. At first i thought it was so much fun until it started growing old. My friends started stealing and using drugs. I definitely knew that that was not meant for me. Then i found out i...
My Journey Through Life
December 17, 2012
I. What things do you remember about your childhood?
A. Family business
B. Playing sports
C. Good and bad times growing up
II. Who were the important people in your life?
Bryan Nguyen English 102: Sec 141 01/28/09 *Final Draft*: The Journey of a Physician Therapist What would I like to become once I have finished college? There is a plethora of choices, yet one final decision can decide my future. Everyone always talks about becoming doctors, firefighters, famous...
Analysis of Metaphor in an Area Outside of Literature essay
“Life is a Journey” vs “Life is a Game”
This week we’ve learned about the impact that metaphors have on our lives. In Lakoff’s “The Family”, he discusses how metaphors have shaped our moral and political views. He compares the “The Strict...
Finding Nemo: Hero’s Journey and Overcoming Fear
The words of David Joseph Schwartz, “Do what you fear and fear disappears,” perfectly describe the theme in Finding Nemo. Directed by Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, Finding...
I’m a single mother of two beautiful little girls so coming back to school was an easy decision. In today’s time with the economy getting worse by the day doesn’t leave people with much of a choice but to further their education. The job market isn’t very stable for people working your everyday...
time we do fun and that is the high school life. High school is the part of our life that plays a significant role. In this stage, we will learn about friendships and relationships, coming into our own personalities and discovering who we really are. “High school might have screwed all of us up, but...
Section 175 of the Education Act 2002 requires local education authorities
and the governing bodies of maintained schools and FE colleges to make
arrangements to ensure that their functions are carried out with a view to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children...
Drinking in High School
High School is one of the most substantial pieces of every person’s life because of the prodigious impact that is left on every person that experiences it. This project is very personal to me and my own life because of my story. I currently don’t live in my home and I am living...
lead them to new worlds and values, stimulate new ideas and has enabled them to speculate about future possibilities. The six Australians undertake a journey to discover the life of a refugee. Their discoveries offered them a new understanding and reviewed their perceptions of refugees. Therefore, their...
“citizens of the world”.
The Alchemist deals with universal themes (duty versus passion, loving and losing, being taken advantage of) that many high school students (indeed, many people) faces on a regular basis.
The beauty of this novel is that its perceived “simplicity” can (a) engage reluctant...
happy to join you today. I hail from Syracuse, NY where I am a freshman in college. I have been fortunate to be included for my entire school career. The idea of school inclusion can be as a lousy or lovely happening. Teachers must be willing to not just give me desk and then leave me to fill the chair...