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Teacher Resources by Grade
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Preparing for the Journey: An Introduction to the Hero Myth
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
Students can use this tool to learn about the elements of the hero's journey, analyze a text that follows the hero's journey pattern, or start creating a hero story of their own.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 3
Students compare the film versions of The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's novels. Students then imagine how a scene in a current novel that they are reading would be filmed.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 14
Students use the Hero's Journey interactive to describe how Luke Skywalker meets each stage of his journey, and then brainstorm other works that use the formula.