Day 5

The Alchemist (Coelho) Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Hero's Journey (part 5)

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project

    Objective:

    Students can find meaningful stories in their own lives.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.9 Analyze how a modern work of fiction draws on themes, patterns of events, or character types from myths, traditional stories, or religious works such as the Bible, including describing how the material is rendered new.

    Structure:

    "Dream is personalized myth, myth is depersonalized dream..."- Joseph Campbell

    Let students know that this exercise is a personal one, and they will have the option to share their thoughts or keep the process to themselves. Tell them they will be using the...

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