ENA1A 2019



Each group will examine one more modern cultural artifact and the Greek myth it is based in. You will

· present the myth to the class (plot, characters, what happens, who is who)
· explain what other stories it has influenced (if there are others besides the one you are doing)
· explain the most important parts  (theme, conflict, characters, character flaw, climax, etc.)
of the modern story and the myth

· evaluate why the more modern creator has

a. chosen to tell a story using the ancient myth

b. made changes to the story/characters/message

 The presentations should

· use creative elements to make it more engaging and lively, such as acting or dramatic readings
· be 8-10 minutes in length
· include all group members approximately equally
· be well-rehearsed in terms of language and structure
· display positive cooperation among group members


1. Odyssey and excerpt from Margaret Atwood, The Penelopiad p. 23-38 and 81-92 about Penelope and Odysseus's relationship

My Marriage

Waiting , p. 10, 11

Nora, Ebba, Daniela

2. The Odyssey, "Back to Blandon.pdf​" by Michael Jeffrey Lee about returning home;

Pontus, Sebastian, Jan, Tatu

3. Narcissus in hamilton Narcissus.pdf andFry Narcissus.pdf, and excerpts from A Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde (p. 2-19, p. 97-101, 195-198 in the Free eBooks at Planet eBook.com edition).

Anna, Glada, Beiza, Julia

4. Prometheus Prometheus Fry.pdf and Prometheus, II Fry.pdf in Fry— excerpts in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - see chapter summaries
Georg, Aliu, Mustaf

5. Classic: Perseus and Andromeda p. 1-7 
Modern: Here the World Entire by Anwen Kya Hayward  (56 pages)

or Clash of the Titans

Kia, Setareh, Saga

Schedule ENA1A

Class is always at 13.00
Monday: Room 11
Tuesday: Room 12
Wednesday: Room 14

12.8 Monday (V11) : Intro to mythology, explain vocabulary quizzes,  Grammar, debate, myths (not do power point)
13.8 Tuesday (V12) :  (No class Iloranta leaves at 13.00)
14.8 Wednesday (V14): Grammar p. 6-17, (Use quizlet live for irregular verbs: past and perfect) Read first 10 pages by Monday of Cupid and Psyche, the handout I gave you. Listen to track 73 from Psyche.

19.8 Monday: Go over Cupid and Psyche (half of the class take the quiz).
Give out The Courtship of Mr. Lyon
20.8 Tuesday: Quiz and discuss (handout Pyramus and Thisbe)
21.8 Wednesday: Vocabulary quiz Level D unit 1, grammar, p. 17-23

26.8 Monday: Pyramus and Thisbe, Analyze Desirées baby. Watch Romeo and Juliet Balcony scene.
27.8 Tuesday: compare and contrast Desirées baby with Pyramus and Thisbe. Do questions up to #4
28.8 Wednesday: Vocabulary quiz unit 2, grammar p. 24- 30 (if clauses) Give Pygmalion (read for Monday)
Compare Finnish to English future 

2.9 Monday:Pygmalion (the myth) and Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
Watch Pygmalion a bit (first 15 min) and Ascott Races of My Fair Lady

3.9 Tuesday:Finish questions 5 (Saga and Kia), 6: Tatu, Georg and Jan; 7: Beiza and Setareh

Finish the handout comparing Pygmalion and the myth.

Watch the rest of Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw (speed version)

4.9 Wednesday:Vocabulary quiz unit 3, grammar p. 30 onward to p. 33

9.9 Monday: Work on presentations
10.9 Tuesday: Work on presentations
11.9 Wednesday: Vocabulary quiz unit 4, Grammar p. 34-48,

Do ex. 23 p. 34, ex 26, p. 38, ex 27, p. 40. ex.30 p. 43, ex. 33, p. 45, ex 35, p. 48

16.9 Monday: No class (teacher sick)
17.9 Tuesday: Presentations: Nora, Ebba and Daniela: English presentation.pdf; Pontus, Sebastian, Tatu, Jan The Odyssey and Back to Blandon.pdf
18.9 Wednesday: Presentations: Kia, Setareh, SagaThe myth of Perseus.pdf; Anna, Julia, Glara, and Beiza english presentation Narcissus HS19A.pdf;Vocabulary quiz unit 5 

24.9 Aliu, Georg, Mustaf make their presentation and we have our final exam

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