Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Based on the lesson plans and handouts for Program 4, think about how you might adapt these lessons in your own teaching and write some notes in your journal. If possible, introduce the concept of the classic journey to your students and use it as a tool for analyzing the structure of a piece of literature you currently are studying.
If you are able to apply these ideas in your classroom, please be prepared to discuss student responses at the next workshop session.
The following required readings will support your understanding of Program 4 for the for-credit workshop:
You also may see the book The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers, by Christopher Vogler. Michael Wiese Productions; ISBN: 0941188701; 2nd edition (November 1998).
Referencing Carl Jung and Joseph Campbell, the author asserts that most stories consist of a few structural elements found universally in myths, fairy tales, dreams, and movies.