Kamrass Sci Fi and Fantasy Weekly Sheet Quarter 3 Week 4, Feb. 23 - 27 Monday, 2/23 A-Day Goal – finish analyzing our first short story; explore genre and theme through literature and film; appreciate the greatest movie of all times (well, second greatest, Empire is better) “Master Zacharius” o Review questions Notes o Sci Fi subjects (we will expand to theme after viewing and reading) Start watching Star Wars (no further title is needed, there is only one Star Wars and it does not need further specifics; any of these movies created during the 1990s do not count) Homework: Study for quiz about Sci Fi genres and subjects/themes. Tuesday, 2/24 B-Day Wednesday, 2/25 A-Day Goal – finish movie analyze using universal myth Quiz – Sci Fi genres and subjects/themes Finish viewing Star Wars o Joseph Campbell: The Hero’s Journey – relate and analyze Homework: First writing assignment sheet distributed – read and ask any questions. Thursday, 2/26 B-Day Friday, 2/27 A-Day Goal – review blog expectations; appreciate the greatest movie of all times (well, second greatest, Empire is better) Hero’s journey – if not addressed last class Read next story in book: “The Disintegration Machine” o Pre-reading question: Does the end always justify the means? o Book questions after reading: 2, and 3, then re-address the pre-reading question with specifics from the story. Blogging time? o choose leaders Homework: Complete any work not completed in class. Long-term deadlines: Rewrites of writing assignments and your collected journals for this quarter are due April 14, or 15 (whatever day we meet for class).