The Hero's Journey (ELA)

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Introduction

This lesson will introduce the idea of the Hero's Journey, or monomyth, and give students background on the stages of the journey, how it maps to contemporary stories, and how it can relate to game design.

Lesson Time

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Information and Communication Technologies Information and Communication Technologies
    • Information Support and Services
    • Networking
    • Software and Systems Development
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts
K-12 Subjects
  • English-Language Arts
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Explain the purpose of escalating plot
  • Define the phases of the Hero's Journey
  • Match elements of a narrative with the phases of the Hero's Journey

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