Reflection: Lesson Planning Levels of Thinking: An Introduction to Archetypes - Section 2: Archetype Gallery Creation


There are so many ways to introduce archetypes...and so many archetypes to introduce. I tried to limit the archetypes that we worked with today to those that I know will show up in Othello and other literature we will study this year. I also tried to pick things that the students could easily interpret or apply to their own world. It seemed to work well (thanks Disney!) given the background knowledge my group brought to the process. I hope that it will continue to go well as they move to a study of these symbols in writing. 

  Lesson Planning: Archetype Gallery Creation
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Levels of Thinking: An Introduction to Archetypes

Unit 4: Literary: Analysis of Thematic Connections and Artistic Choices in Paradise Lost
Lesson 1 of 6

Objective: SWBAT support inferential analyses of text and demonstrate understanding of figurative language by brainstorming and identifying archetypes of western literature.

Big Idea: You should never take an apple from a crone: one of many important message we can learn from archetypal symbolism.

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