December 11

Unit 4: The Hero’s Journey

Guiding Questions
What makes a hero?
Where do we find heroes?
How are heroes in books different from heroes in real life?
What is the journey of the hero and how does the archetype manifest itself?

What are archetypes?

Learning Objectives
After completing the lessons in this unit, students
will be able to:
Explain what makes a hero and the elements of the heroic journey.
Recognize heroic figures in multiple media.