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Hero’s Journey Lesson Planning Posts

Hero’s Journey Lesson Planning Posts

The Road of Trials: Hero’s Journey Lesson Planning pt 1

Good Lord if 2020 is not a Road of Trials… Anyways, as I begin planning for the Spring 2021 semester a few old ideas are rattling around in my mind. I have thoroughly enjoyed (in pandemic adjusted scoring of course) a few wrinkles that I have been able to add in the Fall 2020 semester. […]

Road of Trials: Hero’s Journey Lesson Planning Pt 3 – Meeting the Mentor

This is part of my Road of Trials series in which I am chronicling my effort to plan a Hero’s Journey based Lesson in my 11th Grade HIS202: American History from 1877 to the Present. Click Here to see Part 1 Introduction and Part 2 Call to Adventure Quick Refresher Diagram on the Hero’s Journey […]

Road of Trials: Hero’s Journey Civil Rights Lesson – Meeting the Mentor pt 12

Over the last 11 or so posts I have developed the structural framework for the semester long Hero’s Journey Quest. In this post I am going to begin to actually construct the specific elements of a Quest based on Civil Rights content from my 2020 South Carolina US History and Constitution Standards. These standards also […]

Road of Trials – Hero’s Journey Lesson Planning – Civil Rights Quest

Link to Civil Rights Quest Google Site with a full YouTube walkthrough below. A few notes: The goal of this Hero’s Journey format is to help students visualize the growth they are making towards becoming powerful Historical Thinkers. Students will receive grades but my hope is that this will increase engagement without the threat of […]


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