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Greek Mythology Book Club
Live course taught by Emily Henry for Spring 2025 Middle School Mythology Literature
Summary

 Join our online book club for an illuminating journey that will get children excited about literature. Students will deep dive into the enchanting realm of Greek mythology. In our ten club meetings, we will explore timeless tales of heroes and moral quandaries, scrutinizing them through our Catholic lens to unravel the profound impact these myths continue to exert on our world today. Join us on this intellectual and spiritual odyssey, fostering a deeper understanding of Greek mythology while aligning it with timeless Biblical Truths.

 

Special Notes: In this fun book club, you will enjoy enriching discussions with no grading.

Total Club Meetings: 10

Meeting Dates: Monday through Thursday, January 13-16, 20-23, and 27-28, 2025.

Starting Time: 7:00 PM Eastern (6:00 Central; 5:00 Mountain; 4:00 Pacific)

Duration Per Meeting: 45 minutes

Prerequisite: None

Suggested Grade Level: 7th to 8th grade. Interested high school students are welcome.

Suggested Credit: ¾ semester of English or Literature.

Instructor: Emily Henry

Course Description: In this book club, students will gain a deeper understanding of Greek mythology and its influence on the Western World. Students will be encouraged both to read the stories and to think critically about them. We will focus on mastery of content as well as how the morals of the stories compare with Biblical Truths. We will explore the idea of heroes and heroines, right and wrong, fate, and the standards the Greeks upheld. Greek Mythology reveals the innate questions that rest in all human souls: Where did we come from? What is our purpose?  Throughout this course, we will analyze the stories through a Biblical worldview. Students will discover how these myths still impact and influence our world today!

Course Outline:

Class 1: In Olden Times & The Titans
Class 2: Zeus and Hera
Class 3: Hephaestus – Poseidon
Class 4: Apollo – Dionysus
Class 5: Minor Gods - Deucalion 
Class 6: The Apples of Love and the Apple of Discord
Class 7: Theseus 

Class 8: Oedipus 
Class 9 - The Golden Fleece
Class 10 - Heracles

Course Materials:  D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths ISBN-10: 9780440406945. Try bookfinder.com for used copies.

Homework: Book club members can expect to spend up to 30 minutes a day reading the assigned materials in preparation for our enriching group discussions.

Fee: For all 10 classes: $57 if you register on or before November 15. $77 if you register after Nov. 15. (Registration closes one week before the first day of class. After that date, registrations are not guaranteed. There is a $20 surcharge for late enrollments after the course is closed.)

Course name
Greek Mythology Book Club
Instructor
Emily Henry
Semester
Spring 2025
Category
Literature ➤ Mythology Literature
Grade level
Middle School
Course type
Live
Price
$77
Seats available
25 seats available
Seats remaining
24 seats remaining
Start time
January 13th, 2025 at 7:00 PM ET
End time
January 28th, 2025 at 8:00 PM ET
Access start time
December 30th, 2024 at 12:00 AM ET
Access end time
December 30th, 2025 at 9:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability start time
March 20th, 2024 at 5:23 PM ET
Early enrollment discount ends
November 15th, 2024 at 11:59 PM ET
Late enrollment penalty start time
January 6th, 2025 at 12:00 AM ET
Enrollment availability end time
January 9th, 2025 at 12:00 AM ET
Relative due dates
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About Emily Henry

Emily Henry grew up in a small town in Michigan. She was homeschooled alongside her brothers and received her High School Diploma from Noah Webster Academy. She earned her BA in Classical Studies from Hillsdale College with a concentration in Latin. 

Mrs. Henry teaches Latin and literature. She is a happy wife, mama, and loves words and language. Reading and gardening are some of her favorite pastimes. She is an alumna of Hillsdale College and has been teaching Latin for over a decade. Emotions are contagious, and you can't help but catch the joy of learning Latin and literature in Mrs. Henry's classroom. 

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