One Term                 Grades 10, 11, 12                       Elective

This course looks at the common threads woven through the world’s greatest myths and the roles they have played through time. Daily readings are from Classical Myths and Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, as well as excerpts from The Iliad, The Odyssey, The Aeneid and other world epics. Students will do World Mythology research-based projects. Students will also study other common fictional archetypes, like the fairy tales, the superhero story, and urban legends.