Course: Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore

V Fairy Tales, Myths and Folklore • Offering for 2017 • Grade 6 or above • Literature Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Alexandra E. Dascalu
* Sections
[Enrolled students will be notified if teacher schedules change between course posting at the time enrollment opens and the scheduled start of classes. Please see Tuition and Fees for refund policy.]
Section 1 Instructor: Alexandra E. Dascalu
Thursday 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET
dd>Enrollment Policy: Full Year Only
Tuition: $500.00

* Website
There is currently no teacher website for this course.
* Description
This class is primarily for students in 6th-8th grade. The purpose of the class is to introduce students to the basics of grappling with a story and asking questions about it. Using classic texts, students will be asked to use their critical thinking to cover the full narrative spectrum of each story, from overarching concepts and plot to fine details and character development.
* Meetings
This course meets once a week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
Weekly assignments will consist of: scheduled reading, short detail oriented quizzes, periodic writing assignments, and discussions on the reading. Assignments will be posted alongside online links to free versions of the story or a PDF that will be provided. Not all potential reading assignments are represented through the textbooks as there will be tales from all other countries in addition to the typical Fairy Tales and Myths of Andersen, Grimm, etc.
* Prerequisites
Describe required prior course work
* Recommended background
Describe recommended prior study
V Textbooks and Materials
* A Treasury of Irish Fairy and Folk Tales (Barnes & Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection)
Various Authors
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 143516136X
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
* Bulfinch's Mythology (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
by Thomas Bulfinch, Charles Martin (Introduction)
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 1593082738
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
* Just So Stories - Illustrated Edition
Rudyard Kipling
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 1521194033
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
* The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)
Anonymous, Husain Haddawy, Muhsin Mahdi Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 0393331660
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
* The Complete Fairy Tales - Hans Christian Andersen (Wordsworth Special Editions)
Hans Christian Andersen
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 1853268992
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.
* The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition (Edition: 3)
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
This text is recommended; purchase and use is optional.
ISBN: 0553382160
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: The Textbook is OPTIONAL as online links to the assigned reading or a PDF version will be provided as well.


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