Module 5 Overview

English IV

Unit: The Epic Hero

This module spans heroes as they are presented across multiple cultures and times. From Beowulf and Gilgamesh to Sir Gawain, we will be looking at these texts -- both within their historical context and through a modern lens. We will also closely study the characters of these historical works.

"I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say." ~Flannery O'Connor

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Hero Humor

Guardians of the Galaxy - Nothing Goes Over My Head Scene

Week 4 -- An Epic Essay

  1. Review Module Overview & Submit Module 5 Overview 3-2-1 (1/2 hour)
  2. Complete Graphic Organizer (1-1 1/2 hours)
  3. Complete Outline (1/2-1 hour)
  4. Draft Essay (1 1/2-2 hours)
  5. Revise Essay (1/2 - 1 hour)

**Complete tasks in the order in which they are assigned.**

Need some Help?

  • Read the directions


  • Attend office hours on Mondays or Thursdays from 3-4


  • Set up an individual conference

Drafting Tips

  • Use 3rd-person point of view
  • Use transition words throughout
  • Cite direct quotes IMMEDIATELY after you include a direct quote
  • Use MLA formatting