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Do Now
 Get
out your Springboard book. Tear out
pages 21-24
 Get
your notebook and turn to your next
blank page and label it Hero’s Journey: The
Hero’s Journey:
Exposition and The
Unit 1 Lesson 1.6
Objectives- Hero’s Journey: the
analyze a story for archetypal
structure and narrative techniques.
draft the opening of an original
Hero’s Journey narrative.
demonstrate understanding of visual
techniques used for effect by illustrating an
The departure- The Refusal of the call
PAIR SHARE: Why would a hero refuse his or her
call? Why might this be a common event in hero
Drummer Boy of Shiloh
 Think
about these questions as we
read as a class:
 What
 How
is Joby’s adventure?
does he feel about it?
 When
does he accept his adventure?
Pair reading
 Read
through the text again with your
partner and mark the three stages of
The Departure.
to Adventure
of the call
Beginning of the Adventure
The departure- The Refusal of the call
 Summary
of the departure:
the departure stage of the
Hero’s Journey as it relates to Joby in
The Drummer Boy. Embed at least ONE
DIRECT QUOTATION in your summary to
strengthen your response.
Formative Assessment
 Re-read
the text and answer the questions
on the front of the Assessment using the
rubric for guidance.
Analysis of Structure and Techniques in
The Drummer boy of Shiloh
 Analyze
the structure and techniques
used by Ray Bradbury by filling out the
graphic organizer on page 26 of your
Springboard book.
Pacing (add to glossary and notes)
 Pacing:
a narrative technique that refers to
the amount of time a writer gives to
describing each event. It also is how long
the author takes to develop each stage of
the plot.
Create your own Original Hero
In your notebook, sketch an
image of your hero. Label
their physical and
personality traits.
Give them a meaningful
Create a setting (place,
Create a conflict: What
challenges might your
character come across?
How might the hero
transform into someone
stronger than they started
out as?
Character background: Who
are the character’s family
and friends? What does the
hero do every day? What
does the hero want in life?
What do others want from
the hero?
Draft your Exposition
Think about the hero you just envisioned. What
might the hero experience in the DEPARTURE
Draft your exposition with the three steps of this
 Establish
a context and point of view (first or third)
 Use
details and imagery to create mood.
 Use
narrative techniques
 Dialogue
 Pacing
 Vivid

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