Glenda Funk's lesson: '"A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Sandwich": Imagining and Inventing an "Epic" Hero' Objective: SWBAT use the hero monomyth as inspiration for creating an "epic" hero project. Big Idea: We all have personal heroes and ideas about heroes whether from personal experience or pop culture.
Paper Lace - "Billy Don't Be A Hero" [Live 1974 - Lyrics: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cdFuMgMkBM -- Paper Lace are a Nottingham-based pop group, formed in 1967. They are known to Americans as a one-hit wonder; however, in the UK they were a "classic two-and-a-half-hit wonder". The core of the band originally formed in 1967 as Music Box, but changed their name to Paper Lace when Phil Wright joined as drummer and lead singer.
Use with Anthem-Ayn Rand How can an anti-hero teach us about the heroic--and sometimes, the unheroic--characteristics that shape a story’s protagonist? From jealousy to self-doubt, Tim Adams challenges us to consider how anti-heroes reflect the very mortal weaknesses that can be found within all of us.