GREEK LITERATURE II (GL2-B)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Part II: This is the second part of a two-part course, a continuation of the study started in Greek Literature I.

ORDERING INFORMATION

Basic information about the books and materials for this course follows; see your Academic Packet or STAA Study Guide for full ordering details and commentary about each resource.

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Semester 2: Greek Studies IIB Study Guide

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, . Softcover coil-bound workbook.
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  • Supplier: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
Student study guides and course plans for the second semester of the Greek Studies, B Track cycle. Designed to work in conjunction with STAA advisor support, our live classes, or the "Independent Study with Online Support" option, the STAA Study Guides include weekly reading plans, assignment directions, reflection topics, and gradebooks for the semester and help prepare students for the weekly, graded online quizzes. This guide includes multiple subjects. To further personalize your student's plan, single-subject study guides are available at www.shop.staahomeschool.com.

Bulfinch’s Mythology (out-of-print Avenel Books/Gramercy/Crown Publishers edition) [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Thomas Bulfinch
  • Publisher/Copyright: Avenel Books/Crown Publishers, 1979. Print.
  • ISBN: 0517274159        978-0517262771
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com
Hardback; excellent glossary. Any edition will do, but this is our favorite.

Herodotus: The Histories [Aubrey de Selincourt]

  • Author: Herodotus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Penguin Books, 1996, 2003. Print.
  • Translator: Aubrey de Selincourt
  • ISBN: 0140449086        978-0140449082
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Reissue edition 2003; 622 pgs.; 9 units; introductions, maps, outlines, timelines, endnotes, index.

Homer : The Odyssey (Fagles)

  • Author: Homer
  • Publisher/Copyright: Penguin Classics, 1996. Print.
  • Translator: Robert Fagles
  • ISBN: 0140268863        978-0140268867
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560 pages.

Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
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Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)

  • Author: Euripides
  • Publisher/Copyright: Focus Publishing, R. Pullins & Company, Inc., 2004. Print.
  • Translator: Stephen Esposito, A.J. Podlecki, Michael R. Halleran
  • ISBN: 158510048X        978-1585100484
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304 pages.

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
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192 pages

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: The Center for Literary Education, 2017. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 0988898993        978-0988898998
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

STAA Student Zone

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There are online resources such as weekly reading quizzes, special downloads, advisor support through the Q & A forum, occasional slide shows or videos, and more for this course. To activate your student's online access, 1) submit the Course Registration form after your annual planning appointment, 2) register for the live class, or 3) register for the "Independent Study with Online Support Option." After completing one of the registration options, students (and teaching-parents) may use their usernames and passwords to sign into the member site. The STAA Student Zone is available each school year from August 1 to July 15.

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Cliffs Notes: Homer’s Odyssey

  • Author: Stanley P. Baldwin
  • Publisher/Copyright: Cliffs Notes/Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2000. Print or online.
  • ISBN: 0764585991        978-0764585999
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com
Also available online for free at http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/literature/the-odyssey.html.

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Spring Live Class: Greek Literature IIB

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Small-group, advisor-led live online class for students in Grades 9 through 12 that meets every other academic week of the second semester. Advisor grading of assignments is also available for students registered for this live class.



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