Hang It On the Hook: The Ancient World

Use Chronological Learning to Integrate All Subjects

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Your Instructor


Bonnie Jones
Bonnie Jones

I love learning, travel, reading, writing, photography, and all things French. I am especially passionate about agency education, cultural travel, the humanities, and using history as the hook for all learning!


Course Curriculum


  Prologue
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  Ancient Egypt
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  Archaic Civilizations, part one
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  Archaic Civilizations, part two
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  The Journey of a Hero
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  Ancient China
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  Ancient Arts
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  Golden Age of Greece
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  Rome: The Republic
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  The Roman Empire
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  Epilogue
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
This course begins Tuesday, September 15, 2020, with a Zoom discussion of History is the Hook and the Ancient World. An Introduction Video and course material for the first discussion will be available Wednesday, September 9. Videos and course material for the next Tuesday Zoom discussion will be posted each Wednesday until November 11. The last Zoom discussion will be held Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The material will be evergreen after that, so you can always come back to the videos and course material to review forever!
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Classes will include:

Introduction to History is the Hook and the Ancient World
Egypt's 18th Dynasty
Early Civilizations
The Odyssey: Journey of the Hero
Ancient Arts
Han Dynasty, China
Golden Age of Greece
Rome: The Republic
The Roman Empire


Texts include:
The Tales of Ancient Egypt, Roger Lancelyn Green
The Odyssey, Homer
The Art of War, Sun Tzu
Selections from Plutarch's Lives
Ethics, Aristotle
Meditations, Marcus Aurelius


Possible Supplemental Texts:
History is the Hook, Bonnie Jones
Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt, Elizabeth Payne
Epic of Gilgmesh
Gilgamesh: Man's First Story, Bernarda Bryson
The Iliad, Homer
History of Art for Young People, HW Janson
The Analects, Confucius
Poetics, Aristotle
Julius Caesar, Shakespeare
Antony and Cleopatra, Shakespeare


Expectations:
Zoom Discussions Weekly: Tuesday, September 15-Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Early Civilizations Oral Presentation
Final Thoughts Personal Essay

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