FablesAndTales2

Junior Course/Parent Tutorial (8-10 yrs), $165 – No Prerequisite

Parent/child explore the Socratic Method and the world of stories, fables, and fairy tales, with somewhat more advanced readings than Fables and Tales 1. Not only will these discussions examine the lessons and ideas within the stories, but the children will also start to examine what makes a fairy tale or a fable, and what about a reading makes it exciting or instructive, or both.

Week 1: The Beauty and the Beast based on the story by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve

Week 2: St. George and the Dragon (ancient legend)

Week 3: The Pied Piper based on the story from the Brothers Grimm

Week 4: The Good Samaritan by Jesus (parable)

Week 5: Cap O'Rushes (English tale)

Week 6: King John and the Abbot of Canterbury (English tale)

Week 7: Stan Bolovan from the Violet Fairy Book

Week 8: How One Turned His Trouble to Some Account by Howard Pyle

Week 9: The Rabbit in the Moon (Japanese tale)

Week 10: The Three Wonderful Beggars from the Violet Fairy Book

Week 11: Jack and the Beanstalk from the Red Fairy Book

Week 12: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves from the Arabian Nights

Week 13: The Gorgon's Head retold by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Greek myth)

Week 14: The Prodigal Son by Jesus (parable)