(Flex Class) Pokémon Halloween: the Celtic Origins of Spooky Pokémon
This class is an exploration of the origins and mythology of Halloween, using the Pokemon anime and games. We'll compare and contrast these spooky Pokemon with their historical inspirations from Celtic and Irish folklore.
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No live meetings
Over 4 weeks
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per learner - per week
How does a "Flex" course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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▬▬▬▬▬▬ COURSE SUMMARY ▬▬▬▬▬▬ We all know the typical Halloween decorations: bats, ghosts, candles, pumpkins...the list is long and varied. But how did all these themes come together to represent Halloween? Where did all these traditions come from? And are some Pokemon also inspired by these same traditions and myths? We'll explore the origins of Halloween alongside the spookiest creatures of the Pokemon world. ▬▬▬▬▬▬ FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE ▬▬▬▬▬▬ This is a flex class, which means there is...
By the end of the class, students should be able to: 💀 Explain the purpose of the Celtic New Year - Samhain. 💀 Recall some of the basic beliefs of the Celtic people regarding spirits and their purposes. 💀 Describe which modern Halloween traditions and costumes originated with the Celtic people. 💀 Tell how their favorite spooky Pokemon relate to common Halloween decorations and traditions.
No live meetings, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Pokemon "ghost types" are indeed creepy, and of course Halloween themes and origins involve the talk of death and evil spirits. Because of this creepy Halloween theme, the class may be disturbing to some children.
Teacher LaurenThe Pop Culture Teacher
3068 total reviews
2884 completed classes
💰 𝐃𝐢𝐬𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐬 💰 I offer a "pay what you can afford" discount for ALL FLEX CLASSES. When you enroll, simply put the amount you think is fair in the "message to teacher" section. I can then apply a partial refund to match the amount you need; it can...