Homer's Odyssey: The Original Incredible Journey
Students study things that influence a culture's beliefs and traditions. They study the physical and human characteristics of Ancient Greece and how they influence the culture's storytelling heritage.
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Adventure Writing: Oregon's Landscape as a Setting
Students identify geographical features of different regions encountered by migrants on the Oregon trail. Students research how the Oregon landscape may have affected life and 19th century westward migration. Students write a narrative...
7th - 9th Science
Homer's Odyssey:The Original Incredible Journey
Students study Greek culture, particularly as it relates to Homer's Odyssey. They examine how human activities shape the earth's surface and identify forces that influence a culture's beliefs and traditions. They determine that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Science Behind the Myth: Homer's "Odyssey"
Lions, and tigers, and bears, oh, my! Sorcerers, cyclops, and drugs, oh, my! Matt Kaplan theorizes that there might be a scientific basis for some of the events in the Odyssey, that Circe might actually have been a chemist and have mixed...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History