Introduction to Homer
Students copy, construe, and translate assigned Greek lines of Homer in their notebooks. They must discect the language linguistically and demonstrate their understanding of the work through an idiomatic translation.
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Lesson Plan: A Writer’s Odyssey
Looking for a fresh approach to an end-of-unit project for The Odyssey? Check out a resource that has class members write their own hero's journey short story and then craft an illustration that depicts their tale. Apollonio di...
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I Need a Hero
“Where have all the good men gone and where are all the gods?” Are you holding out for a hero? A Ulysses, a lightsaber-wielding Luke Skywalker, or a street-wise Hercules like Huck Finn? Learners explore the heroic archetype, heroes in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Odyssey: A Deeper Appreciation
Learners read "The Odyssey" and identify the ways it relates to their own lives. As a class, they also examine the history of the story and identify the various Greek gods and goddesses. In groups, they focus on the geography of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts