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Epithets & Epic Similes. Unit6. State-of-the-Art Science Program Grades K–8 Science Program Combining interactive write-in texts, hands-on activities, and a full digital curriculum, ScienceFusion provides multimodal learning options to build inquiry and STEM skills, preparing students for success in future science courses and careers. The Odyssey Book 9 Vocabulary flashcards. Sorry, the Quizlet database appears to be down. We've been notified of the problem, and are working on fixing it. Please try back in ten minutes or so. While you wait, you might enjoy learning vocabulary on English IB – The Odyssey – Book IX New Coasts and Poseidon’s Son Vocabulary.

A Story of Epic Proportions: What makes a Poem an Epic? Activity 1. What are the elements of an epic poem? Review with students the definition and elements of epic poetry found at the Glossary of Literary Terms accessible from the EDSITEment-reviewed web resource Internet Public Library. Ask students what other stories they know or have heard of that follow a similar pattern of action and components described in the definition of epic poetry. While they may not be familiar with some epic stories, they probably are familiar with the Star Wars series of movies, or the Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series of books, which they may be surprised to learn also follow an epic hero cycle. Compile a list of stories that follow this pattern. Ask students to suggest stories that fit the epic hero cycle, and introduce the class to stories with which they may be less familiar.

The Epic of Gilgamesh The Iliad The Odyssey The Aeneid Beowulf The Ramayana Star Wars The Lord of the Rings series The Harry Potter series Activity 2. Lesson Plans and Activities. Advertisements - by Cori Nalipinski I teach a full quarter of Greek/Roman Mythology to 11th and 12th graders. I started two years ago and have tried to keep my projects interesting to my students and to show them how mythology is relevant to their world today. After studying the different gods, goddesses and their symbols, I have them do a presentation on Mythology in Advertisement. They need to go through magazines, phone books, etc. and pick out ads that relate to mythology. Bingo - by Toddette McGreevy My freshman students are required to learn the Greek and Roman names for each of the Olympians, as well as their Area of Power.

Biopoems - by Vicki Worthing After becoming somewhat familiar with the characters and their relationships, we write biopoems about each of them. Board Games - by Mary Jane Brown As a student project during the semester mythology class, I assign students to groups. Books - by Dominique Smith Bulletin Board - by Gail Carlisle My 8th grade class reads The Trojan War. Odyssey_study_guide.

The Odyssey Lesson Plans. School Project Ideas for Homer's "The Odyssey" The Odyssey Lesson Plans. This is a collection of ideas for studying “The Odyssey” Title – The Odyssey By – Ann Henderson Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 9th and 10th grade Materials – The Odyssey Start by grouping the students into five groups.

Have four to five students in each group. Group 1 will have to design a brochure titled “Odyssey Cruises”. This will require time in the computer lab. Microsoft Word has a tri-fold brochure template, all the students will have to do is listen to the story and write down all the places Odysseus visited in his adventures, and list the cost to travel from place to place. Group 2 will design a map routing Odysseus’s trip home and tell what happened at each place he stopped on the map. Group 3 will research all the gods and goddesses that are in the story and tell how each affected Odysseus’s trip home. Group 4 will draw pictures of each adventure. Group 5 will take the names of the characters in the story and gods and goddesses in the story and design a crossword puzzle. Odyssey Game - Choose your character. Random House Academic Resources. Guide Contents: Note to Teachers Preparing to read For in-class discussion: I. Comprehension II. For further study Expanding your knowledge: I.

Projects and Themes Other Resources: I. For further reading II.Other media Note to teachers This teacher's guide is keyed to the Robert Fitzgerald translation of The Odyssey. Little is certain when it comes to the origins of The Odyssey or its partner epic, The Iliad, the prequel, we would now call it, to The Odyssey in the legendary story of the Greek expedition to reclaim Helen from the city of Troy.

There must have been many signal events, many great moments in the history of epic before The Iliad and The Odyssey achieved the forms in which we know them, but two appear, in retrospect, to have been supremely significant. The legendary campaign against Troy took ten years. The other signal moment in the development of the two Homeric poems seems to have fallen in the eighth century B.C.E., for reasons that are hard to pin down. I. II. Odyssey Lesson Plans.

Lesson Plans These lesson plans were designed to teach the Odyssey to 9th grade honors students. Teaching the Odyssey is an "Odyssey" in the work of teaching and requires dedication, determination, and some of the versatility one finds in Odysseus. A teacher should keep in mind that the Odyssey is comprised of twenty-four books or chapters. These "books" give students a view of a different culture and this vantage point enables them to get a new perspective on their own culture. Completing the Odyssey helps build students' self-esteem although they may be intimidated by the task at the beginning. Along with taking notes, students also need to be taught how to use their notes to support their answers. Parents of my honors students have supported this ambitious unit. I have used the Robert Fitzgerald translation of the Odyssey as being one of the most appealing to students of this age. Samples of assignments are included in these lesson plans. Beginning the Odyssey: First Assignment: 1. 1.

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