The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages
The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages
The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages
The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages
The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages

The Odyssey Unit Plan - No-Prep Teaching Guide BUNDLE - Over 130 Pages

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Odyssey Unit Plan with 139 pages of No-Prep, standards-based materials for grades 8-10. Classroom-tested by over 1,300 teachers with a 4.8/5 Rating! Designed for as much or as little teacher instruction or intervention as you desire, students will be able to self-direct their study in many cases, making it perfect for in-person or distance learning. Please note that this product is a printable PDF and will need modification for use in Google Classroom.

Here's what Krystal Mammano said: Amazing! This is very organized and easy to use. It is a must-have reference when teaching The Odyssey!

Chelsea Smith said: I highly recommend. I used this with pre-AP English I students and it was so helpful, especially as a first year teacher. I used this to build a very strong unit that was true to me and I didn't have to recreate the wheel.

PLEASE NOTE: Page numbers in the Guide refer to the Stanley Lombardo translation of the Odyssey, ISBN 978-0872204843, ©2000. Please also note that the materials in this product may have to be altered and/or redesigned to align with your version of the Odyssey, especially in the case of abridged versions in textbooks.

This Odyssey teacher guide includes:

  • List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities
  • Informational Text Article and corresponding questions on Homer
  • Articles on the Genre of Mythology, the Epic Hero, and the Epic Poem
  • Notes on English Language: The Greek Alphabet
  • Extensive Odyssey Terms and Character List
  • Map of Character Relationships from the Odyssey
  • Anticipation Guide/Pre-Reading Reflection Group Activity
  • Introduction to the Odyssey Comprehension and Analysis Questions
  • Journal Response Chart
  • Active-Reading Journals and Note-Taking Activities for each book
  • 16 Vocabulary Builder Activities focused on that can be used with any translation
  • Comprehension Check Reading Questions
  • Literary Analysis activities and worksheets on:
    • Character Types
    • Telemachus's Resume
    • Dramatic Irony
    • Ambiguity
    • Imagery
    • Point of View
    • Figures of Speech
    • Simile and Metaphor
    • Personification
    • Foreshadowing
    • Symbolism and Allegory
    • Conflict and Effect
    • Theme
  • Reading Quiz every two books
  • Two Final Exam versions
  • Teacher Guide with Sample Agenda
  • Plot Overview and Sequence of Adventures
  • Notes on the Structure of the Odyssey
  • Graphic Organizer on the Structure of the Odyssey
  • List of Post-Reading Activities and Alternative Assessment
  • List of Essay/Writing Ideas
  • Two Project Rubrics
  • Response to Literature Rubric
  • Complete Answer Key

Krystal Mammano said: Amazing! This is very organized and easy to use. It is a must-have reference when teaching The Odyssey!

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