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Friday, May 18th

18 May

We need to wrap up our Odyssey work.

Here is a sheet to help you go over some of the key facts.

notes for exam

Journal Entries to Accompany The Odyssey

  1. What heroic qualities were most important to various cultures?
  2. What was the purpose of the heroic quest?
  3. Predict why you think a poem as old as The Odyssey might still be valuable today.
  4. What kinds of qualities does a good leader have?
  5. What kinds of qualities does Odysseus have that make him a good leader?
  6. What kinds of qualities does Odysseus have that make him a good friend?
  7. If someone says to you “Beware of Greeks bearing Gifts” what would this be in reference to and what could it possibly mean to you?
  8. Write an entry that Odysseus might write in his ship’s log.
  9. Human weakness plays a big part in this story. Tell what Odysseus’ weakness is and why Homer might have wanted to include this in his story.

10. What is a hero?

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1 Comment

Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Curriculum

 

One response to “Friday, May 18th

  1. evelioa001

    May 21, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    Ms. burton where is the work we did today and notes. i dont see it

     

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