"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity

"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
"Cyclops" - Hands-On Activity
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2 MB|8 pages
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This "Cyclops" activity assesses students' knowledge of characterization, figurative language, and vocabulary for the "Cyclops" story from Book IX of The Odyssey by Homer. In addition, it checks for reading comprehension, evaluation skills, and citing specific references from the text to prove points. Students must be neat and creative when incorporating required information on the hidden door foldie activity. This is a great review activity, or it can be used in the place of a test to assess students' understanding of "Cyclopes."

☉ Instructions with pictures
for how to create foldie with secret compartment

☉ Student requirements

☉ Rubric for grading

☉ Peer evaluation check lists

Furthermore, this hands-on activity can be done individually, in partners, or in small groups. The peer evaluation task is optional, but it does help students review the story. Instructions for this optional task are included.

The student instructions, student checklist, and rubric are included in an editable PowerPoint in case you wish to make any adjustments.

A clean copy of the story is included as well. (These pages are not part of the page count for this lesson.)

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This foldie activity is included in the 3-Day Lesson Plans for "Cyclops" - just click "Cyclops" - Lesson Plans, Activities, Vocabulary, Test if you want the whole unit.

Need just vocabulary and a test on this selection, visit "Cyclops" Test & Vocabulary.
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8 pages
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