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FREE Discussion Activity for Homer’s The Odyssey

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9th - 12th
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Description

Engage students in a kinesthetic Philosophical Chairs discussion of issues presented in Homer’s The Odyssey! After responding in writing, students physically take sides on a series of issues and hold a text-based discussion. Use this activity anytime between Book 13 and the end of The Odyssey. Issues presented include xenia, omens, Athena’s interventions, the fate of the suitors, and more!

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The Odyssey Complete Unit Plan

More Resources for The Odyssey:
The Odyssey Reading Guide
The Odyssey Literary Analysis Essay
The Refusal of Odysseus Socratic Seminar

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Created By: Jacque Decker of Love and Let Lit

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

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