This activity is great for having students practice for the MSL's. The assignment features an excerpt from The Odyssey and asks students to use the excerpt to answer ten multiple-choice questions. The ten multiple-choice questions vary in complexity. A key is included.
For the constructed response portion, students must analyze the mood of the excerpt and provide textual evidence to support their claim. A rubric is included. The rubric shows students how they'll be graded while also providing the teacher with grading instructions.
This activity aligns with the following Common Core Essential Standards: RL.9-12.1, RL.9-12.4, W.9-12.4