This common core aligned essay asks students to demonstrate their understanding of the epic poem "The Odyssey" by writing a character analysis essay about Odysseus as an epic hero.
This resource includes a PDF file containing an essay assignment handout that includes an example of MLA citation, a double-sided essay outline, a peer review form, and two rubrics.
The resource also includes an essay writing guide that is an editable Word document. This essay writing guide was created to help struggling writers and ESL students. It walks them step-by-step through the essay and is designed to be projected on the overhead.