Print & Digital The Odyssey Activities Epic Hero's Journey Writing Prompt

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Great Odyssey lesson plan for students to compose an argumentative essay about whether or not Odysseus is a good or bad leader through analyzing his actions throughout the epic poem!

Students will:

  • Review events from each episode and explain whether or not they believe Odysseus was a good or bad leader in the episode.
  • Identify three adjectives that reflect Odysseus' leadership skills
  • Identify specific examples from the text that supports Odysseus being a good or bad leader, or both.
  • Write an argumentative essay detailing the type of leader they believe Odysseus to be.

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Lesson Pages:

1. Evaluation Chart

  • Evaluate Odysseus' leadership skills by reviewing each episode and explaining whether or not they believe Odysseus was a good or bad leader in that episode and why.

2. Mind Map

  • Decide what type of leader they believe Odysseus to be (good, bad or both).
  • Choose three adjectives to describe Odysseus' leadership skills.
  • Provide three examples from the text to support their responses.

3. Essay Outline

  • Students use the mind map and evaluation chart to outline their essay.

4. Essay Reminders

  • Essay assignment sheet with reminders on key details to include in the essay.

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Editable: Partial

Total Pages: 33

Content Pages: 23

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