This download includes 2 creative narrative writing prompts based on The Odyssey.
The first prompt asks students to place themselves in the shoes of the cyclops, Polyphemus. Writing from Polyphemus's perspective, how would one feel upon finding someone broken in to their home?
The second prompt asks students to place themselves in the shoes of Odysseus' wife, Penelope, or son, Telemachus. How would it feel to be abandoned by your husband or father for 20 years?
Both prompts include Common Core aligned narrative writing rubrics.