People, Gods, and Monsters character-based matching final exam. Answers may be used once, more than once, or not at all. Students demonstrate knowledge of events from the Odyssey by matching characters with the hints.
***This is designed based on
Individual Student Multimedia presentation project about a personal hero. I use this project in conjunction with our study of The Odyssey and the "hero's journey" monomyth. Students are required to select a personal hero that they know personally or
The Skeleton Essay is a scaffolding/chunking structure I use in my classes to help students craft a process essay.
The "skeleton" idea is a metaphor to explain to students how essays are not simply random ideas written down stream-of-conscious
***Designed to follow the GRAPHIC NOVEL version of The Odyssey***
Questions range from knowledge to analysis questions and could be used for reading comprehension, homework, or as a quiz after individual reading.
I have divided the Graphic Novel
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
This graphic organizer asks students to compare and contrast the book Siddhartha, the generic legend of the Buddha, and the movie Little Buddha. I put the second page on the screen to remind students what to put in each area since it can look a bit
Students are given a chart and asked to track the development and changes seen in various main character in Lord of the Flies. Students will then brainstorm ideas, values, or themes that character represents and give a specific example.
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
This handout is meant to accompany the production of "Speak Truth to Power" about the stories of genocide in the world through history, which I use in preparation for teaching Night, by Elie Wiesel, though it could be used in conjunction with any
Editable character development graphic organizer to track important characters in The Odyssey. This is designed to follow the GRAPHIC NOVEL version of the Odyssey, but would work with traditional text or could be edited to reflect additional