Five 10-15 minute Halloween themed warm-ups to get students writing. They can be shared with a partner or in front of the whole class. They incorporate the 6-Traits of Writing concentrating on Word Choice.
This essay format can be used for any Epic. I used it to compare Sundiata and the Iliad, although it can be used for just the characters in the Iliad. I left the format pretty broad so it can be used for multiple poems. Please tailor it to your