Kind of Activity:
Students will explore a character's experiences and qualities through a creative writing exercise.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.
In this activity, students will consider Penelope's point of view throughout the story of Odysseus and will write a series of diary entries from her perspective.
1. The teacher should discuss with the students how they think Penelope feels at various points in her life: before the Trojan War, when she is...
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