Day 1

The Odyssey Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Myth Masters

    Kind of Activity:



    To understand the importance of mythology today in relation to its importance in the ancient world

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.1; CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2


    Separate the students into small groups. Each group should come up with a modern myth that they view as important to their own culture or to life in general. Task them with summarizing the myth and analyzing its cultural importance in preparation for a class presentation.

    Once they have summarized their chosen myth, have the students research classical myths that might teach similar lessons or have similar morals or themes. If they...

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