The Odyssey
The Odyssey
by Homer

The Odyssey Assignments & Activities

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Odyssey Teacher Pass


Teaching The Odyssey Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Assignments & Activities

Jefferson County Schools has created a terrific "Jeopardy"-style trivia game for students to study the Odyssey. Categories include "Gods and Goddesses," "Mere Mortals," "Monsters," "Travel and Tourism," and "Misc."Objectiv...
Genius Grant recipient Dr. Jonathan Shay discusses the relevance of the Odyssey to American soldiers returning home from war today. Shay suggests that...