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-Notes -Yesterday’s quiz No notes? Hand them in today for ½ credit. Bad on quiz? Take ALL the information and write a well-written paragraph that explains what “The Odyssey” is. Email it to me: firstname.lastname@example.org
What to look for: -Underline and identify unknown terms, phrases and names -Identify pronouns (who is “he”?) -Draw conclusions/make predictions -Pull out the main idea of each stanza and write it on the side (the events of the adventure as stated) -Translate poetic language to something more understandable -Write any additional notes you can come up with -Write any questions that may come up
Hand in your completed invocation Grab a purple text book and open it to page 650 Restroom and water fountain trips upon request only Take out your notebook. Start a new page and label it “The Odyssey”
Open to page 650. Look at the map of his journey. Trace the path of Odysseus’ journey. What are the different places he stops? What predictions can you make based on the image? How far away is his starting point from his ending point?
Odysseus: Our main character, survivor of the Trojan War and still King of Ithaca; missing since the end of the war. Telemachus: Odysseus’ son who searches for Odysseus Calypso: beautiful nymph goddess who keeps Odysseus on her island for 7 years Athena: Zeus’ favorite daughter. Goddess of war, wisdom and peace.
Read 652-654 Expectations While You Read: -Take turns reading -Stop if you get lost or don’t understand -Re-read or ask questions if needed -Stay on task
In your notebook, copy and answer these recall questions: 1. Who is sent by Zeus to tell Calypso to free Odysseus? 2. In what setting does the messenger find Calypso and Odysseus? 3. How does Odysseus act during the day? 4. Describe the conversation between Calypso and Odysseus.
1. What is the tone of the setting before Calypso releases Odysseus? Find a line (or set of lines) that prove your answer.
2. What line(s) best show Odysseus’ feelings before he is notified of his release?
3. What does she try to do before she officially lets Odysseus go? What do her actions and words say about her?
4. How does he respond to Calypso’s persuading talk? What does his reaction suggest about him?
Read the poem on 655 by Suzanne Vega Answer the following questions on the lined side of your index card about this poem: 1. Who narrates this poem? 2. What tone of voice does our narrator have? 3. What line is repeated throughout the poem? 4. Why is it repeated so much? 5. How many stanzas are in this poem? 6. How is each stanza different?
Using the plain side of your index card: On the left side, list the topics that occur within this poem. On the right side, create at least ONE theme (from your list of topics) that describes the universal lesson/moral learned from this poem. Submit index card when finished.