The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Living in Ancient Greece
Based on the book's setting, choose 3 things that you found interesting about Ancient Greece. Describe what kind of an experience you think it would be to live in that time period. Would you like it? Why or why not?
2. Interview with a Poet
Write out an interview with Homer, including both the questions and his responses. Use the information in the Introduction as well as the hymns to help speculate his answers.
3. Crossword Puzzle
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