The Making of a Hero: Myth and Adventure in The Odyssey (1 quarter)


Instructor: Bridget Valles
UC a-g credit: Not Eligible
NCAA: Not Eligible


***This course is not available for the Track C July/August learning period.***

Much of what we know about Greek myth comes from Homer’s famous epic poem, The Odyssey. Anyone who is interested in gods, goddesses and heroes will love to read the original story! As we read Homer’s epic, students will develop thinking and writing skills by looking at what the poem reveals about cultural values and the makings of a hero.

Recommended for : Grades 7-12

Length: 1 quarter, 2.5 credits for HS learners

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