We acted out the notes that provide background information for The Odyssey. Students had to summarize what happened by writing, drawing, or a combination of the two. If you were absent, use the following links to fill out the notes:

 

Helpful links

http://www.dmturner.org/English/Exam/TWReview.htm  A review chapter by chapter for a 6th grade exam

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/mythology/section8.rhtml SparkNotes review of the Trojan War

http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/m/mythology/summary-and-analysis-greek-mythology/the-trojan-war-8212-odysseus-adventures  Cliffsnotes review of the Trojan War and the travels of Odysseus

Videos: (in order)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px-QzqTqn1E

History Channel Video:  The True Story of Troy.  Can show the first 1 ½ minutes as intro to:  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2vMBwd2wds

Youtube video of a class project made by 8th graders about the Trojan War and why it happened.  Movie clips from “Troy”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbiR6IMf5KQ

Trojan Horse clip from “Troy”

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