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  • 1. Pick one of these two questions
    Odyssey Questions
  • 2. Odyssey Questions
    Odysseus and his crew had to make a tough choice: facing Scyllaor Charybdis. In your life you have probably had to make similar (though not as deadly) choices. Write an essay describing your personal Scylla and Charybdis.
    Explain why the choices were so difficult
    Which you ended up choosing.
    If you think you made the right choice
  • 3. Odyssey Questions
    The Odysseywas a story that told of the values of ancient Greek society. Odysseus was the hero who embodied all the traits a good person should have. Explain who you think is a good, modern day hero.
    Explain who it is
    What his/her traits are
    Example of how the traits are evident
    Why you think people should be like this person
  • 4. Odyssey Questions
    Worth 50 points
    Due next Thursday
    At least five paragraphs
    Introductory paragraph
    Body
    Conclusion
    Follow formatting guidelines from the beginning of the year.
    Up to 5 points extra credit if word processed correctly.
  • 5. Odyssey Questions
    For every two vocab words from units 1-3 used correctly and appropriately in the essay, you will receive one point extra credit.
    Underline the vocab words used in the final copy. No credit unless this is done.
  • 6. Odyssey Expository Essay Rubric