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Part 2
Ms. Marshall-Krauss
Source Materials: Fitzgerald’s Homers the Odyssey in
Glencoe Literature Course 4 and the supporting
materials
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Circe and the Sirens
October 11, 2011
 Warm
up: What did you learn yesterday
about Greek culture? Do you think it will
apply to today’s reading of the Odyssey?
Explain.
 Today’s
objective is to read the first part of
Part 2 of the Odyssey, review the vocabulary
by finding the lines in the text, write a
timeline of events, and if time, answer
theme questions.
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Part 2 Vocabulary
Directions: While
we read the first
part of Part 2 in the Odyssey, record
the lines and line numbers the words
are used in. In addition to the three
words from the vocabulary homework,
add three new words you find in
today’s reading.
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Timeline
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Chronological
1.
Raid on Cicones
2.
Lotus Eaters
3.
Cyclops
4.
Bag of Winds
5.
Laestrygonians
6.
Circe
7.
Land of the Dead
8.
Sirens
9.
…
10.
Calypso
11.
Phaecians
In the Story
1. Calypso’s Island
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Homework
Page 846, #1,6, and 15
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Part 2: Scylla and Charybdis
October 13, 2011
 Warm
up: Copy the definition below.
 Personification: giving
human qualities to
inanimate objects.
 Today’s
objective is read Part 2: Scylla and
Charybdis in the Odyssey and to discuss
the answers to the theme questions.
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Answers to page 846
As we check the answers, write any information you
missed in a different color.
 #1. He
plugs their ears with wax. They tie him to
the mast.
 #6. The
calm slows the ship, prolonging the time of
exposure to the Siren’s song and the likelihood the
men will succumb.
 #12. He
is like a stern father of willful children, who
believes only he knows best. (Is this a good thing
or not? Each student will have individual answers.)
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Reading
 While
you read you are looking for several things.
Remember a good listening strategy is to jot down
important notes. Under your warm up on page 43,
write subtitles to help organize your notes.
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Possible personification (find at least two)
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Important plot events
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Vocabulary in context (write the word and line numbers)
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After you read
Check
In
your notes as a group.
a different color, write at least one
thing from someone in your group
that you didn’t have in your notes.
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Reflection
 View
the picture on page 837. How does the
artist’s depiction of this scene in the
Odyssey compare with what you envision
as you read? Explain.
 Homework: Answer
questions 2, 7, and 12
from page 846 in your spirals.
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Part 2: Personification
October 14, 2011
 Warm
Up: Glue the blue paper on page
45 and the white paper on the bottom of
46 in your spirals
 Next, read
the instructions on the top of
the blue paper.
 Today’s
objective is to write, identify, and
analyze personification by writing
paragraphs.
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Personification Analysis
 Choose the example of personification you
like the best and make a literal drawing of it
on the top of page 46. See the following
examples.
Example: The fog swallowed the city.
Example: The angry sea licked the hull of the ship.
Example: The sun peeked out of the clouds.
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Personification Analysis Beowulf
Example
An example of personification
in Beowulf is “your fame as a
fighter? It is a triumph song that
ocean thunders to her farthest
shore.” (61-62) The ocean is
being personified. The ocean is
yelling of Beowulf’s fame as a
fighter. Hrothgar means that
Beowulf’s fame is known the
world over as if the ocean
carried his story to all the lands.
Identify the example and state
what part of the quote is the
example.
Explain what the object is
doing that is human.
Explain what is actually
meant by the use of the
figurative language.
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Personification Analysis
 Find an example of personification in the
Odyssey Part 2. Copy the example on the
top of page 47 and draw a picture of the
example under it.
 Analyze it by breaking it into parts on the
top of page 48. Refer to the example
paragraph.
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Personification Reflection
 Why do we analyze figurative language in
English class? What do we gain from it?
Answer in a paragraph or more on the
bottom of page 48.
 Homework: Appositive Homework due
Wednesday.

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