It must have been boring, but to pass the time they may have created chants and songs to take ease the boredom and create energy for the various rowing strokes (racing, storm, beaching, etc…). Create a chant or song that Odysseus and his crew may have used. 3. Use a popular TV show theme song and adapt it to an episode or to the journey. For example, “Gillian’s Island” or “The Partridge Family.” There are many websites with lyrics for TV show theme songs from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and today. Naturalist Project 1. Think of The Odysseyas one long field trip. Identify and create a field guide to the various plants, animals, geographic locations, indigenous species, and inhabitants that Odysseus visits that showcase nature and its wonders. You may focus on one episode or multiple episodes. Your field guide should include scientific names, pictures or drawings and brief descriptions. 2. Create an Odyssey museum tour. Think of all the things you could put on display in a museum from Odysseus’s journey. You may use the format of a PowerPoint, Photo Story, brochure, audio walking tour, etc… You may use photos of Greek vases, famous paintings or sculptures, etc… 3. Imagine that you are part of a scientific team that discovers a perfectly preserved body of Polyphemus in a cave on Cyclops Island. Discuss what your examination of the body reveals about how Polyphemus lived, was wounded and died.
Project is due: ______________________ Late projects will be dropped a letter grade for each day that it is late. Failure to turn in a project will result in an Incomplete in the course.
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