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Ready for Homer?

November 30th, 2017

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This trimester we will immerse ourselves in two of the greatest epic works of literature, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Here are a couple of quick TED-Ed videos to get you in the mood for Homer:

Everything you need to know to read Homer's Odyssey:

 

What makes a hero? – While not about Homer specifically, this is an interesting video that can spur some discussion in your family. You may or may not agree with everything expressed here, but since we are studying epic heroes this year, it’s worth watching:

 

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