Iliad Project

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(Unit 3) The Illiad In-Class Group Technology ASSESSMENT Project

 

Task Breakdown:

Each group will be responsible for one whole book or part of a book from The Iliad.  You will have 5 days to create a group website containing the following information that is provided by a different member of the group:

 

Person 1:

  • Background information (recap book before yours, segue)
  • bibliography for any online resources used (use Bibme.org)

Person 2:

  • Summary of the book (in bullet form)
  • Characters with descriptions (label minor or major, explain how they contributed to the story)
  • bibliography for any online resources used (use Bibme.org)

Person 3:

  • Epithets (give definition & examples)
  • Literary Terms (give definition & examples)
  • bibliography for any online resources used (use Bibme.org)

Person 4:

  • Answer to the study guide questions provided – you will go over the questions and answer with the class but you should also have them posted on the website.
  • bibliography for any online resources used (use Bibme.org)

Person 5:

  • Major Themes (examples with explanation)
  • bibliography for any online resources used (use Bibme.org)

Person 6: 

  • Create a bibliography page for any online resources used
  • Compilation of all other group member’s work online.  You will be the Editor (proofreader and reviser) for all information posted.

ALL GROUP MEMBERS or Person 7-8 (if you have them):

  • Create a skit that covers what your Book is about, and video tape it to post online.
  • Your skit needs to cover all of the summary of the book, and an introduction of characters.
  • You will be filming in class with a Flip camera borrowed from the Media Center.

 

ALL sections of the website should include Unit 4 or 5 Vocabulary and should focus on correct verb tense and punctuation which was our Grammar focus this Unit.

 

 

Reading Assignment Breakdown:

Each group will read 1 of the books listed below, and complete the assignment outlined above.  The books you will be reading are:

 

  • Book 1 – “The Rage of Achilles”
  • Book 6 – “Hector Returns to Troy”  & Historical and Cultural information on the epic and time period (Literature Book pg. 322-323 and your own research) 
  • Book 22 – “The Death of Hector”
  • Book 24 – “Achilles and Priam”
LINKS:
Media Services (Ask me for the username and password!)

SEE ATTACHMENTS BELOW FOR STUDY GUIDE QUESTIONS, BOOK SUMMARIES, AND EXTRA RESOURCES.
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