Social Studies

Greek Mythology: The Hero Odysseus and His Journey Home

In this one-time, 45 minute class, learners will be exposed to the Ancient Greek Mythological hero Odysseus and his journey home after the Trojan War.
Sara Petersen
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Completed by 2 learners
Class

45 minutes

per class

Meets once

8-12

year olds

3-10

learners per class

per learner

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Wed Jun 15

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Description

Class Experience

Learners will learn about the Ancient Greek Mythological hero Odysseus and his journey home from the Trojan War. 
I am a trained educator for K-8th grade students, I have been in many classrooms teaching many different subjects to these age groups, so I am well practiced in presenting information in an appropriate way so that it isn't too intense for young learners. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
We will discuss the idea of Greek gods and goddesses in a mythical, fictional sense. There will be mention of babies, marriage, and infidelity (explained to students as unfaithfulness to a married partner by having other girlfriends or boyfriends). We will talk about war, killing, and battles, but we will not go into bloody details. Many of the visual materials are paintings and statues that are scantily clad or indeed, nude, but those will be tastefully cropped so that not too much is revealed for the young learners. 
The Greek Myths Complete Edition by Robert Graves and the Odyssey by Homer are main sources of information along with several websites including greekmythology.com.

Teacher

Sara Petersen
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
I love to learn, teach, read, and study stories from the past. Come learn with me!
54 total reviews
93 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a certified K-8 teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. I have been working as a substitute teacher in local elementary schools for over 3 years and have been teaching on Outschool for a year now. Teaching is definitely what I'm... 
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