The Odyssey Setting Map

The Odyssey Setting Map
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Setting Maps

The Setting of a Story: Using Setting Maps

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

Have you ever felt frustrated by a story that seems to jump all over the place? Or struggling to keep up with action that moves from place to place? Think of how our students feel when they read complex novels with multiple characters and settings, it can be even more confusing for them. One way that teachers can aid students is through setting and character mapping. With these simple template storyboards, readers will be able to keep settings and characters well sorted.


Odyssey Lesson Plans

The Odyssey by Homer

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

The Odyssey by Homer is an epic poem that has survived thousands of years! It is the story of Odysseus, the crafty king of Ithaca, whose Trojan Horse idea helped win the war with Troy. Following his victory in Troy, he encounters many trials that delay him from reaching his home, Ithaca, and his queen, Penelope. Odysseus' Hero's Journey is a long and arduous adventure filled with peril, temptation, and wits.




The Odyssey

Storyboard Description

Teaching setting of The Odyssey? Setting Map used to show the setting of a story

Storyboard Text

  • TROY
  • CICONES
  • ISLAND OF LOTUS EATERS
  • ISLAND OF CYCLOPES
  • Setting: Battle of Troy Description: After 10 years of battle, the Greeks win the war. Foreshadowing: He has already been gone so long; I think he will have trouble with his family
  • ISLAND OF AEOLUS
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • LAESTRYGONIANS
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • CIRCE'S ISLAND
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • LAND OF THE DEAD
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • THE SEA/SHIP
  • ISLAND OF HELIOS
  • CALYPSO'S ISLAND
  • ITHACA
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
  • Setting: Description: Foreshadowing:
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