Daily Vocab: Ravage – verb: destroy violently; ruin; Profusion – noun: large supply; abundance.
Honors – People to Know: Cicones: people living on the southwestern coast of Thrace who battled Odysseus and his men on their journey after Odysseus and his men slaughtered their men who fought, plundered their village and enslaved their women
Lotus Eaters: people who feed Odysseus’s men lotus plants to make them forget Ithaca
Polyphemus: son of Poseidon – the Cyclops Odysseus blinded
Friday Writing Rubric – This is the rubric I will use for all of your Friday Writing Assignments.
Continue The Odyssey into “The Belly of the Whale” (The Underworld) through Odysseus’ release from Calypso.
IMPORTANT: BRING YOUR STUDENT I.D. TOMORROW TO CHECK OUT A BOOK TO READ. IF YOU HAVE A BOOK YOU ARE PLANNING TO READ FOR THE QUARTER, BRING IT WITH YOU TOMORROW.