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by Homer

8th Century BCE

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Excerpt from The Odyssey: The Sirens" by Homer.

In this excerpt from Homer’s The Odyssey, Ulysses must protect himself and his crew from the dangerous song of the Sirens.

As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Honor & Courage as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :

"What makes a hero?"

Ways to support your child: