Circe the Beautiful Witch

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Could the lovely Circe be even more frightening than a towering Cyclops? Odysseus and his men certainly don't think so—until it's too late. Hear about the adventures, temptations, and piggish punishments on Circe's island with an audio excerpt from Homer's The Odyssey.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners listen to the story independently or at home and form a few questions about what they have read
  • Add a comic frame depicting Circe's spell to a larger comic strip on Odysseus's travels
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to the Internet if you want to stream the story
  • Story duration is 17:27
Pros

  • Written text provides a brief overview of the events leading up to Odysseus's encounter with Circe
  • Provides a reference sheet for all Greek gods and goddesses
Cons

  • None