Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 11: Ancient Greece

Designing a Video Game

Use the Internet or the library to research The Odyssey. Work with a partner to design a video game about Odysseus' adventures as he journeyed home.

Internet Resources

Odysseus
A summary of Odysseus's journey, from a site devoted to heroes of Greek mythology.
http://www.mythweb.com/odyssey/index.html
Odysseus Biography
A detailed biography of Odysseus from the Encyclopedia Mythica Web site. Has links to articles on the major figures in the story of his life.
http://www.pantheon.org/articles/o/odysseus.html
The Odyssey
A game that allows a player to be a character in The Odyssey and to select various courses of action based on the epic.
http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~loxias/odchoice.htm

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