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

A summary of Odysseus's journey, from a site devoted to heroes of Greek mythology.
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.
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.

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