Land Of The Lotus Eaters
This classic and extremely eventful story, handpicked out of Homer’s epic Greek poem The Odyssey, is an exciting read for most students. Its ancient content can easily be coupled with any other Greco-roman works. Also, this story can serve as an anchor for any lesson based on heroic codes, the hero’s journey, and the Homeric world. What makes Odysseus a hero? What does this say about the values of his time?

Author: Homer

Interest Levels: 8 - 11

Reading Levels: 3, 5, 7, 9, 11