Odyssey Character Analysis Graphic Organizers


These character analysis graphic organizers for Homer’s “The Odyssey” are great for helping your students gain a better understanding of the epic. Rigorous and engaging, these organizers require students to find and cite evidence from the text as they read in order to fully analyze each character.

There are two different CCSS aligned character analysis/character sketch graphic organizers in this download. There is an organizer for almost every character in Homer’s epic poem, “The Odyssey.

The first organizer asks students to identify if the character is round or flat, static or dynamic, an antagonist or a protagonist, and the character’s main conflict. After students identify these qualities, they also need to provide textual evidence and an explanation. This organizer also includes a visual representation of the main characters.

The second organizer asks students to trace a characters emotions and motivation from the beginning to the end of the novel. There is also a small space designated for students to illustrate the character’s emotions, wants, needs, or motivation.

The Odyssey Activity Bundle

Other Resources for The Odyssey That Might Interest You:

The Odyssey Board Game Project

The Odyssey Group Research Project

The Odyssey Character Analysis Essay

The Odyssey Differentiated Writing Responses

The Odyssey Vocabulary Packet

The Odyssey Comic Strip Creative Assignment