Students will fight on the plains of Troy with Achilles and Hector in The Iliad, journey home after the war with Odysseus in The Odyssey, and set out with Aeneas across the seas on a dangerous journey to found Rome in The Aeneid. They will reflect on the decisions made by these characters and write about them using the Lost Tools of Writing Level I.

Suggested Age: 13-18 years old

Prerequisites: None

Required Texts: 

  • The Lost Tools of Writing, Level One - Student Workbook
  • The Iliad (Lattimore Translation) ISBN-10: 0226470490, ISBN-13: 978-0226470498
  • The Odyssey (Fagles Translation) ISBN-10: 9780140268867, ISBN-13: 978-0140268867
  • The Aeneid (Fitzgerald Translation) ISBN-10: 9780679729525, ISBN-13: 978-0679729525

Registration Numbers: Minimum 4; Maximum 12


***When registering, the dropdown menu will offer the class time at 3:30. Mr. Douvier will begin at 3:35pm; why do we usually set meetings times on the hour and half hour?