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Help middle and high school students go beyond general reading comprehension and develop close reading analysis skills while they engage with The Adventures of Ulysses by Bernard Evslin. Highlighting a significant passage from chapter thirteen (“Calypso”), this resource features a line of rigorous questioning to promote active engagement with the text. An answer key is provided. Materials are delivered in printable Word Document and PDF formats. By engaging with this close reading activity, students will:

  • Identify what the text states explicitly and implicitly
  • Define complex words and phrases as they are used in the text
  • Verify interpretations of language using reference materials as needed
  • Explore how complex characters think, behave, develop, and interact
  • Compare characters
  • Apply knowledge of literary devices including assonance and understatement

This resource may serve as the basis for small-group discussions in which students decode language and pose/respond to questions relating to plot, broad topics, and character development. Using this resource for structured guidance, students will improve their ability to present information, conclusions, and supporting textual evidence clearly and convincingly.