Day 1

Medea Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read Lines 1-204.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Lines 1-204

The Nurse explains to the audience that Jason has left Medea and her children for another woman, the princess of Corinth. She explains that Medea is furious and distraught over her husband’s actions. The Nurse also gives some crucial background...

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