Day 2

Medea Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Add to the Script

    Kind of Activity:

    Role Play

    Objective:

    Students will be able to practice close reading and understand the nuances of text and how body language plays a role in how words are interpreted

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5

    Structure:

    Have students look at the scene in which King Creon and Medea are talking. Assign select students specific roles (someone to be Medea and someone else to be King Creon) and have them read the lines aloud.

    Tell students they are going to pretend they are directors of a production of Medea. It is their job to not only make sure the actors get their lines right but also to block...

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