Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand and analyze the events of the story as well as building playwriting skills
Common Core Standards:
Using this link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4fCh5aOs0o ), show students the portion of the play where the Messenger gives the news of the princess’s death. Start the video at 1:00:41.
Explain to students that the Messenger’s words are a monologue, a long speech by an actor in a play. Monologues appear at several points in Medea. Ask students if they can remember another monologue.
Split students into small groups. Then, instruct...
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