Was Medea Justified?
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to understand character motivations and practice written and oral argument skills
Common Core Standards:
Announce to students that they will participate in a debate. The question is: Were Medea’s actions justified?
Split the class into three groups: pro-Medea, anti-Medea, and a jury. The pro- and anti-Medea groups should work together to write a statement explaining their position. Each group should use specific quotes from the text to support their claims. The jury should work together to craft one-paragraph...
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